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Akshay R

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@akshay
Joined Nov 2020 · He/Him

About

Hello! I TA'ed a few computer science classes at MIT, and I've also been teaching math for 1+ years—mostly competitive math (AMC, MATHCOUNTS, etc.) but some high school math too. Excited to tutor at Schoolhouse! 😀

Tutor

Nov 2020 - Present

United States of America

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5048

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27

Badges

66

Countries Reached

1224

Learners Impacted

150

Sessions Hosted

8,054

Tutoring Minutes

Certifications

Trigonometry
100% Mastery
Algebra 2
100% Mastery
Pre-Calculus
100% Mastery
Pre-Algebra
100% Mastery
Algebra 1
100% Mastery

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Featured Feedback

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Thank you for the explanation! :) I really liked how you simplified the problem to something that can be easily solved without using fancy trig ratios!

Learner · 7 mo. ago

Yes, there is evidence of this through the tutor answering questions. For example, when the learner asked about velocity, you did an amazing job of drawing a rough sketch and explaining it the best you could.

Tutor · 1 yr. ago

Thank you so much! The session ran very smoothly and I learned a lot about geometric sequences. Looking forward to the next session!!

Learner · 9 mo. ago

I liked how you gave examples to the learner in order to discuss velocity, while providing different ways that they might see a problem. You were also clear about where you could help out or what you know relevant to the learner's doubts.

Tutor · 1 yr. ago

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Conquering the Hardest SAT Math Questions

The SAT Math section can be a formidable challenge, especially when you encounter those mind-boggling questions towards the end of each section. Don't let them intimidate you!

Akshay R on April 30, 2024

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The Digital SAT: A Detailed Guide for Students

The SAT, a cornerstone of the college application process, has undergone a significant transformation—it's gone digital! Let's break down the fundamental changes, explore potential benefits and challenges, and discuss strategies for success.

Akshay R on April 23, 2024

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Master the SAT Reading Section: A Comprehensive Guide

The SAT Reading section can feel overwhelming, but with the right approach, you can significantly boost your score.

Akshay R on April 23, 2024

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Standard Deviation SAT Questions

If you've heard the term 'standard deviation' floating around in your SAT prep and it sounds a little intimidating, don't worry! It's actually a pretty straightforward concept that can give you an edge on test day.

Akshay R on April 23, 2024

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SAT Math Word Problems: Examples and Strategies to Conquer Tricky Questions

Word problems can feel tricky, but they're really just testing the same math skills in a slightly different way. With a few strategies, you can turn those wordy challenges into solvable equations.

Akshay R on April 23, 2024

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How Many Passages Are in the SAT Reading Section? (And How to Tackle Them)

The SAT Reading section can feel like a marathon with its numerous passages and tricky questions. One of the key things you'll need to be prepared for is the sheer number of passages you'll have to analyze on test day. So, how many are there?

Akshay R on April 23, 2024

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