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Shahab S. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Shahab S.
199/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Berkeley PhD for Statistics, Data Science, and Machine Learning

Shahab here! I hold a BS and MS in electrical and control engineering as well as a Ph.D. in bioengineering from UC Berkeley/UCSF. I offer tutoring and support with homework and projects for undergraduate and graduate courses in subjects like... See Shahab's full profile

199/hour
4.9 (26)
104 hours tutoring
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Shahab here! I hold a BS and MS in electrical and control engineering as well as a Ph.D. in bioengineering from UC Berkeley/UCSF. I offer tutoring and support with homework and projects for undergraduate and graduate courses in subjects like... See Shahab's full profile

Daniel W. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Daniel W.
100/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Mechatronics: Programming, Wiring and Mechanics

C, C++, Java, Racket, Scheme, Ruby, Bash, Scratch, Common Lisp, OCaml, Clojure, ClojureScript, Prolog, Guile, Matlab, Python, Snap!, Haskell, MIPS assembly, Raptor flowcharts I've committed to the linux kernel. I have been tutoring since grade... See Daniel's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (850)
2,322 hours tutoring
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C, C++, Java, Racket, Scheme, Ruby, Bash, Scratch, Common Lisp, OCaml, Clojure, ClojureScript, Prolog, Guile, Matlab, Python, Snap!, Haskell, MIPS assembly, Raptor flowcharts I've committed to the linux kernel. I have been tutoring since grade... See Daniel's full profile

Venkat A. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Venkat A.
190/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

IIT Graduate and Expert AP Physics and AP Calc Tutor

I am an IIT graduate and an experienced Math and Physics tutor with a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. Teaching is my passion and I love to see my students improve and do their best in school and in life. I have been teaching middle and... See Venkat's full profile

190/hour
5.0 (235)
450 hours tutoring
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I am an IIT graduate and an experienced Math and Physics tutor with a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. Teaching is my passion and I love to see my students improve and do their best in school and in life. I have been teaching middle and... See Venkat's full profile

Hasan D. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Hasan D.
99/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Passionate About Tutoring Biology, Chemistry and Life Sciences

If my passion in life was not to be a teacher, I would have been a chef like my father, a retired Chef de cuisine. I believe that in many ways teaching is analogous to cooking. As a teacher, I strive to offer a rich à la carte menu in my... See Hasan's full profile

99/hour
5.0 (710)
2,254 hours tutoring
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If my passion in life was not to be a teacher, I would have been a chef like my father, a retired Chef de cuisine. I believe that in many ways teaching is analogous to cooking. As a teacher, I strive to offer a rich à la carte menu in my... See Hasan's full profile

Bradley M. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Bradley M.
75/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Stanford Math and Test Prep Tutor

Hello! I am a sophomore studying math at Stanford University. Ever since high school I've enjoyed helping my peers and junior classmates with their coursework. I would love to get the opportunity to help you in your classes, learn more about a... See Bradley's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (28)
46 hours tutoring
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Hello! I am a sophomore studying math at Stanford University. Ever since high school I've enjoyed helping my peers and junior classmates with their coursework. I would love to get the opportunity to help you in your classes, learn more about a... See Bradley's full profile

Matthew J. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Matthew J.
80/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Data Scientist with master's degree in Physics

I earned a bachelor's and master's degree in Physics from UCLA (#1 public university in the US). Outside of my physics studies I took many computer science, machine learning, statistics courses. Following my Master's degree I completed a machine... See Matthew's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (21)
39 hours tutoring
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I earned a bachelor's and master's degree in Physics from UCLA (#1 public university in the US). Outside of my physics studies I took many computer science, machine learning, statistics courses. Following my Master's degree I completed a machine... See Matthew's full profile

Erin C. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Erin C.
45/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Computer Science Tutor Specializing in Linux, Python and Javascript

I have had a passion for Computer Science since grade school. My first programming language was Logo; with Logo I learned how to make the turtle cursor draw various shapes on the screen. From there, I continued following my passion in college... See Erin's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (506)
1,140 hours tutoring
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I have had a passion for Computer Science since grade school. My first programming language was Logo; with Logo I learned how to make the turtle cursor draw various shapes on the screen. From there, I continued following my passion in college... See Erin's full profile

David W. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
David W.
30/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Dramatic public speaking/presentation skills results in just one hour!

I have an MS in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley. Although I started my career designing computer chips, I found my true passion as an instructor. I have been developing and teaching engineering workshops and coaching presentation and... See David's full profile

30/hour
5.0 (5)
8 hours tutoring
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I have an MS in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley. Although I started my career designing computer chips, I found my true passion as an instructor. I have been developing and teaching engineering workshops and coaching presentation and... See David's full profile

Alain F. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Alain F.
55/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Native speaker for French and Master in Science Grad for Math!

