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STEM consultant

Vincent Yu

With his firsthand experience, Vincent has the knowledge and expertise to help students succeed in interviews, exams, and competitions in math and physics. After attending Sha Tin College in Hong Kong and receiving his IB Diploma, he matriculated at the University of Rochester—where he accepted a full-tuition scholarship—to study mathematics and astrophysics. There, he joined Professor Dan Watson’s research group to analyze far-infrared spectra of protostars from the Herschel Space Observatory, and was a coauthor of the resultant published paper. On the strength of his research and academic achievements, he won the national Goldwater Scholarship in both eligible years. Later, as a graduate student in math at UC San Diego, Vincent served as a teaching assistant for undergraduate math courses, in which he received overwhelmingly positive student evaluations.

Vincent particularly enjoys teaching students to write rigorous mathematical proofs, but he is also familiar with the types of problems found in math competitions in secondary school and in university, having won a bronze medal in the British Math Olympiad and scoring in the 93rd percentile in the Putnam Math Competition. In addition, he is well versed in standardized exams, having received maximum scores in the IB Diploma on both HL Math and HL Physics; in the SAT subject tests on both math and physics; and in the GRE on both the verbal and quantitative sections.

Areas of focus

Test PrepAcademic Tutoring
SATIB Math AA HL
ACTIB Math AA SL
MATIB Math AI HL
GREIB Math AI SL
STEPA Level Math
A Level Further Math
GCSE Math
GCSE Further Math
HKDSE Math
AP Calc AB
AP Calc BC
AP Stats
General Math
IB Physics HL
IB Physics SL
A Level Physics
GCSE Physics
HKDSE Physics
AP Physics
General Physics

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