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Gray K.

Holland, MI

$50/hour

A friendly engineer aiming to tutor math and physics

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North Carolina State University
Aerospace Eng.
North Carolina State University
Master's

Education

North Carolina State University (Aerospace Eng.)

North Carolina State University (Master's)

About Gray

In my undergrad, I worked as a resident advisor for three years. I helped incoming students acclimate to the college environment. One thing I realized was that most students did not come into college with the necessary study skills to succeed. I tried to remedy this through educational programming focused on the skills and mindset necessary for a successful college career. I also aided students one on one with personalized tutoring sessions. After receiving a master's degree in aerospace engineering, I have continued to tutor students from the middle school to college levels in math and physics. It is a job I enjoy and find very meaningful. Helping someone gain the skills they need to learn is something that will be used throughout their entire lives. I am glad that in my small way I can contribute to that. My tutoring method is to help students grasp their subject matter through examples from their own lives. Giving them a familiar viewpoint on a difficult subject makes it less formidable and allows for further understanding to be gained outside of tutoring.

My hope for any student working with me is that they will not need my services for long. It is always a joy to see a student achieve a level of competency such that they can continue to learn without assistance. I hope to help every student working with me achieve that. However, that is not always the case. From personal experience there are some subjects that simply do not mesh with how a student (me included) is wired. If that is the case, I will be there to help them all along the way. After all, everyone needs help learning. No one suddenly knows calculus. They need someone to teach it to them. I would be glad to be that person.
In my undergrad, I worked as a resident advisor for three years. I helped incoming students acclimate to the college environment. One thing I realized was that most students did not come into college with the necessary study skills to succeed. I tried to remedy this through Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Holland, MI 49423
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Science:
Physics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

I have a Master's degree in Aerospace engineering. In order to obtain that I had to learn and understand advanced levels of calculus. Algebra is easy in comparison. I have also recently helped high school students with Algebra with great success.

North Carolina State University
Aerospace Eng.
North Carolina State University
Master's

Education

North Carolina State University (Aerospace Eng.)

North Carolina State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Gray will travel within 30 miles of Holland, MI 49423.