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Josh G.

Math and Science Tutor

Wayne, PA (19087)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$70.00
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I am 28 years old. That means I am not so far removed from the time when I was a student getting tutored. I was always pretty smart, quick, bright, or whatever you want to call it, but when I got to college things got really hard and it happened so fast I needed some extra help. As it turns out, I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a BS in Physics. I have very strong math skills, but it was the field theory that I needed help with. Learning from different teaching styles and working in groups of 2 or more got me through the program.

I would describe my style as goal-oriented and hands on. I believe that "but I'm never going to use this" is always wrong and I can prove it. Once, when a calculus student of mine said that about derivatives, I took them out to her car and explained how acceleration, velocity, and distance are all calculus terms we think about in the car while she drove us around.

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Josh’s subjects

Corporate Training:
General Computer, Microsoft Word
Sports/Recreation:
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Precalculus, SAT Math
Business:
Microsoft Word
History:
American History, Government & Politics, World History
Science:
Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry

Poker

Poker is a game of skill and chance popularized on ESPN over the last 10 or so years with the rise of Texas Holdem and internet gaming. Players makes bets based upon their strength in the hand and the perceived strength of their opponents. Advanced players will go to a third level making bets based upon what the player thinks their opponents think the player has. Successful players will have patience, discipline, and a solid understanding of math and statistics.

I have played poker in "home games" and at casinos for 10 years.

Swimming

Swimming is the premier water sport of the world. I was a certified lifeguard and I was on swim teams for 10 years.

Water Polo

The game of water polo combines elements of swimming, wrestling, and soccer for an endurance-heavy explosive Olympic sport. Basics include treading water, ball handling, and swimming.

I have played or coached on water polo teams for 6 years.

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Education

Carnegie Mellon University (Physics)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Travel policy

Josh will travel within 20 miles of Wayne, PA 19087.

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