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Ovid M.

Effective tutor for Math, English, History, & Test Prep from USC

Effective tutor for Math, English, History, & Test Prep from USC

$60/hour

  • 229 hours tutoring

  • Hollywood Los Angeles, CA 90046


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About Ovid


Bio

Hello, my name is Ovid and I am an experienced tutor of 5+ years for high school and middle school students in a variety of subjects. My specialties include math, English, social sciences, and test prep. I am also fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Career and education wise, I have worked at schools in both USA and abroad, including Los Angeles Unified School District. I have an Masters of Arts in Teaching from University of Southern California. For undergraduate, I majored in Finance and...

Hello, my name is Ovid and I am an experienced tutor of 5+ years for high school and middle school students in a variety of subjects. My specialties include math, English, social sciences, and test prep. I am also fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Career and education wise, I have worked at schools in both USA and abroad, including Los Angeles Unified School District. I have an Masters of Arts in Teaching from University of Southern California. For undergraduate, I majored in Finance and Economics. I am also a veteran of the U. S. Army and during my service, I taught land navigation courses, so in addition to being well versed in academic subjects, I'm excellent at not getting lost!

I have always had a passion for teaching. As a teacher, I want to teach more than just facts, but concepts, procedures, and good study habits. I also offer a great deal of patience and can work at a student's preferred pace. Because every student is unique, my flexibility can accommodate each student's individuality and effectively utilizing their talents.


Education

University of Arkansas
Finance and Economics
University of Southern California
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $60
  • Rate details: If booking a longer than 1 hour lesson or recurring lessons, I can offer a lower hourly rate.
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 15 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90046
  • Lesson cancellation: 6 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 1/8/2014

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Econometrics,

Econometrics

Econometrics is using statistics and applying it to economical situations. With a degree in finance and economics and 4 years of forecasting work, I am well versed in this subject and can help you understand it better. The significance of econometrics is how it is used in real world situations.
Macroeconomics,

Macroeconomics

Economics is about analyzing how a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services. It is a very interesting subject to learn as the concept affects our daily lives. Supply and demand are explained in this subject and if your student has a demand for a tutor in this subject, I will be more than happy to supply the tutoring needed.
Microeconomics,

Microeconomics

Economics is about analyzing how a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services. It is a very interesting subject to learn as the concept affects our daily lives. Supply and demand are explained in this subject and if your student has a demand for a tutor in this subject, I will be more than happy to supply the tutoring needed.
Microsoft Excel,

Microsoft Excel

Excel spreadsheets are extremely important in today's corporate world. Learning it early will help a student prepare well for a future career as any job that uses a computer, even for short amounts of time, will probably use Excel. Additionally, it is a great tool to use at home to keep track of personal finances.
Microsoft PowerPoint,

Microsoft PowerPoint

I was fortunate to work with PowerPoint presentations at a young age as making those helped my creativity and presenting slides have helped my public speaking abilities. Having the ability to create presentations is extremely useful in today's working world. I can help students learn to use a very handy tool that they will probably use many times in their careers.
Microsoft Word,

Microsoft Word

Word processors are such an important tool for the modern world as few formal documents are fully handwritten. Word is useful in high school, college, and especially at work. Learning the full extents of a word processor will expand the opportunities for a student.
Finance

Computer

Microsoft Excel,

Microsoft Excel

Excel spreadsheets are extremely important in today's corporate world. Learning it early will help a student prepare well for a future career as any job that uses a computer, even for short amounts of time, will probably use Excel. Additionally, it is a great tool to use at home to keep track of personal finances.
Microsoft PowerPoint,

Microsoft PowerPoint

I was fortunate to work with PowerPoint presentations at a young age as making those helped my creativity and presenting slides have helped my public speaking abilities. Having the ability to create presentations is extremely useful in today's working world. I can help students learn to use a very handy tool that they will probably use many times in their careers.
Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

Word processors are such an important tool for the modern world as few formal documents are fully handwritten. Word is useful in high school, college, and especially at work. Learning the full extents of a word processor will expand the opportunities for a student.

