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I tutored all the way up to a senior level linear algebra course at the Michigan State University Math Learning Center for two years. I then applied for and was accepted as an undergraduate trigonometry teaching assistant leading recitation, office hours, and extensive grading with advanced student feedback.

In graduate school, I

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Dan is incredible as always! He is simply just an amazing tutor! I feel confident with his help my son will ace his asvab test in November. There is no other way to describe how he has helped my son except that he is irreplaceable!

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I absolutely hate math, it's my weakness. Mr.Dan was VERY patient with me and helped me along the way. I'm very confident that I will pass this Asvab! Thank you.

Definitely going to be taking lessons again. Super affordable especially if you're on a college budget paying for lessons yourself!

Dan is super nice and motivates me. He makes sure I understand what is happening by providing simple examples that I can connect to the harder ones. Today we went over integrals, optimization, and differential problems. He's also very affordable for a college student!

Dan is great because he really tries hard to find the best way to teach me a lesson. Super patient and helpful. i understand alot more about algebra then when i started

It's very enjoyable exploring learning styles. There are so many different styles, and many people need sensory integration in order to retain. Some need to hear it, others need to see it, others need to do it, others need to be in the room to take in all the information, some need combinations of many of these things. It took a little trial and error, but I'm very happy to have discovered your best learning style and contribute to your education goals.

Thanks to Dan I was able to get a B+ on my pre-calculus honors final. Dan is diligent and will work with you until you understand the material. I highly recommend Dan as your next tutor!

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My son enjoy the lesson on algebra 1 because he made it easy to understand by giving a variety of examples. I like how he taught the lesson because even though my son is a slow learner he was able to understand most of the lesson.

I'm so glad that I could help you both out! I especially enjoyed getting you both to work together!

Dan provided great fundamental and practical explanation of the linear algebra concepts I had been struggling with. He was able to clearly relate these concepts to the lesson material I was working on in class and took time to make sure the concepts were well understood before moving on to the next topic.

Larry was a very attentive pupil. We communicated very well. Thank you for the five star review Larry!

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I led a discussion classroom for Algebra 2 and Trigonometry (a branch of geometry) at Michigan State as an undergraduate. I held office hours to tutor students one on one.

I received a 99/99 on ASVAB in high school. High Officer Aptitude Rating test for a potential Officers Candidate School commission. I don't coach to tests, but I know the general know how needed for success.

I successfully raised a high school senior's calculus exam scores from a C range to B+ with one two hour tutoring session. She now has the tools needed to succeed independently.

I play chess extensively online. I have invented a new 3D version of chess using the same chess board. The sixty-four squares form a square grid of 8x8, but they also form 4 grids of 4x4, adding up to 64 virtual cubes.

In traditional chess, I know the mechanics of setting traps, openings, the primacy of castling, the instances of when it is appropriate to sacrifice the queen or other critical piece for the purpose of setting a trap with a pretended blunder. I have innovative solutions to prevent chess from becoming a programmed computer to retain human ingenuity for the next generation of chess masters.

I took Honors Ordinary Differential Equations, achieving a 4.0 at Michigan State University. I also took Partial Differential Equations, achieving a 4.0.

In my undergraduate honors level graduate course Linear Systems Theory, a highly theoretical applicable course in ODE systems, I achieved a 3.5

I graduated with a 3.7769/4.0 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from Michigan State University in 2008. I was accepted as a research assistant at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory where I performed theoretical control and stability analysis.

My particular expertise is in control systems, especially Linear System Theory.

Finite mathematics is defined is everything before calculus. You cannot do calculus without the preliminaries. I have passed the calculus exam easily, ergo I am fully qualified to tutor the finite mathematics, especially since I tutored and lectured pre-calculus and trigonometry at Michigan State University as an undergraduate teaching assistant.

I type 100wpm. I've assembled, repaired, and serviced many Windows computers and local home networks. I am proficient with Microsoft Office.

I have used and applied algebraic geometry, trigonometry, classical physics, and I now study rigorous techniques of proof writing in an Archimedes compilation of classical Euclidean geometry.

I tutored Linear Algebra proof writing techniques at the MSU Math Learning Center for one year. I was a highly sought after tutor for my ability to translate abstractions into a student's language. I achieved a 4.0 in both introductory Linear Algebra and a senior level course in highly theoretical finite dimensional vector spaces using the seminal text "Linear Algebra Done Right".

