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I started tutoring because I enjoy explaining things to people, and my friends said that I am very good at that. I've been teaching math for over a year, and hope to continue teaching for many more years. My primary focus is on eighth grade through junior year math, though I can tutor any age or experience level. I am also great with physics.

I like to use a method that focuses on ensuring general understanding. I think it's more important that a student understands how an algorithm or function works, rather than to memorize what the function is. This method works for general schoolwork, standardized test preparation, or even competition-level math.

Elaine’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: University of Illinois - Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

Test Scores

ACT Composite: 35

ACT English: 36

ACT Math: 36

ACT Reading: 33

ACT Science: 36

SAT Math: 800

SAT Writing: 800

SAT Mathematics Level 2: 800

SAT Subject Test in Literature: 740


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