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In-Chul S.

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I'm a certified teacher and licensed attorney. I have my bachelor's from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania; and my J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center. I have also taken upper-division math courses up to real analysis at UH and received the highest grades in most classes taken. I have taken core science and engineering courses as well and received highest grades in most of them also. I tutor virtually all the subjects (63 subjects approved) up to the college level, and prep students for almost all the standardized tests including the ISEE, COOP and HSPT. I have been tutoring full-time since 2011. The youngest I tutored was 4; the oldest was 62.

I'm extremely effective at tutoring. Students who were completely lost would suddenly understand everything after meeting with me for just one lesson. Many have significant learning disabilities, yet I find ways to reach them. Some waste months or even years with other tutors and test-prep centers, but improve dramatically after meeting me for even one lesson. I also tutor GT students and give them accelerated lessons to cover year-long material in 2-3 weeks. You’ll be amazed how fast you can learn with efficient tutoring. Experience the magic.

Many clients have limited time for lessons, so I tutor 24/7 to accommodate their schedules. So if you want tutoring at 3 a.m., we would meet at a 24-hour coffee shop or restaurant. I have an extensive library of learning aids, and may bring 5 textbooks and 5 study guides on the particular subject.

I have had clients in the Memorial, Katy, West University, Sugar Land, Cypress, and Rosenberg areas. Most attend top schools such as St. John's, Kinkaid, St. Francis, Memorial, and Duchesne. Some attend colleges. So no matter who you are, what your subject is, or what time it is, stop struggling and message me. I'll see you soon.

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In-Chul’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Econometrics, Finite Math, Geometry, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Anthropology, Archaeology, Biochemistry, Biology, Biostatistics, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Nutrition, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Science, Physics, Physiology, Psychology
Computer:
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French, Korean, Spanish, TOEFL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Political Science, Religion, World History
Music:
Elementary Education:
Special Needs:
Aspergers, Autism, Dyslexia, Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, GMAT, GRE, Law
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, French, Geometry, Handwriting, Physics, Piano, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, Bar Exam, GED, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, Praxis, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, STAAR, TAKS, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business, Criminal Justice, Economics, ESL/ESOL, Finance, French, GMAT, Grammar, Java, Korean, Law, Proofreading, Spanish, Statistics

Accounting

I was an accounting major in college. After college, I worked at Ernst & Young as a staff accountant. I also worked in corporate accounting for multinational corporations, performing advanced duties such as planning and analysis. I am well-equipped to help you with accounting.

ACT Math

I scored 36 on ACT Math (2012). I have tutored all sections of the ACT for several years. My students improve dramatically right from the first lesson. Experience the magic.

ACT Science

Most students have trouble completing the ACT Science section because of the limited time. I can help you answer the questions in the minimal time possible. You'll go from low score to high score on ACT Science after taking lessons from me.

Algebra 1

Many students have trouble not only in math, but chemistry, physics, and SAT/ACT because of poor preparation in algebra I.

As a certified teacher, I taught algebra I in high school more than any other subject. I have also prepped clients for the STAAR in algebra I. Please take algebra I seriously and give your child the proper grounding in it.

Algebra 2

As a certified teacher, I taught Algebra 2 in high school. I'm thoroughly proficient in all the topics such as transformation, logarithms, systems of inequalities, and partial fractions. I can also help you prep for the STARR in Algebra 2.

Anatomy

I tutor biology and nursing students in anatomy. I condense the voluminous material into the essentials and help students prepare for tests in minimal time.

ASVAB

As a certified teacher, I taught mostly struggling students in high school, many of whom had failed standardized tests for years. As a tutor, I've worked with students others have given up on, or who have given up on themselves. Many had special needs such as ADD, ADHD, and other neurological conditions. Yet, I helped these students pass high-stakes tests with only a few weeks of tutoring. I will help YOU, too, to get over the math, science, or any other section of the ASVAB, so you can move on to a rewarding career in the military.

Bar Exam

I'm a licensed attorney. I passed the Texas bar exam years ago. I studied the material thoroughly and know how best to prepare for the exam.


















Bible Studies

I have read the Bible cover-to-cover 3 times. I studied theology by reading many books on the subject. I've also studied Church history and development.























Business

I have a degree from the Wharton School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania. I have worked in corporations. I have also started and run my own businesses before. I have the knowledge of business both at the academic and practical levels.






