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Tim K.

ACT, SAT, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, & Electrical Eng'g

ACT, SAT, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, & Electrical Eng'g

$60/hour

About Tim


Bio

My passion for tutoring is related to my love of learning. My specialties include physics, math from pre-algebra to calculus and beyond, chemistry, electrical engineering, and astronomy.

I've tutored teenagers and youths in mathematics and science, taught college students in electronics, and trained professionals in electrical engineering. I have over 25 years of electrical engineering experience.

I am flexible with my time, but I do require a 12-hour cancellation notice. I meet students...

My passion for tutoring is related to my love of learning. My specialties include physics, math from pre-algebra to calculus and beyond, chemistry, electrical engineering, and astronomy.

I've tutored teenagers and youths in mathematics and science, taught college students in electronics, and trained professionals in electrical engineering. I have over 25 years of electrical engineering experience.

I am flexible with my time, but I do require a 12-hour cancellation notice. I meet students at suitable locations such as public libraries, but I'm willing to travel to another location that is more convenient for you.

I look forward to hearing from you and helping you in your education!


Education

Wayne State University
Electrical Engineering
University of Michigan College of Engineering
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $60
  • Rate details: Reduced rate available at Palatine Library and online, except advanced & college courses. Elec engg is subject to increased rate. 50% charge for late cancellations, 100% charge for no-shows.
  • Lesson cancellation: 12 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 12/18/2013

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

GRE

GRE

Students who work with me improve their standardized test scores. Standardized tests have predictable types of problems, which I will help you anticipate. Students also benefit when I teach them particular test-taking strategies. Preparing in advance will help you quickly prioritize to use your time more efficiently, yielding more time for the toughest questions. Also, since many problems are multiple-choice I will help you understand how to quickly rule out wrong answers to improve your chances of correctly answering the same toughest questions. I will help you maximize your standardized test score.

Corporate Training

Statistics

Statistics

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Statistics. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. Engineering utilizes statistics in a variety of ways. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their math grades.

Elementary Education

Elementary Math

Elementary Math

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their Elementary math grades.

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have over twelve years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Algebra 1. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their algebra grades.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have over twelve years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their algebra 2 grades.
Calculus,

Calculus

One of the most demanding applications of calculus is engineering. I have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. I have over 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer in design, development, test, applications, training, and sales. I also have six years of experience teaching electronics.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I have more than 12 years of experience teaching, training, and tutoring science, math, and electronics. My clients have ranged in age from youths to adults. I also have over 25 years of experience in electrical engineering, one of the most demanding applications of math and science.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their geometry grades.
Physics,

Physics

One of the most important applications of physics is electrical engineering. I have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. I have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer in design, development, test, applications, training, and sales. I also have six years of experience teaching electronics.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Prealgebra. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their math grades.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I have more than 12 years of experience teaching, training, and tutoring math, science, and electronics. My clients have ranged in age from youths to adults. I also have over 25 years of experience in electrical engineering, one of the most demanding applications of mathematics.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Students who work with me improve their standardized test scores. Standardized tests have predictable types of problems, which I will help you anticipate. Students also benefit when I teach them particular test-taking strategies. Preparing in advance will help you quickly prioritize to use your time more efficiently, yielding more time for the toughest questions. Also, since a majority of the problems are multiple-choice I will help you understand how to quickly rule out wrong answers to improve your chances of correctly answering the same toughest questions. I will help you maximize your standardized test score.
Statistics

Statistics

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Statistics. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. Engineering utilizes statistics in a variety of ways. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their math grades.

Math

ACT Math,

ACT Math

Students who work with me improve their standardized test scores. Standardized tests have predictable types of problems, which I will help you anticipate. Students also benefit when I teach them particular test-taking strategies. Preparing in advance will help you quickly prioritize to use your time more efficiently, yielding more time for the toughest questions. Also, since a majority of the problems are multiple-choice I will help you understand how to quickly rule out wrong answers to improve your chances of correctly answering the same toughest questions. I will help you maximize your standardized test score.
Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have over twelve years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Algebra 1. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their algebra grades.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have over twelve years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their algebra 2 grades.
Calculus,

Calculus

One of the most demanding applications of calculus is engineering. I have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. I have over 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer in design, development, test, applications, training, and sales. I also have six years of experience teaching electronics.
Differential Equations,

Differential Equations

I have a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Wayne State University. My degree included courses in differential and integral calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, and even further advanced mathematics. I also have a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, which included even more advanced applications of mathematics such as random processes. I have over 25 years of engineering industry experience. Finally, I have over 12 years of teaching, training, and tutoring experience in mathematics, electrical engineering, and physics.
Electrical Engineering,

