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Bill M.

Colts Neck, NJ

$70/hr

Math & Physics Tutor

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23 Ratings
 
 
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Wonderful tutor
— Irene, Holmdel, NJ on 2/25/15

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Brooklyn Polytechnic University
Brooklyn Polytechnic University
Master's

Education

Brooklyn Polytechnic University

Brooklyn Polytechnic University (Master's)

About Bill

I am a semi-retired electrical engineer and part time math adjunct teacher at a local college who immensely enjoys teaching, either one-to-one or in a class. I have found that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach that really works for math, and that students frequently see math problems in quite different ways. Rather than strictly following the standard, text-book methods, my approach is first to learn how the student is thinking about the problem, and teach the material from that viewpoint. Whether you need a little help getting that last bit of clarity on the subject, or are completely lost and bewildered, I can help. I am a semi-retired electrical engineer and part time math adjunct teacher at a local college who immensely enjoys teaching, either one-to-one or in a class. I have found that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach that really works for math, and that students frequently see math problems in Read more

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Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Colts Neck, NJ 07722
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Wonderful tutor"

- Irene, Holmdel, NJ on 2/25/15

"Very Knowledgeable, Good Bedside Manner"

- Helen, Holmdel, NJ on 4/9/14

"A great tutor!"

- Mathew, Newtown, PA on 9/14/13
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Electrical Engineering,
Physics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, SAT Math

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Electrical Engineering

I have been a practicing electrical engineer for over 30 years, engaged in the design, analysis, fabrication, and testing of analog, microwave and RF circuits. When I entered the field, in 1979, there were no commercially available software packages to do circuit design/analysis. So I frequently was called on to generate the equations and FORTRAN code to analyze and optimize the circuits. This provided me with a deep understanding of the circuit theory and mathematical methods used to compute and optimize the response.

I have been employed as an adjunct professor at Stonybrook University in NY, for a senior level circuit analysis class (ESE 311, Analog Integrated Circuits). The class went very well; I enjoyed the student interaction and I believe that the students enjoyed the class as well.

Finally, I would say that over the last 32 years, I have probably learned more from my mistakes than from the jobs that went smoothly, which provided me information I think would serve engineering students well as they begin their career.

Brooklyn Polytechnic University
Brooklyn Polytechnic University
Master's

Education

Brooklyn Polytechnic University

Brooklyn Polytechnic University (Master's)

Wonderful tutor — My daughter felt extremely comfortable with Bill. She had more of a comprehension for the specific subject that she struggled a bit with and came away feeling confident. He seems to be extremely down to earth, patient, throws in some laughter and enjoys working with the kids. Thanks Bill. You can expect us to call on your services again! ...

— Irene, Holmdel, NJ on 2/25/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $70.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Bill will travel within 20 miles of Colts Neck, NJ 07722.

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