University of California, Berkeley (Econ and Psych)
My name is John and I think I can be a great and effective tutor for all kinds of different students. I graduated from UC Berkeley in 2007 with a double-major in Psychology and Economics, and I worked in the real estate finance sector as a financial analyst for about 6 years (4 with AIG Affordable Housing, one of the nation's largest apartment owners). Recently I had something of a quarter-life crisis and I decided to switch careers completely into the world of medicine. I just finished the full-time post-baccalaureate pre-health program at Cal State Fullerton right now, and am currently in the application process for medical schools in the United States. I've been a straight A student my entire life, and I honestly love being in school as a student. I also love helping others learn and succeed in their classes as well!
I love tutoring because I'm able to teach and learn at the same time. Teaching others is an extremely rewarding experience for me, and at the same time I get to re-learn the material I teach by having to essentially become an expert myself. I hold myself to high standards, so I would only offer tutoring services if I was absolutely confident in my ability to be an effective, knowledgable, and helpful tutor in the given subject(s). I have over 200 hours of private 1-on-1 tutoring experience in subjects ranging from SAT prep, AP/Honors Chemistry, Algebra I, and Algebra II. Since August 2015, I also have been working 10 hours a week as a Biology + Chemistry + Organic Chemistry + Physics tutor at the College of Natural Science and Mathematics at CSUF. In addition, I lead my own classroom as a Supplemental Instructor for a college Physics class on campus.
Science and math are definitely my strongest subjects, but I can tutor in many other subjects as well. Please feel free to ask! Like I said, I would never agree to tutor in something that I wasn't 100% sure that I could be an A+ tutor in.
My tutoring method is simple and straightforward. I like to have some material prepared that we can go over at first, and then review the material together so that I can have an understanding of where exactly I can offer my help and guidance. I also like to LISTEN! I want to hear the student's voice and concerns along every step, and I also want to promote the student's verbalization of key concepts to ensure a better understanding and grasp of the material. Of course, I will initially explain concepts and go over problems, but my ultimate goal is to have the student be able to "teach" me the material back to me. Also, I will make myself available via text and email any time for extra questions outside of tutoring sessions.
Thank you for checking me out! Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions! I look forward to working with you.
My name is John and I think I can be a great and effective tutor for all kinds of different students. I graduated from UC Berkeley in 2007 with a double-major in Psychology and Economics, and I worked in the real estate finance sector as a financial analyst for about 6 years (4 with AIG Affordable Housing, one of the nation's
Please let me know if you have any questions regarding group rates, specific subject rates, and special pricing for multiple hour lessons. Thank you.
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