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Hi, my name is Ben and I am a medical student in my final year of training at NYU. I grew up just outside of Pittsburgh, PA, graduated from Penn State University in 2009 with a bachelors degree in Biology, and have been living in Manhattan for the past four years. I currently live in the East Village, a neighborhood packed with coffee shops, bars, live music, and just a generally awesome Hispanic/artsy culture.

Back in college, I served as a teaching assistant and tutor for a Microbiology honors course for Biology majors, as well as an Introductory Biology/Life Science course for students fulfilling their General Science credits. My time spent as a TA included lecture style teaching and overseeing laboratory sessions for a 20-30 student class, as well as small group and one-on-one tutoring sessions.

Next year, I will begin my residency training in Internal Medicine and Neurology, and I am hoping to stay in New York and work at either Cornell, Mount Sinai, or my home institution of NYU.

I am experienced and very capable in helping students out with high school or college-level Biology, Chemistry, Physics, various Math courses, as well as standardized tests such as the SAT or the MCAT. I can also help with essay writing/editing, and anything else involved in applying for a science-related career or further education.

I look forward to the chance of working with you!

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Ben’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Penn State University - Bachelor of Science, Biology, with concentrations in Vertebrate Physiology and Neuroscience

Graduate Degree: New York University School of Medicine - Doctor of Medicine, prospective graduation date: May 2013


Biking around the city, Playing soccer at Chelsea Piers, Singing karaoke, video games, and just a little bit of guitar strummin.

Tutoring Subjects


Algebra 2


Anatomy & Physiology





College Algebra

College Biology

College Chemistry

College English

College Essays


Essay Editing

Graduate Test Prep

High School Biology

High School Chemistry

High School English


MCAT Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior


Middle School Math

Organic Chemistry





SAT Prep

SAT Math

SAT Mathematics

SAT Reading


Social Sciences


Study Skills

Study Skills and Organization

Test Prep

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