David J. started teaching when he was 17 years old. After attaining a perfect 800 score on the SAT math test, he was awarded a scholarship to attend the University of Miami. After graduating with his Bachelor's Degree, he moved to LA, where he continued to tutor privately. Meanwhile, he collaborated with textbook companies Larson Texts and Big Ideas Learning as an online videos instructor, and he became a published author on wikiHow.com for math. Eventually, he opened his own education company: LA Math Tutoring.
Marcus L. graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He then obtained a Master's and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Caltech. During his time at Caltech, he served as a teaching assistant for several engineering courses, through which he developed a passion for teaching. Through Caltech's Certificate of Teaching Practice, Marcus attended courses and seminars to further refine his teaching methods.
Angela B. has over 10 years of experience as a professional tutor and has experience tutoring grades Pre-K-12. She graduated from Philips Academy Andover and received her B.A. in Political Science and Business from Columbia University in the city of New York. She has experience working as an admissions committee liaison for Philips Academy Andover and serves as an alumni interviewer for Columbia University. She specializes in college prep and college admissions.
Emily K. graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern University with a BA in Mathematics and a BMus in Voice. She has over 20 years of experience teaching students of all ages in the Los Angeles area, specializing in math, science, and SAT/ACT/AP test prep. She loves to help her students conquer their anxieties around math and find the beauty in it. When she’s not teaching, you may find her hiking the mountains around LA with her family or supporting many of the wonderful Los Angeles arts organizations.
Aaron L. graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Afterwards, he attended Rossier School of Education and obtained a Master of Arts in Teaching and a teaching credential. Since then, he's been teaching math at the high school level. In recent years, his high school has scored in the top 5% of California schools on the CAASPP math section. He then became Alliance Gertz-Ressler High School's Math Department Chair.
Mary H. graduated from Princeton University with High Honors. Her thesis won a number of notable awards in architecture, arts, psychology, and philosophy. Afterwards, she attended law school at Northwestern University and completed studies in International Humanitarian Law in Switzerland. Meanwhile, Mary has worked in International Law in Italy and at the United Nations in Germany. Mary tailors her lessons to suit an individual learner's strengths and weaknesses.
Principio T. is a true rocket scientist! He holds three MS degrees and a PhD in Aerospace Engineering and Space Transportation Systems. He gained all this education experience across different institutions in Rome, Munich, and Atlanta. His expertise is rocket propulsion and combustion, with publications of several peer-reviewed articles in various well-known science journals. Meanwhile, his teaching approach is based on using examples that follow a comprehensive cover of the theory.
Drusilla C. began tutoring when she was in high school. Later, she started teaching at an elementary school and working as a therapist for people with disabilities. Her general style of teaching is inspired by behavioral analysis principles and involves natural environment learning where she allows the learner to lead the nature of the session while she guides and teaches as needed. Since every student is different, she caters specifically to each person’s needs.
Michelle K. has 20+ years of experience working with students from Pre-K to College level. She received her Bachelor's in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting from UC Santa Barbara and her Master's 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/test prep tutor, and youth group coordinator.
Enayat K. received his Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics in 1976. Ever since, teaching math has been his main job and biggest passion. From what he has learned throughout his career, the best way to teach and explain mathematical concepts is to engage students in all steps of solving the problem. He does his best to make sure the student understands the reason behind the approach to solve a problem and all of the steps involved in getting to the solution.
Jennifer N. completed her Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Mathematics at Claremont Graduate University and Cal Poly Pomona, respectively. She has been teaching math since 2008 and has worked with many students of all grades and levels. When doing math problems, she knows that there can be approaches that are more complex than others so she likes to start with what she thinks are the easiest methods to understand. If students would like to see other methods, then she’s open to discussion as well.
Maia K. has a dual Bachelor's Degree in Microbiology and Spanish, and she has a Master of Science Degree in Developmental Biology, where her thesis involved investigating the role of retinoids in salamander spinal cord regeneration. Furthermore, she is a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). In her spare time, she enjoys Autocross racing, long distance running, and spending time with her two dogs and husband at their Orange County home.
Christina Y. received her B.S. in physics from UC Davis with Highest Honors. She is currently a physics Ph.D. student at UCLA and is supported by multiple fellowships. She tutored underclassmen in mathematics and SAT in high school and has been teaching physics at the university level since she was an undergraduate. Additionally, Christina has research experience in theoretical chemistry and theoretical physics, and she is currently interested in the AdS/CFT correspondence.
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's been tutoring the SAT and ACT.
Daniel K. graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science. In college, he was involved with Coding&&Community, teaching computer science to students of all levels ranging from elementary school to high school. He was also a mentor for a few of his college courses and privately tutored local students. Daniel believes that understanding the problem and how the solution is derived is crucial to helping excite students in learning.
Allison B. has a Bachelor of Science and a PhD in bioengineering. She began tutoring in high school and continued in college, eventually becoming a supplemental instructor for a senior-level engineering course at her university. In tutoring sessions, she empathizes with students' anxiety about math and science while also encouraging them that they can solve these difficult problems. She typically adjusts pacing and lesson plans according to the individual and likes to make the learning process fun and engaging.
Isaac B. has a deep love for mathematics, and his goal is to help students find their own joy in the subject too. He is experienced in tutoring students of all ages. Additionally, he has worked as a math teacher at Generation Teach, a summer academy for middle schoolers in the Denver area. Isaac got an 800 on his SAT Math, and he is also a published researcher, having co-authored a paper with one of his mathematics professors in The Journal for Knot Theory and Its Ramifications.
Rachelle R. graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and a minor in Psychology. She then went on to become a social worker in her community for several years. Afterwards, she completed a Master of Science in Special Education degree at National University. Rachelle currently works as an Education Specialist and has specific skills in creating safe, inclusive learning environments where students can thrive and achieve academic goals!
Curtis K. (or you can call him CJ) grew up in Georgia and attended the Gwinnett School of Math, Science, and Technology. Ranked 4th best high school in America, his school was heavily based on STEM, which is his expertise. He has been tutoring since high school, and he is especially great at helping students prep for the SAT and ACT. Curtis has also taught guitar, surfing, and healthcare! His favorite way to tutor is through practice tests and scenario-based examples.
David R. graduated from California State University, Los Angeles with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. After working in the industry of construction management for 5 years, he decided to take a break and focus on investment properties, as well as tutoring. David loves mathematics and physics, because every problem is like a puzzle: if you follow its principles and laws, you will always get the solution and there is only one right answer. For David, math is like a game where the better you know the rules, the better you'll be at it.
Jay W. received his Bachelor's degree in Applied Psychology and Human Development along with a minor in Communications from Boston College. There, 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 math 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.
Eric W. graduated from high school on the National Honor Society. The following fall, he moved to LA where he earned his Bachelor's Degree at California State University in Cinema and Television Arts. After working different assistant and management positions in the entertainment industry, Eric now teaches math, English, social studies, and business. He is happy to mentor students who are looking for guidance with their studies no matter the subject.
Camellia M. graduated from the University of Washington with a dual Bachelor’s degree in Physics and Astronomy, with a minor in Mathematics before moving to Baltimore to work on the Hubble Space Telescope. She is a passionate educator with years of teaching experience who approaches learning with the understanding that unique individuals require unique learning environments that cater to their needs in ways not usually accessible in traditional academic environments.
Rachel M. began tutoring elementary students when she was in high school. After graduating Elon University with a degree in mathematics, Rachel moved to Los Angeles and started tutoring. Rachel loves seeing the light bulbs go off in students' heads when they grasp new concepts. 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.
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.
Mathew L. enjoys engaging with 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.