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Mr. Jim M.

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"Learning is a daily, lifelong process. If embraced, it can foster a fulfilling life, one with many choices regarding career, family, and personal attainment. I discovered that at an early age and feel that I have been a beneficiary. That’s my approach as a tutor: listen carefully and understand my student; respect their learning style; and ignite (or maintain) their passion for learning while helping more...

"Learning is a daily, lifelong process. If embraced, it can foster a fulfilling life, one with many choices regarding career, family, and personal attainment. I discovered that at an early age and feel that I have been a beneficiary. That’s my approach as a tutor: listen carefully and understand my student; respect their learning style; and ignite (or maintain) their passion for learning while helping them achieve their goals. Leaven it all with some fun.

Throughout my career, I have had the benefit of great mentor/tutors and have always tried to do the same for others. Formally, I have taught students at the high school and college level in math and history (Rutgers University - PhD, 1988) and advised many others informally as a banking and investment professional (CFA [Chartered Financial Analyst] since 1994). In 2014 I became a math tutor, mentor and substitute teacher in the Denver Public School system and an historical adviser for a national high school competition focused on the U.S. Constitution. In 2015, I started a tutoring service and have been working with middle, high school and college students.

Preparing for standardized admissions tests (SAT, SSAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT) requires a special approach, one that balances the mastery of relevant content with specific test taking strategies. I call it Substance and Strategy and my tutoring focuses on finding that balance to give my students the TOOLS and the CONFIDENCE to improve and succeed.

I have had a passion for math for as long as I can remember and have used it extensively as an engineering student and in the financial services industry. I have tutored many friends and work associates informally for years and took it up formally in 2014 in the local school system, where I continue to do so.

During more than 25 years of business development in finance I have continually educated clients, prospects and associates, explaining complex concepts and translating industry terminology for non-specialist audiences. Mentoring and tutoring have been a" less...

Details

fee: $67 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 18 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Jim M. is a certified tutor

Princeton University & Empire State College, Eng'g, History and Social Theory

Rutgers University, PhD

Denver, CO 80220

Subjects Tutored

Algebra 1 - Algebra 2 - American History - Geometry - Prealgebra - Government & Politics - SAT Math - World History - Finance - GRE - GMAT - SSAT - Social Studies - ACT Math - CFA - COOP/HSPT - Series 7