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Herbert I.

Las Vegas, NV

$30/hour

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4.7 average from 134 ratings
Awesome tutor. Reliable, dependable, on time, fantastic.
— Frankie, Las Vegas, NV on 10/4/11

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McGill University
Physics, Math
University of Illinois
Master's
University of Oklahoma
PhD

Education

McGill University (Physics, Math)

University of Illinois (Master's)

University of Oklahoma (PhD)

About Herbert

I have held a Nevada Teaching License for years, and have a PhD in physics and mathematics. Former full-time substitute teacher in various CCSD schools, from elementary to high school. Taught math, science and other subjects. Also tutored for various private tutoring companies, to help students pass the Nevada Mathematics Proficiency Exam, required to obtain a high school diploma. As well, tutored students to pass various parts of the Scholastic aptitude Test, such as math and English. Also tutored students from various grade levels for private tutoring companies, such as Club Z, Professional Tutors of America, etc I have held a Nevada Teaching License for years, and have a PhD in physics and mathematics. Former full-time substitute teacher in various CCSD schools, from elementary to high school. Taught Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Las Vegas, NV 89119
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In-person lessons

"Awesome tutor. Reliable, dependable, on time, fantastic."

- Frankie, Las Vegas, NV on 10/4/11

"Great"

- Charlie, Las Vegas, NV on 1/8/13

"Very patient"

- Joey, Henderson, NV on 3/25/11
Science:
ACT Science, Physical Science, Physics
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Math,
ACT Reading,
ACT Science, AFOQT, ASVAB,
GRE,
LSAT, MCAT, Praxis, PSAT,
Regents, SAT Math,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
SSAT, TEAS, TOEFL
Computer:
Mathematica
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Russian,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading,
Spelling,
Vocabulary
Business:
GRE

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT English

I have tutored many students in the English portion of the ACT and SAT. I have written eight books and hundreds of articles, so I know the subject well.

ACT Math

I have considerable experience in helping many students master math for standardized exams, such as ACT, GED, SAT, ASVAB, etc.

ACT Reading

I know English, since I have written eight books on energy, environment, economics and other subjects. I have also written hundreds of scientific articles and newspaper columns.

Algebra 1

I have taken many math courses in algebra, leading to my PhD in physics and math.

Algebra 2

I have taken many math courses in algebra, leading to my PhD in physics and math.

American History

I am certified in American history and have read many books on the subject.

ASVAB

I have tutored many students in standardized tests like ASVAB, GED, SAT, ACT, etc.

Calculus

I took calculus as an undergraduate and graduate student in physics and mathematics, including advanced calculus.

Differential Equations

I took differential equations as an undergraduate at McGill University, working towards my Masters in physics and mathematics at the University of Illinois, and as a graduate student at the University of Oklahoma, where I got my PhD in these subjects,

Elementary Math

I have taken many math courses, leading to my PhD in physics and math.

English

I know English, since I have written eight books on energy, environment, economics and other subjects. I have also written hundreds of scientific articles and newspaper columns.

ESL/ESOL

I have taught many students English, including students whose native language is from another country.

Finite Math

I have taken finite math courses leading to my M.S. and PhD at the University of Illinois and University of Oklahoma, respectively. Both degrees were in physics and mathematics. I also took many other courses in advanced math.

Geography

I got 100% on the WyzAnt test in geography. Have visited every continent except Antarctica.

Geometry

I have taken many math courses including geometry, leading to my PhD in physics and math.

Government & Politics

I have written many articles on government and politics, mostly from the energy viewpoints. These have appeared in national newspapers and other sources.

GRE

I have taught many students the way to GRE success. It's made up mostly of math and English. In math, I have a PhD in physics and math. In English, I have written eight books and hundreds of articles.

Linear Algebra

I have a PhD in physics and mathematics from the University of Oklahoma. I could not have achieved this without many courses in all aspects of algebra, including linear algebra.

Mathematica

I have a PhD in physics and mathematics (University of Oklahoma, 1971), and am familiar with the Mathematica curriculum and testing. I have also tutored scores of students in all branches of math, ip to calculus 2.

Prealgebra

I have taken many math courses in algebra, leading to my PhD in physics and math.

Precalculus

I have taken many math courses in calculus, leading to my PhD in physics and math.

Proofreading

Since I have written eight books and hundreds of articles, and had to proofread almost all of my writing, my proofreading is close to perfect. I have helped many students become better at proofreading their work.

PSAT

I have successfully tutored many students in the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and other standardized tests.

Reading

I know English, since I have written eight books on energy, environment, economics and other subjects. I have also written hundreds of scientific articles and newspaper columns.

Russian

I am a native speaker born in Russia. I am also fluent in English. I will be happy to help you in your Russian language study.

SAT Math

I have taken many math courses that are helpful in passing the math sections of standardized tests, leading to my PhD in physics and math.

SAT Reading

I know English, since I have written eight books on energy, environment, economics and other subjects. I have also written hundreds of scientific articles and newspaper columns.

SAT Writing

I have written eight books on subjects from economics to environment to energy, and hundreds of articles in newspapers and journals.

Spelling

Since I have written eight books and hundreds of articles, my spelling is close to perfect. Using spell-check on the internet is often frustrating, because the computer does not know grammar. I helped many students become better spellers.

TOEFL

I have worked with many foreign students to improve their English, in reading, speaking and writing.

Trigonometry

I have taken many math courses, including geometry, leading to my PhD in physics and math.

Vocabulary

I have tutored many students in English words and vocabulary. Many were from other countries, and their vocabulary needed work. I am pleased to say I was successful in almost all cases.

World History

I have tutored many students in world history. They were having trouble because there were too many facts and dates to remember. I helped them understand the relationships between all this information.

Writing

I know English, since I have written eight books on energy, environment, economics and other subjects. I have also written hundreds of scientific articles and newspaper columns.

McGill University
Physics, Math
University of Illinois
Master's
University of Oklahoma
PhD

Education

McGill University (Physics, Math)

University of Illinois (Master's)

University of Oklahoma (PhD)

Awesome tutor. Reliable, dependable, on time, fantastic. — I was fortunate enough to meet Herbert I. when I began taking my Math 209 class through the University of Phoenix. I have not had a math class for more than a decade, however, I made an "A" in the class, because of the tutoring I received from Herbert. I liked Herbert and his manner of teaching and reliability so much that I had him tutor my next class, which was Statistics. I received my final ...

— Frankie, Las Vegas, NV on 10/4/11

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Travel policy

Herbert will travel within 30 miles of Las Vegas, NV 89119.