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UC Irvine (Civil Engineering)
Hello everyone! My name is Mario and I am a recent graduate from the University of California, Irvine with a degree in civil engineering. I have the ability to really connect with a student and find where they are having trouble in the subject I am tutoring them in. I excel in mathematics, as it has come naturally to me since I was a child. I have 3 years of private tutoring experience, and am well aware of what methods and skills are needed to improve, and then excel in the subject at hand. I first get to know the student, and understand how the student learns his or her materials. This way I can teach the student in a way where he or she learns with ease. Hello everyone! My name is Mario and I am a recent graduate from the University of California, Irvine with a degree in civil engineering. I have the ability to really connect with a student and find where they are having trouble in the subject I am tutoring them in. I … Read more
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