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Evan C.

Affordable math/test preparation assistance!

Affordable math/test preparation assistance!

$45/hour

  • 818 hours tutoring

  • Mission Viejo, CA 92692

About Evan


Bio

Hi there! I've been in your shoes before, and finding a tutor can be confusing and get really pricey. I try to maintain an hourly rate that makes finding a tutor feasible for average people. If you or your family is currently going through serious financial problems, message me and I'd be happy to discuss an alternative rate with you.

I am currently studying cognitive science at UCI. Cognitive Science is my passion! It is basically the study of cognition (thinking). It uses nueroscience to...

Hi there! I've been in your shoes before, and finding a tutor can be confusing and get really pricey. I try to maintain an hourly rate that makes finding a tutor feasible for average people. If you or your family is currently going through serious financial problems, message me and I'd be happy to discuss an alternative rate with you.

I am currently studying cognitive science at UCI. Cognitive Science is my passion! It is basically the study of cognition (thinking). It uses nueroscience to understand how the brain learns and remembers, and much more. For more on cognitive science see: http://www.cogsci.uci.edu/ and http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_science

Math has always been my best subject and my tutoring career started out just as me helping friends in math but slowly expanded to become my full-time job as more and more people asked for my help. I began to tutor in other subjects as well and now also work with students on test preparation (ACT, SAT, GED...) Not only do I know these subjects very well, but my studies have helped me to be able to tailor my approach to each student individually. It's been quite clear to me that the same approach does not work for every student.

With 8+ years of experience, I am comfortable catering to all types of learning styles even special needs and also can quickly recognize any gaps the student has (many students have them often due to poor teachers from earlier subjects). I can help any student and hopefully help them realize learning isn't so bad after all!

Thank you,
Evan C.


Education

University of California, Irvine
Cognitive Science

Policies

  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Hourly rate: $45 for in-person / $45 for online
  • Rate details: 55/hr for two student lessons
  • Travel policy: Within 17 miles of Mission Viejo, CA 92692
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 2/20/2014

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

Statistics

Statistics

Statistics is a very unique subject. I view it as completely separate from mathematics. Most real statistics is done with computer programs. through research at school I've had experience with Matlab, python, spss etc. Due to the archaic nature of bureaucracy, many schools still focus on teaching handwritten statistics, which I have spent many years reviewing with students. For statistics like hypothesis testing, Anova, F test, chi Square, etc. I'm happy to help students for it a reasonable rate!

Elementary Education

Elementary Math

Elementary Math

The fundamentals- what a child learns at this level is the main factor in determining their later success in mathematics. It is absolutely essential to master the basics before moving forward. I absolutely love working with elementary students, as they have few or no bad habits to unlearn. I am familiar with the California course curriculum and there are many useful resources to help give students additional insight and practice on these topics. Please don't hesitate to message me with any questions you may have.

English

English

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

With 7+ years experience in tutoring algebra as well as standardized test preparation (ACT/SAT etc) helping clients master algebra has been one of my main priorities. Students with weak algebra inevitability struggle in later maths and ideally helping students master algebra leaves them in a situation where they wont require a tutor for later maths. As with all subjects, I also focus on note-taking, studying strategy, and test-taking strategy. My current studies in the cognitive sciences allow me to incorporate the current scientific body of knowledge on human learning, memory, and decision-making into these strategies.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 is the most important math class for the majority of students. The basics learned here apply to many classes after this one. Many of the students I meet with struggling in calculus or precalculus actually just have weak algebra. Personally, I've applied algebra towards multiple calculus courses, and coding- Python and Matlab. Professionally I've been tutoring in algebra for 9 years now, and would be happy to help you too! Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Geometry,

Geometry

Geometry, while very different than algebra/trig/precalc, is still essential for academic success. Its topics are covered on college entrance exams and form the basis for many important ideas in later mathematics. With 10 years experience tutoring geometry, I'd be happy to help you too! I offer a trial lesson to prospective students so we can be certain it's a good fit before working together. Best of luck with your studies!
Precalculus,

Precalculus

Some of the most difficult calculus concepts are actually taught in pre-calculus, and these totally foreign ideas can be very difficult even for the best of students. Doing well in pre-calculus, especially in honors pre-calculus, requires an advanced mastery of algebra along with great organizational skills and study habits. I've been helping students in pre-calculus for almost a decade and would be happy to help you too! Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Statistics,

Statistics

Statistics is a very unique subject. I view it as completely separate from mathematics. Most real statistics is done with computer programs. through research at school I've had experience with Matlab, python, spss etc. Due to the archaic nature of bureaucracy, many schools still focus on teaching handwritten statistics, which I have spent many years reviewing with students. For statistics like hypothesis testing, Anova, F test, chi Square, etc. I'm happy to help students for it a reasonable rate!
Calculus, Chemistry, English, Prealgebra, SAT Math

