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"Hello! I've recently graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in Molecular Biology and I'll be starting medical school in summer, 2013. I'm spending my time in DC as an intern in the health policy and advocacy field and I'm looking forward to helping lots of students meet their academic goals! I have experience tutoring at all levels, from elementary school through college, and in a wide variety of subjects, from biology and math to reading and writing. I'm relaxed and fun but also efficient and organized..."
- Middlebury College - BA, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Tutoring Subjects:MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills, SAT Writing, Math, SAT Mathematics and 25 other subjects.
"...I think education is absolutely essential to shaping a person’s character, opinions, and success in life which is why I enjoy tutoring, and more importantly, mentoring students. I've previously tutored the SAT and really enjoy cracking the Critical Reading and Writing sections of the exam – because I love reading and writing. I tutored Economics in college, both for classes and on an individual basis, and it is also one of my favorite subjects..."
- Reed College - BA, Economics
- Yale University - MA, International Development Economics
Tutoring Subjects:Business, SAT Math, Test Prep, Economics and 13 other subjects.
"...I have since taken my own personal experiences as a student and improved my own teaching style. I find that students are able to easily relate to me, because of my age and approachability. It was, after all, not that long ago that I was exactly in their shoes. Last summer, I also served as a college admissions guidance counselor and essay revisionist..."
- University of Southern California - BS, Environmental Studies
- University of Southern California - MA, Environmental Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Advanced Placement, Writing, ACT Writing, SAT Verbal and 37 other subjects.
"...These students have gone on to succeed in other science courses and gain admission to some of the top tier medical and graduate programs. Most importantly, I am a relaxed tutor interested in helping my clients both learn the material and learn skills that will help them succeed in the classroom, standardized tests, and beyond. I make learning science fun and intuitive by using 3D models and examples that tie science to the everyday world around us. My teaching style is to keep the material simple, breaking down complex problems into small steps so students can learn throughout the process..."
- Duke University - BS, Majors in Chemistry & Biology
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - MD & PhD, Student
Tutoring Subjects:MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills, Chemistry, Microbiology, Physiology and 12 other subjects.
"I enjoy seeing students thrive in and out of the classroom. I am a husband, dad, teacher, and singer. I have tutored students from 1st-6th grades..."
- Howard University - Bachelors of Architecture, Architecture
Tutoring Subjects:English, Grammar and Mechanics, ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills, Math and 13 other subjects.
"Growing up I often found myself dreading science in school. I found the classes hard to relate to my world, and science did not truly spark my interest until high school. Thinking back to these disheartening feelings, I now realize it was because science as a creative, inspiring and magical subject was never conveyed or demonstrated..."
- Cornell University - BA, Chemistry
- Georgetown University - PhD, Chemistry
Tutoring Subjects:Organic Chemistry, SAT Subject Tests, Physical Chemistry, Chemistry and 4 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:MCAT Social and Behavioral Sciences, MCAT Physical Sciences, AP Biology, MCAT and 17 other subjects.
"...I like to inject fun and humor into learning and am the product of some really excellent educators who I like to think inform my teaching style. My tutoring experience began nearly four years ago when I began working with an organization that helps prepare under-served students for the SAT and the college admissions process. I enjoyed breaking students' preconceived notions about what they could and could not do, and I value the interpersonal relationships with my students that I was able to create and maintain to this day. I graduated with my undergrad in 2012 with degrees in International Relations and Spanish, and I was awarded Distinguished Honors in International Relations..."
- Ursinus College - BA, International Relations; Spanish
Tutoring Subjects:European History, Languages, ESL/ELL, World History and 17 other subjects.
"... I also taught a biology laboratory at UW-L and would tutor college students in my spare time. I adore teaching biology and other science topics and love when people get as excited about the material as I do. My teaching style is highly adaptable to the needs of the student..."
- University of Wisconsin-La Crosse - BS, Biomedical Science- Chemistry
- University of Wisconsin-La Crosse - MS, Celluar and Molecular Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Organic Chemistry, ACT Science, Biochemistry, Reading and 8 other subjects.
"...My past tutoring positions have also allowed me to work with a wide variety of ages and even given me the opportunity to work in various countries across Central and South America. Regardless of where I was working, the age of my students, or the subject matter, I have always enjoyed going through the learning process in a fun and creative manner. One of the ways I have accomplished this is by complementing my expertise with an abundant amount of support and encouragement..."
- University of Virginia - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Biology, Other, Study Skills and 26 other subjects.
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