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Nick A.

(Fully Vaccinated!) Stanford Grad - Math, Science, and Test-Prep Tutor

(Fully Vaccinated!) Stanford Grad - Math, Science, and Test-Prep Tutor

$160/hour

  • 307 hours tutoring

About Nick


Bio

Hello, my name is Nick! I graduated from Stanford University with a BS in Science, Technology, and Society as well as an MS in Mechanical Engineering. As the son of two educators, I have always valued the chance to share my knowledge with others in ways that help them reach higher levels of understanding.

I started mentoring other students in high school, both as a regular grade-school tutor and teacher at summer enrichment camps, and continued developing these skills as a graduate level...

Hello, my name is Nick! I graduated from Stanford University with a BS in Science, Technology, and Society as well as an MS in Mechanical Engineering. As the son of two educators, I have always valued the chance to share my knowledge with others in ways that help them reach higher levels of understanding.

I started mentoring other students in high school, both as a regular grade-school tutor and teacher at summer enrichment camps, and continued developing these skills as a graduate level Teaching Assistant in the Mechanical Engineering department while at Stanford. I have experience working with all age groups from elementary school through adult learners prepping for the GRE. My expertise spans multiple levels of Math, Science, History, and English. I am also highly experienced with standardized tests, having helped dozens of students raise their scores on the ACT, SAT, and GRE, all of which I scored in the top 2% nationally.

I'm an observant communicator who knows how to change my approach when things aren't working. My goal is to help students reach understanding of material, not just knowledge, so I never let fake "OK's" go unaddressed.

I am very flexible when it comes to times and/or locations. I am easy to reach and quick to respond. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have or to schedule a session!

2021 Update: I am also fully vaccinated and open to in-person sessions as final exams and college test-prep deadlines approach!


Education

Stanford University
STS
Stanford University (Mechanical Engineering)
Masters

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Subjects

Business

GRE

GRE

I took the GRE in 2013 when applying to grad school and received a 167/170 on both the verbal and quantitative reasoning sections.

Corporate Training

Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar

English

ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, Proofreading, SAT Reading

History

American History

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

As dorky as it sounds, I love math and love getting others to like it too! From the time I was a state-ranked high school mathlete, through engineering school, and into hundreds of hours tutoring algebra today, my love of math has not waned. I look forward to sharing it with you or your student!
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

As dorky as it sounds, I love math and love getting others to like it too! From the time I was a state-ranked high school mathlete, through engineering school, and into hundreds of hours tutoring algebra today, my love of math has not waned. I look forward to sharing it with you or your student!
Physics,

Physics

Before earning my master's degree in mechanical engineering and my bachelor's degree with a technical depth in physics, I received a perfect 36 on my ACT Science portion and a 4 on the AP Physics C exam. I also placed 4th in Texas' JETS TEAM+S competition in 2009 and 6th in 2010.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

As dorky as it sounds, I love math and love getting others to like it too! From the time I was a state-ranked high school mathlete, through engineering school, and into hundreds of hours tutoring today, my love of math has not waned. I look forward to sharing it with you or your student!
Calculus, Geometry, SAT Math, SAT Reading

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

As dorky as it sounds, I love math and love getting others to like it too! From the time I was a state-ranked high school mathlete, through engineering school, and into hundreds of hours tutoring algebra today, my love of math has not waned. I look forward to sharing it with you or your student!
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

As dorky as it sounds, I love math and love getting others to like it too! From the time I was a state-ranked high school mathlete, through engineering school, and into hundreds of hours tutoring algebra today, my love of math has not waned. I look forward to sharing it with you or your student!
Physics,

Physics

Before earning my master's degree in mechanical engineering and my bachelor's degree with a technical depth in physics, I received a perfect 36 on my ACT Science portion and a 4 on the AP Physics C exam. I also placed 4th in Texas' JETS TEAM+S competition in 2009 and 6th in 2010.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

