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Jarryd Horn

Math & Science Tutor

Meet Jarryd Horn:

Physics Ph.D. Candidate.

I am a physics Ph.D. candidate at the University of Maryland at College Park, studying unconventional superconductivity. As an undergraduate, I tutored math and physics starting in 2017. In addition to my undergraduate tutoring experience, I have served as a teaching assistant at UMD in the physics department.

As a tutor, I try my best to probe a student’s current level of understanding and show how to leverage it to solve new, less familiar concepts. In mathematics, I’ve achieved this with students by strategically dissecting examples to help students build pathways and techniques for themselves that naturally conform to their thought patterns. In addition, I try to maintain a calm and focused atmosphere conducive to how one should naturally approach problems, only with gentle guidance from someone with expert knowledge of the subject.

Middle & High School Services: Middle School Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, AP Calculus AB & BC, Physics, and Chemistry

College Services: Physics (introductory, electromagnetism, statistical and thermal physics, and quantum mechanics), Mathematics (geometry, calculus, and linear algebra, Chemistry (introductory)

Hourly Rate: $150

School
Story

Corning Painted Post High School

Class of 2014

Northern Michigan University

BS in Mathematics & Physics – Class of 2019
Ronald E. McNair Fellowship
2019 Science and Technology Innovation Award
2019 Physics Outstanding Graduating Senior
President of NMU Physics Club
Studied muon spectroscopy at muon accelerators in Rutherford Appleton Lab in England and TRIUMF national lab in Vancouver, Canada

University of Maryland, College Park

I am attending graduate school at the University of Maryland, College Park, where I am pursuing my Ph.D. in Physics.

My research focuses on the cultivation of crystals and exploring new methods of measuring the physical properties of materials. As part of my research, I am an annual speaker at the American Physical Society March Meeting.

Professional
Profile

Experience

College math and physics tutor for the Northern Michigan University Tutoring Center

Teaching Assistant at UMD Department of Physics

Research Assistant at NMU Department of Physics, OSU Summer REU program, and UMD Paglione Research Group

Human
Heart

Human Heart

Dog lover - two pugs at home!

Music and visual art lover - enjoy playing guitar, making video games and consuming indie game and music content

Theatre goer - My wife and I love movies and attending plays at the Olney Stage Theatre