Chemistry

I tutor both pre-AP and AP Chemistry. I scored 100% on the WyzAnt qualifying test even though only 50% was required for passing. I have 5 major textbooks on chemistry and several study guides as well. My textbooks go from the pre-AP level (Addison-Wesley) to the physical chemistry level (Oxtoby-Nachtrieb). Whether you're taking chemistry at high school or an elite college I can help you succeed.

Elementary (K-6th)

I tutor elementary math and science. In ELA, I also tutor reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary, and grammar. Half my students are in K-6 and I have good rapport with the younger students. As a certified teacher who passed PPR EC-12, I’m knowledgeable of child development and the teaching strategies specific to young students.

Elementary Math

I have deep understanding of math and could explain the fundamentals to a young child. As a certified teacher and expert tutor, I know a great deal about child development and psychology. I have helped very young students and adult learners with severe dyscalculia (learning disability in math) overcome their fear and struggle with math. The joy that my students experience is the greater reward for me than the fees.

Elementary Science

I tutor all the core sciences: biology, chemistry, physics, physical science, and more. A teacher with EC-12 certification, I have students of all ages, including many in the K-6 group. I also prepare the young students for the science portion of standardized tests such as the STAAR.

English

I tutor English for students of all ages and abilities. As you can see on my profile, I tutor: reading, writing, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, literature, editing, and speech. I can also help you prepare for the verbal or reading comprehension section of any standardized test.

Finance

I went to the Wharton School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania; and studied finance there. I took courses in banking, derivatives, corporate finance, capital markets, and real estate. I can generally help with most finance courses.

GED

I have great gift in reaching the struggling learner. I have deep sympathy for the adults who want to pursue higher education after giving up in high school. The GED should be taken seriously. I have seen someone pass the GED with low scores and later be rejected for entrance to a vocational program because of the low GED (albeit passing) scores.

Geometry

As a certified teacher, I taught geometry in high school. I have several geometry textbooks and study aids, including from Singapore and South Korea. I can help you with any geometry topics, including non-Euclidean geometry.

Government & Politics

I have tutored AP Government and Politics for high school students and the undergraduate Government course for college students. I often give mini-lectures on the historical development of American politics, and students quickly gain the big-picture understanding of their coursework. I also help students edit or draft their term papers, resulting in top grades for the students.

Grammar

I tutor grammar using well-known books such as Strunk & White and Essentials of English. I also use the grammar questions on the SAT Writing section and the ACT English section as preparation for standardized tests. Students gain solid understanding of grammar and earn high scores on their tests.

GRE

Many Students worry about their weak vocabulary and limited math background. Yet, with my coaching, they learn to answer most of the sentence completion and equivalence questions correctly. They learn to solve advanced math problems efficiently. With highly individualized lessons, students get the scores they need in the shortest time.

Java

I have taken 2 semester courses in JAVA. I received the highest grades (near 100%) in both courses. I can help you with AP Computer Science and Programming Fundamentals in JAVA.

Korean

I was born and raised in Korea. I have native fluency in Korean. I can read, write, and speak Korean at the college graduate level. I have taught Korean to American students.






















Law

As a licensed attorney in Texas, I'm quite knowledgeable of the law and legal system. I practiced law as a general practitioner for 3 years and could help you with law-related courses. Even before law school, I took undergraduate law courses in business and corporate law, so I'm familiar with topics discussed in such classes.

Literature

As a professional tutor, I'm familiar with the reading lists at the top middle and high schools in the Houston area. I have middle and high school English and helped with literary analysis and composition. I have also read extensively on the Great Books or classics of both East and the West; and can guide students on elite reading programs.

LSAT

A licensed attorney, I had to take the LSAT myself and understand the anxiety and frustrations of pre-law students. I can help with all sections of the test including the logic games that trouble many students.

Physical Science

I took and aced physical science in high school, and have tutored IPC (Integrated Physics and Chemistry) in the last few years.

Piano

I played the piano from age 8 for 10 years, reaching fairly advanced level and performing at school events. I feel competent to teach beginning piano students.

Praxis

I'm a certified teacher. I took the PPR EC-12 Test and received the score of 275/300 on the first try. I have thorough understanding of learning theories and childhood development.

Prealgebra

I have tutored students, ages 9-12, in pre-algebra. I know the areas that most students struggle with: percent, ratio, fractions, measurement, and word problems. I have an extensive library of learning aids, some from other countries. Students improve rapidly with my tutoring.

