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Olufunke O.

Irvington, NJ

$50/hour

I Make Learning Math Fun, Easy and Interesting!

In-person lessons
300+ Hours
Background check passed as of 12/29/13
4.9 average from 22 ratings
Great tutor!! Professional and caring.
— Gloria, Little Falls, NJ on 3/8/12

$50/Hour


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Rutgers University
Mathematics

Education

Rutgers University (Mathematics)

About Olufunke

Though I have a B.S. in Computer Science but the love and passion I have for Math made me to go back to school to major in Math. Now I am armed with a B.A. in Math (graduated with a 4.0 GPA and three math awards from Rutgers University) and the New Jersey Teacher of Mathematics Certificate. I also tutored Calculus and Algebra at Rutgers University Learning Center. I do not just have a profound knowledge of Math, I am also very skilled at communicating this knowledge to my students in ways they can relate to. I use everyday things to make Math come alive for my students. Presently I teach 8th grade Math as well as Algebra 1 in a public school district.

I understand that people learn in different ways and at different rates so I tailor my lessons to meet the particular needs and styles of my students. I am very patient and I motivate my students to do their best and more. I know the power of positive reinforcement and I utilize this to build student's confidence and self-esteem. I have helped many lose their fear of Math and come to truly enjoy the subject. This is attested to by the remarkable improvements in their grades.
Though I have a B.S. in Computer Science but the love and passion I have for Math made me to go back to school to major in Math. Now I am armed with a B.A. in Math (graduated with a 4.0 GPA and three math awards from Rutgers University) and the New Jersey Teacher of Mathematics Certificate. I also tutored Calculus and Algebra at Rutgers University Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Irvington, NJ 07111
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great tutor!! Professional and caring."

- Gloria, Little Falls, NJ on 3/8/12

"Great first tutoring session"

- Annie, South Orange, NJ on 3/1/12

"Amazing, Knowledgeable, Credentialed and Patient Math Tutor"

- Caprice, West Orange, NJ on 2/10/12

"Prealgebra"

- Rose, Verona, NJ on 1/20/12
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GMAT, GRE, SAT Math
Business:
GMAT, GRE

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Rutgers University
Mathematics

Education

Rutgers University (Mathematics)

Great tutor!! Professional and caring.

Olufunke was very patient and available to work with me. She helped me so much and I managed to get the score that I need to get on the GRE test because of her. I took the test twice before I asked for help and both times, I did not understand a thing about the math questions and failed it. After I meet Olufunke, I was more confident about the math session. She is kind and cares about your progres

— Gloria, Little Falls, NJ on 3/8/12

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Olufunke will travel within 10 miles of Irvington, NJ 07111.