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Jacob C.

History and Geography, Finance, Economics, and Business Tutor

History and Geography, Finance, Economics, and Business Tutor

$60/hour

  • 1,448 hours tutoring

About Jacob


Bio

My teaching philosophy has always been to meet students where you're at in your studies and break down troublesome concepts into fundamentals and relate them to your own goals and interests. As a tutor, it is my job to inspire your confidence in your abilities and give you the tools to succeed. I tutored coursework in History, Finance, Accounting, Economics, and Math through Calculus I during my time in college, and it was so rewarding that I wanted to continue to share the gift of knowledge...

My teaching philosophy has always been to meet students where you're at in your studies and break down troublesome concepts into fundamentals and relate them to your own goals and interests. As a tutor, it is my job to inspire your confidence in your abilities and give you the tools to succeed. I tutored coursework in History, Finance, Accounting, Economics, and Math through Calculus I during my time in college, and it was so rewarding that I wanted to continue to share the gift of knowledge with as many people as I can.

I received a B.S. in Finance and a Minor in Economics from Michigan Technological University, an engineering university located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. My education there allowed me to gain a solid grounding in statistics and quantitative finance, while also exposing me to hands-on portfolio management and high tech entrepreneurship through interfacing with engineers and programmers. I used my education to start a biotech company in computational chemistry with a number of other alumni, where I act as the CFO. I'm an avid reader and history buff, continuously learn about politics and philosophy, and I'm a studio musician and active music producer.

I hold myself to very high standards and will do the same for you. I seek feedback after my lessons, and if you're not completely satisfied with my work, I will not bill you for my time. Depending on the frequency, duration, and expectations of the tutoring, I will provide homework, skill assessments, and periodic progress reporting at your request. I offer a free 30-minute Skype or phone consultation to establish learning goals if necessary, as long as your payment information is on file on Wyzant's platform.

Due to the nature of my work, my days are often fully scheduled before they begin, but I try to remain flexible. I have a strict 8 hour cancellation window but I always provide the opportunity to schedule make-up lessons until the start of the original lesson. I assess a cancellation fee in the amount of 50% of the scheduled lesson fee


Education

Michigan Technological University
Finance

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $60
  • Rate details: I accommodate in-person group lessons at a rate of $80/student for each hour of instruction.
  • Lesson cancellation: 8 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 6/1/2016

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Business,

Business

My educational background is in Finance, which was within the School of Business and Economics at my AACSB Accredited University (Michigan Technological University). Since graduation, I have worked as a consultant to various high-tech startups and some local small businesses. My primary focus as a professional has been in business development, accounting/finance, and marketing.
Finance,

Finance

I studied finance at an AACSB accredited university and I’m currently the CFO of a biotechnology startup. Additionally, I have logged hundreds of hours of tutoring finance since college.
Marketing,

Marketing

I graduated from an AACSB Accredited University (Michigan Technological University) within the School of Business and Economics, where I was required to take coursework in Marketing as part of my education. While there, I was an extremely active member of the American Marketing Association, eventually climbing to Vice President of the University's Chapter. Since graduation, I have worked as a consultant to various startups and small businesses. My primary focus as a professional has been in business development, accounting/finance, and marketing.
Financial Accounting, Law, Macroeconomics, Managerial Accounting, Microeconomics, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Computer

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Corporate Training

Business,

Business

My educational background is in Finance, which was within the School of Business and Economics at my AACSB Accredited University (Michigan Technological University). Since graduation, I have worked as a consultant to various high-tech startups and some local small businesses. My primary focus as a professional has been in business development, accounting/finance, and marketing.
Finance,

Finance

I studied finance at an AACSB accredited university and I’m currently the CFO of a biotechnology startup. Additionally, I have logged hundreds of hours of tutoring finance since college.
Law, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Statistics

Elementary Education

Elementary Math, Reading, Vocabulary

English

ACT Reading, English, Reading, Vocabulary

History

American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History

Homeschool

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, English, Geometry, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, Statistics

Math

ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, Statistics, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, Statistics

Music

General Music

General Music

I have been playing guitar and bass since 2002, and picked up piano in 2013. During this time, I have studied a variety of styles as a solo and ensemble player. I have also written hundreds of songs with various groups in the styles of pop, indie rock, punk, metal, r&b, blues, and hip-hop.

