# Payal

Certified Tutor

Undergraduate Degree: University of Miami - Bachelor of Science, Physics

ACT Composite: 33

ACT English: 32

ACT Math: 36

ACT Reading: 34

ACT Science: 32

SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1530

SAT Math: 800

SAT Verbal: 720

SAT Writing: 720

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What is your teaching philosophy?

I like to teach students how to break down all problems into simple manageable parts, especially in mathematics subjects. Instead of memorizing methods, I encourage students to understand the core concept of problems and possibly relate it to real life examples so they could get to their answer using logic.

What might you do in a typical first session with a student?

First, I introduce myself and ask the student to tell me about him/herself. Then, I ask the student what he/she would like to get started on or what he/she struggles with the most.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

Students become independent learners when they have developed a genuine interest in a subject and an effective method of studying said subject. Therefore, as a tutor, I can help them by using cool, real life applications of the subject material to make it interesting and provide them a variety of study equipment and methods, including interactive websites, YouTube videos, textbooks, etc.