Shan Zhu

Academic Tutor


My passion for tutoring began in middle school, when I began helping my classmates who struggled with math and science. I discovered that I love sharing what I’ve learned with others, and every time I helped someone understand a theorem or a rule, I felt a sense of achievement for our shared success.

I grew up in the Jiangsu province of China, and I attended the University of California, Santa Barbara. As a child, I became interested in the many strange phenomena we experience in life, and I wanted to understand why they happen. This curiosity for science and technology let me to pursue my bachelor’s degree in physics.

At UCSB, I began tutoring high school students in math and physics, and I continue to share my passion for the challenges and applications of these subjects with my students at AJ Tutoring. While completing my undergraduate degree, I realized that calculus is the language of nature: the whole world, the whole universe, can be depicted through calculus. While I know that many students find calculus and physics challenging, I especially enjoy helping them recognize the beauty and relevance of these subjects to their lives.

Subjects Tutored:

Academic Calculus
AP Physics 1
AP Physics 2
AP Physics C
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC

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