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Matt K.

Royersford, PA

$65/hour

Virginia Tech Physics Grad for Math and Science Tutoring

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4.9 average from 18 ratings
Great tutor!
— Sriram, North Wales, PA on 4/28/16

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Virginia Tech
Physics

Education

Virginia Tech (Physics)

About Matt

I graduated from Virginia Tech in December of 2015 with a Bachelors degree in Physics. I have a very strong background in math and physics/science including topics from basic algebra to geometry and trigonometry to complex numbers to calculus, along with Newtonian mechanics, chemistry and electromagnetism. In high school I took both AP Calculus and AP Physics. I have tutored in the past and can provide effective and engaging tutoring to anyone who is struggling in these areas.

I pride myself in my ability to really connect with my students. Being as I just graduated, I understand the disconnect sometimes between the teacher and student in the classroom. I always teach for true understanding rather than memorization and try to relate concepts to topics that my students are familiar with.

I always ask questions that indicate to me whether a student understands the material we are reviewing rather than "Do you understand this?" or "Does this make sense?" Often students will say they understand just to avoid embarrassment.

I understand that each student has a different learning style and adapt my lessons to fit each student individually. I personally learn best by physically doing things myself however some students are strong auditory learners or strong visual learners. I am very confident in my abilities to help you improve and achieve the academic success you are capable of!

I am flexible in terms of scheduling a time and location. Please contact me if you have any questions.
I graduated from Virginia Tech in December of 2015 with a Bachelors degree in Physics. I have a very strong background in math and physics/science including topics from basic Read more

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Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Royersford, PA 19468
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great tutor!"

- Sriram, North Wales, PA on 4/28/16

"Great visual connections"

- Elizabeth, Chalfont, PA on 3/19/16

"Physics Tutor - great explanations!"

- Sharon, Hatfield, PA on 2/19/16
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Physics
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math

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Virginia Tech
Physics

Education

Virginia Tech (Physics)

Great tutor! — Matt is very patient. He helped me understand concepts that I didn't get in class. I would highly recommend Matt. ...

— Sriram, North Wales, PA on 4/28/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Matt will travel within 20 miles of Royersford, PA 19468.