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Richard C.

Cedar Rapids, IA

$45/hour

Got Math?

Background check passed as of 11/4/15
4.9 average from 332 ratings
Patient and effective math tutor
— Glenn, Hubbard, OR on 6/10/16

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Grand View College, Des Moines, Iowa
Mathematics
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Enrolled

Education

Grand View College, Des Moines, Iowa (Mathematics)

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (Enrolled)

About Richard

Hello to all my new neighbors in Cedar Rapids!
My wife, 3 kids, and I recently moved to Marion from the Portland, Oregon area because she was offered a great job at a local hospital. We couldn't wait to get back to our home state after just a year away.
I have tutored over 1000 hours in subjects ranging from Pre-Algebra to College level Statistics and Calculus. I have also helped many students prepare for SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT and ASVAB tests.
I have a BS in Mathematics from Grand View in Des Moines and am now working on a Master's at Iowa in Actuarial Science.
If you have aspirations of a career in the sciences, economics, finance, or even business, then mathematics is quite possibly the most important language to learn. Having a good background in Algebra, Geometry, and even Pre-Calculus now will make things so much easier when you get subjects like Calculus and Differential Equations later on.

Please ask me about group rates and referral bonuses! I realize hiring a tutor can be a big investment but one that can pay off for you and your kids in the long run.

Let's get together for a session and see if it's a good fit!

All the best,
Rich
Hello to all my new neighbors in Cedar Rapids!
My wife, 3 kids, and I recently moved to Marion from the Portland, Oregon area because she was offered a great job at a local hospital. We couldn't wait to get back to our home state after just a year away.
I have tutored over 1000 hours in subjects ranging from Pre-
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Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Background Check: Passed

"Patient and effective math tutor"

- Glenn, Hubbard, OR on 6/10/16

"Great Communicator & Very Knowledgeable"

- Regina, West Linn, OR on 3/9/16

"Knowledgeable and Patient Tutor"

- Lori, Lake Oswego, OR on 3/3/16

"Flexible"

- Joshua, Portland, OR on 2/25/16

"Very knowledgeable and understanding"

- Jeff, Portland, OR on 2/9/16

"Impressive"

- Jennifer, Battle Ground, WA on 1/13/16

"First session was a success!"

- Lisa, Tualatin, OR on 12/21/15

"Great Teacher"

- Sara, Portland, OR on 12/14/15

"Knowledgeable, and easy to work with"

- Austin, Happy Valley, OR on 10/22/15

"Great Lesson"

- Tracy, Runnells, IA on 1/7/15

"Great tutor, likes to focus on concepts"

- Jackie, West Des Moines, IA on 1/4/15

"Richard has achieved amazing results!"

- Kelly, Urbandale, IA on 4/15/14

"Excellent!"

- Kristin, Ankeny, IA on 1/24/14

"Patient and understanding."

- Tom, Des Moines, IA on 12/18/13

"Very good tutor."

- Mohan, Johnston, IA on 6/12/13

"Excellent tutor!"

- Keri, Johnston, IA on 5/21/13

"Added Much-needed Depth of Understanding and Made it Fun!"

- Margaret, Des Moines, IA on 4/22/13

"Nice job."

- Julie, Clive, IA on 2/8/13
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Reading
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading
Business:
Economics, GRE

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Grand View College, Des Moines, Iowa
Mathematics
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Enrolled

Education

Grand View College, Des Moines, Iowa (Mathematics)

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (Enrolled)

Patient and effective math tutor — Richard is a great tutor. He not only helped our son better understand the concepts and processes needed for Algebra, he also taught the importance of doing work beyond the school assignment. This was very helpful in preparing for both the SAT and ACT tests. Richard's firm and patient approach helped build our son's confidence in his ability to "do math." Thank you, Richard! ...

— Glenn, Hubbard, OR on 6/10/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Richard will travel within 40 miles of Cedar Rapids, IA 52402.