Math

ACT Math,

ACT Math

With a 32 ACT score as a high school student, I did fairly well on the exam itself. Since then I have studied human cognitive function, memory, and test taking strategies. This has helped me reach the next level in helping my clients prepare for their exams. Every client I've worked with so far in the last six years on SAT and ACT prep has improved their score.
Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

With 7+ years experience in tutoring algebra as well as standardized test preparation (ACT/SAT etc) helping clients master algebra has been one of my main priorities. Students with weak algebra inevitability struggle in later maths and ideally helping students master algebra leaves them in a situation where they wont require a tutor for later maths. As with all subjects, I also focus on note-taking, studying strategy, and test-taking strategy. My current studies in the cognitive sciences allow me to incorporate the current scientific body of knowledge on human learning, memory, and decision-making into these strategies.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 is the most important math class for the majority of students. The basics learned here apply to many classes after this one. Many of the students I meet with struggling in calculus or precalculus actually just have weak algebra. Personally, I've applied algebra towards multiple calculus courses, and coding- Python and Matlab. Professionally I've been tutoring in algebra for 9 years now, and would be happy to help you too! Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Geometry,

Geometry

Geometry, while very different than algebra/trig/precalc, is still essential for academic success. Its topics are covered on college entrance exams and form the basis for many important ideas in later mathematics. With 10 years experience tutoring geometry, I'd be happy to help you too! I offer a trial lesson to prospective students so we can be certain it's a good fit before working together. Best of luck with your studies!
Precalculus,

Precalculus

Some of the most difficult calculus concepts are actually taught in pre-calculus, and these totally foreign ideas can be very difficult even for the best of students. Doing well in pre-calculus, especially in honors pre-calculus, requires an advanced mastery of algebra along with great organizational skills and study habits. I've been helping students in pre-calculus for almost a decade and would be happy to help you too! Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Statistics,

Statistics

Statistics is a very unique subject. I view it as completely separate from mathematics. Most real statistics is done with computer programs. through research at school I've had experience with Matlab, python, spss etc. Due to the archaic nature of bureaucracy, many schools still focus on teaching handwritten statistics, which I have spent many years reviewing with students. For statistics like hypothesis testing, Anova, F test, chi Square, etc. I'm happy to help students for it a reasonable rate!
Trigonometry,

Trigonometry

Hello! The relationships between lengths and angles of triangles that students learn in trigonometry can be challenging in and of themselves. Even more important is how these concepts apply to later mathematics. I've been helping high school and college students with these topics for almost a decade. I'm confident I can help you too! Message me to schedule a free first session.
Calculus, Prealgebra, SAT Math

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

With 7+ years experience in tutoring algebra as well as standardized test preparation (ACT/SAT etc) helping clients master algebra has been one of my main priorities. Students with weak algebra inevitability struggle in later maths and ideally helping students master algebra leaves them in a situation where they wont require a tutor for later maths. As with all subjects, I also focus on note-taking, studying strategy, and test-taking strategy. My current studies in the cognitive sciences allow me to incorporate the current scientific body of knowledge on human learning, memory, and decision-making into these strategies.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 is the most important math class for the majority of students. The basics learned here apply to many classes after this one. Many of the students I meet with struggling in calculus or precalculus actually just have weak algebra. Personally, I've applied algebra towards multiple calculus courses, and coding- Python and Matlab. Professionally I've been tutoring in algebra for 9 years now, and would be happy to help you too! Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Geometry,

Geometry

Geometry, while very different than algebra/trig/precalc, is still essential for academic success. Its topics are covered on college entrance exams and form the basis for many important ideas in later mathematics. With 10 years experience tutoring geometry, I'd be happy to help you too! I offer a trial lesson to prospective students so we can be certain it's a good fit before working together. Best of luck with your studies!
Precalculus,

Precalculus

Some of the most difficult calculus concepts are actually taught in pre-calculus, and these totally foreign ideas can be very difficult even for the best of students. Doing well in pre-calculus, especially in honors pre-calculus, requires an advanced mastery of algebra along with great organizational skills and study habits. I've been helping students in pre-calculus for almost a decade and would be happy to help you too! Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Statistics,

Statistics

Statistics is a very unique subject. I view it as completely separate from mathematics. Most real statistics is done with computer programs. through research at school I've had experience with Matlab, python, spss etc. Due to the archaic nature of bureaucracy, many schools still focus on teaching handwritten statistics, which I have spent many years reviewing with students. For statistics like hypothesis testing, Anova, F test, chi Square, etc. I'm happy to help students for it a reasonable rate!
Calculus, Chemistry, English, Prealgebra

