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Joshua

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I'm a graduate of Central Washington University with Bachelor's Degrees in Actuarial Science and Mathematics. I worked with Morgan Stanley for a year in an advisory role and decided to pursue graduate studies in mathematics instead. I personally enjoy reading and researching math. I think a strong understanding of math comes from learning the fundamental rules and logic. Math should make sense.

Joshua’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Central Washington University - Bachelors, Mathematics

Hobbies

Researching Math, Reading, Softball, Asking Questions


Q & A

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

Let the student guide me through their thoughts and ideas regarding the current subject and problems. Only then could I understand where a student has an error in thinking or understanding.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

Mathematics is a logical subject founded upon rules. If a student first understands the rules then they will have tools by which to think.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

Understand that mathematics is hard and complicated. Every other science-based subject is derived from math. With that in mind, know that every new math concept learned is another tool that can be used in a science-based subject.