Corporate Training

Macroeconomics,

Macroeconomics

Economics is about analyzing how a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services. It is a very interesting subject to learn as the concept affects our daily lives. Supply and demand are explained in this subject and if your student has a demand for a tutor in this subject, I will be more than happy to supply the tutoring needed.
Microeconomics,

Microeconomics

Economics is about analyzing how a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services. It is a very interesting subject to learn as the concept affects our daily lives. Supply and demand are explained in this subject and if your student has a demand for a tutor in this subject, I will be more than happy to supply the tutoring needed.
Microsoft Excel,

Microsoft Excel

Excel spreadsheets are extremely important in today's corporate world. Learning it early will help a student prepare well for a future career as any job that uses a computer, even for short amounts of time, will probably use Excel. Additionally, it is a great tool to use at home to keep track of personal finances.
Microsoft PowerPoint,

Microsoft PowerPoint

I was fortunate to work with PowerPoint presentations at a young age as making those helped my creativity and presenting slides have helped my public speaking abilities. Having the ability to create presentations is extremely useful in today's working world. I can help students learn to use a very handy tool that they will probably use many times in their careers.
Microsoft Word,

Microsoft Word

Word processors are such an important tool for the modern world as few formal documents are fully handwritten. Word is useful in high school, college, and especially at work. Learning the full extents of a word processor will expand the opportunities for a student.
Statistics,

Statistics

Statistics is very useful in today's business world and I am quite experienced working with this subject. I took AP statistics in high school, statistics and econometrics in college, and have done 4+ years of sales forecasting at work. Students who successfully learn and use the knowledge of statistics may get the feeling that they are a legitimate fortune teller (based off of real data, of course).
Finance

English

English, SAT Reading

History

American History,

American History

History tends to repeat itself. Learning American history is very important especially for Americans as it is part of our heritage. My tutoring experiences in American history include both remembering what happened and why it happened. The "why" is what is needed to succeed in AP history courses while the "what" can earn a lot of points in trivia tournaments.
European History, Geography, World History

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

Algebra 1 is a subject that I have tutored a lot. It is a step up from basic arithmetic and some students enjoy having extra help in the subject to help them learn better. Algebra 1 is important as it is the gateway to more advance math courses.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 expands on algebra 1 and it usually involves learning logs, exponentials, imaginary numbers, etc. Algebra 2 is very important as a lot of it are used in trigonometry, calculus, and statistics. Some students may feel the jump between Algebra 1 and 2 is quite large and I will help the student review the material already covered and show them how it relates to the new material in algebra 2.
Calculus,

Calculus

Calculus is the study of rates of change and may seem quite confusing. In high school, most calculus courses offered are AP level and can be a significant jump from previous math courses. I have taken multiple calculus classes and have a good understanding of the subject. Most importantly, my patience and teaching skills allows the student to get the most out of tutoring.
Geometry,

Geometry

Geometry is a fun subject as it deals with different shapes. This is a subject that requires some knowledge of algebra. I am well versed in geometry and I can help explain the properties of circles, triangles, other shapes, and of course proofs.
Macroeconomics,

Macroeconomics

Economics is about analyzing how a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services. It is a very interesting subject to learn as the concept affects our daily lives. Supply and demand are explained in this subject and if your student has a demand for a tutor in this subject, I will be more than happy to supply the tutoring needed.
Microeconomics,

Microeconomics

Economics is about analyzing how a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services. It is a very interesting subject to learn as the concept affects our daily lives. Supply and demand are explained in this subject and if your student has a demand for a tutor in this subject, I will be more than happy to supply the tutoring needed.
Statistics,

