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James M.

Columbia, SC

$40/hour

Certified Teacher Tutoring Students in Math and Science

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Background check passed as of 5/27/16
4.9 average from 19 ratings
Very knowledgeable and patient tutor
— Danny, Columbia, SC on 5/25/16

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University of South Carolina
Chemical Engineering
University of South Carolina
Master's

Education

University of South Carolina (Chemical Engineering)

University of South Carolina (Master's)

About James

I was a chemical engineer for eight years and have been teaching math and science for 17 years. I am certified to teach math, statistics, chemistry and physics. I love teaching because you can have such a positive impact on students' lives. I particularly enjoy tutoring one on one because that is when a student learns the most.

Math is my favorite subject. I have taught every level of math from pre-algebra through calculus. All students learn differently. I am able to explain most math concepts in a variety of ways so that all of my students can understand the material. I enjoy working with a student to determine his or her learning style.

Contact me to schedule a session. I look forward to helping you reach your full potential.
I was a chemical engineer for eight years and have been teaching math and science for 17 years. I am certified to teach math, statistics, Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Columbia, SC 29206
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Very knowledgeable and patient tutor"

- Danny, Columbia, SC on 5/25/16

"Knowledgeable and patient tutor"

- Nicole, Columbia, SC on 7/19/16
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Precalculus, SAT Math,
Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, Praxis,
SAT Math

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Praxis

I passed the Praxis exams in math, chemistry, and physics. I am currently a certified teacher in these three areas. I have been teaching for over 17 years. My undergraduate degree is in chemical engineering, so I have several math, chemistry and physics classes on my college transcript. My masters degree is in math education. This degree included 18 graduate hours in math and 15 graduate hours in education.

SAT Math

I scored a 750 on the math portion of the SAT. I have an undergraduate degree in engineering and a masters degree in teaching math. I have been tutoring students for the math portion of the SAT for 17 years.

University of South Carolina
Chemical Engineering
University of South Carolina
Master's

Education

University of South Carolina (Chemical Engineering)

University of South Carolina (Master's)

Very knowledgeable and patient tutor — Jim is a very knowledgeable tutor. We got a lot accomplished in the hour he was here. He is also patient and will share any shortcuts to help you be more proficient. ...

— Danny, Columbia, SC on 5/25/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

James will travel within 10 miles of Columbia, SC 29206.