James M. - Berkeley grad with a doctorate

James M. - Berkeley grad with a doctorate
$40 / hr
Glendora, CA
30 miles Travel Radius
In-person + Online

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 two universities. I'll take every opportunity I can to help someone acquire knowledge and reach their goals.


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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 Santa Clara, CA
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
I have my first class with James and it went great. We went over some vocabulary, idioms, and pronunciation. Great and experienced tuitor. I am looking forward our our weekly lesson.
- ANITA L. from Yorba Linda, CA
James helped on my resume proofreading. Great tutor. Responded very fast (less than 10 min) and provided very helpful feedbacks on grammar, format and structures.
- Aozhou W. from Baltimore, MD
James was very detailed and helpful in getting me started to write my research papers. I appreciate the time he takes to explain things to you and the suggestions he made to write an effective paper. Will definitely be using again.
- Jimmy L. from West Covina, CA
The importance and difficulties Prepositional Phrases. I need to practice more to redevelop my old thinking writing muscles. Also, will begin work on structure, grammar, and expression.
- Darryl S. from Claremont, CA
James proved to be a super helpful English tutor! He is extremely knowledgeable and well versed in literary analysis. His assistance was a crucial element in helping me develop a good thesis statement. He did an excellent job at helping me weed out the complicated structure of an early English poem to put my thoughts into coherent statements.
- Thelma M. from Hacienda Heights, CA
James worked on proofreading my document. He answered my questions thoroughly, and was very professional. Overall I'm very pleased with his suggestions and comments. I would highly recommend him to friends.
- Fatima T. from Bowie, MD
I am glad to work with James on Philosophy and writing. I have a strong desire to become a competent writer. Every session with James help me to improve and achieve my writing goals. Thank you!
- Sky R. from Corvallis, OR
I studied Bible research methods. James is knowledgeable, approachable, and friendly. I feel much more confident in what I am doing after just one hour with him.
- Mike Z. from Glendora, CA
My first session with James was a great experience. We went over my goals and desires with regards to Formal Logic and Islamic Thought. I had noticed upon discussing the kinds of sessions I would like to have for the two areas of interest, that James was more than willing to assist in a wide variety of areas and was quite flexible. Asking many questions regarding the material, I really appreciated James' effort in addressing any rough spots and points of clarification as they came up. I am looking forward to our next session. Thanks, James!
- Farren M. from Claremont, CA
Just had one class, but it's enough to say James is a very good tutor! And I decided do have more classes with him to improve my pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar! Thank you, James!
- Tatiane G. from South Pasadena, CA
An hour with James resulted in a huge boost in confidence. He provided incredibly useful feedback and insight. It was money well spent!!! Thank you James!!!!
- Katheryn M. from Covina, CA
James and I worked on preparing for my GED testing. James is patient, knowledable and fun. I am looking forward to my next session.
- Carlo R. from San Dimas, CA
James is probably the best writing tutor I've ever had. He's very good at helping me put my thoughts down on paper and always explains why something needs to be edited before he has me change anything. I also really appreciate how willing he is to help me regardless of how long our session might take.
- Morgan M. from La Verne, CA
Charismatic and patient tutor. His examples and extra material truly help me get a better understanding of things. He's very flexible and punctual as well.
- Lesly G. from Ontario, CA
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