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Tracy K.

Ivy League Educated, Certified Physics Teacher, Published Author.

Ivy League Educated, Certified Physics Teacher, Published Author.

$60/hour

  • 908 hours tutoring

  • Monroe Township, NJ 08831

About Tracy


Bio

A former Columbia University School of Dental Medicine scholar, I achieved a perfect score on the "Quantitative Reasoning" section of the DAT, along with the highest overall score among the members of my entering class. Accepted into the 2014 New York City Teaching Fellowship Program, I am a certified physics instructor, possessing a Bachelor of Science in Physics and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. In addition, I am a proud recipient of the "ETS Recognition of Excellence Award" for the...

A former Columbia University School of Dental Medicine scholar, I achieved a perfect score on the "Quantitative Reasoning" section of the DAT, along with the highest overall score among the members of my entering class. Accepted into the 2014 New York City Teaching Fellowship Program, I am a certified physics instructor, possessing a Bachelor of Science in Physics and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. In addition, I am a proud recipient of the "ETS Recognition of Excellence Award" for the attainment of a score of 195 on the General Science: Content Knowledge Praxis II Examination. In addition, I attained a 1550/1600 on my SAT.

I have been employed as a part-time lecturer and TA for a very prestigious university at which, once per week, I conducted a 200-minute physics laboratory/lecture consisting of thirty underclass students.

I tutor all students in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Physical Science, SAT, ACT, English, Proofreading, Calculus, and all other mathematical disciplines in existence.

Physics is unequivocally my favorite subject to tutor, and, if my A-game is accompanying me, the likelihood of presenting me with a problem for which I am incapable of rendering a solution rivals that of a blind squirrel discovering an acorn.

There are those who may refer to the aforementioned words/attitude as "hubris" or "cockiness"; however, such assertions could not be any more antithetical to reality. Quite the contrary, I would define such statements as merely confidence, providing the perfect segue for elaboration upon the two central constituents of my instructional philosophy.

The first of two tenets central to my educational philosophy is "Confidence." The unmitigated significance of improving students' comprehension of concepts, while eradicating any misunderstandings related to said concepts is a responsibility bestowed upon all tutors that is irrefutable.

However, what many tutors/teachers fail to recognize is that the building and reinforcement of a student's confidence is, or should be, of no less importance, as it is crucial to academic success and, of even greater importance, life success. Because of the myriad interactions between myself and other individuals, especially students/young adults, it has become increasingly clear that most students severely underestimate their academic abilities and, as a result, suffer from a significant deficiency in confidence.

I vehemently assert, "Confidence precedes success," and completely and categorically dismiss the idea of "Success preceding confidence." Therefore, it is my stalwartly held belief, that success is unattainable by a person bereft of confidence. My confidence should be readily discernible from my writing and its development in every student with whom I agree to partner is a priority that is second to none.

My dogmata regarding the association between success and confidence could not be more appropriately and succinctly exemplified than the following reference to a quotation immortalized by Ford Motor Company founder, Henry Ford: Whether you think you can or you can't; you're right.

The second and final principle central to my instructional philosophy is "Comprehension." The increasingly pervasive prevalence of memorization in our nation's educational environments is a trend that necessitates eradication. Students have become progressively more dependent upon rote memorization in their misguided attempts to accomplish mastery of conceptions that should be comprehended and understood.

Effective education in Math and the Sciences should focus on emphasizing the "Why" behind every concept and making certain that the student can successfully respond to questions posed in multiple contexts.

Well-comprehended procedures, theories, etc., facilitate the treasured higher-order reasoning required to arrive at the proper solution, regardless of the context in which it is presented. Higher-order thinking is a very valuable skill in today's workforce, and its development and cultivation in my students is central to my instructional methods. I incessantly preach, "If you have to memorize something, then you do not understand it sufficiently."

