Award-Winning Physical Chemistry Tutors in Downers Grove, IL
Annie ...Northwestern University with a Bachelor's degree in psychology and global health studies. Shortly after graduating I decided to return to school to complete the prerequisites for medical school. I completed chemistry, physics, and biology at Northwestern and organic chemistry at Harvard. Following these courses I took a job as a medical editor for a pediatric surgical practice. This job involves extensive research on complex medical subjects, compiling and analyzing research results, and writing papers for...
Northwestern University - BA, Psychology minor Global Health Studies
Loyola University Chicago - MA, Medical Sciences
Charles I have been studying Chemistry since 1993 when I declared it my major. Since then I have obtained a doctorate in the subject and have been working as a professional chemist in research and development. I may actually like teaching Chemistry more than I like practicing it and that is saying a lot! Looking forward to working with students at all levels!
Northwestern University - BA, Chemistry
Columbia University in the City of New York - PhD, Chemistry
Michael ...in the chemical industry for several years as a researcher, but I've found that the most satisfying moments have come when I am able to share my expertise with someone else. Similarly, I very much enjoyed the four semesters in the graduate school when I was a teaching assistant. It gave me the opportunity to work with students and help them develop an understanding for the subject. These are the primary reasons that I have...
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Dual BS, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry
Georgia Institute of Technology - PhD, Chemical Engineering
Deven ...students to critique and to question what I am presenting, especially if a point is unclear. This not only helps my students to gain a complete understanding, but it also drives me to improve how I explain a concept. My passion for being a tutor comes from my family. I am the oldest son in a family of four children and took great pride helping my younger siblings with their homework while I was in high...
University of California-San Diego - BS, Bioengineering
David ...I trade energy derivatives in Manhattan. Fortunately, my flexible hours allow me to meet nearly all scheduling needs. I would describe myself as laid-back, easy to talk to, and dedicated--I've had great success with nearly all my former students. Recently, one of my students placed into an excellent charter school after tutoring with me last year; the students was three grade levels behind, and I attribute much of that to creating a welcoming atmosphere. Hope...
University of California-Berkeley - BA, Economics
Elizabeth ...really stood out in his abilities. While he appeared more like someone’s congenial grandfather with his sweater vest and deep belly laugh; Dr. Edgar had vast knowledge of organic chemistry and taught with such patience and enthusiasm for the subject that he would even attract the attention of passersby in the hallway. He always made an effort to build a rapport with his students, and taught them how even the seemingly uninteresting parts can be...
Heriot-Watt University - Bachelors, Chemistry
Heriot-Watt University - Masters, Chemistry
Beth ...most personal and effective way of learning. What is teaching? For me, it's helping another person to learn. The key to teaching is communication. I learn from all my students; every year, they ask questions no one has ever asked before, and give me insights into what makes learning difficult for them. Working with students always brings surprises - for them and for me. I want my students to become better learners and gain confidence...
Brown University - B.S., A.B., Biology
University of Oklahoma - Ph.D., Comparative Zoology
Jonathan I am a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with Bachelors in Chemical Engineering. I have previously tutored students in college specifically in chemistry and calculus. If you have any hobbies you enjoy outside of education, let me know! I will try to cater to each student individually and make learning as relatable to you as possible. ... I think that if you can relate to something, you can learn it more effectively. I want to help be the bridge between you and your educational success.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Bachelors, Chemical Engineering
Ian ...an undergraduate, my primary focus of study was in neurobiology. I have a confident grasp of introductory and intermediate biochemistry, organic chemistry, genetics, and microbiology. Additionally, I am proficient in undergraduate general and cognitive psychology. Currently, I am available to tutor college students in select biology and psychology courses. Additionally, I will be available to high school students preparing to take the ACT. I am confident that together, we can improve your academic performance!
University of Illinois at Chicago - Bachelors, Biological Sciences & Psychology
Jon ...in the community was at the ‘Coach’s Call-In Show’. To show appreciation for the fans, I printed out action photos, the latest stats, and took song requests for my gig as the stadium DJ for the baseball team. Through interactions with fans at this weekly event and other opportunities such as meeting with local small businesses, I gained connections that I maintain to this day. My outlook on life ensures that I will not take...
Vanderbilt University - BA, Communication Studies, Philosophy