Over 20 tutoring hours

Madalina P.

Chicago, IL

$35/hr

Effective and Patient Math Tutor

In-person lessons
Replies in 8 hours
Background check passed as of 10/2/14
5.0 Avg. Rating
 
 
24 Ratings
 
 
8hrs Response Time
Kind and patient tutor for algerbra and statistics
— Emanuel, Chicago, IL on 8/12/15

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UIC at Chicago, IL
Statistics and Math

Education

UIC at Chicago, IL (Statistics and Math)

About Madalina

I have been a mathematics tutor in the Chicago area for over ten years now. I’ve tutored students ranging from elementary to high school, helping them not only raise their grades and test scores, but gain the confidence needed to excel and achieve on their own. Different students have different needs, and to explain anything from simple to complex concepts, I take a personalized approach on a student-to-student basis. I have extensive experience in elementary math, algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and precalculus. Using this experience, I've helped students prepare for math quizzes, midterms, final exams, and homework, or specific examinations such as the MAP MATH, ISAT, ACT, and SAT. With my help and the hard work of the students, many have been accepted into college prep high schools and prestigious colleges. As an educator and a mother of two, I know patience is important, and I never give up on my students. I have been a mathematics tutor in the Chicago area for over ten years now. I’ve tutored students ranging from elementary to high school, helping them not only raise their grades and test scores, but gain the confidence needed to Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 6 miles of Chicago, IL 60640
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Kind and patient tutor for algerbra and statistics"

- Emanuel, Chicago, IL on 8/12/15

"Great tutor!"

- Ramona, Lincolnwood, IL on 9/20/14
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
SAT Math

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ACT Math

I have helped many students achieve high ACT Math scores. I teach them the right curriculum and maximize their potential by learning how to simplify the word questions, (translating them into simple mathematical equations) and by practicing vigilantly. My students learn how to complete the test in a timely manner. They also learn how to stay confident, calm, and focused during testing.

Algebra 1

I successfully completed calculus, linear algebra I, and linear algebra II in college which gives me a strong mathematics foundation for tutoring prealgebra, algebra 1, and algebra 2.

My experience helps me teach elementary and high school students to locate points on a number line, understand the concept of rational numbers and place value, simplify and evaluate mathematical expressions, write and solve equations and inequalities, create patterns, represent geometric figures, etc. My students always improve.

Algebra 2

My students have shown great progress in writing and solving systems of linear and quadratic equations and inequalities.
Perfecting my students' skills in simplifying rational expressions is one of my priorities. Polynomials and their applications are part of our curriculum. By implementing everyday life situations, I make probability both fun and challenging for the students.

Elementary Math

I've worked with elementary school students on problems using addition, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, percentages, square roots, patterns, etc. My students improve their math scores by practicing on how to tell time, count money, calculate the final cost of a product taking into account the sales tax, find the mean, median, mode and range of a set of numbers, calculate the perimeter and area of geometric shapes, etc. Elementary math is quite important as it forms the basis for the future high school, college math, and our everyday calculations.

Geometry

Geometry - It is a subject that can be challenging in the beginning, but once you understand it is both interesting and fun. I work hard with my students to make them understand geometric concepts, learn formulas and theorems that help them measure angles, distances, perimeters, areas of certain geometric shapes, volumes, or calculate the coordinates of a point. It is quite important to complete the homework assignments in order to score high on tests.

Prealgebra

My experience helps me teach the students to locate points on a number line, understand the concept of rational numbers, simplify and evaluate mathematical expressions, write and solve equations and inequalities, create patterns, represent geometric figures, etc.

Precalculus

I cover in detail exponential, logarithmic, radical and trigonometric ratios and functions, sequences and series, binomial theorem, matrices, etc. I prepare my students for calculus. Once my students understand the concepts, practicing what they've learned is our number one priority.

SAT Math

My experience in both ACT and SAT tutoring makes me state from the beginning that if you are a student who likes to think more and figure out things by yourself, then the SAT is for you. The ACT is more straightforward. Guessing is penalized on the SAT but it is not on the ACT, although guessing should not be your approach. SAT is more of a reasoning and logic test than ACT. It does not include trigonometry.

Trigonometry

We learn about the unit circle, trigonometric functions, their inverse and graphs, right triangle, oblique triangles, polar coordinates, etc. We also learn to master the trigonometric identities.

UIC at Chicago, IL
Statistics and Math

Education

UIC at Chicago, IL (Statistics and Math)

Kind and patient tutor for algerbra and statistics — I just received my grade for Statistics a B+. Getting a B+ was a big accomplishment for me because I took the Statistics once before and I dropped the class. This time around with Madalina as my tutor with her kindness and patience I got a great grade for Statistics and I am elated. Also i had Madalina as my Algebra and Advanced Algebra as a tutor, and she helped me achieve an A in both of those ...

— Emanuel, Chicago, IL on 8/12/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Madalina will travel within 6 miles of Chicago, IL 60640.

Background Check Status for Madalina P.

Madalina P. passed a background check on 10/2/14. The check was ordered by Madalina through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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