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I started tutoring and teaching as a way to support myself in college and graduate school. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Guilford College, a Masters in Geoscience from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from Stony Brook University. My students averaged a grade of A- per semester at both Harvard and Stony Brook.

As a research scientist I found that I miss the interaction with students, especially that moment when they grasp a difficult concept or acquire a skill they thought they'd never get.

Mathematics is a discipline that builds like a pyramid -- if you are missing a foundation skill, the whole structure will fall. So part of what I focus on is identifying the fundamental skills the person is missing and focus on practicing those. I provide additional practice problems so the student can cement their understanding and make math problem solving as automatic as possible.

I have a thorough understanding of the material coupled with a genuine interest in helping my students understand the concept. I have been trained as a mathematician and as a scientist, in the US and Europe. This has exposed me to different ways to teach and approach a problem.

Drop me a message so we can discuss your needs in detail!

2009

SUNY Stony Brook

geophysics

2003

Harvard University

geophysics

1999

Guilford College

Mathematics

2009

Doctorate

2003

Masters

1999

Bachelors

Physics

Flora H.

5.0 | Articulation |

5.0 | Proficiency |

5.0 | Punctuality |

Lada is great. She explains everything clearly.

a year ago

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Lada Dimitrova

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