Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Drop-In: Residential College Math/Science Tutors

Residential College Math/Science Tutors

 Residential College Tutoring Begins Sunday Sept 10th, 2017

**Note changes during October recess  alongside Tutor names** 

Xiaochuan Xing
College: Benjamin Franklin
Office & Schedule: On Sun Entryway A, Basement Rm 19, 7-9 PM 
Subjects: ECONOMICS, Calculus
Directions: In BF, after entering college from Prospect St turn right and find Entryway A at the corner.  Proceed to basement. Take a U in the corridor to find the room on the right.

Aaron Hillman       *** Not available Sun Oct 22 nd**
College: Berkeley
Office & Schedule: On  Thu Basement A-01, 7-9 PM
                              ***On Sun SML 116C/D in the Center for Teaching and Learning 7-9 PM
Subjects: PHYSICS, MATH
Directions: In BK, enter via South Court entrance from the Cross Campus green. Entryway A is  at left corner. Proceed down to basement.
                             ***In SML, closest entry is SML entrance on York St across from Toads

Ryan M Davis
College: Grace Hopper
Office & Schedule: On Sun Basement Napier Room ; Tel: NA, 8-10 PM
                              ***On Tue SML 116C/D in the Center for Teaching and Learning 8-10 PM
Subjects: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, GENERAL CHEMISTRY, BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY
Directions: In GH, closest entry is gate on Elm St. Proceed down to basement through dining hall entryway.
                             ***In SML, closest entry is SML entrance on York St across from Toads

 Christopher Davis  

College: Davenport College
Office & Schedule: On Sun in N-13 or Seminar Room 215; Tel: 2-0552 (DC), 8-10 PM

                            ***On Wed in SML 116 C/D in the Center for Teaching and Learning, 7-9 PM
Subjects: ASTRONOMY, CALCULUS, PHYSICS, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Directions: In DC, from the main gate on York St walk across the lawn to the opposite building, and enter through the far right door (Faculty Offices). My office N-13 will be right in front of you. From N-13 to Seminar Room 215: Turn left and proceed through the door at the far end of the corridor. Take the stairs to the 2nd floor. Upon reaching the 2nd floor the seminar room is immediately to the right.
                               ***In SML, closest entry is SML entrance on York St across from Toads.  

Lien Nguyen          
College: Branford College
Office & Schedule: On Sun, Mendel Room, Tel: 2-0529,  Sun 7-9 PM
                              ***On Wed, SML 116C/D in the Center for Teaching and Learning,  7-9 PM
Subjects: BIO 101,102,103,104, MCDB, MBB, ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Directions:  In BR, the Mendel Room is in the archway to the right of Entryway K.
                   ***In SML, closest entry is SML entrance on York St across from Toads

Vladimir Sivak
College: Morse College
Office & Schedule: On Wed Seminar room near main gate, 8-10 PM
                              ***On Mon SML 116C/D in the Center for Teaching and Learning, 8-10 PM
Subjects: CALCULUS, LINEAR ALGEBRA, MATH, ASTRONOMY, PHYSICS
Directions: In MC, the seminar room is immediately to the right when entering the main gate near the Yale Bookstore
                              ***In SML, closest entry is SML entrance on York St across from Toads

Christopher Shugrue 

College: Saybrook College
Office & Schedule: On Mon  in SY P-11; Tel: 2-2774 , 8-10 PM
                              ***On Thu in SML 116 C/D  in the Center for Teaching and Learning, 7-9 PM
Subjects: GEN CHEM, ORG CHEM, PCHEM, CALCULUS
Directions: In SY, closest entry is SY gate near the corner of Elm St. and High St. Once in the courtyard Entryway P is on the far side slightly to the left, up a short flight of steps. Knock on the door of Entryway P and the tutor will let you in. The tutor’s office is the room to the left of the entryway, but you will not be able to knock on the window because of the ‘moat’.
                               ***In SML, closest entry is SML entrance on York St across from Toads. 

Charles Cai
College: Silliman
Office & Schedule: On Sun SM 417, 8-10 PM
                              ***On Wed SM 417, 9-11 PM
Subjects: ECONOMICS
Directions: In SM, enter SM via the gate on College St. Proceed to the lower level of the courtyard and turn left. At the corner, take the large entryway and go up the stairs to the 4th floor. The access to 415-419 is to the right, between the stairs and the elevator.

Archer Hamidzadeh  

College: Jonathan Edwards
Office & Schedule: On Tue in JE Seminar Rm L-23, 8-10 PM
                              ***On Thu in SML 116C/D in the Center for Teaching and Learning, 8-10 PM
Subjects: CALCULUS, MATH, BENG, PHYSICS
Directions:  In JE, the tutors office is Entryway L up the flight of stairs.
                              ***In SML, the closest entry is SML entrance on York St across from Toads.

Satoshi Matsuzawa  

College: Trumbull College
Office & Hours: On Tue in SML 116 C/D in the Center for Teaching and Learning 7-9 PM
                          ***On Thu in TC B-19 Basement Room 29 near Entryway G (tel) 2-8875; 7-9 PM
Subjects: ECONOMICS
Directions: IN TC: Enter via the TC gate on Elm nearest to York St. Turn left, go straight past dining hall to find Entryway G on left. Access the basement through this Entryway. Turn right in the basement and find Room 29.
Alternate location in TC: Room 26 in basement and Seminar Room 204. Seminar room 204 is near the TC Library. Go through the gates of Trumbull College on Elm Street closest to York Street to the dining hall entrance (first entrance on your right). Go through the big double doors, up the stairs on the right and then straight down the hall. The seminar room will be on the left (it is just down the hall from the library).
                           ***In SML, the closest entry is SML entrance on York St across from Toads.

 

 


 

About the Program

 

Eligibility

Residential College Mathematics and Science Tutors only work with Yale College Undergraduates.

Benefits

  • Get help when you are struggling with a concept
  • Assess how deeply you comprehend the material
  • Talk to the tutors about research opportunities
  • Talk to the tutors about graduate school or careers in their field of study

When should I visit the Residential College Math & Science Tutors?

  • Early! Get to know the various tutors before you feel like you really need help.
  • When you are struggling with a concept.
  • When you are trying to assess how deeply you comprehend the material.
  • When you feel stuck on problem-solving.
  • To talk to the tutors about research opportunities. To talk to the tutors about graduate school or careers in their field of study.

How should I use tutoring?

To get the most out of your time with a tutor, prepare ahead for the session. The tutor will ask what you want to work on, so come knowing what you want to accomplish with the tutor. You might come…

  • To work through a question on a problem set
  • To review for a test
  • To talk through a concept you covered in lecture, lab, or reading
  • To organize class material and create study tools

Take advantage of the academic resources available to you at Yale by dropping-in to a tutoring session at any residential college where tutors have been scheduled - no appointment is needed. Tutoring is available in Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Engineering, Geology & Geophysics, Mathematics, MB&B, Physics, and Statistics. Tutors may be able to help in areas outside their immediate specialization.

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