Bonjour, bonsoir! Permettez-moi de me présenter. Let me introduce myself. I am a native French speaking tutor, very fortunate to have received the best education possible, that allowed me to enjoy a very successful international career. Having... See Alain's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (712)
2,234 hours tutoring
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Bonjour, bonsoir! Permettez-moi de me présenter. Let me introduce myself. I am a native French speaking tutor, very fortunate to have received the best education possible, that allowed me to enjoy a very successful international career. Having... See Alain's full profile

Irene H. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Irene H.
100/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Accounting, Finance, and Financial Modeling Specialist

I'm a native English speaker with over 15 years of experience in accounting and finance. Professionally, I have worked in the areas of project finance, corporate finance, and securitizations. Financial transaction sizes have ranged from several... See Irene's full profile

100/hour
4.9 (55)
225 hours tutoring
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I'm a native English speaker with over 15 years of experience in accounting and finance. Professionally, I have worked in the areas of project finance, corporate finance, and securitizations. Financial transaction sizes have ranged from several... See Irene's full profile

Anna M. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Anna M.
120/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Specializing in Chemistry, AP Chemistry, and AP Calculus AB

Students who struggle with high school curricula are typically bright individuals who have excelled in school up until this point, and did not need to fine-tune study skills because learning in earlier grades was intuitive. This is where a... See Anna's full profile

120/hour
5.0 (278)
1,285 hours tutoring
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Students who struggle with high school curricula are typically bright individuals who have excelled in school up until this point, and did not need to fine-tune study skills because learning in earlier grades was intuitive. This is where a... See Anna's full profile

Roberto C. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Roberto C.
50/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Credentialed Spanish Teacher (Native Speaker)

My name is Roberto, and I was born and raised in Mexico City. I moved to California to study college 40 years ago. I'm an experienced high school Spanish teacher (15 years) and translator (10 years). I had taught levels 1, 2, 3 & 4, AP and... See Roberto's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (153)
766 hours tutoring
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My name is Roberto, and I was born and raised in Mexico City. I moved to California to study college 40 years ago. I'm an experienced high school Spanish teacher (15 years) and translator (10 years). I had taught levels 1, 2, 3 & 4, AP and... See Roberto's full profile

Jessica D. Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jessica D.
55/hour

Los Altos, CA

Effective Certified Teacher Specializing in Reading, Test Prep Skills

Private ELA tutor with over six years experience and IEP focus. I have over six years experience as a certified teacher working for public and private schools, and I am expanding as a private ELA tutor. Currently, I tutor students from across the... See Jessica's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (19)
36 hours tutoring
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Private ELA tutor with over six years experience and IEP focus. I have over six years experience as a certified teacher working for public and private schools, and I am expanding as a private ELA tutor. Currently, I tutor students from across the... See Jessica's full profile

AKIKO S. Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
AKIKO S.
60/hour

Los Altos, CA

Japanese tutor for any level, Business, Technical, Academic

I love teaching/tutoring Japanese language, literature, and culture. I am a native Japanese with a BA in Japanese literature in Japan, with a Japanese teaching credential for Japanese Junior High and High School. I also hold a BS in Computer... See AKIKO's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (45)
103 hours tutoring
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I love teaching/tutoring Japanese language, literature, and culture. I am a native Japanese with a BA in Japanese literature in Japan, with a Japanese teaching credential for Japanese Junior High and High School. I also hold a BS in Computer... See AKIKO's full profile

Leon Z. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Leon Z.
360/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Physics, Math -- Improve your scores greatly, quickly, and pleasantly!

I am an experienced tutor from the most prestigious tutoring companies in the Bay Area, and I taught physics for years in universities. My tutoring focuses on physics, high-level math such as calculus, and test prep. Most of my students are high... See Leon's full profile

360/hour
5.0 (193)
996 hours tutoring
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I am an experienced tutor from the most prestigious tutoring companies in the Bay Area, and I taught physics for years in universities. My tutoring focuses on physics, high-level math such as calculus, and test prep. Most of my students are high... See Leon's full profile

Andrew G. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Andrew G.
500/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Software Engineering, Data Science, and Actuarial Science Tutoring

As a tutor with several thousand hours under my belt, I have experience working with a diverse array of learning styles, ages, and disabilities. While everyone has their own learning style and thus approaches must be tailored to each student, I... See Andrew's full profile

500/hour
5.0 (402)
1,325 hours tutoring
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As a tutor with several thousand hours under my belt, I have experience working with a diverse array of learning styles, ages, and disabilities. While everyone has their own learning style and thus approaches must be tailored to each student, I... See Andrew's full profile

Harlan G. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Harlan G.
48/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Blender to Unreal Engine game development pipeline.