Statistics

Statistics is very useful in today's business world and I am quite experienced working with this subject. I took AP statistics in high school, statistics and econometrics in college, and have done 4+ years of sales forecasting at work. Students who successfully learn and use the knowledge of statistics may get the feeling that they are a legitimate fortune teller (based off of real data, of course).
Chemistry, English, Prealgebra, SAT Math, SAT Reading

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

Algebra 1 is a subject that I have tutored a lot. It is a step up from basic arithmetic and some students enjoy having extra help in the subject to help them learn better. Algebra 1 is important as it is the gateway to more advance math courses.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 expands on algebra 1 and it usually involves learning logs, exponentials, imaginary numbers, etc. Algebra 2 is very important as a lot of it are used in trigonometry, calculus, and statistics. Some students may feel the jump between Algebra 1 and 2 is quite large and I will help the student review the material already covered and show them how it relates to the new material in algebra 2.
Calculus,

Calculus

Calculus is the study of rates of change and may seem quite confusing. In high school, most calculus courses offered are AP level and can be a significant jump from previous math courses. I have taken multiple calculus classes and have a good understanding of the subject. Most importantly, my patience and teaching skills allows the student to get the most out of tutoring.
Geometry,

Geometry

Geometry is a fun subject as it deals with different shapes. This is a subject that requires some knowledge of algebra. I am well versed in geometry and I can help explain the properties of circles, triangles, other shapes, and of course proofs.
Statistics,

Statistics

Statistics is very useful in today's business world and I am quite experienced working with this subject. I took AP statistics in high school, statistics and econometrics in college, and have done 4+ years of sales forecasting at work. Students who successfully learn and use the knowledge of statistics may get the feeling that they are a legitimate fortune teller (based off of real data, of course).
Trigonometry,

Trigonometry

Trigonometry is math based off the triangle and involves trigonometric functions such as Sine, Cosine, Tangent, etc. These can be quite confusing and require a good knowledge of algebra. Trig is a very important tool that is used in other math and science related subjects.
Prealgebra, Probability, SAT Math

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

Algebra 1 is a subject that I have tutored a lot. It is a step up from basic arithmetic and some students enjoy having extra help in the subject to help them learn better. Algebra 1 is important as it is the gateway to more advance math courses.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 expands on algebra 1 and it usually involves learning logs, exponentials, imaginary numbers, etc. Algebra 2 is very important as a lot of it are used in trigonometry, calculus, and statistics. Some students may feel the jump between Algebra 1 and 2 is quite large and I will help the student review the material already covered and show them how it relates to the new material in algebra 2.
Calculus,

Calculus

Calculus is the study of rates of change and may seem quite confusing. In high school, most calculus courses offered are AP level and can be a significant jump from previous math courses. I have taken multiple calculus classes and have a good understanding of the subject. Most importantly, my patience and teaching skills allows the student to get the most out of tutoring.
Geometry,

Geometry

Geometry is a fun subject as it deals with different shapes. This is a subject that requires some knowledge of algebra. I am well versed in geometry and I can help explain the properties of circles, triangles, other shapes, and of course proofs.
Statistics,

Statistics

Statistics is very useful in today's business world and I am quite experienced working with this subject. I took AP statistics in high school, statistics and econometrics in college, and have done 4+ years of sales forecasting at work. Students who successfully learn and use the knowledge of statistics may get the feeling that they are a legitimate fortune teller (based off of real data, of course).
Chemistry, English, Prealgebra

Other

Macroeconomics,

Macroeconomics

Economics is about analyzing how a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services. It is a very interesting subject to learn as the concept affects our daily lives. Supply and demand are explained in this subject and if your student has a demand for a tutor in this subject, I will be more than happy to supply the tutoring needed.
Microeconomics,

Microeconomics

Economics is about analyzing how a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services. It is a very interesting subject to learn as the concept affects our daily lives. Supply and demand are explained in this subject and if your student has a demand for a tutor in this subject, I will be more than happy to supply the tutoring needed.
Finance, Geography