Other

Finance,

Finance

I studied finance at an AACSB accredited university and I’m currently the CFO of a biotechnology startup. Additionally, I have logged hundreds of hours of tutoring finance since college.
Marketing,

Marketing

I graduated from an AACSB Accredited University (Michigan Technological University) within the School of Business and Economics, where I was required to take coursework in Marketing as part of my education. While there, I was an extremely active member of the American Marketing Association, eventually climbing to Vice President of the University's Chapter. Since graduation, I have worked as a consultant to various startups and small businesses. My primary focus as a professional has been in business development, accounting/finance, and marketing.
Geography, Government & Politics, Law, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics

Science

Biology

Summer

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Geometry, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Reading, Statistics

Test Preparation

ACT Math, ACT Reading

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

5.0 (302 ratings)
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Reviews

Patient and Knowledgeable

Math and Finance subjects are a bit hard for me to understand. But my tutor explained them very well so I could understand those subjects easily. He is patient and knowledgeable and I highly recommend him for Maths, Finance, and Economics subjects.

Don, 3 lessons with Jacob

Excellent tutor!

Jacob was very patient and thorough when he explains concepts. He has a very helpful nature to him. I’m definitely hanging on to him for further sessions.

Anuj, 9 lessons with Jacob

Great tutor!

Excellent teacher, very helpful and covered all the aspects of work I needed help with. He worked efficiently and in a timely manner.

Sara, 2 lessons with Jacob

Very knowlegeable in his area.

He was very patient and a big help. I thank him for his patience and hard work to help me to understand my assignment. I would definetely recommend this tutor.

Sandra, 4 lessons with Jacob

The Most Professional & Dedicated

Jacob is by far the best tutor I have ever worked with. He is extremely knowledgeable about a wide variety of finance, economics and accounting subjects. You would be lucky to have him on your side because he will go the extra mile for you. Jacob has the incredible ability to break a problem down and explain the solution in the most simplistic and easy to understand way. You can truly tell how genuine he is from the first interaction. I feel extremely fortunate to have found him on Wyzant. 5 Stars is not enough! A+++ #1

Dylan, 17 lessons with Jacob

knowledgeable on the subject. Even emailed me Excel help!

Managerial accounting. I spent my time mostly on Budgets. He did a great job and made multiple sheets of notes that he emailed to me. We even went through real scenarios and applied everything to me.

Paul, 1 lesson with Jacob

Knowledgeable and Patient Tutor

CapSim Project; Strategic management. Started off horribly on this project and had to seek tutoring. So glad I found Jacob. Had a 360 degrees turnaround for the positive. My initial and one-time experience in seeking a tutor here for an accounting course sent me back working on my own, but Jacob has reinstated a great level of confidence worthy of referral. He teaches and you can't help but understand his simple and educative approach. Highly recommend!

Linda, 8 lessons with Jacob

Amazing tutor, super friendly.

Jacob was great! He's very knowledgeable, and is also really chill! He tailored his style to fit my needs, and was also able to move through material quickly when I was in a rush. He's just a great tutor all around and you'd be lucky to have him!

Ryan, 2 lessons with Jacob

Great tutor

Jacob is patient, smart and relates well to students. We have had many tutors and he is the best! He is excellent! Do not hesitate to hire him! We will be using him again.

Tony, 1 lesson with Jacob

Great session!

Great session all around. Very thorough when explaining concepts and was very patient as well. I would definitely recommend him!

Adrian, 4 lessons with Jacob
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Jacob C.

$60/hour

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Response time: 11 hours