Over 200 tutoring hours

Paul M.

Laguna Niguel, CA

$60/hr

Multilingual Harvard grad will help you

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Background check passed as of 3/26/14
4.9 Avg. Rating
 
 
49 Ratings
 
 
9hrs Response Time
Awesome tutor!
— Sara, Laguna Niguel, CA on 7/23/14

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Harvard College
Economics
INSEAD
MBA
Sophia University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Harvard College (Economics)

INSEAD (MBA)

Sophia University (Graduate Coursework)

About Paul

Please let me help you reach your goals!

I grew up in the US and Italy (Turin and Milan) completely bilingual in Italian and English and came back to the US to earn my degree in economics at Harvard.

I am also fluent in Japanese (after college I worked and studied in Japan for six years) and in French (I earned an MBA at INSEAD, in France).

I have a passion for language, and for economics and all the tools one uses in international business (including Excel, finance, and management accounting).

We'll keep classes entertaining and fun, even as we explore the subject matter clearly and rigorously.

My goal is to teach you according to *your* goals, using the teaching style that works best for you.
Please let me help you reach your goals!

I grew up in the US and Italy (Turin and Milan) completely bilingual in Italian and English and came back to the US to earn my degree in
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Awesome tutor!"

- Sara, Laguna Niguel, CA on 7/23/14

"Amazing and resourceful! "

- Tatiana, Laguna Niguel, CA on 3/6/14

"Great tutor"

- Matt, Laguna Niguel, CA on 1/15/14
Math:
Statistics
English:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Italian
Elementary Education:
Grammar
Business:
Economics,
Finance,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Economics,
ESL/ESOL, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
Series 7
Corporate Training:
Economics,
ESL/ESOL, Finance,
General Computer, Grammar, Italian,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Economics

I enjoyed my freshman economics course so much that I decided to major in economics, graduating with honors, and went on to an MBA.

I love helping others understand not just the concepts and formulas, but what they really mean, and how they can be applied to real-world problems.

My main interests are in microeconomics.

Finance

I first studied Finance while earning my MBA, used it in the real world (both in the corporate world and while running my own business) for 10 years, and more recently while working as a financial advisor. I enjoy taking complex concepts and breaking them down into easier-to-understand chunks.

Italian

I love language and languages and enjoy helping others unlock the beauty of the Italian language and culture.

We can keep classes light-hearted, or we can drill down into the etymology of words, explore the intricacies of grammar, and practice until your pronunciation is flawless – or all of the above!

I grew up in Torino and Milano, and worked in Firenze, so I speak “standard” Italian, and at the same time can give you insights into regional nuances.

A presto!

Microsoft Excel

I am hooked on spreadsheets. I grew up on the precursors to Excel (Multiplan, Lotus 1-2-3) and have been using Excel since it came out for everything from making a shopping list to elaborate budgeting, business plan modelling, presentations, and running my own business. I just completed a Six Sigma Black Belt course which refreshed the statistics I had studied in college and business school. I love to use data to tell a story. Let me show you how.

Series 7

I earned my degree in economics at Harvard. In 2008 I studied on my own for 6 weeks while working full-time, and took and passed the General Securities Representative Exam, aka the Series 7. If I recall correctly my score was 86. At the time I was struck by how useless many of the study materials were (even those from reputable test prep firms). I had to go back to some of the finance textbooks I had used in business school, and other outside sources, to make sense of it all.
I would be happy to help you do the same.

Harvard College
Economics
INSEAD
MBA
Sophia University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Harvard College (Economics)

INSEAD (MBA)

Sophia University (Graduate Coursework)

Awesome tutor! — Paul is able to take a complicated subject (microeconomics) and explain it in a way that not only makes sense, but makes it enjoyable to learn! ...

— Sara, Laguna Niguel, CA on 7/23/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Paul will travel within 15 miles of Laguna Niguel, CA 92677.

Background Check Status for Paul M.

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