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I have a lot of fun with math and science and want you to also! My name is Austin, and I am a graduate with a B.S. (with Distinction) in Physics and B.A. in Math. Currently, I am pursuing my MS in Bioinformatics, so am very empathetic to the stress of being a student. One of the reasons I enjoy tutoring, is that working with other

*One hour minimum (travel time & gas)! May help with other work and/or teach up to 90 minutes for that minimum charge. Anything over 90, requests parent's permission to charge 2 hours.*

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Austin knows his stuff. He has lots of experience with students as well as knowing his way around the world of standardized testing (both college and younger grades). In my case I was boning up for a placement test and we jumped from Algebra topic to Algebra topic and Austin knew it all. He has provided me with sample test questions and testing center information conveniently and promptly, as well as being patient and responsive to scheduling juggles. I give Austin the highest marks.

Austin is a young vibrant tutor who can inspire his students to do well. I was immediately impressed with how relatable he is to my daughter- it was fun to see them work problems out together. My daughter and I will definitely keep Austin in mind for future strategy in test taking. Thanks Austin!

Just finished working with Austin for two sessions to help my daughter prepare for her eighth grade Algebra I final. She has to work hard at math and had been very worried about remembering all that she had learned in the last two years. Thanks to Austin's help she went in to her final exam feeling confident and self-assured. He was great at guiding her to remember how to solve things and to giving her ideas on how to fill the gaps when she felt unsure. It was our first experience with a WyzAnt tutor and I would recommend Austin to all! He is a good communicator, punctual and was good at building confidence in my daughter.

My daughter is always considerably "lighter" after her sessions with Austin. To me, that means she trusts him and has confidence in his ability to help her. This is not a small thing for this age group! She appreciates the effort he makes to fit her in his schedule especially since it extends his very long work day. He's an excellent tutor and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him!

Austin is a good tutor and will break down every step of a problem with you. He is easy to approach and ask questions. And is also very understands the material and wants you to learn. Very reliable and has a good sense of humor with tougher subjects.

Austin is very helpful and has given my daughter confidence that she will pass her summer college precalculus course. She is not as stressed knowing she has a tutor who knows the course and is able to explain the concepts.

Austin was a good experience for my son as he is struggling with math. Austin was easy to arrange tutoring with, and provided helpful and competent service. My son used the help on his next math exam and benefited from the tutoring provided. Thank you Austin.

Thank you Austin, I really appreciate your flexibility and all your help, although I did not meet with you again all the information you provided me with was very helpful. I did good in my test, better than I expected. If I ever need your help again I won't hesitate to call you. Thanks again

My daughter is 14 and she just started High School. I asked Austin to help her with her math, science and organization skills. She is shy and a bit stubborn at times. So I was concerned that she rejects the tutor I find her. I wanted to give Austin a try because he seems knowledgeable and smart. It turned out to be a great idea. My daughter finds him easy to understand and talk with. He was well prepared for the tutoring sessions and the first time he came, he brought a notebook for my daughter to get organized. She is very receptive to his suggestions. Ever since he started tutoring her, she is a lot more motivated to do her school work. She has made improvements on two classes.

I think the reason why it works out, is because Austin is well-prepared, easy-going, and he knows how to talk to teenagers. I will definitely continue to use his service. If you have a teenager, I highly recommend him!

My daughter said Austin P. is a great tutor. She said after a session of tutoring she got grade A for her chemistry test for the first time. Easy to reach him by phone.

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This is one of those classes that everyone has to take at one point or the other. I have been helping student's get excellent grades (both young and old) since I started tutoring about 6 years ago. From my experience, I’ve found many of the students seeking help in this class don’t enjoy math in general. I am, however, a firm believer that math is for everyone. The reason I enjoy helping students on this subject is that I am able to help provide one of the first enjoyable experiences they may have had with math.

I have been tutoring Algebra 2 for many years now to many different students. For some, I have helped them to kick their grades up to A; for others, they needed some serious help in order to even graduate high school. Taking Algebra 2 under an umbrella program in high school, I essentially taught myself through the class and can definitely help students get a great grade in this class.

Many of the concepts are a continuation of Algebra 1, however many of my students have taken it more than once before we started meeting because the new material is more work. Some of the new subject matter deals with mathematical modeling and probabilities which I always enjoy working on with students because it gives interesting applications of math to “real world” situations.

Not only was Calculus the subject I tutored the most during college, but it was one of my favorites. Many of the concepts in it apply to real life and are more intuitive than a lot of students believe. That being said, it can be challenging and I work hard to make it straightforward, provided extra material for extra practice as needed.

I have taken all 4 semesters of Calculus and also a partial differential equations class which deals especially with 4th semester Calculus.

I have completed 1st and 2nd semester of chemistry at Sonoma State University, however I can only accept students for AP High school through the first semester of college chemistry.

All of my chemistry tutees have shown a lot of improvement after we have worked together on they types of problems and concepts they are struggling with.

For all applied math majors, at least 1 class in differential equations in required if not two. I have taken 2 differential equations classes, that dealt with solving homogeneous, partial differential, linear homogeneous variable coefficient, Fourier series, etc.

What can I say? I love physics. Some people hate it, but for me it just makes everything I observe around my that much more interesting. Maybe you hate it, are a little afraid or just need some guidance. I'd love to solve some problems with you.

Precalculus is a critical class for many majors. It does not have the star-power of a calculus class, but it is just as important and can make the difference between a C or A in Calculus. I have extensive experience and great success grade-wise working with students in this class, and work hard to have the student acquire a strong working knowledge.

I have been helping students out with the math section for the SAT for several years now. So far, all of them have gotten into the college or university they were hoping for even feeling very nervous about math in general. My goal is for the student to feel some confidence and achieve the highest score possible even if it means doing some remedial work.

Most of my students have possessed all the skills necessary to do well in their classes. All have benefited from my suggestions for better study habits. My experience in this area has come directly from my own experiences and extensive experience aiding the many students I have have helped. I have worked privately and in group settings with student's test prep, helped the student to organize all of their coursework and developed a system to keep themselves organized.

One of the most critical parts of developing good study skills is for you to learn how you learn best. If you struggle with memorization, for instance, finding a good system such as flashcards may be critical for doing well in a class. Test anxiety is a enormous challenge faced by many students; this may necessitate study for tests further in advance than normal so that you can just review as the tests gets closer. Sometimes, the subject may just be a difficult one and you will need to seek a tutor in addition to putting in extra study time.

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