Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Importance of Family Support

This BBC story about a study of 10,000 students from across the United States is entirely consistent with my experience as a math and physics tutor here in Victoria, BC. Sadly, not all parents are in a position to provide … Continue reading

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Very Old Microbes

Although I tutor math and physics and have very little knowledge of biology, that does not stop me from being fascinated by certain topics in the life sciences. Stories like this one about organisms able to survive in hostile environments … Continue reading

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Math and Physics Tend to Pay Back

Future earning potential is certainly not the only consideration when choosing a university major but, considering the high debt loads many students must take on to get a degree, few can afford to ignore it. I find it personally rewarding … Continue reading

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Remedial Post-Secondary Courses

Because I am very busy with the software development work that takes up the majority of my time, I had to turn down another student this week. He wanted me to tutor him in Physics 150 at Camosun College. This … Continue reading

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