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Archie M.

Tutor for Math Classes and Standardized Tests

Tutor for Math Classes and Standardized Tests

$50/hour

  • 251 hours tutoring

About Archie


Bio

Hi!

My name is Archie, and I LOVE math (math is FUN!)! I have loved math since I was in second grade. I loved math so much that in my senior year in high school, I took AP Calculus AB and AP Calculus BC at the same time, and then majored in math in college, and went on to grad school to learn as much math as I could!

I earned my bachelor's degree in mathematics (with a minor in computer science) from the University of San Diego (USD) and my doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in mathematics from the...

Hi!

My name is Archie, and I LOVE math (math is FUN!)! I have loved math since I was in second grade. I loved math so much that in my senior year in high school, I took AP Calculus AB and AP Calculus BC at the same time, and then majored in math in college, and went on to grad school to learn as much math as I could!

I earned my bachelor's degree in mathematics (with a minor in computer science) from the University of San Diego (USD) and my doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in mathematics from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD). I have been tutoring students since I was in high school, including students from Coronado High School, La Jolla Country Day School, University of San Diego (USD), SDSU, UCSD, and Australia (online)!

I am an Adjunct Assistant Professor at San Diego Mesa College. This Spring 2017, I am teaching Math 38 (Pre-Algebra and Study Skills) and Math 96 (Intermediate Algebra and Geometry). In the past semesters and summer sessions, I taught Math 46 (Elementary Algebra and Geometry), Math 104 (Trigonometry), Math 119 (Elementary Statistics), Math 150 (Calculus with Analytic Geometry I), Math 151 (Calculus with Analytic Geometry II), Math 245 (Discrete Mathematics), Math 252 (Calculus with Analytic Geometry III), Math 254 (Introduction to Linear Algebra), and Math 255 (Differential Equations).

I have also taught at the local universities. At UCSD, I taught Math 20B (Calculus for Science and Engineering II). At USD, I taught Math 90 (Intermediate Algebra), Math 115 (College Algebra), Math 150 (Calculus I), Math 151 (Calculus II), Math 310 (Applied Mathematics for Science and Engineering I), and Math 311 (Applied Mathematics for Science and Engineering II). At SDSU, I taught GMS 90 (Fundamentals of Mathematics), GMS 91 (Intermediate Algebra), and Math 254 (Introduction to Linear Algebra).

When I was in grad school (UCSD), I was a teaching assistant for Math 20D (Introduction to Differential Equations), Math 104 (Number Theory), and Math 110 (Partial Differential Equations).

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Education

University of San Diego
undergrad
University of California San Diego (UCSD)
PhD

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $50
  • Rate details: Group rates: $40/hr per person for groups of 2; $30/hr per person for groups of 3; $25/hr per person for groups of 4 or more.
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 6/25/2013

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Subjects

Business

GMAT, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Computer

Mathematica,

Mathematica

I am qualified to tutor in Mathematica because I used it while I was in grad school. I used Mathematica to plot graphs for my dissertation. I also used it in college for plotting graphs in Calculus 3.
MATLAB,

MATLAB

I am qualified to tutor in MATLAB because I used it while I was in grad school. I used MATLAB to calculate the eigenvalues of the adjacency matrices of the graphs for my dissertation. I also used it in college for plotting graphs in Calculus 3.
SAS,

SAS

I am qualified to tutor in SAS because I have been using SAS since 1999. I worked as a SAS programmer for several companies. I am the vice president of a local SAS Users Group.
HTML, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SQL

Corporate Training

GMAT, Grammar, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Spanish, SQL

Elementary Education

Elementary Math, Grammar, Spelling

English

Grammar, Proofreading, Spelling

Homeschool

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Spanish, Spelling

Language

Spanish

Math

Differential Equations,

Differential Equations

I am qualified to tutor in Differential Equations because I took the Differential Equations course at USD as an undergrad. I was also a Teaching Assistant for the Differential Equations course at UCSD for several quarters. I am currently tutoring a student in Partial Differential Equations.
Discrete Math,

Discrete Math

I am qualified to tutor in Discrete Math because I am a mathematician (specifically, a number theorist). Discrete Math includes a number of distinct areas of study such as mathematical logic, set theory, number theory, combinatorics, graph theory, and mathematical relations. My graduate work was in number theory and graph theory. I also took combinatorics in grad school. I tutored a high school student in Discrete Math recently.
Finite Math,

Finite Math

I taught Discrete Math this semester (Spring 2016) and last semester (Fall 2015). Among the finite math topics, I covered logic, sets, counting, I also taught Linear Algebra this semester, where I covered vectors and matrices. I also covered vectors in my Calculus III class this semester.
Linear Algebra,

Linear Algebra

I taught Linear Algebra at a university this semester (Spring 2016). I will also be teaching Linear Algebra at a community college this summer. As a math major, I took Linear Algebra as one of my classes and did very well in it.
Mathematica,

Mathematica

I am qualified to tutor in Mathematica because I used it while I was in grad school. I used Mathematica to plot graphs for my dissertation. I also used it in college for plotting graphs in Calculus 3.
MATLAB,

