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Evan S.

Dumfries, VA

$35/hour

Introductory Statistics Tutor in the NOVA area

Background check passed as of 2/14/16
5.0 average from 36 ratings
Help With Statistics 1
— Mercedes, Fairfax, VA on 10/15/16

$35/Hour


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Christopher Newport University
Political Science
George Mason University
Master's

Education

Christopher Newport University (Political Science)

George Mason University (Master's)

About Evan

Thanks for checking out my profile, I look forward to having you as a potential student and to help you fully grasp statistics and/or social science research methods. Whether you have a background in math or perhaps this is that "one" math course you have been dreading, I can help you tackle the course and perhaps even leave you with an appreciation for the power of data driven research.

My name is Evan Shively and I am a recent Master's graduate with a degree in Political Science. I pride myself in being able to explain tricky college material in a way my students to grasp difficult concepts in easy to understand lessons.

My background in tutoring comes from my experience as an academic tutor for my university and my background in public speaking working for multiple non-profit organizations. I have over 200 hours teaching college level statistics and methods as a professional tutor in addition to my 80+ hours tutoring for Wyzant. I have worked with tons of students and am able to apply different learning methods to meet students were they are in the course.


Availability:

Thursday through Sunday
11:00 am to 8:00 pm in person

Also available for online lessons during weekday evenings (after 6:00pm)


Subject Matter that I tutor includes:

Introductory Statistics: I can help with any introductory level college statistics course including basic business stats, bio and health statistics, and AP statistics for high school.

Political Science and International Relations: I have an undergraduate

Social Science Methods: I can help you through your tricky methods courses that most social science degrees require. I have taught methods for political science, health, and psychology. I have experience working with STATA and SPSS. I have also taught graduate level methods for Political Science.
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Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Dumfries, VA 22025
Background Check: Passed

"Help With Statistics 1"

- Mercedes, Fairfax, VA on 10/15/16

"best tutor!"

- Stephanie, Catlett, VA on 8/3/16

"Knowledgeable and patient tutor"

- Suvom, Chantilly, VA on 4/29/16

"Very knowledgeable"

- Marina, Dumfries, VA on 4/10/16

"Knowledgeable, patient and great at explaining."

- Waseem, Herndon, VA on 3/10/16

"Great teacher"

- Rawan, Falls Church, VA on 3/4/16
Math:
SPSS,
Statistics
Computer:
SPSS
History:
Government & Politics, Political Science

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Political Science

I have a Master's in the Arts from George Mason University in Political Science. My undergraduate degree is also in Political Science. I also have professional experience teaching American Politics, Quantitative and Qualitative methods, and Political theory for the University.

SPSS

I have a background both in statistical theory and in running political science statistics through a couple different computer programs. I used SPSS during my undergraduate career and STATA during my Masters. I own both software and am familiar with using and understanding both.

Christopher Newport University
Political Science
George Mason University
Master's

Education

Christopher Newport University (Political Science)

George Mason University (Master's)

Help With Statistics 1 — Evan was extremely helpful in assisting me with understanding the basics of statistics for example, he showed me how to differentiate between the frequency, percent, valid percent, and cumulative percent. Described the frequency distribution shapes (symmetrical etc). He also helped me understand how to construct a frequency distribution table and get the percentiles and percentile ranks. His ass ...

— Mercedes, Fairfax, VA on 10/15/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Evan will travel within 20 miles of Dumfries, VA 22025.