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Nathan S.

Colton, CA

$75/hour

Statistics, Business Skills, Public Speaking, Mathematics

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5+ Hours
Background check passed as of 4/13/15
5.0 average from 4 ratings

$75/Hour


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The Ohio State University
Political Science
Thunderbird School of Global Management
MBA

Education

The Ohio State University (Political Science)

Thunderbird School of Global Management (MBA)

About Nathan

I excel at taking complicated material and making it easily digestible. Economics, business concepts, finance, statistics or probability, geometry--these are specialties. I'm an advanced Excel and Word user, and work on Mac computers as well. I have extensive experience in photography, and my travel experience and undergrad in political science provide me a strong background in history and religion. I also speak, read, and write Arabic at an intermediate level.

I have 4 years experience in a classroom: 2 overseas, and 2 working with students from all around the world in the US. The first two were as an ESL teacher, and the second two were teaching inferential statistics and probability.

I began my career by earning a Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults--CELTA--which is accredited by Cambridge University. From there, I moved to South Korea, where I honed my teaching skills in front of classes of 40 middle school girls and high school boys. Teaching culture and English language, I was required to develop interesting and engaging ways to deliver what can be dull content.

After my career as an English teacher, I went for my MBA. While there, I served as a teaching assistant for statistics courses. I was highly regarded by professors and students for my clarity in explanation--students would often skip lectures and only come to me. In my MBA program, roughly 2/3 of the students are international, and success with this type of student body--from Indian to Japanese to Portuguese to Brazilian to American--reflect my success at clearly explaining complex content in a simple and concise matter.

To achieve this success I attempt to apply topics to things that are either 1) relevant to my students' lives or 2) at least entertaining in the context of their life. For example, teaching middle school girls in Korea, I utilized songs from the most popular K-pop bands. When teaching their mothers, the topics focused on home life, relationships, and the nuanced differences between the US and Korea.

I appreciate conciseness, and try to apply it to my teaching style. My goal is to have my students understand the concept, not just the process, as quickly as possible, and to draw on a wide breadth of knowledge and experiences to achieve that.
I excel at taking complicated material and making it easily digestible. Economics, business concepts, finance, statistics or probability, geometry--these are specialties. I'm an advanced Excel and Word user, and work on Mac computers as well. I have extensive experience in photography, and my travel experience and undergrad in political science Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Colton, CA 92324
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
Econometrics,
Geometry, Microsoft Excel, Statistics
Music:
Music Theory, Piano
Art:
Photography
English:
Public Speaking
Test Preparation:
Career Development
Computer:
Macintosh, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Photography
Language:
Arabic
History:
American History, Geography, Political Science, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Business:
Business,
Career Development, Finance, Macroeconomics, Marketing, Microeconomics, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Business

Completed an MBA in Global Management from Thunderbird, the #1 school for International Business. Graduated with Honors and success tutoring and teaching in cross-functional classes.

Econometrics

I have experience teaching statistics to business school students while I earned my MBA. Lastly, I have a keen interest in statistical and economic analysis measures.

The Ohio State University
Political Science
Thunderbird School of Global Management
MBA

Education

The Ohio State University (Political Science)

Thunderbird School of Global Management (MBA)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $75.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nathan will travel within 30 miles of Colton, CA 92324.