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Talya S.

Pacific Palisades, CA

$58/hour

UC Berkeley Grad/Math and Science Tutor, Homework Help (all ages!)

10+ Hours
4.6 average from 9 ratings
Knowledgeable and Helpful
— Megan, Woodland Hills, CA on 4/5/17

$58/Hour


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University of California, Berkeley
Physics

Education

University of California, Berkeley (Physics)

About Talya

I graduated from UC Berkeley in 2015 with a double major in Physics and Astrophysics, and now I am doing computational physics at a research/lab facility. I also am an actor, and spend much of my free time studying Shakespeare and doing musical theater. As a tutor, I believe my diverse set of interests and knowledge allow me the flexibility to customize my teaching style to the needs of each student.

I find so much joy in helping students not only understand challenging concepts, but improve their self-confidence and mindset. I believe hard work, patience, and a healthy dose of enthusiasm can get you just about anywhere!

I have studied a great deal of mathematics (up to Single-Variable/Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations and Linear Algebra) through my Physics degree. I have also revisited core mathematical subjects numerous times helping my younger sister through high school. In addition, studying Physics and Astrophysics at UC Berkeley has put me in an exceptional place to tutor high school and first year college physics.

Let's raise those grades--I would be so delighted to help you achieve your goals!
I graduated from UC Berkeley in 2015 with a double major in Physics and Astrophysics, and now I am doing computational physics at a research/lab facility. I also am an actor, and spend much of my free time studying Shakespeare and doing musical theater. As a tutor, I believe my diverse set of interests and knowledge allow me the flexibility to Read more

Policies
Cancellation
20 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

"Knowledgeable and Helpful"

- Megan, Woodland Hills, CA on 4/5/17

"Excellent lesson!"

- Britt, Santa Monica, CA on 1/24/17
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2,
Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Astronomy, Physics
Art:
Drawing, Theater
English:
Literature, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math
Computer:
Python

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 2

I have a B.A. in Physics and Astrophysics from UC Berkeley, and have a lot of experience tutoring Algebra 2. I am also very patient, and eager to work with students to make learning easy and fun!

University of California, Berkeley
Physics

Education

University of California, Berkeley (Physics)

Knowledgeable and Helpful

Talya helped me so much with my math placement assessment that determined my future college class! She was so patient and really took the time to help me and explain everything to me in a way that I could easily understand! She is the best!!

— Megan, Woodland Hills, CA on 4/5/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $58.00

Cancellation: 20 hours notice required

Travel policy

Talya will travel within 15 miles of Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.