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Cynthia M.

Fremont, CA

$25/hour

Cynthia, Recent UCSD Graduate, Mathematics Lover

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4.0 average from 3 ratings

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University of California, San Diego

Education

University of California, San Diego

About Cynthia

*Note: The three 4-star ratings were from the same person about 3 years ago. I had just started tutoring back then.


Hello,
I am a recent Statistics M.S. graduate from SDSU, and I also have a Mathematics B.S. from UCSD. Not only do I enjoy teaching, but I also like to get to know my students and let them have a fun time.

During my time at SDSU, I was a Graduate Teaching Assistant where I taught a small supplemental course on basic statistics and tutored students one-on-one (or up to a 5-person group) for additional help. Before SDSU, I have tutored college students (including working professionals re-entering school) in mainly algebra.

My approach to teaching is letting students know the tips and tricks to understanding math/stats. Here are some of the tricks:
- Is there a way to visualize the problem? Often, in statistics, certain keywords can be replaced with graphs to better see a way to a solution.
- Are there any keywords in the word problem to focus on? Word problems can seem daunting but students can learn how to break down the word problem.
- Are there any real life examples to understand certain concepts? For example, probability tends to be a relatively abstract concept in itself, but real life examples allow students to understand the concept.
*Note: The three 4-star ratings were from the same person about 3 years ago. I had just started tutoring back then.


Hello,
I am a recent Statistics M.S. graduate from SDSU, and I also have a
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Fremont, CA 94538
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Art:
Drawing,
Painting
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Spelling

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Drawing

I understand several art concepts, such as perspective, contrast, composition, subject matter, and know how to implement them into art. I have been drawing since I was very young and have transitioned from drawing anime to nudes and short stories. In college, I joined the student organization OutReach Through Art, where the members helped out the community through art events, such as making arts and crafts with children at a library.

University of California, San Diego

Education

University of California, San Diego

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Cynthia will travel within 15 miles of Fremont, CA 94538.