Electrical Engineering

I have a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. I have over 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer in design, development, test, applications, training, and sales of wireless hardware. I also have six years of experience teaching electronics.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their geometry grades.
Linear Algebra,

Linear Algebra

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University and a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan. I have over 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer. Linear algebra was the last in the four math class sequence and matrices (an inherent part of linear algebra) have been an occasional tool in my engineering career.
Physics,

Physics

One of the most important applications of physics is electrical engineering. I have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. I have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer in design, development, test, applications, training, and sales. I also have six years of experience teaching electronics.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Prealgebra. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their math grades.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I have more than 12 years of experience teaching, training, and tutoring math, science, and electronics. My clients have ranged in age from youths to adults. I also have over 25 years of experience in electrical engineering, one of the most demanding applications of mathematics.
Probability,

Probability

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Probability. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their math grades.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Students who work with me improve their standardized test scores. Standardized tests have predictable types of problems, which I will help you anticipate. Students also benefit when I teach them particular test-taking strategies. Preparing in advance will help you quickly prioritize to use your time more efficiently, yielding more time for the toughest questions. Also, since a majority of the problems are multiple-choice I will help you understand how to quickly rule out wrong answers to improve your chances of correctly answering the same toughest questions. I will help you maximize your standardized test score.
Statistics,

Statistics

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Statistics. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. Engineering utilizes statistics in a variety of ways. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their math grades.
Trigonometry

Trigonometry

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their trigonometry grades.

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have over twelve years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Algebra 1. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their algebra grades.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have over twelve years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their algebra 2 grades.
Calculus,

Calculus

One of the most demanding applications of calculus is engineering. I have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. I have over 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer in design, development, test, applications, training, and sales. I also have six years of experience teaching electronics.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I have more than 12 years of experience teaching, training, and tutoring science, math, and electronics. My clients have ranged in age from youths to adults. I also have over 25 years of experience in electrical engineering, one of the most demanding applications of math and science.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their geometry grades.
Physics,

Physics

One of the most important applications of physics is electrical engineering. I have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. I have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer in design, development, test, applications, training, and sales. I also have six years of experience teaching electronics.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Prealgebra. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their math grades.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I have more than 12 years of experience teaching, training, and tutoring math, science, and electronics. My clients have ranged in age from youths to adults. I also have over 25 years of experience in electrical engineering, one of the most demanding applications of mathematics.
Statistics

Statistics

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Statistics. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. Engineering utilizes statistics in a variety of ways. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their math grades.

Science

ACT Science,

ACT Science

Students who work with me improve their standardized test scores. Standardized tests have predictable types of problems, which I will help you anticipate. Students also benefit when I teach them particular test-taking strategies. Preparing in advance will help you quickly prioritize to use your time more efficiently, yielding more time for the toughest questions. Also, since a majority of the problems are multiple-choice I will help you understand how to quickly rule out wrong answers to improve your chances of correctly answering the same toughest questions. I will help you maximize your standardized test score.
Astronomy,

Astronomy

I am an officer in a local astronomy club and have over twelve years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of science subjects. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer, including working for NASA when I was in college. I have lived and breathed science all of my life.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I have more than 12 years of experience teaching, training, and tutoring science, math, and electronics. My clients have ranged in age from youths to adults. I also have over 25 years of experience in electrical engineering, one of the most demanding applications of math and science.
Electrical Engineering,

Electrical Engineering

I have a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. I have over 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer in design, development, test, applications, training, and sales of wireless hardware. I also have six years of experience teaching electronics.
Physical Science,

Physical Science

One of the most important applications of physical science is electrical engineering. I have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. I have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer in design, development, test, applications, training, and sales. I also have six years of experience teaching electronics.
Physics

Physics

One of the most important applications of physics is electrical engineering. I have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. I have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer in design, development, test, applications, training, and sales. I also have six years of experience teaching electronics.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have over twelve years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Algebra 1. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their algebra grades.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have over twelve years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their algebra 2 grades.
Calculus,

Calculus

One of the most demanding applications of calculus is engineering. I have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. I have over 25 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer in design, development, test, applications, training, and sales. I also have six years of experience teaching electronics.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I have more than 12 years of experience teaching, training, and tutoring science, math, and electronics. My clients have ranged in age from youths to adults. I also have over 25 years of experience in electrical engineering, one of the most demanding applications of math and science.
Geometry,

Geometry

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their geometry grades.
Physics,

Physics

One of the most important applications of physics is electrical engineering. I have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University. I have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer in design, development, test, applications, training, and sales. I also have six years of experience teaching electronics.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Students who work with me improve their standardized test scores. Standardized tests have predictable types of problems, which I will help you anticipate. Students also benefit when I teach them particular test-taking strategies. Preparing in advance will help you quickly prioritize to use your time more efficiently, yielding more time for the toughest questions. Also, since a majority of the problems are multiple-choice I will help you understand how to quickly rule out wrong answers to improve your chances of correctly answering the same toughest questions. I will help you maximize your standardized test score.
Statistics

Statistics

I have over 12 years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Statistics. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. Engineering utilizes statistics in a variety of ways. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their math grades.

