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James S.

Former math tutor for UCCS and PPCC

Former math tutor for UCCS and PPCC

$30/hour

  • 293 hours tutoring

  • Colorado Springs, CO 80904

About James


Bio

I have 3 years of experience tutoring math for the University of Colorado and about 4 years privately tutoring on my own. With my degree in engineering I have a good deal of experience with critical thinking in general as well as the math required for that degree. When I graduated I was no longer eligible to keep tutoring there as they only hire students! So because I loved that job I want to keep tutoring and I would love to help you out.

Tutoring math is one of the most rewarding things...

I have 3 years of experience tutoring math for the University of Colorado and about 4 years privately tutoring on my own. With my degree in engineering I have a good deal of experience with critical thinking in general as well as the math required for that degree. When I graduated I was no longer eligible to keep tutoring there as they only hire students! So because I loved that job I want to keep tutoring and I would love to help you out.

Tutoring math is one of the most rewarding things I've ever done. Having been a math student myself, I know how frustrating it is to be confronted with a big set of problems that you know is going to take all night because the wording in the theorem is all Greek or because the equation makes no sense. It's a special thing to be able to turn a nightmare into a manageable project or better yet, something you actually enjoy!

My expertise is mostly in algebra, precalculus, and calculus. Whether you're in high school or college, I can provide homework assistance, test prep, and material reviews in a way that will help you to understand the concepts behind those weird theorems and axioms so you can actually use them to get your homework done AND perform better on tests!

I am currently available after 3:30 Monday through Friday. Contact me if you're looking for a weekend slot as those are hit or miss depending on the day. I'm looking forward to working with you!


Education

B.S. Degree
Mechanical engineer

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $30
  • Rate details: Add $10 per extra student per session. Plans not confirmed 24 hours in advance will be considered cancelled. Plans cancelled less than 24 hours in advance will still be charged.
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 40 miles of Colorado Springs, CO 80904
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 1/18/2018

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have tutored algebra, precalculus, and calculus for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Community College for 3 years.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I tutored algebra as part of my job tutoring for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Community College for the last 3 years.
Calculus,

Calculus

I tutored all 3 levels of calculus for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for 3 years.
Precalculus

Precalculus

I tutored precalculus as part of my job tutoring for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for the last 3 years.

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have tutored algebra, precalculus, and calculus for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Community College for 3 years.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I tutored algebra as part of my job tutoring for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Community College for the last 3 years.
Calculus,

Calculus

I tutored all 3 levels of calculus for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for 3 years.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I tutored precalculus as part of my job tutoring for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for the last 3 years.
Trigonometry

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have tutored algebra, precalculus, and calculus for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Community College for 3 years.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I tutored algebra as part of my job tutoring for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Community College for the last 3 years.
Calculus,

Calculus

I tutored all 3 levels of calculus for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for 3 years.
Precalculus

Precalculus

I tutored precalculus as part of my job tutoring for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for the last 3 years.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have tutored algebra, precalculus, and calculus for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Community College for 3 years.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I tutored algebra as part of my job tutoring for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak Community College for the last 3 years.
Calculus

Calculus

I tutored all 3 levels of calculus for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for 3 years.

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

4.8 (107 ratings)
5 star
(93)
4 star
(12)
3 star
(0)
2 star
(1)
1 star
(1)

Reviews

Easy to learn from

James is very patient and flexible. After two weeks my sons grade went from a 46% to a 76%! This is remarkable learning.

Cristi, 3 lessons with James

Algebra

Very helpful. Explain things really well. He was friendly and does math really well if anybody is looking for a tutor for math. This guy is the person to request!

Michael, 2 lessons with James

Excellent tutor

James tutored my daughter in Calculus. He did a great job. I am happy we can count on James whenever my daughter is confused.

Jesse, 3 lessons with James

Terrific pre-calc finals prep!

James did an outstanding job of helping my son prepare for his pre-calc final. He helped my son get a better handle on a couple of pre-calc concepts he was struggling with. Strong tutor with great communication skills. Thanks James!

Jeff, 1 lesson with James

James is the best!

Since meeting with James, my test scores have been steadily increasing. I feel more confident and assured in class. with the one on one teaching with James I can ask all the questions I may be embarrassed to ask in class. He clears up misconceptions and even shows me more efficient ways to complete problems.

Samara , 17 lessons with James

Very smart and patient tutor

James walked me through the lessons of calculus that i did not know, almost teaching me the subjects. He was very understanding and supportive in the answers and directed me to the correct ones.

Mina, 4 lessons with James

great first lesson!

James did a great job and was patient. Good communication and worked with my daughter well. Seems knowledgable on the topics and good approach.

Shirley, 8 lessons with James
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$30/hour

James S.

$30/hour

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Response time: 37 minutes