Science

Econometrics,

Econometrics

Econometrics is using statistics and applying it to economical situations. With a degree in finance and economics and 4 years of forecasting work, I am well versed in this subject and can help you understand it better. The significance of econometrics is how it is used in real world situations.
Chemistry

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

Algebra 1 is a subject that I have tutored a lot. It is a step up from basic arithmetic and some students enjoy having extra help in the subject to help them learn better. Algebra 1 is important as it is the gateway to more advance math courses.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 expands on algebra 1 and it usually involves learning logs, exponentials, imaginary numbers, etc. Algebra 2 is very important as a lot of it are used in trigonometry, calculus, and statistics. Some students may feel the jump between Algebra 1 and 2 is quite large and I will help the student review the material already covered and show them how it relates to the new material in algebra 2.
Calculus,

Calculus

Calculus is the study of rates of change and may seem quite confusing. In high school, most calculus courses offered are AP level and can be a significant jump from previous math courses. I have taken multiple calculus classes and have a good understanding of the subject. Most importantly, my patience and teaching skills allows the student to get the most out of tutoring.
Geometry,

Geometry

Geometry is a fun subject as it deals with different shapes. This is a subject that requires some knowledge of algebra. I am well versed in geometry and I can help explain the properties of circles, triangles, other shapes, and of course proofs.
Macroeconomics,

Macroeconomics

Economics is about analyzing how a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services. It is a very interesting subject to learn as the concept affects our daily lives. Supply and demand are explained in this subject and if your student has a demand for a tutor in this subject, I will be more than happy to supply the tutoring needed.
Microeconomics,

Microeconomics

Economics is about analyzing how a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services. It is a very interesting subject to learn as the concept affects our daily lives. Supply and demand are explained in this subject and if your student has a demand for a tutor in this subject, I will be more than happy to supply the tutoring needed.
Statistics,

Statistics

Statistics is very useful in today's business world and I am quite experienced working with this subject. I took AP statistics in high school, statistics and econometrics in college, and have done 4+ years of sales forecasting at work. Students who successfully learn and use the knowledge of statistics may get the feeling that they are a legitimate fortune teller (based off of real data, of course).
Chemistry, SAT Math

Test Preparation

SAT Math, SAT Reading

Ratings and Reviews


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5.0 (95 ratings)
5 star
(92)
4 star
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3 star
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Reviews

Patient and knowledgeable!

Helped my son with Integrated math 2 class for an up coming test. I was looking for someone to tutor him the last minute,called few people and he was the first available to respond right away.He took time to really explained everything that my son was having hard time and went over every single lessons that he's having problems. We will definitely hire him again for a regular tutoring schedule to improve my son's grade in school.

Ronnah, 8 lessons with Ovid

Great tutor!

My grandson enjoys his sessions with Ovid, and comes out of every session with a very positive, confident attitude. Ovid is very responsive and thorough, and makes good use of the time. I appreciate that he has really tried to accommodate the hours we've requested.

Felicia, 6 lessons with Ovid

Passion for teaching.

Ovid is awesome! Came into the tutoring session with great energy and was very engaging as he was tutoring. It's easy to tell there is a true passion as he was helping me with my homework.

David, 1 lesson with Ovid

Great tutor.

Ovid was very helpful in explaining concepts covered in my university-level microeconomics class. His schedule was flexible and I was able to get last-minute help whenever I needed. He is very patient and comes prepared to discuss the lesson topics on short notice. A great tutor all around!

Jessie, 3 lessons with Ovid

Outstanding Tutor! Very Patient And Explains Very Clearly!

Ovid is outstanding! He is very patient and explains the math problems very clearly. I hired him to tutor my son who is in 9th grade Algebra 2 Honors who unfortunately has a bad teacher. Ovid has tutored him twice and my son is feeling more confident. We will continue to work with Ovid until our son brings up his grade.

MARIA, 62 lessons with Ovid

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