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Macrina M.

Houston, TX

$40/hour

Assistance with all algebra and Spanish I

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University of Houston
Biotechnology

Education

University of Houston (Biotechnology)

About Macrina

I never thought of becoming a tutor until I was asked by one of my mentors from the Upward Bound program in Houston Community College. I had just finished my first year of college and the Upward Bound program was recruiting for math part-time tutors. I tutored high school students in math areas such as algebra, geometry and pre-calculus but the program focused more on algebra since most of the students took algebra in high school. During my time there I also helped the Spanish instructor with answering questions students might have about the material. I gained experience in using different tactics to help students learn. I liked working there and loved being part of a program that helps high school students advance in a subject and get financial aid.

I enjoyed tutoring there for 4 short years and I've been told that I am a good listener and patient with others. I do not try to overwhelm anybody with the subject but I do not rest until you can understand the material without a doubt. I can guaranty clarity in the material, higher grades in homework and exams because I have the confidence and experience to say so.

I will break down the basics of algebra and give multiple examples to help you understand the material. Each of us have a unique way of learning and I will help you find your way via flashcards, drills, etc. I never give answers without explaining how to get them to ensure you learned something.

Spanish is my native language and I know how to speak it well. I can help you speak, pronounce, read, and write Spanish and also help with any projects.

I want a chance to help you and I promise that one hour with me is enough to feel smarter and we'll finish with a smile.
I never thought of becoming a tutor until I was asked by one of my mentors from the Upward Bound program in Houston Community College. I had just finished my first year of college and the Upward Bound program was recruiting for math part-time tutors. I tutored high school students in math areas Read more

Policies
Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Houston, TX 77004
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math
Language:
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math

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Spanish

Born in Mexico, went to elementary school in Guanajuato. Later after moving to Houston I also took Spanish classes in high school to refresh my Spanish skills. I started to tutor Spanish around 2010 and loved it ever since.

University of Houston
Biotechnology

Education

University of Houston (Biotechnology)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Macrina will travel within 10 miles of Houston, TX 77004.