Rocketfuel Tutoring

Rocketfuel Tutoring


About this tutor

I am an accomplished rocket engineer with a background in English as well! I work in the aerospace industry and have years of part-time private tutoring experience. From Middle School through College, I'm a friendly face that can be a private tutor, teach how to study, to think critically, to boost the student's confidence and to advise and be a mentor to look up to!

I can teach the following subjects: Maths from Algebra through Calculus; Science from Physics through Mechanical and Materials Engineering level subjects; English writing, rhetoric and public speaking.

About Me:

Bachelors of Science - Mechanical Engineering (minor in Writing and Rhetoric)

Masters of Science - Materials Engineering

Work Experience: Aviation (7 years) and Rocket Propulsion (currently for 2+ years)

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Santa Susana, CA 93063
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Get to know the student and their trouble areas. Identify their strengths and weaknesses in order to teach them the best way possible for them to understand.

I encourage students to do their own homework and will help them understand and solve their problem questions.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering (with minor is English Writing and Rhetoric)

Masters in Materials Engineering

Work Experience: 7 Years in Aviation and 2 + years in Aerospace (rocket propulsion)

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Price will vary on number of days per week:

Middle School: $25+

High School: $35+

College: $45+

How did you get started teaching?

I have been tutoring and teaching math and science since I was in High School. I have continued to as I've developed my full-time career in engineering.

What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with Middle School and High School students. Students who have wanted to get a head start on lessons, as well as students who may be struggling with understanding lessons taught in their classrooms.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

A 6th grader who I'd been tutoring Algebra 1 had been struggling with understanding the lessons taught in class and was afraid of the subject. We had been reading the lessons together and I'd been explaining the core factors of the subjects, then guiding her through example problems. Two weeks later, when the past lessons were being used in more advanced problems, she stopped halfway through solving a problem and realized she had been solving the problems she was previously afraid of. She was very proud of her accomplishment and I was proud of her recognizing her ability once she's not afraid of her challenge.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

If you don't understand what is being explained to you, do not pretend you do. It is much better to admit you don't understand than to continue to struggle. Looking for help is not weakness!

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