Owen has been tutoring for over fifteen years, specializing in math and history. He has an extensive background tutoring Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, Precalculus, and Calculus, helping students develop the confidence necessary to not only succeed in math class but to also enjoy it. Owen prepares students for the ACT, SAT, SAT subject tests, SSAT, and AP exams, and he assists with high school and college admissions essays. He attended Stanford University and graduated with a degree in history.
After college, Owen devoted himself to Buddhist mindfulness meditation practice, spending eight months on silent retreats in the following years. He loves working as an academic mentor, helping students feel more confident, engaged, and relaxed in school. He often weaves mindfulness exercises into his sessions with students, giving them tools to lower their stress levels, cultivate greater focus, and find more joy in the learning process.
Owen is passionate about the intersection between personal, societal, and environmental healing. He recently started a Ph.D. program in Psychology at Meridian University, a school that specializes in transformative education. He is delighted to have the opportunity to share some of what he has learned and to support students in their transition to adulthood.
"Owen is incredibly kind, patient and knowledgeable. He knows every topic and can help on any level of algebra, geometry, calculus and more. Patience is the key. He is so excited to help. I always have thousands of questions and he is willing to answer all of them in many different ways." - Student, LWHS
"Owen is incredibly flexible and hardworking, and he helps you not only work through problems but makes sure that you understand them." - Student, LWHS
"Owen is a very special person!!!" - Parent, LWHS
"Thank you so, so much Owen. My son told me, 'Tonight was the best tutoring session I ever had!!' For him to connect with someone who understands what he is talking about is priceless!!" -Parent, Tam High