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Loving math + helping others = Salman F., Math Tutor.

Salman Ferdous is a math lab tutor that began his tutoring journey in Fall 2019.  Salman loves his job because “Math is my favorite subject, and I am a person who loves to help others. Being a math tutor, I can do both: I am glad that I can share my math knowledge with other students as a math tutor. Having this tutoring opportunity to be able to help others is a true blessing.”

Salman is majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He started his journey at Valley College in Fall 2018. He is applying this year for Fall 2021 transfer to a four-year university. The first Math class he took at Valley was Pre-calculus. He has a strong work ethic, and he is willing to take challenges to solve difficult mathematical problems.   Since then, he has successfully completed Math 227, 260, 261, 262, and 263.  Currently, he is taking Math 275, Ordinary Differential Equation.

This semester, he is an embedded tutor for Math 227 and Math 125 classes. In addition, he can tutor all levels of Math up to Calculus III, including statistics (Match 227). His working hours at the Math Lab are Monday and Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30 pm, Tuesday 3:30 – 6:30 pm and Thursday 2:00-6:30 pm. He is also hosting weekly study sessions on Thursdays for Math 227 from 5:00-6:00 pm and for Math 125 from 2:00-3:00 pm.

Salman believes in hard work. There is no shortcut to success. His motto is that “If you have determination and will to do something, nothing can stop you.”