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Scot B.

PhD Student and Private School Teacher Tutoring Math and Test Prep

PhD Student and Private School Teacher Tutoring Math and Test Prep

$80/hour

  • 21 hours tutoring

  • Chilmark, MA 02535

About Scot


Bio

My passion for teaching comes from the rewarding experience of helping students accomplish their goals. My own academic achievements demonstrate that I understand the effort and techniques required to reach the highest possible levels of academia. I was previously a PhD student and teaching assistant in economics at CU - Boulder. I'm currently a Multivariable Calculus, AP Calculus, AP Statistics, and AP Economics teacher at Salisbury School, a private boarding school, in Salisbury,...

My passion for teaching comes from the rewarding experience of helping students accomplish their goals. My own academic achievements demonstrate that I understand the effort and techniques required to reach the highest possible levels of academia. I was previously a PhD student and teaching assistant in economics at CU - Boulder. I'm currently a Multivariable Calculus, AP Calculus, AP Statistics, and AP Economics teacher at Salisbury School, a private boarding school, in Salisbury, Connecticut. I hold a master's degree in economics from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, and a bachelor's degree in political economy from Williams College.

I am focused on teaching: Math and English, SAT Prep (99th percentile), GRE Prep (98th percentile), and College Applications.

I'm experienced in teaching all levels of math and English to students of various abilities. My lesson plans target strengthening weaknesses while keeping the material interesting and engaging. I assign homework, unless otherwise instructed, and offer periodic progress reports.

Additionally, having scored in the 99th percentile on the SAT and graduating from the #1 liberal arts college in the country, I am thrilled to help students gain entrance to college. I enjoy helping students think strategically about the college application process, perfect their college essay, and create an application that will be difficult for admission officers to overlook.

I'm based in Aquinnah, MA during the summer season.


Education

Williams College
Political Economy
Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Masters
University of Colorado, Boulder
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Policies

  • Hourly rate: $80
  • Rate details: I offer special group rates! Two students: $100 per hour Three students: $120 per hour
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 18 miles of Chilmark, MA 02535
  • Lesson cancellation: 36 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 4/4/2014

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Career Development,

Career Development

I worked for three years for an executive search firm. I spent countless hours reviewing resumes, reading cover letters, and interviewing job candidates. This line of work gave me a lot of insight into how people present themselves to prospective employers as well as what signals employers are looking for.
Econometrics,

Econometrics

I have taken and scored well in advanced econometrics courses from three different universities: Williams College, the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, and the University of Colorado. I am currently taking the highest level of econometrics, theoretical econometrics, in pursuit of my PhD. I am also experienced with applied econometrics, utilizing software such as MATLAB and STATA and then synthesizing the results towards research efforts.
GRE, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics

Corporate Training

Career Development,

Career Development

I worked for three years for an executive search firm. I spent countless hours reviewing resumes, reading cover letters, and interviewing job candidates. This line of work gave me a lot of insight into how people present themselves to prospective employers as well as what signals employers are looking for.
Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Statistics

Elementary Education

Elementary Math

English

ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing

Homeschool

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Writing

Math

ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics

Most Popular

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Statistics, Writing

Other

College Counseling,

College Counseling

I have studied and successfully managed the college application process many times, for myself and for 5 of my students. I start the process by narrowing down the student's academic interests and personal fit, then strategically choose which schools to apply to, and then craft an application that highlights their strengths and compatibility. Through my research, I understand what admissions officers are looking for, and whether or not a certain student would be a good fit for a particular school.
Macroeconomics, Microeconomics

Science

Econometrics,

Econometrics

I have taken and scored well in advanced econometrics courses from three different universities: Williams College, the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, and the University of Colorado. I am currently taking the highest level of econometrics, theoretical econometrics, in pursuit of my PhD. I am also experienced with applied econometrics, utilizing software such as MATLAB and STATA and then synthesizing the results towards research efforts.
ACT Science

Summer

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, SAT Math, Statistics, Writing

Test Preparation

Career Development,

Career Development

I worked for three years for an executive search firm. I spent countless hours reviewing resumes, reading cover letters, and interviewing job candidates. This line of work gave me a lot of insight into how people present themselves to prospective employers as well as what signals employers are looking for.
College Counseling,

College Counseling

I have studied and successfully managed the college application process many times, for myself and for 5 of my students. I start the process by narrowing down the student's academic interests and personal fit, then strategically choose which schools to apply to, and then craft an application that highlights their strengths and compatibility. Through my research, I understand what admissions officers are looking for, and whether or not a certain student would be a good fit for a particular school.
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing

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Wonderful Tutor!

Thanks Scot for all your help. It is most appreciated. Adam feels confident going into his test using the skills he learned from you. Thanks for your patience and new approaches in taking the ACT. We will stay in touch for any other future tutoring needs. Thanks again.

Adam, 6 lessons with Scot

$80/hour

Scot B.

$80/hour

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