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The Best Prealgebra Tutors in Palo Alto, CA

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Michael M.
80/hour

Near Palo Alto, CA

30+ years experience – Middle School math through Pre-Calculus

I have been teaching mathematics in middle school and high school for 35 years. I enjoy working with students one-on-one. It is important to me that my students understand what they are learning. Rote learning in the mathematics classroom is of value only up to a point. Ultimately I want to help a student reach... read more

80/hour
4.8 (18)
17 hours tutoring Prealgebra out of 85 hours
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I have been teaching mathematics in middle school and high school for 35 years. I enjoy working with students one-on-one. It is important to me that my students understand what they are learning. Rote learning in the mathematics classroom is of value only up to a point. Ultimately I want to help a student reach... read more

Jonathan Y.
50/hour

Near Palo Alto, CA

UC Davis Grad, Cisco Engineer tutoring Math & Science

I'm a humble engineer working in Silicon Valley who enjoys tutoring Math and Science. I realized early on that I have a knack for explaining things to people. Paired with a strong background in math and science, I've been able to lend a helping hand to students that are looking for answers to their questions. Please... read more

50/hour
4.9 (153)
439 hours tutoring
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I'm a humble engineer working in Silicon Valley who enjoys tutoring Math and Science. I realized early on that I have a knack for explaining things to people. Paired with a strong background in math and science, I've been able to lend a helping hand to students that are looking for answers to their questions. Please... read more

Alan W.
145/hour

Palo Alto, CA

Experienced Teacher Ready to Help You Achieve Academic Excellence

Hi! I'm enthusiastic about helping young people become outstanding students by assisting with writing skills and tutoring in math and physics. I'm most interested in improving reasoning and communication skills essential for academic success. I prefer to work with families and students who value education; I'm not so... read more

145/hour
5.0 (96)
146 hours tutoring
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Hi! I'm enthusiastic about helping young people become outstanding students by assisting with writing skills and tutoring in math and physics. I'm most interested in improving reasoning and communication skills essential for academic success. I prefer to work with families and students who value education; I'm not so... read more

Shreya G.
90/hour

Near Palo Alto, CA

Stanford Undergrad- Ecology, Biology, Math, ACT, AP

I am currently an undergraduate student at Stanford University. In addition to my 4 years of experience in tutoring K-12 students in math and science, I also received a 36/36 on the ACT. As a tutor, I create lesson plans and practice problems based on my student's individual needs to help them approach the topic through... read more

90/hour
5.0 (63)
262 hours tutoring
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I am currently an undergraduate student at Stanford University. In addition to my 4 years of experience in tutoring K-12 students in math and science, I also received a 36/36 on the ACT. As a tutor, I create lesson plans and practice problems based on my student's individual needs to help them approach the topic through... read more

Alex Z.
100/hour

Palo Alto, CA

Expert Tutor in Quantitative Subjects, Writing, and Organization

I am on leave from the Economics Ph. D. program at Stanford after a triple major in Physics, Mathematics, and Economics at Williams College. I have worked as a teacher, tutor, camp organizer, writer, and editor in the meanwhile and enjoy teaching a diverse variety of students and subjects. I have thousands of hours of... read more

100/hour
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I am on leave from the Economics Ph. D. program at Stanford after a triple major in Physics, Mathematics, and Economics at Williams College. I have worked as a teacher, tutor, camp organizer, writer, and editor in the meanwhile and enjoy teaching a diverse variety of students and subjects. I have thousands of hours of... read more

Sheela S.
35/hour

Near Palo Alto, CA

Very Detailed Tutor who's students have graduated from the Ivies

I've been teaching Elementary, Middle and High School students for the past 12 years. My strength lies in the detailed and thorough approach that I take with each lesson. Because of my years teaching, I'm able to comprehend each student's strengths and areas of doubt at a relatively fast rate. Once I get a good... read more

35/hour
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I've been teaching Elementary, Middle and High School students for the past 12 years. My strength lies in the detailed and thorough approach that I take with each lesson. Because of my years teaching, I'm able to comprehend each student's strengths and areas of doubt at a relatively fast rate. Once I get a good... read more

Tanya D.
80/hour

Palo Alto, CA

Experienced Math, Computer Science, and Chemistry Tutor

I have a Master's Degree in Computer Science from UCLA and a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Michigan. I was the bronze medal winner in the Michigan Math Competition. I was a successful Sr. Software Engineer with 19 years of experience in the high tech industry. I am currently working as a... read more

80/hour
4.9 (189)
29 hours tutoring Prealgebra out of 885 hours
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I have a Master's Degree in Computer Science from UCLA and a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Michigan. I was the bronze medal winner in the Michigan Math Competition. I was a successful Sr. Software Engineer with 19 years of experience in the high tech industry. I am currently working as a... read more

Andrea Y.
38/hour

Near Palo Alto, CA

5+ Yrs Experience Tutoring Math, Writing, and Psychology

I offer help with writing essays, literature reviews, and psychology research proposals. During college, I worked with high school students on their college essays for 2 years. I've completed Prealgebra, Algebra 1/2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics, Precalculus, Differential Equations, Calculus... read more

38/hour
4.9 (141)
182 hours tutoring
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I offer help with writing essays, literature reviews, and psychology research proposals. During college, I worked with high school students on their college essays for 2 years. I've completed Prealgebra, Algebra 1/2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics, Precalculus, Differential Equations, Calculus... read more

Jonathan W.
100/hour

Palo Alto, CA

Stanford Engineering Ph.D. Math and Science Tutor

I graduated from Yale with a B.S. in biomedical engineering and am currently pursuing a Ph.D in bioengineering at Stanford. I love to teach Algebra, Calculus, Physics, MATLAB, Python, and SAT/ACT math and have over 3 years of experience doing so. Biomedical engineering is a very quantitative field of study, so I have... read more

100/hour
5.0 (48)
93 hours tutoring
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I graduated from Yale with a B.S. in biomedical engineering and am currently pursuing a Ph.D in bioengineering at Stanford. I love to teach Algebra, Calculus, Physics, MATLAB, Python, and SAT/ACT math and have over 3 years of experience doing so. Biomedical engineering is a very quantitative field of study, so I have... read more

Daniel O.
40/hour

Near Palo Alto, CA

Masters in Computational Physics with 20+ years tutoring experience

I have tutored students privately off and on for over 20 years. I am also a Physics professor in the CSU system (California State University) and am very good at developing a rapport with my students. In addition, I am very patient and always ask about how they are progressing. I try to help elucidate relevance of... read more

40/hour
4.7 (53)
220 hours tutoring
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I have tutored students privately off and on for over 20 years. I am also a Physics professor in the CSU system (California State University) and am very good at developing a rapport with my students. In addition, I am very patient and always ask about how they are progressing. I try to help elucidate relevance of... read more

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