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Steve A.

Ashton, ID

$65/hour

Steve the Math Guy - Tutor for ACT, SAT, GRE, and ASVAB

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4.6 average from 13 ratings

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Brigham Young University BSME
Mechanical Engineer

Education

Brigham Young University BSME (Mechanical Engineer)

About Steve

Light hearted tutoring focused on your needs from a mechanical engineer who learned it the hard way. We will pinpoint where you need help using diagnostic quizzes, videos, and sample problems, building your skills, speed, and confidence to reach your goals.
I graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a Math minor. My engineering major required courses in Chemistry, Physics, Thermodynamics, Statics, Fluids, besides Calculus, Linear Algebra, Numerical Analysis, and Multivariable Optimization.

I have always loved being a teacher. I taught as a volunteer in Bolivia for 2 years and later went with my family to Guatemala for 6 months to teach in an elementary school. I have tutored English deficient high school students in all subjects and taught English and Spanish courses in my community. I have also taught Junior High Wood Shop, Technology, and PE, and have served as a BSA Scoutmaster and High School Track coach and gymnastics coach.

I remember being in your shoes - not even knowing the right questions to ask to get the help I needed from professors that didn't have time to teach their classes well, let alone to privately guide a struggling student.

I also remember when it "clicked" in my brain! Sometime during my first calculus class I realized that I really understood algebra and trigonometry! It felt good and I have really enjoyed helping others find their way through it.

I will show you what you need to do, which is usually a lot of work on your part between tutoring sessions. I will help you through the difficult parts until you know you are ready for that exam that is so important for your career.
Light hearted tutoring focused on your needs from a mechanical engineer who learned it the hard way. We will pinpoint where you need help using diagnostic quizzes, videos, and sample problems, building your skills, speed, and confidence to reach your goals.
I graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS in
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Policies
Cancellation
36 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Ashton, ID 83420
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Science:
ACT Science
English:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, AFOQT, ASVAB, GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Business:
GRE

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Brigham Young University BSME
Mechanical Engineer

Education

Brigham Young University BSME (Mechanical Engineer)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Travel policy

Steve will travel within 40 miles of Ashton, ID 83420.