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Derrick Y.

Chatsworth, CA

$40/hour

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University of California, Riverside
History

Education

University of California, Riverside (History)

About Derrick

I was a Pre-Pharmacy student before going into History and then graduating college with it. I worked in education, with a few stints in business/finances and now debating to go back into education. If you're looking for a tutor, I understand it can be either embarrassing or frustrating. I get it, I've been getting tutored in subjects like Math and Chemistry for a large part of my academic career and it was either good or not so good. But because of that I'm able to grasp what a person needs or should need from a tutor.

I took history courses in junior college with a 3.9 in my major's GPA in which I transferred to UC Riverside. At UC Riverside I took courses ranging from World History to 20th century American History, Asian History to European History. In my GPA major I had a 3.6 while juggling my responsibilities as a Secretary for the History club as well as writing for the History club's newspaper that was distributed on a bi-weekly basis. I gave presentations and taught lectures.

Having a history of presenting topics and teaching them gave me great experience in tutoring other people. I successfully tutored for a year and a half and saw many kids struggling to successfully transition to higher classes and achieve excellent grades. I eventually became a supervisor/head tutor where I could help other tutors approach tutoring in a way that molds into a students method of learning. I usually style my tutoring in history by telling it like a story to give them a general perspective of the topic. The next part would be for me to find out how the teacher/professor tests his students. Because every educator is different I try to understand how the educator test's then I prepare the student on not only passing their tests/papers under the style of their teacher but to understand the material as well. What I love about tutoring is not only helping the person succeed academically but to also find fulfillment in knowing that the person accomplished something on their own and feel great about themselves.
I was a Pre-Pharmacy student before going into History and then graduating college with it. I worked in education, with a few stints in business/finances and now debating to go back into education. If you're looking for a tutor, I Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Chatsworth, CA 91311
In-person lessons
History:
American History, European History, World History
Sports/Recreation:
Bodybuilding,
Fitness

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Bodybuilding

I have had the opportunity to be trained by ex-NFL players while playing for the varsity high school football team. I learned how to properly lift weights and manage my nutrients. I then spent several years training younger people in high school and in college in the same weight lifting principles that helped me get bigger and stronger. I saw my weight go from 130 lbs as a freshman to 230 lbs as a senior. I now have modified my training incorporating full body workouts, cardio, running, biking, as well as static training into my regime. That helped me lose some of my bulk and slim to just under 200 lbs.

Fitness

I know how to eat right and look for proper nutrients in what the body needs. Because of my wide range of experience, knowledge, and teaching others, I can be very beneficial to people trying to improve their fitness and improve their quality of life.

University of California, Riverside
History

Education

University of California, Riverside (History)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Derrick will travel within 20 miles of Chatsworth, CA 91311.