Before he was an international music superstar, Mike Posner called Durham home as he was a student at Duke University. Duke has been home to many notable figures over the year, including actress Belle Knox, doctor-turned-comedian Ken Jeong, Parks and Rec star Retta, and a parade of basketball stars like Kyrie Irving, Grant Hill, and J.J. Redick. It has also produced some of the smartest minds in tech, including Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Microsoft CFO Amy Hood. Whoever you are at Duke, it takes a strong foundation in math to get in. Getting that math foundation with a tutor can help you inch closer to their great heights.

Amy Hood especially should see the benefits of **Algebra 1 tutors in Durham**. As CFO, she is the one most in charge of numbers and with all of the different arms of such a large business as Microsoft, you better believe that she is one of the top mathematical minds at the company. In fact, almost all of their employees can likely boast strong math skills.

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We have found that more parents ask for Algebra 1 help for their kids than any other subject because it is so important to the math that comes after and is the first high school math for many. Working with a **Durham Algebra 1 tutor** will make sure you are not just acing Algebra 1, but are also prepared for what comes next.