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Xavier tutors in Miami, FL

Xavier

Private tutor in Miami, FL

Xavier59

9 reviews

Education

MIT alumnus 2010 - S.B. in Materials Science and Engineering from MIT with a Romance Languages Concentration from Harvard. Private Instructor + Mentor Tutoring $98/hour Not an "hourglass" tutor. Efficient/Productive session designed to maximize the learning and retention by student while trying to minimize cost to parent/client. ***I HAVE A SEPARATE SAT I/SAT II/ACT/GRE/GMAT/SSAT/ISEE preparatory program that can be combined with the service of tailoring applications for specific colleges as well as motivating/mentoring students to take steps to achieve their goals in life. Feel free to inquire about this program in your message for additional information and rates.***

Experience

MIT alumnus/ Silver Knight: '06 General Scholarship/ Gates Millenium Scholar with great interpersonal skills. Specialize in AP/AICE/IB/Cambridge/Gifted/Honors programs. I am very patient with students and good at simplifying the material taught in order to facilitate students' ability to digest it and see the greater significance in the material being taught. Good revision techniques. Very caring about students and their personal academic/leadership progress throughout this important stage in life. Good role model. Fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. -1500/1600 SAT I Score -Salutatorian in High School -Scored a 5 in AP European History, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Biology, AP American History, AP Human Geography, AP American Government -Scored a 4 in AP English Literature, AP Statistics, AP Physics B, AP Physics C -National AP Scholar Award, University of Miami Book Award for Academic Excellence, General Scholarship Silver Knight, Gates-Millennium Scholar, Toyota Scholar - 2nd Place Winner of the 2007 MIT and Dow Materials Engineering Contest for converting animal droppings to biogas energy in Nicaragua. -Research on photonic gels at MIT's Thomas Laboratory and hybrid quantum-dot/organic LED's at the Catalonian Institute for Chemical Research -Thesis on developing photonic crystals tunable within the visible regime for the restaurant el Bulli.

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Availability

Weekends at any time, Mon/Wed/Fri at any time, Tues/Thurs at any time

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Up to 1 hour away for no additional charge

Hobbies

-playing flamenco guitar (http://vivacapricho.com) -surfing -photography -playing the piano -molecular gastronomy -innovating/commercializing products and ideas -entrepreneurship -world travel -philanthropy -exploring restaurants -live music -connecting with cultures from around the world -the convergence of art, science, technology, and people

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