David J. - founder and CEO of LA Math Tutoring - started teaching when he was 17 years old. After attaining a perfect 800 score on the SAT math section, he was awarded a scholarship to attend the University of Miami, where he received a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles, where he continued to tutor privately. Eventually, he started getting more student referrals than he could handle, so he decided to open his own company: LA Math Tutoring.
Rachel M. began tutoring students in grades K-5 when she was in high school. After graduating Elon University with a degree in mathematics, Rachel moved to Los Angeles and started tutoring online. Rachel loves seeing the light bulbs go off in students' heads when they grasp new concepts or recognize patterns within problems. Eventually, her love for tutoring lead her to pursue it as a full time career. As a tutor, she not only helps students with the answers, but also helps to develop their time management, organization, and prioritization skills.
Bill P. has made education a focal point of his life ever since he outsmarted Mitch Burnert on the playground in kindergarten by knowing 26 types of dinosaurs (Mitch only knew 22). Years later, Bill graduated at the top of his high school class after earning perfect 5's on all his AP exams, including Calculus, U.S. History, and Language & Composition. Next, he attended Northwestern University, where he majored in Statistics and graduated with Honors. He then moved to LA, where he has been tutoring for the SAT and ACT ever since.
Michele T. graduated with a second upper honors degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas Christian University on a full scholarship. Education is one of her passions and she has tutored professionally for over 10 years. Aside from teaching math, Michele also tutors biology, chemistry, and finance. Michele derives great joy in helping her students reach their goals and seeing them become the best that they can be. Overall, she loves the art and science of education!
Aaron L. graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. After graduating from USC, he attended Rossier School of Education and obtained a Master of Arts in Teaching and teaching credential. Since then, he has been teaching math at the high school level for over 12 years. In recent years, his high school has scored in the top 5% of California schools on the CAASPP mathematics section. He then became the Math Department Chair and a member of his school's Instructional Leadership Team.
Michelle K. has 20+ years of experience working with students from Pre-K-College level. She received her Bachelors in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting from UC Santa Barbara, and her Masters in Elementary Education and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from the University of Phoenix. Throughout her career, she has worked as a pre-school teacher, substitute teacher for Pre-K-12th, Algebra and Geometry teacher, 3rd grade teacher, academic and test prep tutor, and youth group coordinator.
Jay W. received his Bachelor's degree in Applied Psychology and Human Development along with a minor in Communications from Boston College. At Boston College, Jay developed a passion for service and teaching. During his junior year of college, Jay assisted a 3rd grade class and specialized in helping the students in mathematics and reading comprehension. In addition, Jay served as a teacher’s assistant for an ethics based course for freshmen students, along with serving as a mentor for multiple leadership groups on campus.
Radomir J. has over 10 years of tutoring experience, specifically focusing on math. His specialties include: Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, as well as English. In addition, Radomir enjoys helping students prepare for the ACT and SAT exams. Meanwhile, he received his Bachelor's degree from Indiana University, majoring in French with minors in Economics, Philosophy, and Film - all of which he also enjoys teaching. Overall, his teaching approach is very relaxed and deductive, which helps students master their materials in a low-stress environment.
Mathew L. enjoys engaging with fellow students to help them make sense of subjects. Over the years, he has learned and passed on many tips and tricks to solving questions and remembering concepts. He likes to be creative in relating problems to students to help them better understand problems. Mathew received a Bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Arizona. In his free time, he reads to gain new perspectives, goes on hikes to escape in nature, and travels to immerse himself in different cultures.
Yervand C. has a Bachelor of Science in Pure Mathematics and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Mathematics from California State University, Los Angeles. Alongside Mathematics, Yervand is also interested in Quantum Physics and is currently publishing a research paper in an academic journal on Particle Physics and General Relativity. Yervand decided to pursue a career in Education in order to become a teacher who sparks a love of education and self-improvement in students' lives.