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Clifton C.

Huntsville, AL

$50/hour

Math & ACT/SAT Tutor -- basics through all college undergrad math

Background check passed as of 11/19/14
4.6 average from 24 ratings
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— Frankie, Huntsville, AL on 4/30/14

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UAH
UAH
Master's

Education

UAH

UAH (Master's)

About Clifton

Hi, I'm Cliff.

I own a Master's in Math (UAH 2004) and have twelve years experience as a math instructor at the college and high school levels. I also have many hours of tutoring experience, both privately and as an employee of a large national tutoring service.

I'm proficient in math at all levels through all college undergrad courses. I also have tutored students in ACT/SAT preparation. I can also help with writing assignments, especially in technical and scientific areas.

My tutoring "office" is anywhere the student chooses -- library, coffee shop, student's home (in Huntsville), etc.

I also have recently added an online capability.
Hi, I'm Cliff.

I own a Master's in Math (UAH 2004) and have twelve years experience as a math instructor at the college and high school levels. I also have many hours of tutoring experience, both privately and as an employee of a large national tutoring service.

I'm
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Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Huntsville, AL 35801
Background Check: Passed

"Patient"

- Frankie, Huntsville, AL on 4/30/14
Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math,
Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus,
Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry, Philosophy, Physical Science, Physics
English:
ACT English, Grammar
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math,
ACT Science, ASVAB, GED, GRE, Praxis, PSAT, SAT Math
History:
American History, European History, Geography, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar
Business:
GRE

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT Math

I have many hours of experience in ACT math prep, and am well versed in each of the tests' topics.
My preferred method is to work sample tests, offering tips and taking the student's questions for each problem. These sample tests are available in ACT manuals at most bookstores. I ask each student to obtain such a manual for use in sessions with me as well as while working on his/her own.

Discrete Math

I taught Math 110 (Discrete Math) several times at UAH. These are the topics, straight from the catalog's course description:
college algebra
• sets and the algebra of sets, including the set operations and relations
logic and the algebra of logic, including logical operations and relations
• combinatorics, including permutations and combinations
• elementary probability and its applications
• descriptive statistics
• an introduction to matrices and their operations and applications

Precalculus

I have taught precalculus at both the high school and college level, and have tutored in the subject as well. As such, I know what to emphasize with an eye on the student's calculus future.

UAH
UAH
Master's

Education

UAH

UAH (Master's)

Patient — The first session was great but was a bit awkward. He discussed the solutions of the problems and explained information in a way that was understandable. He was very patient and wrote out problems for me to do while walking me through each one. ...

— Frankie, Huntsville, AL on 4/30/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Clifton will travel within 10 miles of Huntsville, AL 35801.