Hey! I work in indie video game development. I provide tutoring in blender and unreal engine and just about every other relevant software that can be used in the video game development pipeline. (Ask about other software tutoring) I enjoy teaching... See Harlan's full profile

48/hour
5.0 (126)
374 hours tutoring
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Hey! I work in indie video game development. I provide tutoring in blender and unreal engine and just about every other relevant software that can be used in the video game development pipeline. (Ask about other software tutoring) I enjoy teaching... See Harlan's full profile

Ariana Y. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ariana Y.
50/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Experienced Tutor and Guitar Teacher w/ Music Degree

Hi, I'm Ari! I'm 30 years old and have a Bachelor's degree in music as well as over 4 years experience teaching private guitar and music theory. I also have over 15 years experience tutoring and working with youth ages 5-18yrs, and I have... See Ariana's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (160)
420 hours tutoring
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Hi, I'm Ari! I'm 30 years old and have a Bachelor's degree in music as well as over 4 years experience teaching private guitar and music theory. I also have over 15 years experience tutoring and working with youth ages 5-18yrs, and I have... See Ariana's full profile

Arghavan A. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Arghavan A.
110/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Python/R/MATLAB/Machine Learning

I was among the top 1%, out of a total of 17,575 active tutors in Wyzant in 2019/2020, based on Wyzant data. As a Data Scientist, I specialize in different programming languages such as Python, C, and C++. I am also proficient in engineering... See Arghavan's full profile

110/hour
5.0 (2121)
6,860 hours tutoring
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I was among the top 1%, out of a total of 17,575 active tutors in Wyzant in 2019/2020, based on Wyzant data. As a Data Scientist, I specialize in different programming languages such as Python, C, and C++. I am also proficient in engineering... See Arghavan's full profile

Tobi S. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Tobi S.
99/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Biosciences Mentor

What's troubling you? Are you worried about a course grade? An upcoming test? Are you looking to level up? Need ideas or help with a science project? Or maybe you just need a fresh perspective on biology. I can help you! I specialize in making... See Tobi's full profile

99/hour
5.0 (1076)
2,941 hours tutoring
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What's troubling you? Are you worried about a course grade? An upcoming test? Are you looking to level up? Need ideas or help with a science project? Or maybe you just need a fresh perspective on biology. I can help you! I specialize in making... See Tobi's full profile

Ludka K. Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ludka K.
75/hour

Los Altos, CA

Double-Masters, Effective, Multi-Subject Tutor

Hello, Welcome to my profile. I am a former high school English teacher, currently teaching in private. I have a openings for one-on-one sessions, but am also open to forming Homework Pods of two to three students. I have been teaching and... See Ludka's full profile

75/hour
4.8 (52)
170 hours tutoring
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Hello, Welcome to my profile. I am a former high school English teacher, currently teaching in private. I have a openings for one-on-one sessions, but am also open to forming Homework Pods of two to three students. I have been teaching and... See Ludka's full profile

Jon R. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jon R.
135/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Computer Science PhD ready to help you!

I have more than 25 years experience with a wide range of topics within computer science, and can help you understand difficult abstract topics or the subtle details of widely used technology. I have a PhD in computer science from the University... See Jon's full profile

135/hour
5.0 (743)
1,774 hours tutoring
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I have more than 25 years experience with a wide range of topics within computer science, and can help you understand difficult abstract topics or the subtle details of widely used technology. I have a PhD in computer science from the University... See Jon's full profile

Chris T. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Chris T.
50/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

California’s Top Chess & Guitar Instructor

Chris T. is a nationally renowned scholastic chess coach working in the San Francisco Bay Area. His classes have attracted players of strengths ranging from rank beginners to world champions. A chess professional since 1998, Chris is widely... See Chris's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (106)
309 hours tutoring
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Chris T. is a nationally renowned scholastic chess coach working in the San Francisco Bay Area. His classes have attracted players of strengths ranging from rank beginners to world champions. A chess professional since 1998, Chris is widely... See Chris's full profile

Howard Z. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Howard Z.
90/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Passionate Physics Tutor

I help high school students improve their grades in physics classes (regular / honors / APs) and prepare for standardized tests (APs and SAT subject). I am very familiar with course materials from Monta Vista High Gunn High Palo Alto High... See Howard's full profile

90/hour
5.0 (252)
1,023 hours tutoring
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I help high school students improve their grades in physics classes (regular / honors / APs) and prepare for standardized tests (APs and SAT subject). I am very familiar with course materials from Monta Vista High Gunn High Palo Alto High... See Howard's full profile

Ashley M. Near Los Altos, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ashley M.
40/hour

Near Los Altos, CA

Stanford Neurosciences PhD Student

Hi! My name is Ashley and I am a Neurosciences PhD student at Stanford. I enjoy teaching Science (e.g. Biology, Psychology, Chemistry, Neuroscience) and Math (e.g. Algebra, Geometry), and can help with other subjects like English, History, and... See Ashley's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (4)
8 hours tutoring
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Hi! My name is Ashley and I am a Neurosciences PhD student at Stanford. I enjoy teaching Science (e.g. Biology, Psychology, Chemistry, Neuroscience) and Math (e.g. Algebra, Geometry), and can help with other subjects like English, History, and... See Ashley's full profile

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