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Daniel F.

Allston, MA

$50/hour

Experienced and Knowledgeable Physics and Math Tutor

In-person lessons
50+ Hours
4.9 average from 28 ratings
Patient tutor who inspired me to learn more
— Lia, Somerville, MA on 9/12/16

$50/Hour


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Pennsylvania State University
Physics, Math, Phil

Education

Pennsylvania State University (Physics, Math, Phil)

About Daniel

I have tutored physics and math for years at the high school and college level. I specialize in tutoring calculus. I take pride in my students' work. Although I tailor my tutoring to individual learning styles / goals, I would rather have a session where the student understands one new concept rather than getting out a modest understanding of several.

I possess bachelor's degrees in Math, Physics, and Philosophy from Penn State.

I can meet students at their homes, provided it is within biking distance of Allston, MA.
I have tutored physics and math for years at the high school and college level. I specialize in tutoring calculus. I take pride in my students' work. Although I tailor my tutoring to individual learning styles / goals, I would rather have a session where the student understands one new concept rather than getting out a modest understanding of Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 6 miles of Allston, MA 02134
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In-person lessons

"Patient tutor who inspired me to learn more"

- Lia, Somerville, MA on 9/12/16

"Excellent Tutor"

- Joseph, Somerville, MA on 2/24/16
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus,
Differential Equations,
Discrete Math,
Geometry, Linear Algebra,
Logic,
Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Philosophy, Physics
Test Preparation:
SAT Math

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Calculus

I have tutored several college students over the past 4 years in calculus I-III and calculus-based physics. I like to reinforce the conceptual background behind calculus for students.

Differential Equations

I have a degree in mathematics from Penn State, where differential equations was a required course. I received an A in the course, and I have tutored in this subject.

Discrete Math

I have completed several courses in discrete math and tutored on the subject. I recall a student who was particularly impressed that I was able to solve a problem after she had taken it to math professors who were unable to do so.

Linear Algebra

I have taken several variants on this course (lower- and higher-level) and done well in all of them. Although I have not tutored this subject, I did proctor a course on game theory.

Logic

I have taken symbolic logic previously in middle school and again in college, where I received excellent grades. I have tutored in this subject.

Physics

I am a physics graduate of Penn State and over 4 years I have tutored several students in physics -- basic mechanics and E&M.

Pennsylvania State University
Physics, Math, Phil

Education

Pennsylvania State University (Physics, Math, Phil)

Patient tutor who inspired me to learn more

Dan was really patient with me during our session on set theory. I asked what seemed like a million questions and he took them all in stride. He was able to give satisfying answers despite the fact that math is a hard subject for me and I tend to get overwhelmed. Because he was so patient, I was able to have several breakthroughs in my understanding of the subject that I wasn't able to have on my

— Lia, Somerville, MA on 9/12/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Travel policy

Daniel will travel within 6 miles of Allston, MA 02134.