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University of Santa Clara (Mathematics)
Stanford University (Master's)
Univeristy of Santa Clara (Master's)
I am an excellent tutor for mathematics (from pre-algebra to advanced calculus and statistics) and economics/finance, both for high school and college students. I have a special skill for making math notation and concepts more easily understood, helping retention and test-taking skills considerably.
I am a patient, engaging tutor with an easy-going personal style. I am a semi-retired business professional with a great love for and interest in mathematics. I have Master's degrees in Mathematics (Stanford) and Economics (University of Santa Clara). I enjoy working with students and their teachers to ensure maximum benefit from our mutual investment in each student's success. I am an excellent tutor for mathematics (from pre-algebra to advanced calculus and statistics) and Read more
Jim has been tutoring my daughter for about 2 months, 2 hours per week. Her SAT is this coming Saturday. I feel like my daughter is as prepared as she can be, given the limited time she has to study. Jim has been great-- punctual, uplifting (which is very important for a teenager), all around professional and resourceful, helping her both address unanswered questions from her regular homework and methodically breaking down the SAT problems type by type. He loves to teach math.
My son really enjoys working with James and he has been very flexible in working with my son's challenging schedule. James goes the extra mile to ensure the concepts are understood before moving on to the next topic. We could not be more pleased with the support from James.
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I have a Master's degree in Applied Economics from the University of Santa Clara. My specialty is in Microeconomics, but I am very familiar with all the major aspects of free-market economic theory, including Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Money & Banking and International Economics.
I have strong Financial background/experience: I am a Chartered Financial Analyst (Level I), I have a Master's degree in Applied Economics (including financial economics), and I have a CPA license.
I know the subject matter of finance well, including the mathematics of finance up through stochastic calculus for Black-Scholes / option pricing.
I am an excellent tutor for GMAT preparation, specifically for the quantitative portion of the exam that covers data analysis, reasoning skills, pattern recognition and foundational algebra/calculus skills that are considered critical for most MBA programs.
I have an undergraduate degree in Mathematics (Santa Clara U), a Masters Degree in Engineering (Stanford) and a Masters degree from the Grad School of Business at Santa Clara U. For my own test results, I received at total score of 748 on the GMAT (97%+ range).
I have an Bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Santa Clara and a Master's degree in mathematics/engineering from Stanford University.
I'm a patient tutor with a positive, collaborative approach to building mathematical skills for algebra, pre-calculus, calculus (single variable) and advanced calculus (multi-variable).
Pre-calculus skills are very valuable for success on the mathematics section of the SAT exam and the SAT Math level 1/2 exams for advanced students.
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