As a professional writer with over fifty published articles, and a mass-market publication due out in the fall, I derive tremendous enjoyment from proofreading, in which one presents me with an essay or written composition and I revise said composition to render it more harmonious to the reader. Concomitant with such revisions, I enjoy educating the writer regarding the justifications for such revisions, i.e., sentence structure, grammar, spelling, subject-verb agreement, vocabulary, etc.

I provide bi-weekly contributions as an editorial sports staff writer at a major media website and have very recently become a weekly political op-ed contributor for an A-list publication. Some of my analytical pieces have been published on FoxSports.com, a global leader in sports journalism. I have also been a guest on a popular, prominent NY sports-talk radio program, providing complex, sabermetric baseball analysis regarding the team that I cover on a regular basis.

My third and final area of expertise is standardized test preparation, e.g., SAT, ACT, DAT, etc.


Education

Rutgers University, Columbia University
Biology, Physics
Columbia University School of Dental Medicine
Graduate Coursework

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $60
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 25 miles of Monroe Township, NJ 08831
  • Lesson cancellation: 6 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 9/7/2016

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

Grammar, Proofreading, Statistics

Elementary Education

Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

English,

English

Superlative oratorical skills in tandem with the ability to generate fluid, expressive literary composition are two of the most prevalent traits possessed by those occupying the highly-coveted, well-compensated leadership positions throughout society. My work has been published on FoxSports.com, among many other prominent websites. If you have the desire, I would like to assist in your advancement.
Writing,

Writing

The ability to speak and write at a high level is not only a scarce trait among members of the human population, but it is one assigned significant value in our present society and economy. I have been published on FoxSports.com, and many other prominent websites. As a result, there exist few activities more conducive to one's societal and personal advancement than the cultivation and improvement of one's skills in said areas. I can be of great assistance in improving such skills.
ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Spelling, Vocabulary

Homeschool

Biology,

Biology

The study of Biology is extremely detailed and comprehensive, possessing concepts common to many disciplines, including chemistry and physics. A typical course in General Biology will explore most, if not all, of the following very broadly characterized topics: Biological molecules, Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells, Genetics, Evolution, Evolutionary History, Animal and Plant Physiology, and Ecology. I can be of great assistance to those struggling with these topics, or to those who desire to delve into any of the aforementioned topics at a level of detail greater than one is currently experiencing.
Calculus,

Calculus

A former student at the prestigious Columbia University School of Dental Medicine, I attained a faultless score on the “Quantitative Reasoning” portion of the DAT. I have excelled in all Calculus courses, e.g., Calculus I, II, Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations. To emerge triumphant in Calculus, or any Mathematical discipline for that matter, the practice of memorization must be eradicated. Instead, The rationale for all Mathematical Operations should be clearly understood, and not blindly applied in a manner similar to that of a “recipe” that has been passed down through numerous familial generations. My proven teaching methods encourage students to embrace the concepts that they are to apply, mastering the “Why” and not merely the “What.”
Chemistry,

Chemistry

A certified high school physics instructor, I have successfully tutored Chemistry for many years. My expertise in the field of Chemistry has been irrefutably demonstrated, as I am a proud recipient of the "ETS Recognition of Excellence Award," for the attainment of an astronomical score of 195 on the General Science: Content Knowledge Praxis II Examination; a passing score of merely 152 on said test is a prerequisite for "teacher of science" licensure in the state of NJ.
English,

English

Superlative oratorical skills in tandem with the ability to generate fluid, expressive literary composition are two of the most prevalent traits possessed by those occupying the highly-coveted, well-compensated leadership positions throughout society. My work has been published on FoxSports.com, among many other prominent websites. If you have the desire, I would like to assist in your advancement.
Physics,

