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Richard L.

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

$40/hour

A results-oriented tutor.

900+ Hours
Background check passed as of 10/28/15
5.0 average from 182 ratings
Beyond genius
— Brian, Palm Beach, FL on 2/9/17

$40/Hour


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Tufts University
MIT
MBA

Education

Tufts University

MIT (MBA)

About Richard

My approach to tutoring places heavy emphasis on insuring that the student understands the basic theory underlying the subject matter. Once that is established, problem sets are completed to drive home the theory.
My knowledge base was obtained through strong academic training, business experience, significant tutoring and teaching experience and currently active as a substitute teacher in the middle schools of Palm beach County.
I am patient, understanding and teach at the pace of student`s ability to absorb the subject matter.
My approach to tutoring places heavy emphasis on insuring that the student understands the basic theory underlying the subject matter. Once that is established, problem sets are completed to drive home the theory.
My knowledge base was obtained through strong academic training, business experience, significant tutoring and teaching
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Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Background Check: Passed

"Beyond genius"

- Brian, Palm Beach, FL on 2/9/17

"Knowledgeable and patient tutor"

- Richard, West Palm Beach, FL on 4/16/17
Richard replied on 4/20/2017

Thank you. Hope all is going well.

"Great tutor"

- Aristides, West Palm Beach, FL on 3/18/17
Richard replied on 3/20/2017

Thank you. I hope you did well on your exam.

"Kind, knowledgeable & patient"

- Kate, Jupiter, FL on 12/14/16

"Very knowledgeable and professional"

- Jay, West Palm Beach, FL on 7/16/16

"Great Tutor"

- Sarah, Hobe Sound, FL on 7/10/16

"Fantastic tutor! Highly recommend!"

- Sean, Jupiter, FL on 6/14/16

"Great Tutor!"

- Cara, Jacksonville, FL on 3/31/16

"Knowledgeable Tutor"

- David, West Palm Beach, FL on 1/27/16

"Very knowledgeable, patient and thorough."

- Dustin, Boca Raton, FL on 1/24/16

"Very experienced and helpful!"

- Johannes, West Palm Beach, FL on 12/2/15

"He is patient and knowlegeable!"

- Laura, Palm City, FL on 9/26/15

"Friendly and engaged"

- Nicholas, Boca Raton, FL on 7/7/15

"Really knows his stuff."

- Steve, Boca Raton, FL on 5/31/15

"Excellent Tutor!"

- Allison, Boca Raton, FL on 5/29/15

"Great tutor"

- Elizabeth, Jupiter, FL on 2/12/15

"Best decision!"

- Daniel, Palm Beach Gardens, FL on 11/17/14

"Very Patient and Diligent"

- Jay, North Palm Beach, FL on 8/11/14

"Great tutor! Would be lost without him!"

- Tommy, Palm Beach Gardens, FL on 3/20/14

"Highly Recommended!"

- Tatiana, Palm Beach Gardens, FL on 11/18/13

"Great tutor"

- Brigitte, Palm Beach Gardens, FL on 11/17/13
Math:
Algebra 1,
Elementary Math, Financial Accounting,
Finite Math, GED, Geometry, GRE, Managerial Accounting,
Prealgebra
English:
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development,
GED, GRE
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Writing
History:
Writing
Special Needs:
Elementary Math, Phonics, Reading
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Writing

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 1

I serve as a substitute teacher in the middle schools in Palm Beach County in the math classes.

Business

I have 40 years of business experience in management consulting and senior executive positions. In addition, I teach a course on Leadership, Team Building and Business Communications in an MBA Program in the college of business at a major university.

Career Development

I teach a college course in Leadership at the MBA level. It includes a segment on Developing Leadership Skills, which is key to career development. I have served as a mentor to many entry level and middle managers as their careers progressed.

English

I assist students in improving their English speaking capabilities by speaking with them and correcting as we proceed, reviewing with them commonly used expressions, working with them as they make presentations,etc. Each student is evaluated prior to acceptance to insure that i can assist them. Based on this initial evaluation, a specific program is prepared.
I help students improve their public speaking capabilities by focusing on audience analysis, speech preparation, speech delivery, and critique and help.

ESL/ESOL

I specialize in assisting foreign nationals improve their English skills. In the past year I have worked with a South Korean, a Lithuanian, a Colombian, a Swiss national and a Brazilian.

Financial Accounting

I have many years of experience working with financial statements, as well as teaching and tutoring in accounting and finance.

Managerial Accounting

I have many years of experience working with financial statements, as well as teaching and tutoring in accounting and finance.

Marketing

I have an MBA from MIT. Included in this program were many marketing courses. I served as the Director of U,S Marketing for the largest accounting/consulting firm in the world. As part of my consulting practice, I advise many clients on their marketing programs.

Public Speaking

I taught a course on Business Communications for five summers in the MBA program at the College of Business at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. This included Audience Analysis, Speech Preparation, and Speech Presentation. I currently tutor foreign nationals in giving presentations. I was a management consultant for more than 30 years during which time I gave hundreds of presentations and speeches.

Tufts University
MIT
MBA

Education

Tufts University

MIT (MBA)

Beyond genius

Richard is truly a beyond brilliant individual, with an innate talent for all things accounting. He simplifies the subject matter, and is patient/kind. I highly recommend him to everyone.

— Brian, Palm Beach, FL on 2/9/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Richard will travel within 40 miles of Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418.