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Marika F.

Santa Barbara, CA

$35/hour

Enthusiastic Tutor For Any Subject

5+ Hours
4.0 average from 2 ratings
very good tutor
— Ben, Waxhaw, NC on 9/8/16

$35/Hour


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Clark University
Physics

Education

Clark University (Physics)

About Marika

I discovered my love of teaching back in elementary school when classmates started asking me for homework help, and I haven't looked back since! I began formally tutoring in high school and am now on a path towards earning a degree in secondary education from Clark University and a teaching license. I aced nearly every class I took in high school, 10 of which were AP, and have experience tutoring for all these subjects, including math through calculus, English, and several types of history.

My top specialty is physics. I am currently working towards my B.A. in physics and will be traveling to Europe next year to do research at a top university. I have taken mechanics and electricity and magnetism at the college level, and have a lot of experience tutoring high school physics. This subject is my passion and I love passing that on!

In addition to academics, I am able to capably tutor ballroom dance. I have been performing and teaching dance since I was very young, and am currently a competitive ballroom dancer at the bronze level. I have been competing for about a year and have won ribbons as both a leader and a follower in all four styles of competitive ballroom, meaning I am able to teach the traditional roles for both guys and girls, and am more than happy to do either or both!

My favorite moments are being able to explain something to someone and watch them light up when they finally understand. I understand that sometimes it's difficult, but I think there's no better feeling than overcoming that in order to learn, and I love being able to spread that around.

My schedule is extremely flexible, and I would love to hear from you if you're interested in working with me on any subject, either in person or online. Let me know, and I'll do everything I can to help you reach your goals.
I discovered my love of teaching back in elementary school when classmates started asking me for homework help, and I haven't looked back since! I began formally tutoring in high school and am now on a path towards earning a degree in secondary education from Clark University and a teaching license. I aced nearly every class I took in high school, Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 1 miles of Santa Barbara, CA 93109

"very good tutor"

- Ben, Waxhaw, NC on 9/8/16
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2,
Calculus,
Geometry,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Physics
English:
Literature, Proofreading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, SAT Math
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Elementary Education:
Vocabulary
Sports/Recreation:
Ballroom Dancing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Algebra 2

I aced Algebra 2 when I took it high school, and am now in college with three years of calculus under my belt. I have also been tutoring math, mostly algebra, to high school students for two years, and have had great success so far!

Ballroom Dancing

I am a competitive ballroom dancer at the bronze level, and have been competing for about a year. I have won ribbons as both a leader and follower in all four styles of competitive ballroom. This gives me the unique ability to teach the traditional roles for both boys and girls, and demonstrate both sides for a student in order to help them understand the interactions within a partnership.

Calculus

I have taken three years of calculus so far, and aced them all. I also have two years of experience tutoring various math subjects including calculus, and have been very successful with it!

Geometry

In high school, I took geometry online, and was easily able to grasp the concepts without any help, so I have a full understanding of this subject that has helped me greatly throughout the three years of calculus that I have now taken. I also have two years of experience tutoring all levels of math including geometry, and have had great success so far!

Clark University
Physics

Education

Clark University (Physics)

very good tutor

Marika taught me some integral calculus and while there were some hiccups I felt i understood the material much better than i did before.

— Ben, Waxhaw, NC on 9/8/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Travel policy

Marika will travel within 1 miles of Santa Barbara, CA 93109.