Physics

While studying at Columbia University School of Dental Medicine, I attained the highest DAT score in my entering class. I am a certified physics instructor in the state of NJ and I have served as a TA for a weekly "General Physics" Laboratory at one of our nation's greatest universities. Physics is a subject that cannot be learned through memorization. There are simply too many concepts that may be applied in too many different ways. Well-comprehended subject matter is the only formula for success. It is my job to ensure that the relevant concepts are understood and not merely memorized.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Reorganized in March 2016, the Math section of the SAT is 65% Algebra, 25% Data Interpretation via charts and graphs, and 10% Geometry/Trigonometry/Advanced topics in math. While these topics are explicitly tested on the SAT, a robust grasp of arithmetic remains essential for success in the problem-solving process. Without addressing the often-ignored deficiencies in arithmetic that plagues most students, SAT Math achievement is severely limited. Therefore, my tried and true methods for strategic SAT Math accomplishment begins with a comprehensive review of Arithmetic, including topics to which most students have not been exposed since the eighth grade. After each session, I email students worksheets with the expressed goal to reinforce such lesson topics. Throughout the preparation, I assign previously-administered SAT examinations to both gauge student progress and to inform subsequent instruction. Having personally attained a 1550/1600 on my SAT examination and procured admission to Columbia University, I steadfastly assert that if I am incapable of significantly elevating one’s score, then it is a mission that cannot be accomplished. While that may sound overconfident, it is merely the expectations that I have placed upon myself due to my decorated history of producing significant increases in the SAT scores of myriad students. Under my tutelage, one student of mine raised her SAT Math score from 420 to 640. Another student of mine elevated her entire SAT score from 940 on the PSAT to over 1200 on the actual SAT administered that same year, including 130-point elevations in both the Verbal and Math sections. Recently, I helped a student raise her ACT score from a 27 to a 33, while aiding the increase of her Math score from 26 to 31.
Writing,

Writing

The ability to speak and write at a high level is not only a scarce trait among members of the human population, but it is one assigned significant value in our present society and economy. I have been published on FoxSports.com, and many other prominent websites. As a result, there exist few activities more conducive to one's societal and personal advancement than the cultivation and improvement of one's skills in said areas. I can be of great assistance in improving such skills.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Reading, Spelling, Statistics

Math

ACT Math,

ACT Math

The Math section of the ACT is 60% Algebra, and about 40% Geometry. While these topics are explicitly tested on the ACT, a robust grasp of arithmetic remains essential for success in the problem-solving process. Without addressing the often-ignored deficiencies in arithmetic that plagues most students, ACT Math achievement is severely limited. Therefore, my tried and true method for strategic ACT Math accomplishment begins with a comprehensive review of Arithmetic, including topics to which most students have not been exposed since the eighth grade. After each session, I email students worksheets with the expressed goal to reinforce such lesson topics. Throughout the preparation, I assign previously-administered ACT examinations to both gauge student progress and to inform subsequent instruction. Having personally attained a 1550/1600 on my "real" SAT, and a 35/36 on a practice ACT, including a perfect math section, I procured admission to Columbia University. I steadfastly assert that if I am incapable of significantly elevating one’s score, then it is a mission that cannot be accomplished. While that may sound overconfident, it is merely the expectations that I have placed upon myself due to my decorated history of producing significant increases in the ACT scores of myriad students. I recently helped a student raise her ACT score from a 27 to a 33, while aiding the increase of her Math score from 26 to 31. Furthermore, under my tutelage, one student of mine raised her SAT Math score from 420 to 640. In addition, just recently a student of mine elevated her composite SAT score from 940 on the PSAT to over 1200 on the actual SAT administered that same year, including 130-point elevations in both the Verbal and Math sections.
Calculus,

Calculus

A former student at the prestigious Columbia University School of Dental Medicine, I attained a faultless score on the “Quantitative Reasoning” portion of the DAT. I have excelled in all Calculus courses, e.g., Calculus I, II, Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations. To emerge triumphant in Calculus, or any Mathematical discipline for that matter, the practice of memorization must be eradicated. Instead, The rationale for all Mathematical Operations should be clearly understood, and not blindly applied in a manner similar to that of a “recipe” that has been passed down through numerous familial generations. My proven teaching methods encourage students to embrace the concepts that they are to apply, mastering the “Why” and not merely the “What.”
Physics,

