## ...Such a math junkie!

I went to Grinnell and, though I wasn't the best math student there, I loved math classes. So I decided to get back into math the best way I could--tutoring. After the entrance exam, I definitely felt the stress of Calculus and just how difficult it
was. But after a few tutoring sessions, I quickly started to get back into the swing of things. I started to study on my own. I started to love doing Calculus again. In fact, I feel like I'm better at math now than I was at Grinnell. I focused more.
It's become natural to me again. I haven't loved math this much since I stopped competing in high school. (Those Wallace Community College math competitions were all I had left after MathCounts.) I think tutoring has brought me back to school--in a good
way. I love it!