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John M.

Paramus, NJ

$45/hour

Engineering manager professional, proficient in all levels of Math

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5.0 average from 7 ratings
Very good tutor
— Eun, Westwood, NJ on 11/12/16

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Stevens Institute of Technology
Engineering
Stevens Institute of Technology
Master's
Seton Hall University
MBA

Education

Stevens Institute of Technology (Engineering)

Stevens Institute of Technology (Master's)

Seton Hall University (MBA)

About John

As someone who has a strong analytical aptitude, I knew from an early age that I wanted to pursue a career in engineering. Now that I have been in engineering for over 30 years, I truly appreciate the value of math and science to help solve problems. Regardless of whether you are interested in pursuing a career in a technical field, it's clear that a strong knowledge of math is important because it gives you many options in your career choices in today's world.

I have a passion for math and other technical subjects, and believe my best qualities as a tutor are my patience, listening skills, preparation and persistence. I get great enjoyment seeing the light bulb going off over a student's head when they grasp a concept that had previously eluded them. I have previous experience tutoring students at the middle school and high school level.

Engineering is a field that requires a strong dose of math and science courses. I have expertise in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, precalc, and calculus. In addition, I have spent my career in computer hardware and possess proficiency in electronics.

Having spent many years in the academic world as a student (i.e., two master's degrees), I developed an appreciation for the qualities that make a great teacher. I have tried to combine the best of these qualities in my own approach to tutoring students. Yet, the technical knowledge is easy by comparison; the real challenge of a tutor is to inspire the student and to make them believe in themselves. The good grades will follow.
As someone who has a strong analytical aptitude, I knew from an early age that I wanted to pursue a career in engineering. Now that I have been in engineering for over 30 years, I truly appreciate the value of math and science to help Read more

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Cancellation
2 hours notice required

For multiple hour lessons within one session, each additional hour is billed at $35/hr.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Paramus, NJ 07652
In-person lessons

"Very good tutor"

- Eun, Westwood, NJ on 11/12/16

"Very Patient"

- Wenfeng, Demarest, NJ on 10/31/16
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Computer:
Computer Engineering,
Microsoft Excel
Business:
Microsoft Excel

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Computer Engineering

My Bachelor degree was in Engineering with a concentration in Computer Science. My graduate degree is MSCS (Masters in Computer Science). Among the courses I have taken: Data Structures, Operating Systems, Digital Design, and Switching Theory. I have worked with high technology companies for the past 30+ years, always with companies that developed hardware/software. In my career, I have been a hardware board designer and a manager of projects involving hardware/software development.

Stevens Institute of Technology
Engineering
Stevens Institute of Technology
Master's
Seton Hall University
MBA

Education

Stevens Institute of Technology (Engineering)

Stevens Institute of Technology (Master's)

Seton Hall University (MBA)

Very good tutor — John is tutoring our son on Geometry. Our son is very satisfied and his understanding of the subject has improved. John is a very good communicator and educator. We absolutely recommend him. ...

— Eun, Westwood, NJ on 11/12/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

For multiple hour lessons within one session, each additional hour is billed at $35/hr.

Travel policy

John will travel within 20 miles of Paramus, NJ 07652.