Physics

While studying at Columbia University School of Dental Medicine, I attained the highest DAT score in my entering class. I am a certified physics instructor in the state of NJ and I have served as a TA for a weekly "General Physics" Laboratory at one of our nation's greatest universities. Physics is a subject that cannot be learned through memorization. There are simply too many concepts that may be applied in too many different ways. Well-comprehended subject matter is the only formula for success. It is my job to ensure that the relevant concepts are understood and not merely memorized.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Reorganized in March 2016, the Math section of the SAT is 65% Algebra, 25% Data Interpretation via charts and graphs, and 10% Geometry/Trigonometry/Advanced topics in math. While these topics are explicitly tested on the SAT, a robust grasp of arithmetic remains essential for success in the problem-solving process. Without addressing the often-ignored deficiencies in arithmetic that plagues most students, SAT Math achievement is severely limited. Therefore, my tried and true methods for strategic SAT Math accomplishment begins with a comprehensive review of Arithmetic, including topics to which most students have not been exposed since the eighth grade. After each session, I email students worksheets with the expressed goal to reinforce such lesson topics. Throughout the preparation, I assign previously-administered SAT examinations to both gauge student progress and to inform subsequent instruction. Having personally attained a 1550/1600 on my SAT examination and procured admission to Columbia University, I steadfastly assert that if I am incapable of significantly elevating one’s score, then it is a mission that cannot be accomplished. While that may sound overconfident, it is merely the expectations that I have placed upon myself due to my decorated history of producing significant increases in the SAT scores of myriad students. Under my tutelage, one student of mine raised her SAT Math score from 420 to 640. Another student of mine elevated her entire SAT score from 940 on the PSAT to over 1200 on the actual SAT administered that same year, including 130-point elevations in both the Verbal and Math sections. Recently, I helped a student raise her ACT score from a 27 to a 33, while aiding the increase of her Math score from 26 to 31.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Statistics, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Biology,

Biology

The study of Biology is extremely detailed and comprehensive, possessing concepts common to many disciplines, including chemistry and physics. A typical course in General Biology will explore most, if not all, of the following very broadly characterized topics: Biological molecules, Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells, Genetics, Evolution, Evolutionary History, Animal and Plant Physiology, and Ecology. I can be of great assistance to those struggling with these topics, or to those who desire to delve into any of the aforementioned topics at a level of detail greater than one is currently experiencing.
Calculus,

Calculus

A former student at the prestigious Columbia University School of Dental Medicine, I attained a faultless score on the “Quantitative Reasoning” portion of the DAT. I have excelled in all Calculus courses, e.g., Calculus I, II, Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations. To emerge triumphant in Calculus, or any Mathematical discipline for that matter, the practice of memorization must be eradicated. Instead, The rationale for all Mathematical Operations should be clearly understood, and not blindly applied in a manner similar to that of a “recipe” that has been passed down through numerous familial generations. My proven teaching methods encourage students to embrace the concepts that they are to apply, mastering the “Why” and not merely the “What.”
Chemistry,

Chemistry

A certified high school physics instructor, I have successfully tutored Chemistry for many years. My expertise in the field of Chemistry has been irrefutably demonstrated, as I am a proud recipient of the "ETS Recognition of Excellence Award," for the attainment of an astronomical score of 195 on the General Science: Content Knowledge Praxis II Examination; a passing score of merely 152 on said test is a prerequisite for "teacher of science" licensure in the state of NJ.
English,

English

Superlative oratorical skills in tandem with the ability to generate fluid, expressive literary composition are two of the most prevalent traits possessed by those occupying the highly-coveted, well-compensated leadership positions throughout society. My work has been published on FoxSports.com, among many other prominent websites. If you have the desire, I would like to assist in your advancement.
Physics,

Physics

While studying at Columbia University School of Dental Medicine, I attained the highest DAT score in my entering class. I am a certified physics instructor in the state of NJ and I have served as a TA for a weekly "General Physics" Laboratory at one of our nation's greatest universities. Physics is a subject that cannot be learned through memorization. There are simply too many concepts that may be applied in too many different ways. Well-comprehended subject matter is the only formula for success. It is my job to ensure that the relevant concepts are understood and not merely memorized.
Writing,

