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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (BS - Env Eng)
NYU - Stern School of Business (MBA)
Einstein once said, “If you can’t teach it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself." I certainly don’t profess to be Einstein, but I do think the key to effective tutoring is being able to articulate difficult concepts in a simple manner.
I have a BS from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from NYU. During my career I held a number of technical positions: consulting engineer, technical sales engineer, sales manager, and product manager. I have tutored many students in both Math & Science, and I find it deeply rewarding. As a tutor I pride myself on my ability to marry exceptional technical skills with compassion and an engaging communication style.
My focus is teaching Algebra 1&2, Geometry, and SAT & ACT Test Prep for HS Students. I also work with many 8th Graders on Core Math skills and SSAT/ISEE Test Prep. In special cases I work with younger students. Every student is different, and I customize the lessons to match the student's needs. Selecting the right tutor is a difficult and very important decision. I am confident that I can not only improve the student's grasp of the math fundamentals, but also build the student's confidence.
Geographically, I live in Manhattan on the Upper Eastside; but during the summer I work with students in the Bridgehampton area.
I look forward to hearing from you. Einstein once said, “If you can’t teach it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself." I certainly don’t profess to be Einstein, but I do think the key to effective tutoring is being able to articulate difficult concepts in a simple manner.
I have a BS from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from NYU. During my career… Read more
I highly recommend Ed if your child is in need of some extra help. He has certainly made an impact on my daughter's math grades. He is patient with her and very helpful. He goes over any confusion she may have and also gives her the confidence to do problems on her own. My daughter thoroughly enjoys her lessons with Ed.
Good feedback to parent, clear and supportive of steady progress- looking forward to future sessions focusing on Algebra 2.
Ed has a great ability to articulate complicated equations into concise, easy to understand ways that our child can grasp immediately.
Ed is a wonderful tutor in the way he approaches each lesson. My son was not thrilled to have the tutoring sessions to begin with and Ed was so patient and kind with him. Ed made the lesson a fun lesson for my son in the way he taught him how to remember the key points. I highly recommend Ed as a tutor and I am so happy that we found someone we can work with.
I am so happy to have Ed back helping Teddy. Ed is helping Teddy prepare to take the SAT. He has provided excellent suggestions on what areas to review as well as provide key tips on study techniques.
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The ISEE Test is a very difficult exam for students; however I have had excellent experience improving student's scores. I have a BS in Engineering from WPI and an MBA from NYU. My education in Engineering has given me a solid foundation in Math. My minor at WPI was American Literature; which has equipped me with the tools for the Verbal Reasoning and Reading Comprehension sections of the exam. I not only improve the student's core skills, but help develop a test taking strategy which includes time management.
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