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Norma

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Learning is a habit. I grew up hearing that daily and it gradually sunk in as I progressed in school. I always enjoyed figuring out how things worked and why things happened, as my curiosity knew no bounds. As I matured, I discovered how to channel this curiosity into more productive avenues by working in study groups, helping friends answer their own questions which were usually quite similar this mine, This helped develop my confidence in teaching others through college, summer camps and medical school. I love working with different age groups as they all bring unique learning opportunities.

My degrees have given me the skills to cover a wide range of subjects in the sciences and medicine, and to value each person I come across. My aim is to give my students a personalised learning experience composed of great learning opportunities and experiences so they can stay engaged, motivated and prepared for not just their classes but for life in general. Mentoring students as they learn is also crucial to the mental aspect of their growth. I also ensure that clear, practical objectives are given so students can stay focused on tasks and are able to take responsibility for their own future. In addition to this, I use different learning styles visual, verbal, discussions and review sessions as students have different learning styles. Teaching really is a privilege.


Norma’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Sam Houston State University - Bachelor of Science, Biology, General

Graduate Degree: American University of AntiguaFlorida International University College of Medicine - Doctor of Medicine, Community Health and Preventive Medicine

Hobbies

Reading, drawing, running, arts and crafts, bible study, music

Tutoring Subjects

Anatomy & Physiology

Biochemistry

Biology

Chemistry

College Biology

College Chemistry

MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills

Emergency Medicine

Graduate Level Biology

Graduate Test Prep

High School Biology

MCAT Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems

MCAT Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems

MCAT Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior

Medical Ethics

Medical Terminology

Medicine

Microbiology

NCLEX

Nursing

Organic Chemistry

Other

Pathology

Science

USMLE