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Aki M.

Friendly and Experienced Math and Physics Teacher

Friendly and Experienced Math and Physics Teacher

$65/hour

  • 882 hours tutoring

  • Downtown Portland, OR 97209

About Aki


Bio

Hi future students and parents!!!

My name is Aki, and I was a Physics/Calculus teacher at a small private school located in San Diego. Now, I've relocated to Portland and am a full time tutor, dedicating all my attention to the success of each and every student I have.

I've started tutoring in 2012 at a prestigious tutoring facility. There I had the opportunity to teach a group of high school students SAT and ACT while creating materials for the AP tests. This experience made me realize how...

Hi future students and parents!!!

My name is Aki, and I was a Physics/Calculus teacher at a small private school located in San Diego. Now, I've relocated to Portland and am a full time tutor, dedicating all my attention to the success of each and every student I have.

I've started tutoring in 2012 at a prestigious tutoring facility. There I had the opportunity to teach a group of high school students SAT and ACT while creating materials for the AP tests. This experience made me realize how much I enjoy teaching! Naturally, I decided to take on teaching as my main occupation in 2015. Students will probably tell you that I'm strict and weird, but they'll also talk about how we develop a friendly, fun and honest environment. I believe developing this relationship is crucial for students to learn.

My main objective as a tutor is to teach students how to learn. At the end, it's not like I can follow them to college and make them succeed. So, I've encouraged many of my students to reduce or even quit tutoring at times when I felt they were ready. Also, this is why I do not prefer to take on last minute and one time students.

Once we start tutoring, please keep in mind to let me know of any adjustments one day in advance. Otherwise the website will charge you for the session missed.

Thank you for reading this long thing, and hope to see you soon!


Education

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE (UC IRVINE, UCI)
Biomedical Engineer

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $65
  • Rate details: Group rate is $50/hr per student. Emergency cancellations are excused the first time.
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 5/7/2015

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

GRE

Corporate Training

Japanese

Elementary Education

Elementary Math

Elementary Math

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started!

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Algebra 1!
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Algebra 2!
Calculus,

Calculus

Calculus is the main area I teach! I love the logic and every day applications I find in this field. I'm sure when students understand it they would be excited about it as I am! Let's get started!
Geometry,

Geometry

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Geometry!
Physics,

Physics

I genuinely enjoy teaching physics! I've had the opportunity to make the curriculum and tests for the AP physics test prep class at a prestigious tutoring institution. As a result, many of my students received high scores on their AP test and SAT physics test. I hope my students learn to enjoy the subject as much as I do!
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Pre Algebra!
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Precalculus!
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have been trained to teach SAT math for 2 years at a prestigious tutoring facility, and have been doing it for 5 years. I taught several 8 week boot camp courses for classes averaging around 25 students, and one on one. When it comes to SAT math I'm 100% confident that I would be the best choice for you!
Japanese

Language

Japanese

Math

ACT Math,

ACT Math

I have been trained to teach ACT math for 2 years at a prestigious tutoring facility, and have been doing it for 5 years. I taught several 8 week boot camp courses for classes averaging around 25 students, and one on one. When it comes to ACT math I'm 100% confident that I would be the best choice for you!
Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Algebra 1!
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Algebra 2!
Calculus,

Calculus

Calculus is the main area I teach! I love the logic and every day applications I find in this field. I'm sure when students understand it they would be excited about it as I am! Let's get started!
Geometry,

Geometry

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Geometry!
Physics,

Physics

I genuinely enjoy teaching physics! I've had the opportunity to make the curriculum and tests for the AP physics test prep class at a prestigious tutoring institution. As a result, many of my students received high scores on their AP test and SAT physics test. I hope my students learn to enjoy the subject as much as I do!
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Pre Algebra!
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Precalculus!
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have been trained to teach SAT math for 2 years at a prestigious tutoring facility, and have been doing it for 5 years. I taught several 8 week boot camp courses for classes averaging around 25 students, and one on one. When it comes to SAT math I'm 100% confident that I would be the best choice for you!
Trigonometry

Trigonometry

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Trigonometry!