Writing

The ability to speak and write at a high level is not only a scarce trait among members of the human population, but it is one assigned significant value in our present society and economy. I have been published on FoxSports.com, and many other prominent websites. As a result, there exist few activities more conducive to one's societal and personal advancement than the cultivation and improvement of one's skills in said areas. I can be of great assistance in improving such skills.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, Statistics

Science

Anatomy,

Anatomy

The acquisition of a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of Human Anatomy requires intensive didactic study of anatomical functionality coupled with repeated, distributed practice in the identification of such anatomical structures as they exist naturally and collectively within the human body. In addition, the identification of said structures in diagnostic images, e.g., PET, CT, MRI, SPECT, X-RAY, etc., should be a competence present in the toolbox of any capable anatomist. As a student at Columbia University School of Dental Medicine, I was privileged to acquire such knowledge via the dissection of multiple human cadavers under the tutelage of some of the most acclaimed instructors in existence.
Biology,

Biology

The study of Biology is extremely detailed and comprehensive, possessing concepts common to many disciplines, including chemistry and physics. A typical course in General Biology will explore most, if not all, of the following very broadly characterized topics: Biological molecules, Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells, Genetics, Evolution, Evolutionary History, Animal and Plant Physiology, and Ecology. I can be of great assistance to those struggling with these topics, or to those who desire to delve into any of the aforementioned topics at a level of detail greater than one is currently experiencing.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

A certified high school physics instructor, I have successfully tutored Chemistry for many years. My expertise in the field of Chemistry has been irrefutably demonstrated, as I am a proud recipient of the "ETS Recognition of Excellence Award," for the attainment of an astronomical score of 195 on the General Science: Content Knowledge Praxis II Examination; a passing score of merely 152 on said test is a prerequisite for "teacher of science" licensure in the state of NJ.
Physics,

Physics

While studying at Columbia University School of Dental Medicine, I attained the highest DAT score in my entering class. I am a certified physics instructor in the state of NJ and I have served as a TA for a weekly "General Physics" Laboratory at one of our nation's greatest universities. Physics is a subject that cannot be learned through memorization. There are simply too many concepts that may be applied in too many different ways. Well-comprehended subject matter is the only formula for success. It is my job to ensure that the relevant concepts are understood and not merely memorized.
Physiology,

Physiology

Human/Animal Physiology is typically studied using an organ-system methodology. Organ systems are formed via hierarchies of cells, tissues, and organs, and each organ-system is dedicated to a particular domain of function. For example, some of the most commonly referenced organ-systems include the circulatory system, the respiratory system, the nervous system and the excretory system. Central to the study of Human/Animal Physiology is "Homeostasis," the maintenance of the internal environment of an organism's body within a very narrow set of parameters, despite large fluctuations of such parameters within the external environment.
ACT Science, Physical Science

Summer

Biology,

Biology

The study of Biology is extremely detailed and comprehensive, possessing concepts common to many disciplines, including chemistry and physics. A typical course in General Biology will explore most, if not all, of the following very broadly characterized topics: Biological molecules, Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells, Genetics, Evolution, Evolutionary History, Animal and Plant Physiology, and Ecology. I can be of great assistance to those struggling with these topics, or to those who desire to delve into any of the aforementioned topics at a level of detail greater than one is currently experiencing.
Calculus,

Calculus

A former student at the prestigious Columbia University School of Dental Medicine, I attained a faultless score on the “Quantitative Reasoning” portion of the DAT. I have excelled in all Calculus courses, e.g., Calculus I, II, Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations. To emerge triumphant in Calculus, or any Mathematical discipline for that matter, the practice of memorization must be eradicated. Instead, The rationale for all Mathematical Operations should be clearly understood, and not blindly applied in a manner similar to that of a “recipe” that has been passed down through numerous familial generations. My proven teaching methods encourage students to embrace the concepts that they are to apply, mastering the “Why” and not merely the “What.”
Chemistry,

