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Nicolas

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I'm an undergraduate at Princeton University working toward a degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, with the Sustainable Energy Certificate.
I have a strong background in tutoring both math and physics, having done so with underclassmen through high school programs.
I've also worked extensively with kids and teens, at a waterspouts day camp in Miami, and a sleepaway camp in North Carolina.
I think the most important motivator in tutoring is to show my own enthusiasm for the subjects I teach. Breaking down a problem, and making "problem maps" for complex problems gives students a solid foothold to start and follow through a problem. Working examples using these maps during tutoring sessions is a good way to identify weaknesses.
My end goal is to show students that with comfort in a subject comes interest. A big part of my reward from tutoring comes from making opaque subjects understandable.

Nicolas’ Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Princeton University - Current Undergrad, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Test Scores

SAT Composite: 2350

SAT Math: 750

SAT Verbal: 800

SAT Writing: 800

Hobbies

Woodworking, Sculpture, Piano, Sailing, Biking

Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

AP Physics 2

AP Physics C: Mechanics

Calculus

Geometry

High School Physics

IB Physics

Math

Middle School Math

Physics

Pre-Algebra

Pre-Calculus

SAT Subject Test in Physics

SAT Subject Tests Prep

Science

Test Prep