Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: University of Chicago - Bachelors, Economics
ACT Composite: 35
ACT English: 35
ACT Math: 35
ACT Reading: 34
ACT Science: 35
SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1570
SAT Math: 780
SAT Verbal: 760
SAT Writing: 780
GRE Quantitative: 170
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ISEE-Upper Level Mathematics Achievement
ISEE-Upper Level Quantitative Reasoning
SAT Subject Test in Korean with Listening
SAT Subject Tests Prep
What is your teaching philosophy?
Relaxed and accommodating, but direct and impact-driven.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Get to know their background and the best way they retain information.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Provide self-prep materials, and evaluate their performance.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
Show impact of results and progress.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
Find alternative approaches, and practice.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
Help them practice reading and understand main concepts.
What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?
Give them effective instruction, but also time.
How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?
Provide fun examples or real-life applications.
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
Asking questions throughout teaching the session.
How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?
With conversation about the subject and practice-test results.
How do you evaluate a student's needs?
What is their most effective way of learning, and what are their biggest struggles and strengths?
How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?
I change the style of lecture and difficulty of questions.
What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?
Online practice tests, prep books, and textbooks.