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Patient and Knowledgeable Ivy League Math, Science, and Test Tutor
Sam S.

1,077 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Hourly Rate: $45

Response time: 2 hours

Sam S.'s Photo

Patient and Knowledgeable Ivy League Math, Science, and Test Tutor
Patient and Knowledgeable Ivy League Math, Science, and Test Tutor
Sam S.

1,077 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

1,077 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

About Sam


Bio

For the past 17 years, with great success and satisfaction, I taught all subjects to high school students at a small, non-traditional private school in Denver. In addition, afternoon and evening hours were spent working individually with students of all types in credit accrual, subject tutoring, and test preparation. I teach Math including Algebra, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus; All science except advanced Physics; any history, and test preparation for college entrance exams or GED,...

For the past 17 years, with great success and satisfaction, I taught all subjects to high school students at a small, non-traditional private school in Denver. In addition, afternoon and evening hours were spent working individually with students of all types in credit accrual, subject tutoring, and test preparation. I teach Math including Algebra, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus; All science except advanced Physics; any history, and test preparation for college entrance exams or GED, including essays and research papers.

I enjoy teaching immensely but timing and finances allowed me to retire from my former position in July, 2013 (I now serve on the Board of Directors). My educational background (Yale University, Geology and Geophysics) lends itself to Math and Science but I have read extensively in other subjects, as well. I have passed the Teacher certification tests in Colorado and Michigan in Secondary Math and Science, qualified for Alternative Certification in Colorado, and have a Substitute authorization. Please note that I will be unavailable from June 10 to August 14th. I will respond to inquiries, however.


Education

Yale University
Geology and Geophysi

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Subjects

Elementary Education

Vocabulary

English

ACT English, ACT Reading, Literature, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

History

American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History

Homeschool

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Writing

Language

TOEFL

Math

ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math

Most Popular

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Writing

Other

Geography, Government & Politics

Science

ACT Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physical Science, Physics

Summer

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, GED, Geometry, Physics, SAT Math, Writing

Test Preparation

ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GED, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, TOEFL

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

4.9 (404 ratings)
5 star
(380)
4 star
(22)
3 star
(1)
2 star
(0)
1 star
(1)

Reviews

First session

My son seemed to have a better grasp of algebra after his first session. Sam jumped in and helped areas of deficiency. He is looking forward to his next session

Robert, 12 lessons with Sam

Knowledgeable and Patient Tutor

Sam is very caring and knowledgeable about Math. My daughter Taylor enjoys the time spent with Sam as he's always able to help her understand Math better and gives her confidence in her knowledge of the subject. Sam is a joy and we have seen improvements with Taylor this year

Marie, 25 lessons with Sam

Great Tutor! Patient and knowledgeable

Sam’s wonderful! Works very well with my daughter and is patient and knowledgeable! He works with your schedule and is understandable!

Tawnya, 2 lessons with Sam

Great style of teaching and patient.

Sam just started working with my son, we've already scheduled follow up sessions. He was very easy for him to understand and explained things well, good sense of humor and easy to work with.

Jen, 14 lessons with Sam

Great tutor!!

Sam really helped my daughter to improve her SSAT score in 30 points. Very patient! Sam even offered to help us on thanksgiving day!!! I Definitely recommend Sam. Great tutor.

Lina , 34 lessons with Sam

Knowledgeable and patient tutor

Calm, easy manner, worked on exponents with my middle schooler. Afterward, my child said Sam was one of the best teachers he has had. Definitely continuing to work with Sam.

Lori, 31 lessons with Sam

Knowledgeable and patient chem tutor.

My son had 3 sessions with Sam to help him with chemistry. Sam really helped him improve his understanding of chemistry and they worked through his study guide and prepared him for his final.

Kelly, 3 lessons with Sam

Geometry tutoring

Sam really knows Geometry. He mades learning geometry fun for my son. He is excellent at breaking things down so my son understands the material without just giving him the answer. My son now has a new confidence in his Geometry class, thanks to Sam!

Michelle, 49 lessons with Sam

Sam S - Math

Sam S. was patient, encouraging and calm; his approach focused on what my child does know and building on that, he gave positive feedback throughout the session- great first experience with tutoring!

Sandra, 2 lessons with Sam
Hourly Rate: $45
Response time: 2 hours
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