Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"The student and I reviewed practice questions from lecture 7, and the concepts primarily focused on the calculation of unlevered costs of equity or required rates of return on equity using an asset or unlevered beta and the conversion to a levered cost of equity. We then covered the calculation of firm value given a WACC or unlevered cost of equity and tax rate, the value of debt vs. equity, and the effects of making debt vs. equity ratio adjustments. I forwarded notes to him in Excel for these problems, for additional problems associated with lecture 7, and several lecture 8 problems."
"We reviewed the Chapter 9 Quiz and Chapter 16's Homework. Topics we reviewed included choosing between alternative business decisions using maximax, maximin and Bayes' rule. We also worked on using CPM (Critical Path Method) and PERT (Program Evaluation Review Technique) to find the critical path and crash activities. The student is progressing very well with the material."
"We reviewed the student's assignment, which required quite a bit of work. We really pushed hard to get it all done in the session. Questions ranged from duration calculations on bonds to types of investment funds and capital market lines. Next, we will discuss investment types and hedge fund returns."
"In this session we covered some basic equations in Finance, including Present Value, Future Value, and Stock Pricing. There were a couple of equations or issues that went unresolved (to be straightened out during a later session), but mostly there was good coverage of the material here and I felt the student was able to keep pace and learn from the lesson."
"The student and I went over practice problems related to present values and future values of investing. We also went over some of the basic concepts associated with stocks and bonds. Her exam is Thursday, and we are meeting again tomorrow to finalize her review."
"We reviewed the practice exam that the student was given in class. She has a good grasp on the dividend discount equations. She understands what the questions are asking her to solve and identifies all the given variables. She will do well."