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Calculus, Proofs, Algebra, Diff Eqs, Stochastic, Matlab and more!
Ryan O.

181 hours tutoring

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Hourly Rate: $60

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Ryan O.'s Photo

Calculus, Proofs, Algebra, Diff Eqs, Stochastic, Matlab and more!
Calculus, Proofs, Algebra, Diff Eqs, Stochastic, Matlab and more!
Ryan O.

181 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

181 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

About Ryan


Bio

Welcome! My name is Ryan and have been a mathematics professor for nearly 11 years. As long as I can remember I have had a love for learning and teaching math at all levels. This desire to learn pushed me to earn a PhD in mathematics. Along the way I was lucky to have many great teachers and mentors who helped to inspire the methods I use to this day. These strategies will vary from student to student and class to class as teaching is not one size fits all. My philosophy is simple: each...

Welcome! My name is Ryan and have been a mathematics professor for nearly 11 years. As long as I can remember I have had a love for learning and teaching math at all levels. This desire to learn pushed me to earn a PhD in mathematics. Along the way I was lucky to have many great teachers and mentors who helped to inspire the methods I use to this day. These strategies will vary from student to student and class to class as teaching is not one size fits all. My philosophy is simple: each student and subject is unique, and deserve to be treated as such. I am confident in my methods and I believe my past students would agree. To date, I have even been recognized with two teaching awards.

I think there are a few qualities that allow me to be an effective math tutor. Perhaps most importantly it is that I understanding learning is a process that is different for all of us. This has helped me to convince students of all levels, in courses ranging from introductory algebra to graduate courses, that they must embrace the process of learning. This can be done in many ways, but my most successful strategies are to make the material relevant and fun. In short, I strive to make math fun!

Your success is the ultimate goal; and I believe I can help you obtain this goal. Please feel free to contact me so that we can discuss how we can help each other!


Education

Allegheny College
Mathematics
University of Pittsburgh
PhD

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Business

GRE

GRE

I have nearly 20 years of experience as an advisor and the graduate school admission process.

Computer

MATLAB

MATLAB

I have used Matlab (and similar software) for over 15 years. Some examples of my expertise include: basic use, numerical integration, ode solving, simulation, linear algebra, stochastic processes, and much more.

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have a phd in mathematics, including 11 years as a professor of mathematics. I have taught and tutored all levels and types of mathematics for nearly 20 years. I have even been recognized with two teaching awards.
Calculus,

Calculus

I have a PHD in mathematics and nearly 20 years experience teaching calculus.
SAT Math

SAT Math

I have been teaching and tutoring mathematics at the college/university level for nearly 15 years. In the past I have worked with many friends, family, and strangers as they prepare for standardized test. In doing so, you learn that doing well on these exams is not always about how "smart" you are, but how you prepare.

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have a phd in mathematics, including 11 years as a professor of mathematics. I have taught and tutored all levels and types of mathematics for nearly 20 years. I have even been recognized with two teaching awards.
Calculus,

Calculus

I have a PHD in mathematics and nearly 20 years experience teaching calculus.
Differential Equations,

Differential Equations

As a mathematician, I have spent more than half of my life teaching, tutoring, and researching mathematics. In particular, I am very familiar with the topic broadly called "differential equations." My experience ranges from introductory courses to advanced topics, such as graduate level material.
Discrete Math,

Discrete Math

I have taught university level courses in Discrete Math for nearly 20 years. Along the way I was even acknowledged with two teaching awards. While I am new to Wyzant, I have over 20 years experience tutoring university level math courses.
Linear Algebra,

Linear Algebra

As a mathematician, I have spent more than half of my life teaching, tutoring, and researching mathematics. In particular, I am very familiar with the topic broadly called "Linear Algebra." My experience ranges from introductory courses to advanced topics, such as graduate level material.
MATLAB,

MATLAB

I have used Matlab (and similar software) for over 15 years. Some examples of my expertise include: basic use, numerical integration, ode solving, simulation, linear algebra, stochastic processes, and much more.
Probability,

Probability

Probability is one of my favorite branches of mathematics and science. I have taught and tutored different levels of probability and statistics for nearly 20 years. These courses range from elementary courses (no calculus required) to advance courses.
SAT Math

SAT Math

I have been teaching and tutoring mathematics at the college/university level for nearly 15 years. In the past I have worked with many friends, family, and strangers as they prepare for standardized test. In doing so, you learn that doing well on these exams is not always about how "smart" you are, but how you prepare.

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have a phd in mathematics, including 11 years as a professor of mathematics. I have taught and tutored all levels and types of mathematics for nearly 20 years. I have even been recognized with two teaching awards.
Calculus

Calculus

I have a PHD in mathematics and nearly 20 years experience teaching calculus.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have a phd in mathematics, including 11 years as a professor of mathematics. I have taught and tutored all levels and types of mathematics for nearly 20 years. I have even been recognized with two teaching awards.
Calculus,

Calculus

I have a PHD in mathematics and nearly 20 years experience teaching calculus.
SAT Math

SAT Math

I have been teaching and tutoring mathematics at the college/university level for nearly 15 years. In the past I have worked with many friends, family, and strangers as they prepare for standardized test. In doing so, you learn that doing well on these exams is not always about how "smart" you are, but how you prepare.

Test Preparation

GRE,

GRE

I have nearly 20 years of experience as an advisor and the graduate school admission process.
SAT Math

SAT Math

I have been teaching and tutoring mathematics at the college/university level for nearly 15 years. In the past I have worked with many friends, family, and strangers as they prepare for standardized test. In doing so, you learn that doing well on these exams is not always about how "smart" you are, but how you prepare.

Examples of Expertise


Ryan has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 2 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


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Very Patient and Knowledgeable

He really does care about trying to help you with the material. He may go over the work fast, but he is open to slow down and repeat the steps as best as he could. He is familiar with a wide range of subjects, but I personally recommend showing your material and notes so he could have a better understanding of what you’re studying. Overall, a great tutor that I would gladly have another session with.

Shakey, 2 lessons with Ryan

Very knowledgeable and helpful tutor!

I found working with Mr. Ryan extremely helpful in retaining information from my Calculus class. He is incredibly knowledgeable about the various ways of doing different problems and breaks everything down in a clear way that can easily be understood. He always made sure I understood what we were doing before moving on and was very patient along the entire course of our sessions. I definitely suggest working with him, as he has a unique approach to teaching that makes the student feel supported.

Pauline, 7 lessons with Ryan
Hourly Rate: $60
Response time: 2 hours
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