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Algebra 1!
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Algebra 2!
Calculus,

Calculus

Calculus is the main area I teach! I love the logic and every day applications I find in this field. I'm sure when students understand it they would be excited about it as I am! Let's get started!
Geometry,

Geometry

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Geometry!
Physics,

Physics

I genuinely enjoy teaching physics! I've had the opportunity to make the curriculum and tests for the AP physics test prep class at a prestigious tutoring institution. As a result, many of my students received high scores on their AP test and SAT physics test. I hope my students learn to enjoy the subject as much as I do!
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Pre Algebra!
Precalculus,

Precalculus

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Precalculus!
Japanese

Science

ACT Science,

ACT Science

I have been trained to teach ACT science for 2 years at a prestigious tutoring facility, and have been doing it for 5 years. I taught several 8 week boot camp courses for classes averaging around 25 students, and one on one. When it comes to ACT science I'm 100% confident that I would be the best choice for you!
Physics

Physics

I genuinely enjoy teaching physics! I've had the opportunity to make the curriculum and tests for the AP physics test prep class at a prestigious tutoring institution. As a result, many of my students received high scores on their AP test and SAT physics test. I hope my students learn to enjoy the subject as much as I do!

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Algebra 1!
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Algebra 2!
Calculus,

Calculus

Calculus is the main area I teach! I love the logic and every day applications I find in this field. I'm sure when students understand it they would be excited about it as I am! Let's get started!
Geometry,

Geometry

I love math and so does your student! They just may not know it yet. When students struggle and give up it makes me genuinely sad. So I believe it's crucial to turn things around at an earlier age, to have students meet their own potentials. Let's get started with Geometry!
Physics,

Physics

I genuinely enjoy teaching physics! I've had the opportunity to make the curriculum and tests for the AP physics test prep class at a prestigious tutoring institution. As a result, many of my students received high scores on their AP test and SAT physics test. I hope my students learn to enjoy the subject as much as I do!
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have been trained to teach SAT math for 2 years at a prestigious tutoring facility, and have been doing it for 5 years. I taught several 8 week boot camp courses for classes averaging around 25 students, and one on one. When it comes to SAT math I'm 100% confident that I would be the best choice for you!
Japanese

Test Preparation

ACT Math,

ACT Math

I have been trained to teach ACT math for 2 years at a prestigious tutoring facility, and have been doing it for 5 years. I taught several 8 week boot camp courses for classes averaging around 25 students, and one on one. When it comes to ACT math I'm 100% confident that I would be the best choice for you!
ACT Science,

ACT Science

I have been trained to teach ACT science for 2 years at a prestigious tutoring facility, and have been doing it for 5 years. I taught several 8 week boot camp courses for classes averaging around 25 students, and one on one. When it comes to ACT science I'm 100% confident that I would be the best choice for you!
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I have been trained to teach SAT math for 2 years at a prestigious tutoring facility, and have been doing it for 5 years. I taught several 8 week boot camp courses for classes averaging around 25 students, and one on one. When it comes to SAT math I'm 100% confident that I would be the best choice for you!
GRE

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

4.9 (189 ratings)
5 star
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2 star
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1 star
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Reviews


So helpful!

So appreciate his quick response and thorough communication. Exceeded expectations. Very personable and patient. Very knowledgeable in pre calculus. Would definitely recommend!

Jennifer, 5 lessons with Aki

Excellent knowledge; patient and very in-tune with my son's needs.

Strong geometry knowledge Excellent tutor Accessible and very connected with my son's needs.Highly recommended as a tutor. Purposeful and very focused. A good outcome for my son.

Elga, 4 lessons with Aki

Excellent Math Tutor

Aki, My son finished his Math honors class Very strong, Thank you. He learned a lot, he improved his test taking strength and confidence, and increased his overall grade 12 points from last semester. I'm confident you will be able to get him to an A in his AP math class next semester. Have a great summer, and we will resume in August before school starts.

Lynn, 23 lessons with Aki

Great Tutor

Mr Aki is a great and very friendly tutor helping my daughter for AP physics. She started showing interest in Physics and getting concepts very clear.

Rajesh, 19 lessons with Aki

Patient and able to guide his students well.

We went over our test and he was able to not necessarily help with every single problem, but force me to think back on the problems with which I had problems to try and figure out myself. He also provided an updated version of the test compared to this one so that I could practice with the realistic Science section.

Andy, 6 lessons with Aki
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$65/hour

Aki M.

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Response time: 46 minutes