James M. - Berkeley grad with a doctorate

Cal Tech James M. Tutors California Institute of Technology Students in Pasadena, CA
$45 / hr
Glendora, CA
(421)
30 miles Travel Radius
In-person + Online
TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've had vast experience in teaching and tutoring, including teaching history and philosophy at a graduate level, mentoring college students, and college career prep with high school students. I've been a guest speaker at high school graduations, university assemblies, Rotary, camps, and conferences. I currently teach at a university. I'll take every opportunity I can to help someone acquire knowledge and reach their goals.

EDUCATION

I hold a B.A. in Philosophy from ...
Reviews
Dr. James was nice and patients we weren't over my grammar. He was patients and understanding my struggle. We were able to get my assignment. We each sentence making sure if I was answering the question that I had
- Florie O. from Davis, CA
Very patient, knowledgeable, and thorough. Left no stone unturned. Will be using James' services again. He walked me through each phase of my term paper and did it easily. Importantly, he helped ME write the paper. I did the work and he taught and directed.
- John N. from Burlingame, CA
James is the best! He is enthusiastic, extremely knowledgeable, and willing to take time in helping to understand difficult philosophical concepts. He is quick (in an very positive way) and to the point. He is also very kind. I would definitely recommend him!!! A+++++++
- Laurent G. from Los Angeles, CA
James has an amazing sense of humor! He had to in order to deal with our shenanigans, we whined, we pouted, we avoided and he persevered. He had patience, carefully explaining math problems in details. He adapted his teaching to what we needed and always came prepared with problems to address our areas of needs. So helpful! Cannot thank you enough. (PS we still don't like math).
- Jae M. from New York, NY
I am so lucky to find James. He is really a cooperative tutor who helped me in editing my academic work. He honestly deserves the 5 stars! thank you very much James!
- Hayaht A. from Albany, NY
He heard me and my needs and adept his class for my own goals. What was very important for me to find someone flexible that makes me feel confident about my speaking skils.
- Ludieli R. from Las Vegas, NV
I asked James to proofread my grad application essays and help me really get all my essays for applications ready to go! He was such a big help and made me feel much more confident with my essays and application as a whole! Thank you James!
- Grace P. from Stevenson Ranch, CA
We were very lucky to find James as our first tutor in English writing. He greatly helped our daughter in improving her writing skills and better expressing her thoughts on paper, and most importantly developing self-confidence. We're looking forward for more sessions with him.
- Roman P. from Tracy, CA
Great to meet you today. I received a lot of great ideas that will certainly be very helpful, and all of my questions were answered clearly. Thank you so much for your help, James!
- Tiffany C. from Jericho, NY
James teach me to work up on grammar skills by reading the books he gave to me. Also he has gave me a reason to write even harder than before. That way it can help me in the future and beyond.
- Solomon J. from Fredericksburg, VA
James was super quick and to the point. He was very knowledgeable about material for my MA in philosophy class and knew exactly what we needed to accomplish over the course of our session.
- Kelsi D. from Los Angeles, CA
James communicated quickly with me and he provided me with good feedback for my paper. He met my deadline request and I look forward to having additional lessons with him.
- Patty L. from Flower Mound, TX
After three lessons with James ,I am very happy with James helping my daughter with SAT .He is good, knowledgeable and a patient tutor.The most important thing is my daughter is very happy with James . We looking forward to the next lessons with him. I strongly believe James will help my daughter do well in the SAT English with a strong foundation in grammar, structure of the English language and a good writer.
- Hanh T. from Atlanta, GA
James is an amazing tutor and is highly knowledgeable in many fields. I have used tutors at various costs for various subjects and James is definitely one of the best. As a student who attends a top 25 school, James still is able to help improve my writing abilities. Highly recommended.
- Jacob N. from Mount Kisco, NY
This is my second lesson with James and he is so helpful! Compared to my first draft, my final draft has improved significantly. He really takes the time to go through every detail in my paper with me!
- Kimi S. from Greenwich, CT
James worked with me on a paper for a philosophy of machines course. James was knowledgeable about the topic and was able to offer concrete, helpful assistance with the argument as well as resources to help support the argument. I am very thankful for his assistance, and I will request him again as a tutor in the future.
- Lori W. from Chino Hills, CA
James is a very knowledgeable and great tutor. He knows his material very well, within short notice of time he came very well prepared for the class and understood what my son needs and helped him effectively. After the session my son felt very confident of his essay. I would highly recommend working with James! And my son will be taking more classes from him.
- Kalpana M. from Bedford, MA
James was able to help me for my essays to grad school. We looked over the essays and he suggested many helpful tips, including what would be a better fit for the prompt and what to omit.
- Abby M. from New Hampton, NY
James is really helping me in Algebra by simplifying mathematical concepts I would normally have trouble working through. I?m looking forward to future appointments to better my math skills.
- Annette F. from Azusa, CA
He is the one you are looking for. He is open to adapt to your needs and offers the best structure so that you learn exactly what you need. He is patient, caring and wise. Contact him!
- Pedro G. from Nashville, TN
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