Digital logic and microcontrollers are the gold standard of applications of formal logic as I have performed both in academia and in private industry. Boolean Algebra is the expression of an abstract field of characteristic two, and I have applied this concept repeatedly as an electrical engineering and mathematics student and graduate. I have used Consensus Theorem, Karnaugh map optimization and minimization, and have taken the abstract algebra course necessary to understand not only the binary logic as it exists today, but what ternary logic would look like in the future. I often use the formal logic concepts of contraposititives, indirect proofs, sufficiency and necessity in logical implications, and the logical effects of altering the truth values of hypotheses and/or conclusions. I have tutored digital logic concepts to students in the laboratory and lecture requirements of applied formal logic of digital systems.

I have performed various control systems and electromagnetics calculations, including an electromagnetic impedance matching .m file for my Michigan State University undergraduate EE curriculum. I have used Simulink proficiently for Digital Nonlinear Control in a laboratory setting for inverted pendulum control, and z transform calculations. MATLAB has been particularly useful in my private research into nonlinear induction motor control research.

I have been servicing and updating Microsoft Windows computers since a very young age, going all the way back to Windows 3.1 on the family computer. Often, command line based corrections were necessary to test the ping of a network connection for the legacy systems. I serviced my own Windows 2000 Professional, I've updated my Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 without much difficulty. I have proficient in tracking down drivers, changing registry key values when absolutely necessary, defragmentation diagnostics, recovery, and especially recovery of OEM Microsoft Windows installations on family PCs.

I have studied the philosophy of mathematics extensively. This goes all the way back to Plato's Theory of Forms, which connects theory of knowledge, mind, truth, reality, and even aesthetics.

My middle school physical science was sharpened by a Science Olympiad lab, so I do understand 7th grade education and how to prepare for it. I took physics in 10th grade and often helped the seniors. I took honors calculus physics at MSU and did collaborative projects. I can explain any degree of physical science ideas in language you can both understand.

I took 3 physics courses in algebra based physics in high school. Then I had honors physics mechanics and electromagnetics in college. Tutoring is my passion.

I continuously study the world's surviving and historical religions in research. My particular interest is the history of religion as it pertains to imperial ambitions. For instance, the Holy Roman Empire for one thousand years makes it very plain that state religion makes imperial ambition realizable. The Caliphate of the Middle Ages centered in Baghdad illustrated this as well.

Beyond the historical aspects, I study the theological aspects, such the Abrahamic concepts of what is logically consistent for a creator to perform. The aspects of supernatural believe versus belief through reason alone as the Deists practiced (such as Thomas Jefferson). The shifting linguistics of the abode of the dead, be they righteous or criminal, is ongoing research.

My specialty is leaning toward the history of religion, particularly Greco-Roman traditions before Christ, Norse and Anglo-Saxon traditions before Christ, and a recent foray into Celtic druidism before Christ.

Chinese folk tradition and Japanese Shinto as they intersect Buddhism and ultimately pre-existing Hinduism is a topic of interest. The shift to monotheism under Persian Empire's Zoroastrianism is also a topic I've explored.

I performed in various field shows for Belding High School as an Eb Alto Saxophonist. I learned most scales, including a chromatic scale and the circle of fifths for transposition. I performed a duet with a rival in fact as we competed for first chair, we modified the field show smartly. I was typically first or second chair throughout high school for my class level. I have instructed my nephew, a new alto saxophonist, in some of the tricks of the trade of playing sax.

I led undergraduate classroom discussion and office hours for MTH 116, Trigonometry and Pre-calculus at Michigan State Fall 2006. I excelled at and improved one on one student interactions.

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Social Studies, or social sciences are of particular interest to me. Geography (measurement of Mother Earth in Greek) as it leads into the study of society was an auto-didactic study of mine from a very early age. I performed in the Geography Bee state finals in 8th grade after taking a simplistic test. I only failed to answer two questions incorrectly on very complex geographic topics intersection with social studies. In high school, I excelled at World History through the ages from ancient Greece to the Roman Empire, Mesoamerican empires, Mongolian intrusions into the Middle East and Russia, modern history of war, etc. I am in the process of sharpening my understanding of psychology as a social science through gender theory on a more rigorous basis.

I have a deep interest in economics as an applied social science for the stabilization of economies through currency alterations. The intersecting psychology, geography, politics, etc. of the economics social science (a social study) is continuing private research.

For Middle School social studies, I can tell you I performed independent research on the rules of order (parliamentary procedure) in 5th grade and studied the history of war extensively. Civil War historical projects on Abraham Lincoln were quite intriguing. I have had numerous study sessions and interactions with classmates for instructive purposes in AP U.S. History, whereupon I achieved a 5/5 score, the only one in the course to do so. I excelled in sifting useful information from extraneous information, and am fully capable of setting up similar exercises for students.