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Don H.

Tutor for math, programming, MS Excel & Office, and more

Bothell, WA (98011)

Travel radius
8 miles
Hourly fee
$45.00
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My successes in school and my years of work experiences prepared me to excel as a tutor.

In high school, two out of three years, I ranked in the top three on the national math test.

While in college I did extremely well in subjects in which attention to detail was critical. In addition to repeatedly receiving a 4.0 in anything math related, I usually got the highest test score in the class.

In the workplace, I was promoted to Service Manager and given many workers to train. I discovered that each person had a different way of learning. If I did not get the desired result from one of them, I first considered the teaching approach I used with them to see if it could be improved.

When I returned to college to study Computing and Software Systems, I observed that most instructors either did not have the time or the desire to adapt to the students’ needs. I enrolled in a tutor training course and worked in a lab helping my classmates in many subjects. As a tutor, I am able to provide what the instructor cannot.

I am patient and understanding, but also thorough and detail oriented. Rather than just showing the students a correct way to perform an operation, I prefer to ask the right questions that will help the student think of a way to find it.

I like seeing people reach their potential--and, if I am able in some way to help them in getting there, I find that especially fulfilling.

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Don’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Accounting, C++, Economics, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, PSAT, SAT Math, SSAT
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Economics, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia
Business:
Accounting, Economics, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Art:
Adobe Photoshop
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Music:
Music Theory
Science:
Physical Science
Computer:
Adobe Photoshop, C++, Computer Science, General Computer, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Econometrics, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry

C++

As part of the requirements of the University of Washington's Computing and Software Systems bachelor's degree, I completed four C++ courses and then used the programing experience to complete many projects for other courses.

Additionally, I took a college course on tutoring techniques and later was paid to tutor and/or monitor various computer labs.

I did very well in all of the C++ classes and was able to help others because of my training.

Computer Science

I have been a student in the computing and software systems bachelor's degree program at the Bothell, WA, campus of the University of Washington. In fact, I have finished all of the required classes except the 400-hour internship, for which I am currently searching.

Studies for this program included computer science, computer hardware, system analysis & design, and a lot of software development--mostly using C++.

I also took a college course on tutoring techniques and later was paid to tutor and/or monitor various computer labs.

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Education

University of Washington

Great Tutor! He is very patient and focused on his tutoring, very easy to reach almost at any time, I had no problems with him! ...

— David from Everett, WA on 7/8/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 20 hours notice required

Travel policy

Don will travel within 8 miles of Bothell, WA 98011.

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