MATLAB

I am qualified to tutor in MATLAB because I used it while I was in grad school. I used MATLAB to calculate the eigenvalues of the adjacency matrices of the graphs for my dissertation. I also used it in college for plotting graphs in Calculus 3.
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Spanish

Summer

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, GED, Geometry, SAT Math, Spanish

Test Preparation

CBEST,

CBEST

I am qualified to tutor in CBEST (Math) because the skill areas being tested are estimation, measurement statistical principles, computation, problem solving, numerical, and graphic relationships. These skill areas are well within my capabilities as a mathematician. I have tutored students in similar tests such as SAT Math and TEAS (Math).
ISEE,

ISEE

I am qualified to tutor in ISEE (Math) because the skill areas being tested are found in arithmetic through pre-calculus. These skill areas are well within my capabilities as a mathematician. I have tutored students in ISEE (Math). I use the Socratic or inquiry method of teaching so that students can arrive at their own conclusions and build knowledge.
TEAS,

TEAS

I am qualified to tutor in TEAS (Math) because the skill areas being tested are basic math skills such as whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percents, geometry, measurement, probability, statistics, equations, inequalities, exponents, polynomials, and radicals. These skill areas are within my capabilities as a mathematician. I have tutored students in tests such as SAT Math, GRE Math, and TEAS (Math).
ACT Math, ASVAB, GED, GMAT, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, SSAT

Examples of Expertise


Archie has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 1 question submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


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4.8 (49 ratings)
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Reviews


Fast response and knowledgeable tutor

My stepdaughter needed a touring for her assignment. Mr. Archie responded me fast. He was very patient, knowledgeable, and detailed to explain the math questions my stepdaughter. Very appreciate his help. Thank you so much!

Ann, 1 lesson with Archie

Knowledgeable and patient tutor

I was struggling with linear programming HW, so I scheduled a tutor session with Archie. It went very well. He knows the concept of linear programming very well and did a pretty good job of explaining it. Highly recommended and I will def schedule for future sessions with him.

Yuchen, 1 lesson with Archie

Helpful and Clear

Archie was helpful, and he was able to give some clarification on some areas that caused confusion. A couple of examples were discussed, and by the end of the session, number theory made a lot more sense. Highly recommend!

Suzy, 4 lessons with Archie

Very knowledgeable and patient. Archie was so helpful.

Archie was patient. I really appreciated how he took the time to explain the math problems. He even gave me extra tips that I would have never thought of. I loved his point of view.

Sierra, 3 lessons with Archie

SAS and Statistics

Archie was very helpful as I was having a hard time learning how to use SAS and he helped me he started. It was very helpful that we were able to meet in person and that he was able to help me on a short notice. Thank you.

Esmeralda , 1 lesson with Archie

Highly Knowledgeable and patient tutor

I am currently using Archie for a graduate Discrete Math class that I am taking and he has been very patient and gone through each section from A to Z with me and goes out of his way to illustrate concepts visually to help me understand the material better. He is highly passionate about math and enjoys working through tough concepts with his students.

Kevin, 7 lessons with Archie

Patient tutor

Archie is extremely credible phd grad who can definitely help students with any level of math class. He is patient and explains through every steps to make sure that the student understand the concept.

Riku , 6 lessons with Archie

SAS and Statistics, find another tutor

When I was doing my research about which tutor to meet with, Archie grabbed my attention because his top heading states that he is SAS qualified and he is the Vice President of local SAS User Group. So I meet with Archie because I was having issues with the program SAS. We spent about an hour figuring the issue, but all the time he was googling on how to fix the issue. I mean, if you say you are qualified in SAS and have good knowledge of the program, I don't think you have to take almost an hour basing it on google. Also, Archie has on his profile that he has taught Math 119 (Statistics), so I asked him if the statistical method that I was going to use OK, and he replied that he did not know and that I should contact another tutor that know about Statistics. So if you are looking for a tutor, just double-check their profile, and if you are looking for someone to help you with SAS or Statistics, I would probably see another tutor.

Gloria, 1 lesson with Archie
Tutor responded:

I'm sorry you feel that way, Gloria. Your issue was not really SAS-specific. It was trying to read a data set using SAS University Edition, which I had never used before, plus the way it uses libname is different from the way I was used to, so yes, I had to Google it and eventually figured it out. But, that's the key -- I was able to figure out something that I didn't know to begin with. I have taught Math 119, which is Elementary Statistics. You were asking about the different kinds of regressions and which is the best to use with your data. I am not a statistician and I didn't want to give you the wrong answer, so I suggested that you contact an expert. You were looking for a SAS tutor, not a statistics tutor, and I never claimed I was a statistics tutor. If you look at my subjects, statistics is not listed at all. In your message, you asked, "Would you be able to fix if an error comes out in SAS or any mistake that I am doing?" The SAS error was due to syntax specific to SAS University Edition, not SAS in general. Was I able to fix that issue? Yes. You had missing semicolons in your proc format code, so it was not running. Was I able to fix that issue? Yes, and I did not need to Google that. Thank you for your feedback!

Great tutor!

If it wasn't for Archie, I would have failed the course. Archie is understanding of his student's needs. It was well worth my money. Thanks again.

William, 1 lesson with Archie
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