Over 5000 tutoring hours

James P.

Havertown, PA

$75/hour

PhD in Physics-Specialized tutoring in Physics, Math, and Engineering

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 1198 ratings
The best I've seen...knows all...but down to earth
— Tim, Norristown, PA on 10/12/10

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Temple University
PhD

Education

Temple University (PhD)

About James

(( HIGHEST RATINGS! ))

PARENTS: Bring the full weight of a PhD, as tutor, and student advocate.

Hello Students!

If you need help with mathematics, physics, or engineering, I'd be glad to help out. With dedication, every student succeeds, so don’t despair!

Learning new disciplines keeps me very aware of the struggles all students face. Beyond academics, I spend my time backpacking, kayaking, weightlifting, jogging, bicycling, metalworking, woodworking, and building a wilderness home of my own design.

In between formal tutoring sessions, I offer my students FREE email support to keep them moving past particularly tough problems. 
 
In addition, I offer FREE ALL NIGHT email/phone support just before the “big" exam, for students who pull "all nighters".

One quick note about my cancellation policy, as it's different than most tutors: Cancel one or all sessions at any time, and there is NO CHARGE. 

Thank you for considering my services, and the best of luck in all your endeavors!

Warm regards,

Dr. James P.
(( HIGHEST RATINGS! ))

PARENTS: Bring the full weight of a PhD, as tutor, and student advocate.

Hello Students!

If you need help with mathematics, physics, or engineering, I'd be glad to help
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Policies

Cancellation Policy: Life happens... Cancel anytime, even if I've already arrived for the tutoring session, and there is no charge.

Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Havertown, PA 19083
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"The best I've seen...knows all...but down to earth"

- Tim, Norristown, PA on 10/12/10

"Knowledgeable and patient tutor"

- Yma, Philadelphia, PA on 12/13/15

"Tutor for advanced subjects"

- Lisa, Boothwyn, PA on 12/9/15

"An international student"

- Nouf, Philadelphia, PA on 12/1/15

"Knowledgeable and patient, excellent communicator"

- Michael, Villanova, PA on 10/18/15

"Outstanding tutor!"

- Randy, Merion Station, PA on 10/4/15

"A brilliant, approachable educator-- you won't find better!"

- Christine, Wynnewood, PA on 7/31/15

"A life saver! Awesome, caring and expert!"

- Jody, Narberth, PA on 7/24/15

"Simply the best; worth every penny"

- Tracy, Bala Cynwyd, PA on 3/1/15

"Great Tutor!!!"

- Helen, Plymouth Meeting, PA on 2/27/14

"My son is really enjoying Algebra"

- Joan, Merion Station, PA on 2/16/14

"Brilliant man! Not sure where my son would be without him!!"

- Ann, Villanova, PA on 12/21/13

"Great guy!"

- Cathy, Narberth, PA on 10/29/13

"GREAT tutor, very accessible, supportive, really knows his subject matter and is highly recommended!"

- Cheryl, Philadelphia, PA on 7/1/13

"An excellent tutor"

- Mike, Wynnewood, PA on 1/24/13

"Outstanding tutor!"

- Kim, West Chester, PA on 11/26/12

"Extremely intelligent and worth the investment!!!"

- Fran, Thorofare, NJ on 11/18/12

"Explains concepts"

- Kathy, Havertown, PA on 9/18/12

"JIM BRINGS SMILES OF HOPE AND CONFIDENCE"

- Roger, Malvern, PA on 12/9/11

"Couldn't do this without him"

- Alison, Philadelphia, PA on 11/14/11

"Enthusiastically recommend."

- Richard And Grace, Villanova, PA on 7/19/11

"Well worth it!"

- Lisa, Brighton, MA on 2/11/11

"Highly recommended!"

- Kusrin, Elkins Park, PA on 12/22/10

"Excellent Tutor!"

- Alex, Norristown, PA on 7/20/10

"Great teacher!"

- Linda, Bala Cynwyd, PA on 6/18/10

"Great Tutor"

- Nina, Collegeville, PA on 6/15/10

"Best Investment!"

- Timothy, Blackwood, NJ on 6/13/10

"Very accessble - involved tutor - Jim wants as high a grade on calc tests as my daughter"

- Margaret, Mount Laurel, NJ on 5/21/10

"Review of Jim"

- Matt, Havertown, PA on 4/9/10

"Great tutor!"

- Igor, Philadelphia, PA on 2/10/10

"Smart, Polite Tutor. Very Easy to Contact"

- Lev, Philadelphia, PA on 1/24/10

"Excellent Physics Tutor for College Level Physics"

- Raashi, Philadelphia, PA on 12/3/09

"If You Want A Professional, Look No Further"

- Kathleen, Glen Mills, PA on 12/1/09

"An Effective & Successful Tutor"

- Melanie, North Wales, PA on 11/30/09

"great tutor"

- Nick, Blue Bell, PA on 11/11/09

"Very professional"

- Teresa, Broomall, PA on 9/8/09

"Very Helpful."

- Denise, Wrightstown, NJ on 9/3/09

"Amazing Tutor"

- Robert, Clementon, NJ on 6/21/09

"Huge improvement in math score on SAT"

- Susan, Philadelphia, PA on 6/19/09

"Passed Calc!"

- Jordan, Philadelphia, PA on 6/19/09

"Fabulous! JIM IS A FABULOUS TUTOR..."

- NANCY, Bryn Mawr, PA on 2/2/09

"Awesome tutor"

- Carolyn, Jenkintown, PA on 12/15/08
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Science:
Physics

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Temple University
PhD

Education

Temple University (PhD)

The best I've seen...knows all...but down to earth — This guy is great. I have two college kids, one taking engineering and one taking calc. Jim knows every question in a variety of subjects. He is always ready to work. He's like the energizer bunny. His attitude is always upbeat and positive. For a guy who knows so much, he is very down to earth and interested. I recommend him to everyone. I've used other tutors...he's tops. ...

— Tim, Norristown, PA on 10/12/10

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Cancellation Policy: Life happens... Cancel anytime, even if I've already arrived for the tutoring session, and there is no charge.

Travel policy

James will travel within 5 miles of Havertown, PA 19083.