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Boston University (Mechanical Eng.)
I love teaching and training people, and truly try to focus my efforts on identifying specific opportunities to improve based on a student's individual strengths. I have studied the new test formats for the PSAT (changed Oct 2015) and the SAT (changed March 2015) and can provide both tutoring on the content and guidance on the new scoring, methodologies, and strategies for these tests.
Math teaching methods:
I believe in teaching the root concepts of math rather than just how to get the right answer on a single problem. I try to challenge students with thinking about things in different ways until one of them clicks and the problems become logical, because I often struggled with being taught just one way to get the answer in grade school. I should note that I believe in teaching use of a calculator as an aid, but not as the brain to solve problems.
I am happy to work hard and find methods that fit your needs.
I am currently a graduate student in business school. I have a bachelor's and master's degree in mechanical and manufacturing engineering, and worked for 3 years as an engineer/supervisor in a manufacturing environment prior to returning to school. My strengths are in middle school and high school math, PSAT and SAT preparation (all subjects), SAT Subject Tests in Math, and computer/technical skills.
I received high scores on PSAT/SAT/SAT subject math tests for undergraduate applications as well as on the GRE and GMAT exams for graduate school applications.
Please feel free to ask questions if you wish! I love teaching and training people, and truly try to focus my efforts on identifying specific opportunities to improve based on a student's individual strengths. I have studied the new test formats for the PSAT (changed Oct 2015) and the SAT
Neha has been doing a great job with our 13 year old son. He struggles with math and really just doesn't like the subject. She is very patient and knows how to break things down in a simple form that helps him understand concepts. My son has responded very well to her help and doesn't even mind having her come to the house every week to study.
She is great at this and I highly recommend her!!!
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