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“**Excellent tutor**”

Using skills that I have developed while teaching, tutoring, and working in the financial industry, I can help you improve your understanding of important math and economic concepts. Instead of just memorizing formulas and equations, I will help you make connections to your prior knowledge and to

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James helped me prepare for the quantitative portion of the GMAT exam and was a very helpful, patient, and knowledgeable tutor. He was very familiar with the GMAT exam and had lots of tips about the actual test which I found very helpful. Each lesson was totally customized to what subject matter I needed to focus on and my learning style. My quant. score improved a lot from the first time I took the GMAT with James's help. I would definitely recommend James as a tutor!

James has ability to deliver clear information and directions. Even confusing complicated problems make sense after time spent tutoring with James. I Saved time on DS and PS topics of GMAT

James was very understanding of my need to push my tutoring session back by a few minutes. He is easy to communicate and coordinate with. I have only had one session but he was extremely positive and gave me good study habits to think about. I look forward to our next sessions. He is also very encouraging!

James knows the subject matter for econ and stats very well and helped break down each topic into something a lot more easier to understand. He's also really friendly and shows up on time every time! Highly recommended!!

I learned a semester worth of microeconomics theory within 4 hours. James answered all my questions and helped me do all the math questions thoroughly.

Jim is truly a very gifted teacher with the ability to make learning fun and interesting. Our 18 yr old son looked forward to every session he had with Jim and he always came out with a smile on his face and would say "Jim is so awesome!" It was almost like a therapy session because he enjoyed it so much. It didn't matter what they worked on together, Jim is just so knowledgeable and spontaneous that he could talk about anything without preparation. We highly recommend Jim - he really has a special gift that enables him to connect with a student in a remarkable way.

James did an exceptional job in helping me understand various concepts ranging from precalculus and economics. He is a very knowledgeable tutor, who always tries to help me understand every concept fully and thoroughly. I could not ask for a more helpful, and enjoyable tutor!

Jim has been extremely helped with preparing me for the GMAT. He teaches the material in a very effective way.

We reviewed a recent test and discussed a variety of topics including why GDP measures final goods and services (to avoid double counting), the difference between gross and net investment (depreciation), how price floors can create surpluses, price ceilings can create shortages, while neither exist at equilibria.

Covered probability & rate/work problems--we covered additional problems beyond my GMAT textbook problems, which were helpful to me. Jim was able to break things down and offer additional explanation.

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I can help you achieve success in Algebra 1!

I believe that you will find that I'm very patient and good at explaining math concepts. In addition to helping you improve your knowledge of algebra, I will help you improve your self-confidence. I will customize all lessons so that they will build on your strengths and focus on the areas that will help you the most.

I will also help you develop techniques that will lead to fewer careless errors, improved problem-solving skills, and better test scores.

I can help you achieve success in Algebra 2!

In addition to successfully teaching and tutoring Algebra 2 students, I have successfully taught and tutored Algebra 1 and calculus students, so I will be able tie the concepts to material that you have already seen and show you why the concepts will be important for your future studies.

I will also help you work on filling any gaps that you have in your math foundation. I will customize all lessons so that they will build on your strengths and focus on the areas that will help you the most.

I will also teach you techniques that you can use to catch and learn from your mistakes while studying and taking tests.

I have found that an important part of helping students learn is calculus is the ability to explain the key concepts and connect them to topics learned in algebra, geometry, and precalculus. So in addition to helping you answer calculus questions and improve your grades, I will help you understand the underlying concepts. This will enable you to derive more solutions and reduce the need to memorize abstract formulas.

I can help you understand and apply economic concepts so that you will succeed in your class and gain insights into how and why companies and governments act as they do.

I will help you improve your understanding of economics by using real-world examples to illustrate economic concepts. My lessons are customized so that they build on your strengths and focus on the areas that will help you the most.

In addition to majoring in Economics and Finance at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and earning a CFA degree, I spent many years using my economic and financial knowledge to manage mutual funds and stock portfolios for a variety of institutions.

I will help you achieve success in geometry!

I have successfully taught and tutored students with different levels of proficiency in geometry because I customize my lessons so that they build on student strengths and focus on areas that will help each student the most. My customized lessons will also help you improve your self-confidence. I believe that you will also find that I'm very patient and good at explaining math concepts.

In addition to helping you improve your knowledge of geometry, I'll also help you improve your studying and test-taking techniques.

I can help you achieve success in the Quantitative Section of the GMAT!

I have helped other students improve their scores and I'd like to help you achieve your goals too! I will help you increase your knowledge of the concepts covered on the test by providing customized lessons that will build on your strengths and focus on the areas that will help you the most.

I will also help you better understand the answers to practice problems by providing intuitive explanations that are often clearer than those provided in the review books.

That's not all! I will also teach you GMAT-specific test-taking techniques and problem-solving skills that will enable you to manage your time and make better educated guesses.

I can help you achieve success in precalculus!

In addition to successfully teaching and tutoring precalculus students, I have successfully taught and tutored algebra and calculus students, so I will be able tie the concepts to material that you have already seen and show you why the concepts will be important for your future studies.

I will also help you work on filling any gaps that you have in your math foundation. I will customize all lessons so that they will build on your strengths and focus on the areas that will help you the most.

I will also teach you techniques that you can use to catch and learn from your mistakes while studying and taking tests.

I have successfully worked with students of various backgrounds and ages to improve their understanding of probability, so I'm confident that I can help you too. In addition to helping you answer problems, I will help you understand the underlying concepts by giving you real-world examples that you can use to illustrate the concepts so that you don't always have to memorize abstract formulas.

I can help you succeed in the Math section of the SAT!

I have taught and tutored all of the material covered on the test, so I know the challenges that you and others face. Since every student is unique, each lesson will be customized to meet your specific needs.

In addition to explaining and clarifying important concepts, I'll teach you how to overcome the challenges created by the time constraint on the test. Some techniques are specific to the Math SAT exam while others are problem-solving skills that you will be able to use in other situations.

I have successfully worked with students of various backgrounds and ages to improve their understanding of statistics, so I'm confident that I can help you too. In addition to helping you answer problems, I will help you understand the underlying concepts by giving you real-world examples and showing you techniques and diagrams that you can use to illustrate the concepts. In addition to improving your grades, this will enable you to derive the solutions rather than having to rely on memorizing abstract formulas.

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