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"... I also love exploring new places, and my travels have led to a passion for photography. Some of my other favorite pastimes are reading, watching movies, and spending time with my friends. I have tutored high school students in the past, and have focused on the sciences..."
- Georgetown University - BS, Neurobiology
- Georgetown University - MS, Physiology and Biophysics
Tutoring Subjects:Physiology, Study Skills and Organization, MCAT, Study Skills and 25 other subjects.
"I am an experienced science and English tutor and have been tutoring students in some capacity since my junior year of high school. When I work with a student for the first time, I like to begin with the very basics of the subject to ensure the individual has a proper grasp of the fundamentals. Students can often be hesitant to admit they are unsure of concepts that were taught in previous years because they feel they are expected to know them..."
- University of Pennsylvania - Bachelor of Arts, Biological Basis of Behavior
Tutoring Subjects:Science, SHSAT, PSAT Mathematics, Advanced Placement and 25 other subjects.
"I am about to begin graduate school as a PhD Student in Condensed Matter Physics. I am currently working at an experimental physics lab at the University of Maryland, College Park. My tutoring style is pretty relaxed. In my experience, if someone knows what question to ask then they are already pretty close to the answer; they just need a push in the right direction..."
- University of Maryland - BA, Psychology, Criminology
- University of Colorado Boulder - Seeking PhD, Physics
Tutoring Subjects:CLEP Precalculus, AP Calculus AB, Algebra, SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 1 and 72 other subjects.
"... When teaching others, you must be able to teach the way you think to arrive at that understanding or answer. Learning how to think and digest new knowledge is what I can teach in addition to knowledge. While science satisfies my inquisitive nature, providing answers and knowledge, art feeds my creative seed and occupies my free time. The creativity of an artist can be a powerful asset to a teacher..."
- Johns Hopkins University - BS, Neuroscience
Tutoring Subjects:Microbiology, Math, Middle School Math, Anatomy and 14 other subjects.
"My name is Monica, and I recently graduated from University of California – Berkeley with a B.A. in public health. I have tutored a wide range of elementary to high school students in several subjects, and so I understand every student has their own style of learning. As a tutor, I will do my best to provide a supporting environment and create lesson plans that will assist with the students understanding of the materials..."
- University of California, Berkeley - BA, Public Health
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Organic Chemistry, Calculus 2, Physics and 17 other subjects.
"... Although I was thriving professionally in print and broadcast journalism, I further enhanced my skills with an M.A. in Public Affairs and Reporting: Interactive (Web) Journalism from American University. I enjoy spending time with my family and traveling..."
- Trinity College - BA, Communications
- American University - MA, Journalism: Public Affairs and Reporting
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Math, English, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics and 10 other subjects.
"...Always inquisitive, I find that those topics are so logical and amazing because they can explain everything around us. During college, I was a teaching assistant for General Chemistry and also tutored Physiology. Having taught in classes with several hundred students, I have worked with diverse groups of individuals, each with their own unique ways of learning..."
- University of Texas - Austin - BS, BS, Biology Honors & Biochemistry Honors
Tutoring Subjects:Science, College Algebra, Anatomy, Math and 16 other subjects.
"One of the reasons I enjoy tutoring the sciences in particular is simply because I like the subject matter. I enjoy studying how various things, chemical reactions, or physical systems work. But the main reason I enjoy tutoring is seeing my students gain understanding, the transfer of knowledge, and the 'I get it now' moment whether it is a child learning simple math or a high school or college student cramming for a Biology final.."
- University of Maryland - BS, Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Biology, Science, ESL/ELL, English and 1 other subjects.
"... Based on the student’s needs, I will design my tutoring sessions to review academic concepts and teach new ones to fill gaps in the student’s knowledge base. I can also help students with test strategies and teach them approaches to different types of SAT questions, if testing is the focus. I have a BA in English Writing and an MS Ed in Secondary Education..."
- University of Pittsburgh - BA, English Literature
- Duquesne University - MS Ed, Secondary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Writing, ACT, College Essays, PSAT Writing Skills and 19 other subjects.
"...While I was in graduate school, I worked with undergraduate students as a writing and communications coach, helping them with their school projects, papers, and presentations. I also became somewhat of a mentor to these students and helped them with their resumes for jobs and their applications for graduate school. Also, during my experience as a Psychology graduate student, I have worked with many children, adolescents, and adults with carrying degrees of learning styles and learning abilities..."
- University of California at Los Angeles - B.A., Psychology
- Pacific Graduate School of Psychology - Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, College Essays, Algebra 2, Arithmetic and 12 other subjects.
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