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Michael B.

Harrisonburg, VA

$25/hour

Patient and Concise Physics and Math Tutor

5+ Hours
5.0 average from 1 ratings

$25/Hour


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James Madison University
Physics

Education

James Madison University (Physics)

About Michael

During my undergraduate career at James Madison University, I was often approached by friends several times each semester who were in need of tutoring to pass a physics test or class. In these sessions, I made sure to communicate effectively with them and explain key concepts in terms that I felt they would understand.

Normally this would start with me asking them how they would go about solving a problem, then helping them when they reached a point they could not get past on their own, in the process clarifying what they did right and why it was right, as well as clarifying concepts that they might have misinterpreted. I would follow up with them after their test or homework assignment to see how they were doing in the class, and the overwhelming majority said that my tutoring session(s) had helped them pass.

I enjoy tutoring because it helps me to spread some of my knowledge to people who need it. Conversely, it also affords me the opportunity to see a problem from a different perspective that I might not have considered, making the communication of knowledge a two-way street.

I have a B.S. in physics from James Madison University, as well as a minor in mathematics as part of the physics program at James Madison University. In addition, I have taken multiple programming classes at JMU, as well as worked on several coding projects as part of my physics degree.

Contact me here if you would like to schedule a tutoring session! I look forward to meeting with you to help you succeed in your studies.
During my undergraduate career at James Madison University, I was often approached by friends several times each semester who were in need of tutoring to pass a physics test or class. In these sessions, I made sure to communicate effectively with them and explain key concepts in terms that I felt they would understand.

Normally this
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Math:
Calculus,
Linear Algebra
Science:
Physics
Computer:
Java, Python

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Calculus

I graduated from James Madison University with a minor in Mathematics, taking classes up to and including multi-variable calculus.

Physics

Graduated from James Madison University with a B.S. in Physics, Fundamental Studies concentration. Physics GPA - 3.2

James Madison University
Physics

Education

James Madison University (Physics)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michael will travel within 20 miles of Harrisonburg, VA 22801.