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Owen Y.

Ann Arbor, MI

$40/hr

Computer Science and Math Teacher and Tutor

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— Janice, Dexter, MI on 2/28/15

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Computer Engineering

Education

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Computer Engineering)

About Owen

I am currently a junior at the University of Michigan's College of Engineering. In my high school and college career, I have tutored many students in various math, science, and computer subjects, including Computer Science, Statistics, math from Algebra I to Calculus II, Chemistry, Physics, Web Design, and more, and have helped them significantly improve their understanding in these subjects.

While I may not have the certifications that many teachers have earned, I can assure you that I am well qualified in my subject areas. I currently maintain a 3.85 GPA at Michigan. I also maintained a 4.0 GPA in high school while taking many AP courses including AP Chemistry, AP Physics C (Mechanics and E&M), AP Calculus BC, Calculus III, AP Statistics, and more.

Aside from taking programming courses in college, I have also written three iOS applications and embarked on various other software projects over the years in my free time, gaining significant experience in many aspects of computer programming and web design. I also interned for USAA during the summer of 2014 as a Java developer and for GEICO in 2015 as a mobile developer.

For those of you looking for a tutor for your student, I hope that you will look at my youth as a positive quality, as I can often relate to younger students more easily than older teachers can and I understand the concepts that frustrate them.

I look forward to meeting you!
I am currently a junior at the University of Michigan's College of Engineering. In my high school and college career, I have tutored many students in various math, science, and Read more

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8 hours notice required

Cancellations within 8 hours notice will be charged half the lesson price. Cancellations within 1 hour will be charged the full lesson price. Group rates and multiple hour pricing available!

Travel Radius
Travels within 2 miles of Ann Arbor, MI 48109

"Great Tutor"

- Janice, Dexter, MI on 2/28/15
Owen replied on 2/28/2015

Thanks for your feedback! I'm glad my teaching style works for you and that I was able to help. I wish you the best of luck!

"Very Helpful!"

- Jerry, Utica, MI on 4/13/15

"Great Tutor, Knows the Material, Accommodating, Well Prepared"

- Bill, Livonia, MI on 4/1/14
Owen replied on 4/2/2014

Thank you Bill for your feedback. I'm glad you had a smooth experience and that I was able to help your daughter clear up the confusion she had on some very challenging concepts. I look forward to working with her again!

"Very helpful"

- Joshua, Garden City, MI on 3/6/14
Owen replied on 3/9/2014

Thank you very much for your review. I'm glad you found our session helpful and that I was able to explain concepts clearly. I definitely look forward to meeting with you in the future!

"Excellent tutor, Very helpful at explaining difficult calculus concepts!"

- Lyn, Ann Arbor, MI on 10/26/13

"Helpful tutor"

- Denise, Canton, MI on 10/7/13
Owen replied on 10/9/2013

I appreciate the positive feedback and am glad I was able to help you understand some confusing concepts. I am happy that I was able to accommodate your scheduling needs and hope to continue doing so in the future. I look forward to working with you more!

"Very responsive."

- Cristina, Westland, MI on 8/5/13
Owen replied on 8/5/2013

Thank you very much for your feedback. I am glad I was able to nudge you in the right direction, and you picked things up very quickly. I enjoyed our session as well and look forward to working with you in the future!

"Really helpful tutor!"

- Valerie, West Bloomfield, MI on 7/11/13
Owen replied on 8/5/2013

Thanks Valerie for your feedback! I have had a great time working with you and look forward to doing so in the future. See you around campus :)

"Great tutor!"

- Ted, Ann Arbor, MI on 7/7/13
Owen replied on 7/8/2013

Thank you so much for your review. I am happy to hear I was able to spark curiosity in your kids and that they are enthusiastic about learning more. I look forward to working with you more in the future.

Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Calculus,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics,
Trigonometry
English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science,
Physical Science, Physics
Computer:
C,
C++,
Computer Engineering,
Computer Programming,
Computer Science,
General Computer, HTML, Java, JavaScript, Linux, Macintosh,
MATLAB,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, UNIX, Web Design
Language:
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Calculus,
English, Physics,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Math,
ACT Reading,
ACT Science,
GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
C++,
General Computer, Grammar, HTML, Java, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Statistics,
Web Design

Approved subjects are in bold.

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ACT English

My best official ACT English score was a 35 on a test in which I scored a 35 composite. I have taken the test only twice, the first of which I scored a 33 composite. I understand very well exactly what the ACT English section tests on and what is needed to perform well on the test.

ACT Math

My best official ACT math score was a 36 on a test in which I scored a 35 composite. I have taken the test only twice, the first of which I scored a 33 composite. I understand very well exactly what the ACT math section tests on and what is needed to perform well on the test.

