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I am a fifth year undergrad at the University of California - Riverside where I am double majoring in math (pure) and physics! I am currently an S.I. Leader (Supplemental Instructor) for university level physics classes and a tutor for fres... See more
My first experience tutoring came while attending the University of Southern California in 2005. There, I assisted fellow classmates in preparing for upcoming exams and found great reward in helping others gain confidence in their academics... See more
I have a MSc in Physics, my research experience is in astrophysics, specifically analyzing stellar atmospheres, stellar evolution and sources of gravitational waves like black holes and neutron stars. I'm from El Salvador, so my native lang... See more
Hi, I'm Shannon! I am currently pursuing a chemistry major at the University of Nevada, Reno. I've enjoyed math and chemistry ever since high school and still do. So far, I have taken general chemistry, organic chemistry, analytical chemist... See more
I have been thinking a lot lately about the movie The Matrix. It is a bit of a mind trip of a movie, as it has a lot of themes of being an independent thinker, breaking free from the rote matrix that we have fallen into. When you work on something repetitive, you fear the idea that you are a part of a simulation, as that feels like you are an NPC in the video game of life. Ultimately, you feel like you are just another number. As unique as you might feel, you are just ones and zeros like the person next to you. That is where the character of Neo provides a relief. He is one of many, but he senses that there is more to life and gets the chance to break free when he meets Morpheus. Throughout the movie, Morpheus and Trinity try to convince him that he is “The One,” which Neo does not believe. He has been taught that he is just a part of the machine. What makes him so special?
The secret they do not tell you about confidence is that there is nothing behind it. You do not need skill to be confident. It is about believing. With Calculus tutors in Riverside, you will learn to believe in yourself again. When you are no longer afraid of math, you can start to get better at a much quicker rate. Part of math is repetition, so you just have to power through reps with your Calculus tutor without feeling like you are falling back into the simulation.
Part of the problem with “The One” is that it explicitly means that it is exclusive. It is not “The Two” or “The Handful.” Your Riverside Calculus tutor is probably not working exclusively with you. You are not the only person studying math. In all likelihood, Neo was not the only one. Again, what makes him so special?
The real truth is that there is no “The One.” We do not live in a world where only one person can inherit the world. For every time that someone says “There will never be another LeBron James,” there is someone that says “There will never be another Kevin Durant,” another that says the same for Giannis Antetokounmpo, another for Kristaps Porzingas, and another that says the same for Zion Williamson. When you work with a math tutor, you can find out that you are just as special as anyone else, not that you are the most special on the planet.
Hi. My name is Farhan. I am currently an undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia in Canada pursuing a Bachelor of Science. I happen to be very fluent in speaking English and Gujarati and partially fluent in Swahili, Urdu... See more
I've been an Independent tutor mainly in math and science to elementary, middle, high school and college students (up to the level of elementary quantum mechanics and elementary differential equations) across NYC, and helped with homework a... See more
I have always enjoyed helping people learn and reach their goals. I have over 5 years of tutoring experience and additional experience teaching, coaching, and mentoring. Subject areas include: elementary through high school math and English... See more
I grew up in Montgomery County, Maryland. I attended Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Maryland. I went on to get my B.S. in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University with a minor in Chinese and I am now a structural engineer in Balt... See more
Investing in your education is vitally important. Bill Gates has shown a good example to other billionaires as he has invested a large chunk of his wealth to philanthropy, especially related to education. It is even said that the former richest man in the world is only giving a minuscule fraction of his money to his children after he dies. That is a bit misleading because even 1% of his money is more than multiple family trees of earnings combined, but it must feel a little bittersweet. Either way, they must feel good knowing the money is going to education. Riverside got a $3 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to increase the rate of students going to college, which will make a big difference.
You do not have generations of wealth like Bill Gates, but that does not mean you can’t invest a little in your own education with Calculus tutoring in Riverside. Getting a private tutor is not going to break your bank and can help you achieve the great things that Bill Gates is trying to help you reach.
In the end, you are in control of your own future, so the choice is yours whether you will follow Riverside Calculus tutoring to success. We have seen students shine with our help and hope we can help you too.