# Award-Winning Algebra Tutors in Oakland, CA

## Sadaf

Certified Algebra Tutor in Oakland, CA

...because I will take 5-10 minutes to get to know them, their likes and dislikes, and their strengths and weaknesses. I help them out not only with their school work but other social issues they have questions with. I tell them about college and future pathways. A tutor grows a much more special bond with the children than their teachers in school. As a current Master's student in the Biological Sciences, I have a strong...

### Education & Certification

San Francisco State - Bachelor of Science, Biology, General

Dominican University - Master of Science, Biology, General

### Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

Spanish 1

Middle School Math

English

+40 subjects## Sydney

Certified Algebra Tutor in Oakland, CA

...also be attending the University of San Francisco this Fall to get my Master's in Education. Having five years of previous experience with junior high, high school, and collegiate students I have learned how to adjust to all student types and focus my attention on their specific learning styles. Science and math have always been my favorite subjects, and I am very passionate about teaching these concepts to students. My most comfortable mathematics and science...

### Education & Certification

San Francisco State University - Bachelor in Arts, Biology, General

### Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

AP Chemistry

Geometry

Science

+18 subjects## Nina

Certified Algebra Tutor in Oakland, CA

...concentration in electronics. I am also a tutor for the Multicultural Engineering Program. I tutor stressed out students and concentrate on helping them see the simplicity in every subject. Math can be made very simple with low stress levels and a big picture view--which I enjoy showing to students. My passions are in math and the sciences, but I have always scored highly on placement and standardized testing. Besides academics, I am an intern at...

### Education & Certification

University of California-Santa Cruz - Bachelor of Science, Bioengineering

### Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

Calculus 2

College Algebra

SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 2

+27 subjects## Matthew

Certified Algebra Tutor in Oakland, CA

...to succeed in Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics courses, and also enjoy helping prospective grad students conquer the GRE Quantitative Section. These subject build upon a large and varied set of background information, and I find the challenge of teaching these sometimes difficult subjects exhilarating. By providing students with questions to help them build up their understanding of course material, and using teaching methods that cater to the many different learning styles, I have seen my...

### Education & Certification

University of Maryland - Bachelor of Science, Chemistry

University of California-Berkeley - Master of Science, Chemistry

### Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

Microbiology

Physical Science

Science

+30 subjects## Michael

Certified Algebra Tutor in Oakland, CA

...learn only the specific problems assigned. This can result in the confusion when the student is confronted with a new problem. For this reason, I first ensure that the student grasps the basic concepts, and I then illustrate the concepts with a variety of examples. Learning in this way leads to a more thorough understanding of the subject and gives the student the confidence necessary to excel on exams. In my free time I enjoy...

### Education & Certification

University of California-Los Angeles - Bachelor of Science, Physics

### Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

COMPASS Mathematics

Physics

SAT Subject Tests

+84 subjects## Mara

Certified Algebra Tutor in Oakland, CA

...academic career. I graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Economics, and I am currently taking courses towards a CPA degree. I absolutely love math and numbers and hope to spread my enthusiasm for it to the students I work with. I understand many students will not necessarily grow to love math as much as I do, but giving them the tools and confidence to succeed at it is a large step in the...

### Education & Certification

University of California-Berkeley - Bachelor of Science, Economics

### Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

College Algebra

Elementary Math

Economics

+19 subjects## Conner

Certified Algebra Tutor in Oakland, CA

...I understand from experience that individual students learn in different ways, and that adapting my teaching style to each student is necessary. Finally, I've experienced many ways that math and science can be both useful and fun. Having goals for using knowledge, whether big or small, makes learning easier and progress more rewarding. In my spare time, I have a lot of interests, including sports, games, outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, snowboarding, traveling, and...

### Education & Certification

University of Colorado Boulder - Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

### Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

Middle School Math

AP Biology

AP Calculus BC

+44 subjects## Eli

Certified Algebra Tutor in Oakland, CA

...in Washington D.C. Before that, I spent four years as a sportswriter and columnist in Los Angeles. I have worked with students of all ages from kindergarten to adulthood and am a staunch believer that it is never too late to fall in love with learning any subject (even math!). My approach to tutoring is the same way I approach training for a sport. If you are willing to put in the effort, you will...

### Education & Certification

University of California-Los Angeles - Bachelor in Arts, Psychology

### Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

Reading

Special Education

PSAT Critical Reading

+41 subjects## Susan

Certified Algebra Tutor in Oakland, CA

...variety of situations. Clear concise writing is especially important skill in the sciences and I stress with my students the importance of being both precise and concise. When learning difficult concepts in ecological and biological sciences I try to create assignments for discussion that ask students to synthesize different sources and apply it to real world situations. I feel it is important to give students tools to understand fast moving events of todays world, whether...

### Education & Certification

School of Visual Arts - Bachelors, Media Arts/Animation

University of California-Berkeley - PHD, Integrative Biology

### Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

GRE

Essay Editing

AP Studio Art: 2-D Design

+50 subjects## Olivia

Certified Algebra Tutor in Oakland, CA

...Bilingual schools through the end of high school. In college, I spent some time studying and living in Ecuador and Peru, so I also speak Spanish. I have worked with students of all ages, from elementary school students just learning to read to Masters' students trying to perfect their theses. I am interested in a broad variety of topics (I completed two majors and two minors in college), and I am great at explaining complicated...

### Education & Certification

UNC Chapel Hill - Bachelor in Arts, Environmental Studies and International Studies

### Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

Test Prep

Elementary School Math

GRE Verbal Reasoning

+30 subjects