Test Preparation

ACT Math,

ACT Math

Students who work with me improve their standardized test scores. Standardized tests have predictable types of problems, which I will help you anticipate. Students also benefit when I teach them particular test-taking strategies. Preparing in advance will help you quickly prioritize to use your time more efficiently, yielding more time for the toughest questions. Also, since a majority of the problems are multiple-choice I will help you understand how to quickly rule out wrong answers to improve your chances of correctly answering the same toughest questions. I will help you maximize your standardized test score.
ACT Science,

ACT Science

Students who work with me improve their standardized test scores. Standardized tests have predictable types of problems, which I will help you anticipate. Students also benefit when I teach them particular test-taking strategies. Preparing in advance will help you quickly prioritize to use your time more efficiently, yielding more time for the toughest questions. Also, since a majority of the problems are multiple-choice I will help you understand how to quickly rule out wrong answers to improve your chances of correctly answering the same toughest questions. I will help you maximize your standardized test score.
GRE,

GRE

Students who work with me improve their standardized test scores. Standardized tests have predictable types of problems, which I will help you anticipate. Students also benefit when I teach them particular test-taking strategies. Preparing in advance will help you quickly prioritize to use your time more efficiently, yielding more time for the toughest questions. Also, since many problems are multiple-choice I will help you understand how to quickly rule out wrong answers to improve your chances of correctly answering the same toughest questions. I will help you maximize your standardized test score.
SAT Math

SAT Math

Students who work with me improve their standardized test scores. Standardized tests have predictable types of problems, which I will help you anticipate. Students also benefit when I teach them particular test-taking strategies. Preparing in advance will help you quickly prioritize to use your time more efficiently, yielding more time for the toughest questions. Also, since a majority of the problems are multiple-choice I will help you understand how to quickly rule out wrong answers to improve your chances of correctly answering the same toughest questions. I will help you maximize your standardized test score.

Examples of Expertise


Tim has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 3 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews


Tim K. is a great tutor

Tim was helping with school work for my child. I really appreciate that. I am very excited to work with him more in the future. Thank you so much Tim for being such a good tutor.

Juhi, 4 lessons with Tim

Very knowledgeable

Tim is working with my son in AP Physics and Calculus. Probably the best tutor he has ever used. He is able to relate the material to my son and definitely goes the extra mile.

Karen, 24 lessons with Tim

Breaks down the subject very well

My daughter has expressed that Tim is clear and thorough. She now understands concepts of physics that she did not understand from her classroom instruction. I was very impressed that Tim asks ahead of the lesson, what material is being covered, so that he is prepared for the lesson.

Ann, 13 lessons with Tim

First time student

Tim made my son's first visit very comfortable. He is very knowledgeable and he took his time learning my son's strengths and weaknesses before beginning his lesson. Looking forward to his next lesson.

Rick, 5 lessons with Tim

Excellent teacher

Tim was very helpful in the last minute session I scheduled for the semester exams. He covered a wide range of topics and promptly followed up with emails on some areas which needed more reinforcement.

Sabu, 1 lesson with Tim

Excellent at conveying difficult information.

Tim has been tutoring my son in calculus. Tim's knowledge and patience are helping my son to enjoy and understand a difficult subject! We highly recommend Tim as he is very professional and well-prepared.

Katie, 23 lessons with Tim

Excellent physics tutor!

Tim is always well prepared- checking what area of physics is being covered in class before the lesson. He makes the most of the lesson time and ensures the tutoring session interesting and relevant. His wide knowledge adds to his teaching and ability to use examples to illustrate topics.

Kathy, 26 lessons with Tim

Knowledgeable and patient tutor

My daughter had 2 sessions with Tim for AP physics . Very good . Knowledgeable. And flexible with timing . Experienced . Thank you Tim . Will have more sessions

Kamal, 2 lessons with Tim

Great Tutor

Tim is not only very knowledgeable, but he is also very concise and detailed in explaining problem solving as well as theory and concepts. I would recommend him to anyone studying electronics.

Richard, 1 lesson with Tim
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Tim K.

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