I am a graduate student in mathematics at Portland State University. I teach mathematics at one of our local community colleges.
While I love teaching, I also enjoy the one-on-one experience of tutoring. I believe that if each idea was explained to a student in just the right way they would understand it. Sometimes it takes many tries to find this perfect explanation. In a classroom setting a student doesn't always get this. As a tutor I can go over an idea as many times and in as many ways as necessary.
I'd like to get my Ph.D. and teach at the university level some day. Teaching and tutoring reminds me why the hard work is worth it.
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