As dorky as it sounds, I love math and love getting others to like it too! From the time I was a state-ranked high school mathlete, through engineering school, and into hundreds of hours tutoring today, my love of math has not waned. I look forward to sharing it with you or your student!
ACT Math, Calculus, Geometry, SAT Math, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

As dorky as it sounds, I love math and love getting others to like it too! From the time I was a state-ranked high school mathlete, through engineering school, and into hundreds of hours tutoring algebra today, my love of math has not waned. I look forward to sharing it with you or your student!
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

As dorky as it sounds, I love math and love getting others to like it too! From the time I was a state-ranked high school mathlete, through engineering school, and into hundreds of hours tutoring algebra today, my love of math has not waned. I look forward to sharing it with you or your student!
Physics,

Physics

Before earning my master's degree in mechanical engineering and my bachelor's degree with a technical depth in physics, I received a perfect 36 on my ACT Science portion and a 4 on the AP Physics C exam. I also placed 4th in Texas' JETS TEAM+S competition in 2009 and 6th in 2010.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

As dorky as it sounds, I love math and love getting others to like it too! From the time I was a state-ranked high school mathlete, through engineering school, and into hundreds of hours tutoring today, my love of math has not waned. I look forward to sharing it with you or your student!
Calculus, Geometry

Music

Drums

Drums

Though I got my first snare drum at 4 years old, my real dedicated experience started in middle school. I've been drumming since then for the past 14 years, performing in multiple bands and musical ensembles on both drum set and marching snare. I was leader of my college drumline, a position that required weekly teaching of parts to section members.

Science

ACT Science,

ACT Science

As the son of two molecular biology PhDs, science has always been a familiar and comfortable subject for me. Before earning my master's degree in mechanical engineering and my bachelor's degree with a technical depth in physics, I received a perfect 36 on my ACT Science portion, a 5 on AP Biology and 4 on AP Physics C exams. I also placed 4th in Texas' JETS TEAM+S competition in 2009 and 6th in 2010.
Physics

Physics

Before earning my master's degree in mechanical engineering and my bachelor's degree with a technical depth in physics, I received a perfect 36 on my ACT Science portion and a 4 on the AP Physics C exam. I also placed 4th in Texas' JETS TEAM+S competition in 2009 and 6th in 2010.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

As dorky as it sounds, I love math and love getting others to like it too! From the time I was a state-ranked high school mathlete, through engineering school, and into hundreds of hours tutoring algebra today, my love of math has not waned. I look forward to sharing it with you or your student!
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

As dorky as it sounds, I love math and love getting others to like it too! From the time I was a state-ranked high school mathlete, through engineering school, and into hundreds of hours tutoring algebra today, my love of math has not waned. I look forward to sharing it with you or your student!
Physics,

Physics

Before earning my master's degree in mechanical engineering and my bachelor's degree with a technical depth in physics, I received a perfect 36 on my ACT Science portion and a 4 on the AP Physics C exam. I also placed 4th in Texas' JETS TEAM+S competition in 2009 and 6th in 2010.
Calculus, GED, Geometry, SAT Math

Test Preparation

ACT Science,

ACT Science

As the son of two molecular biology PhDs, science has always been a familiar and comfortable subject for me. Before earning my master's degree in mechanical engineering and my bachelor's degree with a technical depth in physics, I received a perfect 36 on my ACT Science portion, a 5 on AP Biology and 4 on AP Physics C exams. I also placed 4th in Texas' JETS TEAM+S competition in 2009 and 6th in 2010.
GRE,

GRE

I took the GRE in 2013 when applying to grad school and received a 167/170 on both the verbal and quantitative reasoning sections.
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, GED, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading

Examples of Expertise


Nick has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 3 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

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Super knowledgeable and expert with test prep!

Nick really helped our high school student with SAT preparation and we love his enthusiasm in teaching. I would recommend him to anyone!

Melvin, 10 lessons with Nick

Excellent

Nick has worked with my daughter a few times now and he is the best tutor she has had. He is knowledgeable but also down to earth with working with a 16 year old. I HIGHLY recommend him!

Michele, 10 lessons with Nick

$160/hour

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