Science

Chemistry

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

With 7+ years experience in tutoring algebra as well as standardized test preparation (ACT/SAT etc) helping clients master algebra has been one of my main priorities. Students with weak algebra inevitability struggle in later maths and ideally helping students master algebra leaves them in a situation where they wont require a tutor for later maths. As with all subjects, I also focus on note-taking, studying strategy, and test-taking strategy. My current studies in the cognitive sciences allow me to incorporate the current scientific body of knowledge on human learning, memory, and decision-making into these strategies.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 is the most important math class for the majority of students. The basics learned here apply to many classes after this one. Many of the students I meet with struggling in calculus or precalculus actually just have weak algebra. Personally, I've applied algebra towards multiple calculus courses, and coding- Python and Matlab. Professionally I've been tutoring in algebra for 9 years now, and would be happy to help you too! Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Geometry,

Geometry

Geometry, while very different than algebra/trig/precalc, is still essential for academic success. Its topics are covered on college entrance exams and form the basis for many important ideas in later mathematics. With 10 years experience tutoring geometry, I'd be happy to help you too! I offer a trial lesson to prospective students so we can be certain it's a good fit before working together. Best of luck with your studies!
Statistics,

Statistics

Statistics is a very unique subject. I view it as completely separate from mathematics. Most real statistics is done with computer programs. through research at school I've had experience with Matlab, python, spss etc. Due to the archaic nature of bureaucracy, many schools still focus on teaching handwritten statistics, which I have spent many years reviewing with students. For statistics like hypothesis testing, Anova, F test, chi Square, etc. I'm happy to help students for it a reasonable rate!
Calculus, Chemistry, SAT Math

Test Preparation

ACT Math,

ACT Math

With a 32 ACT score as a high school student, I did fairly well on the exam itself. Since then I have studied human cognitive function, memory, and test taking strategies. This has helped me reach the next level in helping my clients prepare for their exams. Every client I've worked with so far in the last six years on SAT and ACT prep has improved their score.
SAT Math

Ratings and Reviews


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4.8 (229 ratings)
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Reviews


Great Statistics Tutor and very patient!

Evan is helping my daughter prepare for her Statistics final. He mapped out the grades she needs to get on her up coming tests to pass the class which was very helpful. They covered the current section she is working on. Reviewing concepts she did not understand also giving her confidence by reinforcing the material she did know. He gave her some great tips for studying. My daughter now feels she will successfully pass the class. We are very fortunate to have found Evan. I would definitely recommend Evan he is amazing! I have already told friends and family to check out Wyzant for their tutoring needs.

Ann, 1 lesson with Evan

Statistics

Evan was so patient during our tutoring session and knew exactly how to answer each of my questions. I recommend him to anyone struggling with business stats as he knows the material very well.

Jennifer , 1 lesson with Evan

Knowledgeable and amazing with our son!

Evan is great at keeping our son engaged and focused! His test grades have gone from D's and F's to A's and highest in his class! We are super grateful to find Evan!

Kristine, 7 lessons with Evan

Thankful mom

My son connected w/Evan right away. It's so good to hear my son say, "He made it easy," "I haven't liked math in a long time" and "he explained it in a good way that made me understand"! Alg 2 and Chemistry

Evelyn, 23 lessons with Evan

Excellent Tutor

We only had a couple of weeks to prepare for a math placement test. Evan was very accommodating to our schedule and made sure we had every opportunity for tutoring. He was patient and great at explaining things. If you want a GREAT tutor for a GREAT price Evan is the way to go.

Vada, 3 lessons with Evan

Knowledgeable, reliable and reasonable

Evan did a fantastic job helping my son not only catch up on his Statistics, but also understand and learn the material. He was communicative with me regarding my son in an honest and caring way. I can see Evan loves teaching and specially helping his students thrive.

Lina, 1 lesson with Evan

Smart Tutor

My son feel confident and happy with pre algebra which is a miracle considering that he couldn't understands a word before him . Thanks so much for your patience and dedication.

Fabian , 2 lessons with Evan

Knowledgeable and professional

Evan helped mon son develop his great math skills and knowledge. His classes are really efficient and helpful. I will recommend this tutor to the other students.

Elena, 5 lessons with Evan

Knowledgeable and patient tutor.

Evan is very patience and helps to find the holes in prior teachings. My daughter was very frustrated with some of the concepts, but Evan has been able to quell those frustrations. He is able to teach the same concepts in different ways to adapt to the student. We have had 5 sessions with Evan, and will definitely be calling upon his expert tutelage again.

Lisa, 7 lessons with Evan
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