Get To Know Me
I have an undying passion for learning. I always have to be learning something new, which makes me particularly well suited to be a tutor and help others academically. Through the years I’ve studied math and physics (and the many other subjects I’ve pursued), I’ve worked on developing my cognitive and problem-solving skills.
I used to think there was one right way to solve a given problem. It wasn’t until I realized that there are often many equally valid approaches that I really figured out how to learn. Once I discovered all the tools I’d been acquiring were all part of the same toolbox, a whole new world of opportunity opened up to me. My goal is to impart that wisdom to my students.
I’m proud of the institutions I’ve attended and the success I’ve achieved. More importantly, though, I’m proud of the students I’ve worked with who take their academic success into their own hands and come out keener, more effectual, and more deeply understanding of the world around them.
Where I’ve been
Master of Fine Arts in Classical ActingGeorge Washington University, GPA 4.00
Bachelor of Arts in Physics, TheaterDartmouth College, GPA 3.85
What I’ve done
Private Tutor. Providing in-home and online tutoring service for students in New York, Washington, DC, and Cincinnati.
Teacher at Villa Madonna Academy High School, a premier school in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Region. Teaching physics, including AP Physics 1 and 2, as well as AP Capstone Seminar, and Theater.
Teacher at Maysville Academy in Maysville, KY. Teaching middle school math and science as well as Algebra II and AP Physics.
Tutor on referral with Maret, a college preparatory K-12 school in Washington, DC. Working with upper school students to achieve academic success.
Tutor with Sentia Tutoring, a premiere boutique tutoring service in New York City for academic subjects and standardized test prep.
Tutor with Dartmouth College Tutor Clearinghouse, working with Dartmouth students to obtain high achievement in physics and math courses.
My Scores Numbers aren't everything, but they help
AP Calc BC
AP Calc AB (Subscore)
AP Physics C (Mech.)
AP Physics C (E&M)
AP English Literature
AP English Language
AP Comparative Government
AP US History
AP Modern European History
AP French Language
SAT II Physics
SAT II Chemistry
SAT II US History
SAT II French Language
Our students who worked with David saw tangible grade improvement and their parents also reported an increase in their child’s commitment and engagement to academics.
David patiently worked with [my son] and successfully communicated ideas and concepts that [he] was unable to acquire during the regular school day. Perhaps more importantly he helped [my son] acquire the learning skills that would turn him into an A student in Math and Science.
He has expertise from Algebra through Calculus, and I would not hesitate to call on him for tutoring in these subjects if my son needed his assistance.