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Murat K.

Brooklyn, NY

$80/hour

Cornell Math Graduate offering math tutoring

Background check passed as of 11/3/14
5.0 average from 4 ratings
Excellent math tutor.
— Mary, Brooklyn, NY on 11/18/15

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Cornell University
math
University of Pennsylvania
Master's

Education

Cornell University (math)

University of Pennsylvania (Master's)

About Murat

My name is Murat. I graduated in 2008 from Cornell with a degree in math and subsequently got a master's degree in music from the University of Pennsylvania. I am currently pursuing music as my career, but I still love math and teach math ranging from elementary school to high school to SAT and GRE. My style of teaching is based on really understanding concepts and I particularly enjoy and specialize in enrichment tutoring. I don't believe in teaching to the test or teaching tricks and gimmicks. In my experience, people's fear of math is often what leads them to do badly in it, and once I go to the roots of the concepts involved, I've seen students both doing well and starting to actually enjoy math.

In addition to this, I'm also a guitar teacher. I play and write music professionally and teach guitar at the University of Pennsylvania.
My name is Murat. I graduated in 2008 from Cornell with a degree in math and subsequently got a master's degree in music from the University of Pennsylvania. I am currently pursuing music as my career, but I still love math and teach math Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 2 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11215
Background Check: Passed

"Excellent math tutor."

- Mary, Brooklyn, NY on 11/18/15

"Murat is excellent"

- Daryl, New York, NY on 11/16/14
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Anthropology,
Physics, Psychology
Music:
Ear Training,
General Music,
Guitar,
Music History,
Music Theory, Sight Singing
English:
Grammar, SAT Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GMAT, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SSAT
Language:
Turkish
History:
Anthropology,
Government & Politics, Music History,
Political Science, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Vocabulary
Business:
GMAT, GRE

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Anthropology

I have a master's degree in Anthropology of music from the University of Pennsylvania. This is a field that is essentially anthropological methods applied specifically to music and the role that it plays in different cultures. This program was very heavily reading and writing based so I have a very strong foundation in anthropology and social sciences.

Ear Training

I have a master's degree in music from the University of Pennsylvania and currently work there as a guitar teacher. The curriculum in this masters program required passing ear training classes and basic keyboard schools. I am also currently a professional musician and perform, composer, and teach music.

General Music

I have a master's degree from Upenn in music and work there as a guitar teacher. I also play keyboard and several other instruments and my master's degree required me to take several music history and world music classes. I also freelance as a musician.

Guitar

I currently work at the university of Pennsylvania as a guitar teacher and, in addition, work as a freelance musician and guitar teacher.

Music History

I have a master's degree from Upenn in music and work there as a guitar teacher. I also play keyboard and several other instruments and my master's degree required me to take several music history and world music classes. I also freelance as a musician.

Turkish

I'm half Turkish half American and lived in Istanbul until I was 16. I'm completely bilingual and all of my education until the age of 16 was in Turkish. I'm completely comfortable with both speech and formal/written language.

Cornell University
math
University of Pennsylvania
Master's

Education

Cornell University (math)

University of Pennsylvania (Master's)

Excellent math tutor. — Murat worked with my daughter on common core algebra 2 problems. They communicated well and she felt that she learned a lot. Very happy with Murat's knowledge and tutoring skills. ...

— Mary, Brooklyn, NY on 11/18/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $80.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Murat will travel within 2 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11215.