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Whitney S.

Math and Physics Tutor

Math and Physics Tutor

$75/hour

  • 801 hours tutoring

  • Medical Center Houston, TX 77054

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About Whitney


Bio

I graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2016 with an honors physics degree and business certificate. Hook 'em! Although I'm still a newer WyzAnt tutor, I have a lot of tutoring experience. While I was a student at UT, I tutored 700+ hours in college-level math and science classes. I am also a CRLA - certified master tutor.

I like math and physics, but I like tutoring them more. My goal as a tutor is to teach students how to learn difficult concepts. I want my students to...

I graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2016 with an honors physics degree and business certificate. Hook 'em! Although I'm still a newer WyzAnt tutor, I have a lot of tutoring experience. While I was a student at UT, I tutored 700+ hours in college-level math and science classes. I am also a CRLA - certified master tutor.

I like math and physics, but I like tutoring them more. My goal as a tutor is to teach students how to learn difficult concepts. I want my students to eventually not need me. A lot of students that I've taught have become tutors in the material themselves.

At the beginning of each session, I go over the short-term and long-term goals of the session and adjust my tutoring style accordingly. I am always looking for feedback. If in the middle of a session you don't feel like I'm doing the very best job possible, we will take a step back and try something else.

Please contact me if you have any questions or want to schedule a session!


Education

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
Physics Honors

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $75
  • Rate details: Cancellation/no-show fee within 0-6 hours: 100% of time scheduled Cancellation within 6-24 hours: 50% of time scheduled
  • Tutor’s lessons: Online
  • Travel policy: Within 5 miles of Houston, TX 77054
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 9/15/2017

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Homeschool

Calculus,

Calculus

I love calculus. I took AP calculus AB in high school, and then made a 5 by self-studying for the AP calculus BC exam. At university, my test scores allowed me to skip the two sequence class, but I took both calculus application classes and used calculus in the majority of my physics classes. I also have tutored it extensively at the college level, both for university and community college students.
Physics,

Physics

I majored in physics at UT. I have been an undergraduate teaching assistant for algebra-based physics, where I taught the lab portion and led office hours and reviews for lecture portion. Most of my tutoring experience is in physics 1 and 2.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I made a 780 on my SAT Math and a 770 on my SAT Math II subject test in 2011. Since then I have tutored all of the math subjects tested on the exam individually.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus

Math

Calculus,

Calculus

I love calculus. I took AP calculus AB in high school, and then made a 5 by self-studying for the AP calculus BC exam. At university, my test scores allowed me to skip the two sequence class, but I took both calculus application classes and used calculus in the majority of my physics classes. I also have tutored it extensively at the college level, both for university and community college students.
Physics,

Physics

I majored in physics at UT. I have been an undergraduate teaching assistant for algebra-based physics, where I taught the lab portion and led office hours and reviews for lecture portion. Most of my tutoring experience is in physics 1 and 2.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I made a 780 on my SAT Math and a 770 on my SAT Math II subject test in 2011. Since then I have tutored all of the math subjects tested on the exam individually.
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Calculus,

Calculus

I love calculus. I took AP calculus AB in high school, and then made a 5 by self-studying for the AP calculus BC exam. At university, my test scores allowed me to skip the two sequence class, but I took both calculus application classes and used calculus in the majority of my physics classes. I also have tutored it extensively at the college level, both for university and community college students.
Physics,

Physics

I majored in physics at UT. I have been an undergraduate teaching assistant for algebra-based physics, where I taught the lab portion and led office hours and reviews for lecture portion. Most of my tutoring experience is in physics 1 and 2.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus

Science

Physics

Physics

I majored in physics at UT. I have been an undergraduate teaching assistant for algebra-based physics, where I taught the lab portion and led office hours and reviews for lecture portion. Most of my tutoring experience is in physics 1 and 2.

Summer

Calculus,

Calculus

I love calculus. I took AP calculus AB in high school, and then made a 5 by self-studying for the AP calculus BC exam. At university, my test scores allowed me to skip the two sequence class, but I took both calculus application classes and used calculus in the majority of my physics classes. I also have tutored it extensively at the college level, both for university and community college students.
Physics,

Physics

I majored in physics at UT. I have been an undergraduate teaching assistant for algebra-based physics, where I taught the lab portion and led office hours and reviews for lecture portion. Most of my tutoring experience is in physics 1 and 2.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

I made a 780 on my SAT Math and a 770 on my SAT Math II subject test in 2011. Since then I have tutored all of the math subjects tested on the exam individually.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry

Test Preparation

SAT Math,

SAT Math

I made a 780 on my SAT Math and a 770 on my SAT Math II subject test in 2011. Since then I have tutored all of the math subjects tested on the exam individually.
ACT Math

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

5.0 (179 ratings)
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Reviews


Excellent

Whitney was very helpful! Just what my daughter daughter needed right before her test. She did a great job with explanations. My daughter is looking forward to her next session.

Mark, 6 lessons with Whitney

Whitney was terrific!

My daughter needed assistance with CalcBC and AP Physics 1. Whitney was flexible with her time and alternating between the two subjects as needed. She adjusted to my daughter's learning style for each. She was a great help!

Serena, 4 lessons with Whitney

Professional and Brilliant!

Whitney was timely in returning all of our request. Her positive attitude and ability to think outside of the box made her ideal for our project. I am certainly grateful to have worked with her and her skills here with the Pythagorean Theorem.

Amielle, 1 lesson with Whitney

Algebra 2 and Trig Topics

Whitney did a great job of asking the correct questions to discern subject matter to focus on, providing detail to clarify subjects and work out great relevant sample problems.

Stephen, 8 lessons with Whitney

Helpful

I wish we had gotten Whitney for a tutor sooner, she is helping my daughter with her AP physics. My daughter is already understanding concepts much better. We expect to see great results soon.

Kiala, 3 lessons with Whitney

very knowledgeable

Whitney gave me a last minute response and saved me when my other tutor canceled. She was able to help me with my homework problems even seeing the problems cold and having no prep time. She’s great.

Justin, 2 lessons with Whitney

Best tutor!!

Whitney was so helpful. I learned so much in a quick period of time. She was very flexible with time scheduling and very knowledgeable on the topics!!!

Louise, 1 lesson with Whitney

Very knowledgeable and helpful

Whitney helped me to prepare for my Calculus test on logarithms. She was very good at explaining how to answers the questions and the topics make more sense now.

Sarah, 4 lessons with Whitney

Whitney S. - Excellent Physics and Math Tutor

My son is a high school junior taking Physics and Algebra II at a college preparatory school. Initially, he was barely passing both Algebra II and Physics during the first semester. In just three sessions with Whitney, my son has stated that Whitney has given him VALUABLE tips and suggestions with homework assignments as well as test preparation. He also states that no matter what information he brings to the session, Whitney is very knowledgeable on the content/assignment and utilizes every minute of the session help him to better understand the content. My son now has a B average in Physics and a C average in Algebra II. It's been a struggle. But he feels confident that with Whitney's help he will have at least a B average in both courses by the end of his junior year!

Tami, 7 lessons with Whitney

$75/hour

Whitney S.

$75/hour

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