Chemistry

A certified high school physics instructor, I have successfully tutored Chemistry for many years. My expertise in the field of Chemistry has been irrefutably demonstrated, as I am a proud recipient of the "ETS Recognition of Excellence Award," for the attainment of an astronomical score of 195 on the General Science: Content Knowledge Praxis II Examination; a passing score of merely 152 on said test is a prerequisite for "teacher of science" licensure in the state of NJ.
Physics,

Physics

While studying at Columbia University School of Dental Medicine, I attained the highest DAT score in my entering class. I am a certified physics instructor in the state of NJ and I have served as a TA for a weekly "General Physics" Laboratory at one of our nation's greatest universities. Physics is a subject that cannot be learned through memorization. There are simply too many concepts that may be applied in too many different ways. Well-comprehended subject matter is the only formula for success. It is my job to ensure that the relevant concepts are understood and not merely memorized.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Reorganized in March 2016, the Math section of the SAT is 65% Algebra, 25% Data Interpretation via charts and graphs, and 10% Geometry/Trigonometry/Advanced topics in math. While these topics are explicitly tested on the SAT, a robust grasp of arithmetic remains essential for success in the problem-solving process. Without addressing the often-ignored deficiencies in arithmetic that plagues most students, SAT Math achievement is severely limited. Therefore, my tried and true methods for strategic SAT Math accomplishment begins with a comprehensive review of Arithmetic, including topics to which most students have not been exposed since the eighth grade. After each session, I email students worksheets with the expressed goal to reinforce such lesson topics. Throughout the preparation, I assign previously-administered SAT examinations to both gauge student progress and to inform subsequent instruction. Having personally attained a 1550/1600 on my SAT examination and procured admission to Columbia University, I steadfastly assert that if I am incapable of significantly elevating one’s score, then it is a mission that cannot be accomplished. While that may sound overconfident, it is merely the expectations that I have placed upon myself due to my decorated history of producing significant increases in the SAT scores of myriad students. Under my tutelage, one student of mine raised her SAT Math score from 420 to 640. Another student of mine elevated her entire SAT score from 940 on the PSAT to over 1200 on the actual SAT administered that same year, including 130-point elevations in both the Verbal and Math sections. Recently, I helped a student raise her ACT score from a 27 to a 33, while aiding the increase of her Math score from 26 to 31.
Writing,

Writing

The ability to speak and write at a high level is not only a scarce trait among members of the human population, but it is one assigned significant value in our present society and economy. I have been published on FoxSports.com, and many other prominent websites. As a result, there exist few activities more conducive to one's societal and personal advancement than the cultivation and improvement of one's skills in said areas. I can be of great assistance in improving such skills.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Reading, Statistics

