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Experience Finance tutoring by highly credentialed tutors. Top tutors will help you learn Finance through one-on-one tutoring in the comfort of your home, online, or any other location of your choice.

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These Finance tutors are exceedingly qualified to help you reach your goals. They come from such prestigious universities as MIT, Stanford, UChicago, Yale, Harvard, UPenn, Notre Dame, Amherst, UC Berkeley, Northwestern, Rice, Columbia, WashU, Emory, Brown, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, UNC, Michigan, UCLA, and other nationally recognized programs.

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Jeremy

Undergraduate Degree:
Columbia University - Computer Science

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Ashok

Undergraduate Degree:
Oberlin College - Physics, Math

Graduate Degree:
University Of Rochester - Physics

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Eugene

Undergraduate Degree:
University Of Washington - Computer Science

Graduate Degree:
London School Of Economics - Economics

How your tutor helps you master: Finance

DETERMINING FINANCE OBJECTIVES

You will have learning objectives mapped out by our educational director based on your specific academic needs.

UNDERSTANDING NEEDS

Your tutor will pinpoint the Finance areas in which you excel and the areas that require extra attention.

CUSTOMIZED LEARNING

You will surpass your learning goals with an education program personalized to your needs.

Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

1. Helped student orient himself in solving problems involving right triangles and trigonometric ratios correspondingly  
2. Reviewed special right triangles: (a)30-60-90 triangles - ratio of sides (b) 45-45-90 triangles - ratio of sides and their applications in real life problems  
3. Reviewed similar figures using a personal problem set - (a)  AA postulate (b) similarity ratio (c) real life application problems  Overall, he seemed comfortable in his understanding of the concepts reviewed. For the next session, we'll continue solving the assigned worksheets on Similar Figure.

Today we discussed what her goals were for the summer.  We talked about the transition from Junior high to High school.  Gave assignment to read and analyzed the first chapter of Lord of the Flies.  

The student and I reviewed Chapters 5 and 6 of the Official SAT Guide--those cover sentence completion and passage-based questions. We discussed the following strategies: looking at the charge of a sentence and the context of each blank (positive or negative); boxing clauses, conjunctions, and other transition words as well as negatives and identifying their purpose (e.g. to indicate agreement, contradiction, dependence, or temporal context); underlining key phrases or hints within each sentence. When using these strategies, the student missed only one question in 10. However, we will need to continue improving his speed in order to match the pacing of the test. The student should be taking his practice SAT in segments this week, on a schedule we agreed to on Sunday, and emailing his responses by Friday. He was too busy last week to complete a practice exam.

We worked on a packet for a test. We reviewed various concepts, such as geometric progressions, arithmetic sequences, the sums of these, and limits of various kinds. We're meeting tomorrow to work on the rest of the packet.

We covered chapter 12, with the two main concepts being weighted average cost of capital and marginal cost of capital. One of the biggest points was that even though there are no explicit costs for retained earnings, we still need to treat it like common stock (not including flotation costs). We also did a couple of tax problems for fun.

We covered topics from Chapter 7 of his Finance book - capital budgeting. We went over some spreadsheets. We talked about planning for upcoming Harvard Business Case reviews and material due this Tuesday.

We examined side-by-side the sheet of formulas and the prior exam to review which formulas to use for each particular type of story problem. We identified specific questions that the student can ask his professor early this week. I provided guidance on how to do that for maximum results. I asked for an email by Tuesday on the outcome of that conversation, so that we can have a proper focus for our next session.

The student and I worked on an essay assignment that was due the next day. It looks like she is going to have to work hard at this class because of how much material they'll be learning. We're planning to meet twice a week to go over concepts and review specific class assignments.

We covered topics on Portfolio Management including: asset allocation, diversification, rebalancing, alpha, and beta. We also covered different types of assets including: stocks, bonds, and mutual funds and the pros and cons of each.

This was my first session with the student so we spent a little while getting acquainted and looking over the format of the notes and material. One of the major takeaways for her was learning how to amortize payment schedule using a financial calculator. Lastly, we discussed the interpretation of financial ratios and I was able to give her a quick helper to use on major financial ratios and their purposes.

The student and I worked through a practice test that he had begun. The English section was really strong. We worked through questions that he had missed, and he was able to identify with great confidence the questions he knew were right and the questions he thought may be wrong. English was great. We also worked on math which was pretty good. Often, he would get tripped up on problems that involved several steps. Once he got stuck he would just take an educated guess and move on, which is not an awful strategy. I explained these more difficult math concepts and he started to pick them up. For next time, he will have a practice exam sent to me in advance so I can spend some time looking at what would be good to focus on.

Reviewed adding and subtracting negative and positive numbers (he's doing that in school), and showed him how to multiply and divide using negative numbers. Did math and reading comprehension problems from practice guide.

How can Finance tutoring help you succeed?

Understanding finance is crucial to numerous careers in the business world, as well as outside of it. The world of finance is complex – and studying it even more so. The interactions between stocks, futures, and treasury notes, among many other topics, can be challenging for many students. Whether you are a finance major or minor, studying finance as part of the study of economics, or are taking classes to explore the field that drives consumer and business interactions, personalized finance tutoring can help you become grounded in the basics of finance and simplify confusing topics. We can help connect you with finance tutoring that is completely tailored to your specific needs, which can help you go from suffering through your finance course to actually enjoying it.

Each finance tutor has been certified not only to understand complex financial concepts, but to be able to explain them well. No matter what part of your Finance class you’re struggling with, your finance tutor can explain financial topics in a way that makes sense to you. These tutors are adept at helping you remember how different economic markers, such as inflation and GDP, impact stock markets and currency trading.  They can also help differentiate how domestic and foreign policy is likely to encourage a Bull or Bear market. If you struggle with understanding the different forms of investments, have difficulty determining how the financial markets may respond to various consumer confidence reports, or are unable to understand the mathematical reasoning behind computer-driven market models, your Finance instructor can explain topics in ways that make sense. The personalized sessions create a supportive learning environment, where you can ask questions and work on practice problems all with the assistance of a knowledgable tutor to help guide you through difficult concepts. Your tutor can structure lesson plans around the topics you want to work on, and there’s no need to rush, as you can spend as long as it takes on a particular topic for you to understand it. The unique atmosphere allows you to focus on challenging information, while briefly reviewing and solidifying content that you understand well. Finance tutoring is also convenient: your tutor can travel to your home or another location convenient to you at a time of your choosing, or even tutor you online. 

A great tutor will not only help you achieve your academic goals in your current financial courses, but also help pave the way for success in future classes. No matter what level finance class you’re in, if you’re having a hard time with the material, call Varsity Tutors. A superb finance tutor can help you get on the fast track to academic success in your finance course.