Amanda has been teaching and tutoring in College Station for over 15 years. She began as a TA when she was a PhD student and has continued to serve the students of Texas A&M since then. She has focused on individual tutoring for the past 10 years and is now eager to share her skills to a larger audience. Amanda received her PhD at the age of 26 and has decided to forego a life in the laboratory and teach instead. Amanda is proven to be extremely knowledgeable while maintaining an approachable environment that students consistently enjoy. Her laid back and thorough teaching style keeps students engaged and sets them up for success in their classes.
When Arf was an undergrad at Texas A&M he was frequently sought by his friends to help them out with math and physics. Arf had a way of simplifying complicated concepts and communicating them in such an engaging manner that many of his friends realized that he should be charging for his help. Naturally, Arf couldn’t refuse (his altruistic nature for helping people had begun to hinder his ability to both pay for and complete school. Quickly, Arf’s popularity grew and he realized this was his life’s calling. The name ‘Arf’ became so popular among college freshmen and sophomores that he realized it was time for him to open up his own shop and Start 4.0 and Go Tutoring.
Arf’s goal as a tutor is to make sure that every student who comes to see him leaves each evening with a thorough understanding of their course material in order to make an ‘A’ on their test. Arf carries a certain charisma that draws people to him as he addresses each student with such attention that they feel as if they are the only one in the room. He is a kid at heart and a fantastically humorous, and efficient, educator.
During Diana’s undergraduate work she was fortunate to have had an outstanding educational opportunity where she was mentored and trained in chemical, biological, and mathematical teaching techniques. As an educator in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) field, Diana is excited to be a part of 4.0 and Go Tutoring and is passionate about educating college students and advancing their academic careers.
Doug has been tutoring with 4.0 and Go since the beginning in 1994. He has eight years of experience in corporate industry as a Corporate Tax Director in Dallas, Texas. Doug’s experience with tutoring for the Texas A&M business school gives him an advantage unmatched by anyone. Doug is knows exactly what professors are testing for, how the material is presented, and how best to prepare students for an ‘A’. He has seen it all and is the best in course preparation.
Doug is famous for going out of his way for students and making sure that every student has worked out all concepts/problems and is prepared for their exams before leaving for the evening.
James has been with 4.0 and Go since 1994. In fact, he was 4.0 and Go’s first manager. Now James tutors by night and is a principal at a local high school by day. Given James’ tenure at 4.0 and Go, he has developed great proficiency at preparing materials for political science classes that have benefited students for the last two decades.
Jennifer is a self-proclaimed math nerd who has no problem proving this at every opportunity! She is a fantastic statistics tutor whom students fall in love with over and over every class session. Jennifer also teaches upper level math and statistics at a local high school so she is very much in touch with the realities of efficient educating and extremely down to Earth. One cannot find a more personable and helpful statistics educator than Jennifer!
Jeremy is a graduate student working on his PhD in Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M. He also completed his undergraduate and masters at Texas A&M which makes him very familiar with the Texas A&M style and curriculum for teaching. Students find his articulate form of teaching refreshing and quickly recommend him to their friends.
In his previous career in computer systems administration, Joseph came to realize that his favorite part of the job was end-user support: helping users understand what to expect from the system and the tricks to getting the most out of it. About three years ago, he decided to change careers and teach full-time. He has a tremendous passion for learning as well as teaching, and a desire to communicate that same enthusiasm to his students. His goal with every class is to impart knowledge of the subject sufficient not only to do well on the test or in the course, but to enhance his students' professional and personal lives as well.
J has been an instructor and teacher for introductory physics for over five years. He knows the struggles of working math, and physics problems, and he knows how to break them down to their simplest level. In tutoring, J likes to keep a positive, can do atmosphere going as he teaches you deconstruct a problem into manageable steps, and the tricks to getting the right answer to the problem.
Mark has been with 4.0 and Go since the beginning. One does not get a business degree at Texas A&M without having heard of him. Mark is the savior for countless students with his understanding and preparation work for Management classes. Management is a painfully difficult course that is infamous for its terror on business students. Mark is the remedy for this and his experience makes Management a piece a cake.
Stephanie has been teaching for 12 years. Although, most of those years have been spent at the high school level, she has recently expanded to the college level and is loving the transition. Throughout her 12 years as an instructor her classes have spanned many areas of the sciences; however, her favorite is by far the life sciences. She teaches with a passion that is engaging, and she helps her students see the wonderful workings of life. Her relationships with her students foster a warm, natural environment for learning and help her students consistently excel.
4.0 and Go Tutoring was established in 1994 by a handful of like-minded former Aggies looking to help current Aggies through tough classes. Throughout the past two decades we, at 4.0 and Go, have acquired both the resources and proficiency in supporting students’ academic success unrivaled anywhere. We have collected over twenty years of material and sample test questions from Texas A&M professors which allow us to provide students with an advantage for test structure and content that they will not be able to find elsewhere.
All of our tutors have been trained and are experienced in the popular 4.0 and Go method of teaching which includes an engaging, friendly, and test-specific curriculum. We pride ourselves in providing students the material, tricks for memorizing, and study aids needed for obtaining an ‘A’ on each test. Our sessions are designed to cut out all the unnecessary and bulky material which convolute the learning process while still translating and communicating course content and test material required for building a foundation for future classes and cutting students’ study time in half. We provide students the most efficient means of education allowing busy college students more time for other classes, work, or other college experience.