Precalculus

Precalculus is my favorite subject. My students take precalculus pre-AP at the top Houston-area high schools and often need help with the advanced topics. Whether you're in high school or college, contact me for any precalculus questions on: conics sections, sequence and series, counting and probability, etc.

Probability

I have taken upper-division course on probability and statistics and received the highest grade in the class. I tutor both high school and college students on probability and statistics. I'm proficient in all the major topics, including: Bayes' Theorem, Binomial Distribution, Joint Distribution, Conditional Expectation and Poisson Distribution.

Proofreading

I edit essays and term papers for my clients. I often get a practically-unreadable rough draft and turn it into a stunning prose. My clients are ecstatic with the result and come back for more from time to time.

PSAT

While I have tutored many subjects over the years, I spent more time tutoring PSAT than any other subject. I usually worked long-term with struggling students. They joy and pride they experienced in achieving high scores were the best reward for me.

Reading

Some parents spend a fortune on books that their child never reads. Often the child is turned off from reading because of boring required books at school.

I bring books that the child would enjoy and discuss the books with him. Soon the child discovers the joy of reading and looks forward to the next book I would recommend for him.

Religion

I've read the canons and scriptures of the major religions: Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity and Islam. I'm familiar with the doctrines and theology of these religions. I can help a student gain meaningful understanding of these religions.

SAT Math

I scored 800 on the SAT Math section. I also scored 800 on the SAT Math Subject Level II. I have tutored all sections of the SAT for many years. My students improve dramatically after even one lesson. I have many study aids on the SAT Math and lend them freely to my clients.

SAT Reading

I scored 740 on SAT CR (2010). I have tutored the SAT, all sections for many years. Students improve dramatically even after just one lesson. Many waste months or even years with other tutors or prep-centers, but finally get the results they want at the last minute working with me.

SAT Writing

I have tutored SAT Writing for several years. Error rates on the grammar section fall sharply after just a few lessons. My students also learn a systematic way to crank out brilliant essays in 25 minutes.

Spanish

I took 4 years of Spanish, and speak it without accent. I can help you learn Spanish much faster than you could at high school or college. I also tutor SAT Subject Test in Spanish.

Special Needs

As a certified teacher, I taught many special education students; and helped them grasp hard concepts and pass high-stakes tests. As a tutor, I work with many students with ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dyscalculia and other conditions. Most students show rapid progress with my tutoring and even excel in their studies. I’m particularly effective at tutoring math, and can help students catch up even if they’re years below their grade levels.








STAAR

I'm a certified teacher. I've prepped students for STAAR Algebra 1, and STAAR Math, grades 4-6 in the last few years. I have expertise in other core subjects, and can prep students for STAAR reading, science, and social studies as well.

Statistics

I tutor both AP Statistics and College Statistics. I took Math 3339, Statistics for the Sciences at UH, and received the highest grade in the class. I am proficient in advanced topics such as hypothesis testing, correlation, simple and multiple regression, and ANOVA (analysis of variance).

TAKS

I'm a certified teacher. I taught high school math for 3 years. Most of my students had failed the TAKS tests and I helped them pass the tests for the first time in their lives. I have experience tutoring not only the math, but other subjects in the TAKS test.









Trigonometry

I learned trigonometry in a semester-long course, and also applied trig in my engineering courses. I know trig thoroughly, including topics such as: transformation of graphs, sum and difference formulas, double and half-angle formulas, inverse trig functions, trigonometric equations, solving triangles, and De Moivre's Theorem. No matter what question you have in trig, please message me for a lesson.

Vocabulary

Although I learned English as a second language, I now know almost all the words in a medium-sized English dictionary. Like many others, I picked up new words while reading books, but I also spent time memorizing words for standardized test, sometimes learning as many as 200 abstruse words per day. I have keen sense of how to increase vocabulary and have encouraged my students to memorize word lists for upcoming tests.

Writing

I tutor writing to students of all ages. I have helped edit or draft term papers, college essays, personal statements, and grant applications. All my clients were ecstatic with the results. Many have become confident writers themselves.

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Education

University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business (FinanceAccounting)

University of Houston Law Center (J.D.)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $100.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

$75/hr is the average rate. Rates vary by subject, grade level, frequency, and short-term/long-term nature of the lessons. Minimum 2 hours per lesson.

Travel policy

In-Chul will travel within 25 miles of Houston, TX 77024.

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