I also have many ACT resources I would love to share with students to help them prepare.

ACT Reading

My best official ACT reading score was a 33 on a test in which I scored a 35 composite.

I also have many ACT resources I would love to share with students to help them prepare.

ACT Science

My best official ACT science score was a 36 on a test in which I scored a 35 composite. I have taken the test only twice, the first of which I scored a 33 composite. I understand very well exactly what the ACT science section tests on and what is needed to perform well on the test.

I also have many ACT resources I would love to share with students to help them prepare.

Algebra 1

I completed Algebra 1 in the 7th grade. Afterwards, I have gone on to take many more math courses up to and through Calculus III. But all further math is based on the foundation of Algebra, with which I am extremely familiar.

C

I have developed two iOS applications and have been involved in several other software projects. I have experience in C, Objective-C, MATLAB, Macro Express, and TradeStation's EasyLanguage, as well as limited experience in several other programming languages.

Much of my work has been in MATLAB's Simulink/Stateflow and the code generation process. Currently, I am a student at the University of Michigan's College of Engineering.

C++

I have worked with C++ for several years now and have taken multiple computer science classes that use C++ as the primary programming language. I am familiar with many standard libraries and am comfortable with concepts that range from simple user I/O to more complex and abstract object-oriented programming ideas.

Calculus

I have completed Calculus I, II, and III (Calculus I and II were completed as part of an AP Calculus BC course) and earned As in all courses. I also scored a 5 on the AP Calculus BC exam.

I have assisted many friends and other students in the subject, and have helped them achieve better grades on their subsequent tests. My passion for math and science ensures I will find the best possible method of ensuring you understand the important, although sometimes difficult concepts of Calculus.

Computer Engineering

I am a junior studying Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan's College of Engineering. I have taken many computer engineering courses including EECS 483 (Compiler Construction), EECS 373 (Design of Microprocessor-Based Systems), EECS 370 (Introduction to Computer Organization), and more.

Computer Programming

I have developed two iOS applications and have been involved in several other software projects. I have experience in C/C++, Objective-C, Java, MATLAB, Macro Express, and TradeStation's EasyLanguage, as well as limited experience in several other programming languages.

Much of my work has been in iOS development as well as MATLAB's Simulink/Stateflow code generation process. Currently, I am a student at the University of Michigan's College of Engineering.

Computer Science

I have developed two iOS applications and have been involved in several other software projects. I have experience in C, Objective-C, MATLAB, Macro Express, and TradeStation's EasyLanguage, as well as limited experience in several other programming languages.

Much of my work has been in MATLAB's Simulink/Stateflow and the code generation process. Currently, I am a student at the University of Michigan's College of Engineering.

Elementary Math

I have had experience in teaching Elementary Math in my position as a Math Olympiads coach. My Math Olympiads team included both elementary and middle school children, who attended weekly meetings where they learned key mathematical concepts and subsequently participated in five competition tests throughout the year. Several students even achieved perfect scores!

Macintosh

I have used a Mac for several years and am very familiar with its user interface. I am also a registered Apple developer and am involved in developing several iOS apps.

MATLAB

I have developed two iOS applications and have been involved in several other software projects. I have experience in C, Objective-C, MATLAB, Macro Express, and TradeStation's EasyLanguage, as well as limited experience in several other programming languages.

Much of my work has been in MATLAB's Simulink/Stateflow and the code generation process. Currently, I am a student at the University of Michigan's College of Engineering.

Physics

I have taken two years of physics, one year of honors high school physics and one year of AP Physics C. I scored 5's on both the Mechanics and Electricity & Magnetism AP tests. I have a strong interest in the sciences and my passion for sharing that is reflected in my tutoring.

Statistics

I have taken STATS 412 at the University of Michigan and AP Statistics in high school, receiving an A in both classes and a 5 on the AP test. I am very comfortable with not only the statistical concepts covered in first year statistics courses, but also the logical thinking necessary to understand them, which I will use to my advantage in ensuring my students fully grasp the subject.

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Computer Engineering

Education

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Computer Engineering)

Great Tutor — Owen explains the math in a way that it is easy to understand. He is very helpful and patient. I have worked with him in both Statistics and Calculus and he helped me improve my grade. Highly recommend him as a math tutor. ...

— Janice, Dexter, MI on 2/28/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Cancellations within 8 hours notice will be charged half the lesson price. Cancellations within 1 hour will be charged the full lesson price. Group rates and multiple hour pricing available!

Travel policy

Owen will travel within 2 miles of Ann Arbor, MI 48109.

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