College and High School Math for Classes and Test Prep
From 2006 to 2010, I had taught mathematics, and since 2010 have been a full-time private tutor. I work with students on topics from Prealgebra to Calculus, whether specifically for a class, or as part of test preparation for an entrance exam. My degree is a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Wayne State University's College of Science, where I did a combined curriculum with the University's College of Education for my teacher certification.
Prior to becoming a teacher/tutor, I had...
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Wonderful lesson with Michael
My daughter met with Michael and was very impressed with his knowledge. He helped my daughter immensely, she did quite well on her college placement test thanks to Michael. Michael was knowledgeable, funny and easy to work with. She says he is the best tutor she has ever had and we highly recommend him.
PATRICIA, 1 lesson with Michael
Great tutor
Michael is a very knowledgeable and patient tutor. He has helped my daughter immensely with her Algebra skills. She has gained confidence in her math skills and is much better at showing her work to get to the correct answer.
Amy, 6 lessons with Michael
Always Great
Michael is a great tutor. He is always timely and attentive. Math is not my daughter's favorite subject and he explains things in a way that she understands.
Dylan, 5 lessons with Michael
Very knowledgeable helpful tutor.
Michael help my son to prepare for some exams, quizzes and SAT's. HE is super knowledgeable and helpful. He was able to hone in on what my son needed and he preformed well on his examinations. We will continue to work with Michael for sure!
Kathleen, 13 lessons with Michael
Genius.
Mike tutored for me for Calculus II and I passed with an A. Every question I asked him, he knew the history and proofs of the problem. Now I'm beyond Calculus II and I'm in topics Mike hasn't dabbled with in a long time like discrete mathematics. For example: I'm taking Linear Algebra now and Mike hasn't practiced in a long time. Mike reminded himself all the topics the day before and helped me master the material. He's passionate about math and his passion made him brilliant.
Al, 15 lessons with Michael
Michael on the spot
I woke up knowing my son was having trouble with his algebra the previous night, and the way they're teaching math today is like a foreign language to me. I got up and checked around and found Michael available in like 15 minutes at 6 am Pacific time. He went over the assignment with my son, and it was like light bulbs flickering for the next hour out of my son's brain. He had a great morning, because he felt like he finally understood all of the material he was trying to figure out the previous night. Thanks, Michael!
Gabriel, 1 lesson with Michael
My son is going back
Michael is working with my son on SAT math prep as well as Algebra II and Trig. He has only had one session so far, but the big win is that he is going back, willingly. A first for my son.
Karen, 2 lessons with Michael
Great, patient, and excellent tutor!
I️ been to Michael twice and both times he has been very patient when explaining any math problems. Michael explains problems step by step and if I️ am not clear on something he would review again. Math is very challenging to me but I️ have a better understanding after each session with Michael. I️ would definitely recommend him to anyone having challenges in math and need one on one help.
Stacie, 2 lessons with Michael
A great help!
Michael was a great help in the nick of time! Our daughter had a test the week that Michael helped her. She wasn’t prepared for the test and Michael helped to break down the concepts so she was able to set up and solve the calculus problems. We are grateful for his help and patience in teaching the calculus related rates to our daughter. We will be using him again!
Diana, 5 lessons with Michael
Excellent tutor!
My son is a bit rusty as he took Pre-Calculus a couple of years ago and now taking Calculus. He says he has learned more from Michael than from his teacher or others in just a few hours of tutoring. Thanks, Michael!
Susan, 3 lessons with Michael
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