Test Preparation

ACT Math,

ACT Math

The Math section of the ACT is 60% Algebra, and about 40% Geometry. While these topics are explicitly tested on the ACT, a robust grasp of arithmetic remains essential for success in the problem-solving process. Without addressing the often-ignored deficiencies in arithmetic that plagues most students, ACT Math achievement is severely limited. Therefore, my tried and true method for strategic ACT Math accomplishment begins with a comprehensive review of Arithmetic, including topics to which most students have not been exposed since the eighth grade. After each session, I email students worksheets with the expressed goal to reinforce such lesson topics. Throughout the preparation, I assign previously-administered ACT examinations to both gauge student progress and to inform subsequent instruction. Having personally attained a 1550/1600 on my "real" SAT, and a 35/36 on a practice ACT, including a perfect math section, I procured admission to Columbia University. I steadfastly assert that if I am incapable of significantly elevating one’s score, then it is a mission that cannot be accomplished. While that may sound overconfident, it is merely the expectations that I have placed upon myself due to my decorated history of producing significant increases in the ACT scores of myriad students. I recently helped a student raise her ACT score from a 27 to a 33, while aiding the increase of her Math score from 26 to 31. Furthermore, under my tutelage, one student of mine raised her SAT Math score from 420 to 640. In addition, just recently a student of mine elevated her composite SAT score from 940 on the PSAT to over 1200 on the actual SAT administered that same year, including 130-point elevations in both the Verbal and Math sections.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Reorganized in March 2016, the Math section of the SAT is 65% Algebra, 25% Data Interpretation via charts and graphs, and 10% Geometry/Trigonometry/Advanced topics in math. While these topics are explicitly tested on the SAT, a robust grasp of arithmetic remains essential for success in the problem-solving process. Without addressing the often-ignored deficiencies in arithmetic that plagues most students, SAT Math achievement is severely limited. Therefore, my tried and true methods for strategic SAT Math accomplishment begins with a comprehensive review of Arithmetic, including topics to which most students have not been exposed since the eighth grade. After each session, I email students worksheets with the expressed goal to reinforce such lesson topics. Throughout the preparation, I assign previously-administered SAT examinations to both gauge student progress and to inform subsequent instruction. Having personally attained a 1550/1600 on my SAT examination and procured admission to Columbia University, I steadfastly assert that if I am incapable of significantly elevating one’s score, then it is a mission that cannot be accomplished. While that may sound overconfident, it is merely the expectations that I have placed upon myself due to my decorated history of producing significant increases in the SAT scores of myriad students. Under my tutelage, one student of mine raised her SAT Math score from 420 to 640. Another student of mine elevated her entire SAT score from 940 on the PSAT to over 1200 on the actual SAT administered that same year, including 130-point elevations in both the Verbal and Math sections. Recently, I helped a student raise her ACT score from a 27 to a 33, while aiding the increase of her Math score from 26 to 31.
ACT English, ACT Reading, ACT Science, SAT Reading, SAT Writing

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Professional, knowledgeable and encouraging

Tracy has met with both my son and daughter for Physics instruction. Tracy is extremely professional, compassionate and encouraging to both of my children. He has always been on time and flexible with scheduling appointments. Both of my children have left sessions with improved understanding of concepts, therefore, receiving higher grades. I would highly recommend Tracy!!!

Tiffany, 5 lessons with Tracy

Patient, funny, and knowledgeable

Tracy helped me with my Quantitative Reasoning assignment and made sure I grasped the concept by having me work out problems or going back over them if I was unsure. By the end of the session, I could do the assignment and had no problem with the assignments I had after. I recommend him to everyone who needs an extra push in Math. He's officially my go to tutor! Thanks Tracy :)

Mercedes, 1 lesson with Tracy

Knowledgeable and Patient Tutor

Tracy taught me Algebra 2. I was able to comprehend the topics and do the problems on my own. Tracy knows the subject well and employs good teaching techniques. Will definitely recommend Tracy.

Edwin, 2 lessons with Tracy

Knowledgeable and helpful tutor

He helped me better understand topics in AP Bio that I wouldn't have understood in a classroom setting. Through thorough explanations and thoughtful repetition, Tracy helped me create an understanding of something I was very confused on moments before. I strongly recommend him for anyone who needs help.

Min, 17 lessons with Tracy

Thorough and Patient

The lesson was very helpful and his method of teaching was thorough and detailed. He was patient and spent time explaining and answering questions

Veena, 3 lessons with Tracy

Excellent tutor

Tracy is very patient and passionate to the student. He always stays late and make sure the student totally understands the problems. He is also knowledgeable. Highly recommend!

Lingyan , 12 lessons with Tracy

Tutor

I felt that I was able to understand more about the topics he was teaching instead of rote memorization. In other words, understanding was emphasized much more than memorization.

Vihan, 3 lessons with Tracy

Great Physics Tutor

Tracy is an excellent tutor. He taught me projectile motion because I was having a difficult time with it. He was very patient and made sure I completely understood it during my lesson. I would highly recommend him and have already referred a friend to him.

Jared, 2 lessons with Tracy

Great teacher!

Tracy really walked me through my homework and answered all my questions until I understood everything. You can tell that he knows what he is doing. Would definitely recommend!

Diana, 2 lessons with Tracy
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