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Tutor for Physics, Chemistry

Sneha G., North Carolina

Subjects:

Physics, Chemistry

Loves tutoring because:

"That "aha" moment when a problem makes sense is quite satisfying and to be there with the student when it happens is a privilege."

Background:

Graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a BA in Physics and BA in Chemistry.

For fun:

Reading novels, going to the gym, drinking tea, playing and watching tennis.

Tutor for Algebra II, Geometry, Statistics

Alex K.

Subjects:

Algebra II, Geometry, Statistics

Loves tutoring because:

“I love that moment when a student goes from confused and hating a subject to having something click inside them and realize that the subject isn't as bad as they think it is.”

Background:

Pursuing a Ph.D. in biostatistics at the University of Minnesota. B.S. in Demographic Analysis from Truman State University.

For fun:

I love to go biking and running on trails. I also love exploring new dishes and treats through baking and cooking.

Calculus Tutor, Algebra Tutor

Emily L.

Subjects:

Algebra II, Calculus

Loves tutoring because:

“That moment when the light bulb finally comes on for a student and they understand something they've been struggling with.”

Background:

Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mathematics from University of Central Florida; minor in Statistics.

For fun:

Working on a second Masters’ degree in statistics. I’m a big fan of staying fit, so I either go swimming, biking or running most days

Tutor for Algebra I, Geometry, Calculus, Physics

Jeffrey H.

Subjects:

Chemistry, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Calculus, Physics

Loves tutoring because:

"It allows me to meet a wide variety of people and learn how they learn."

Background:

BS in Chemistry from Brown University.

For fun:

Playing basketball and Boggle.

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Tutor for English, Essay Writing

Sharon I.

Subjects:

English, Essay Writing

Loves tutoring because:

I never know what the next student is going to teach me!

Background:

Ph.D. in English Literature from Boston University.

For fun:

Volunteer naturalist for local Audubon and study French.

Biology and Math Tutor

Tiffany O.

Subjects:

Biology, Earth Science, Elementary Science, Elementary Math, Mid-Level Math

Loves tutoring because:

"I think being able to log in as a student and get help 24 hours a day is awesome. I wish I had known about this service when I was going to school.”

Background:

Scientific aide in marine fisheries. B.S. in Biological Science from California State University, Fullerton.

For fun:

As long as I'm outdoors and near the ocean I am happy.

Physics Tutor

Vern H.

Subjects:

Physics

Loves tutoring because:

“I think it makes students more confident when they can ask questions in a comfortable environment and realize that they can solve problems on their own.”

Background:

Works as an assistant professor of Physics. Ph.D. in Physics from Utah State University and B.S. in Physics from Brigham Young University.

For fun:

Spending time with my family, watching movies and sports.

Statistics Tutor, Algebra Tutor, Essay Writing Tutor

Jolleen F.

Subjects:

Algebra I, Essay Writing, Statistics

Loves tutoring because:

“I love that every session is different and interesting! It is fun to work with a diverse set of students and subjects.”

Background:

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UCLA. SAT instructor.

For fun:

Photography, voice acting, game design and music composition/performance.

Tutor for Algebra I and II, Trigonometry, Calculus, Geometry

Deborah M.

Subjects:

Algebra I & II, Trigonometry, Calculus, Geometry

Loves tutoring because:

"Working one-to-one with a student is so rewarding?you get that little thrill when the light comes on as they master a concept."

Background:

Mechanical Engineering and nine years as an Air Force pilot. Completed undergrad at the Air Force Academy and received a Master''s Degree from Columbia University.

For fun:

Taking trips in her RV.

Tutor for Organic Chemistry

Josh N.

Subjects:

Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Loves tutoring because:

"Interacting with and mentoring students."

Background:

Ph.D. in Chemistry from University of Michigan. Awarded a Chemistry Professorship at Carthage College.

For fun:

Following baseball with a fervor and trying new coffee shops.

Tutor for Statistics, Algebra

Erin F.

Subjects:

Statistics, Algebra

Loves tutoring because:

"I love that I can positively affect a student's life, even in a small way."

Background:

4 years with Tutor.com. Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University.

For fun:

All kinds of yoga classes, reading and running!

Math Tutor, Social Studies Tutor

Urie K.

Subjects:

Elementary Math, Mid-Level Math, Social Studies

Loves tutoring because:

“Like most tutors, I love seeing the ‘ah-ha!’ moment when students forge new connections, and it feels great seeing them take more independence with their work.”

Background:

B.A. in History and Anthropology from University of Pittsburgh.

For fun:

Freelance percussionist and avid reader.

Tutor for Algebra, Earth Science, Biology

Janet A.

Subjects:

Algebra, Elementary Science, Earth Science, Biology

Time with Tutor:

2 years.

Background:

Teach college biology and algebra online. Ph.D. from University of California, Riverside.

For fun:

Exercise, craft and learn new things.

Tutor for Elementary Math, Statistics

Christina R.

Subjects:

Elementary and Mid-Level Math, Statistics

Loves tutoring because:

"It''s great to connect with a student who is working really hard to gain a better understanding of a math concept."

Background:

Math instructor for pre-college programs at Johns Hopkins University. Master's Degree in Mathematics from Villanova University.

For fun:

Painting, reading and traveling.

Statistics Tutor

David F.

Subjects:

Statistics

Loves tutoring because:

"I like the subject material."

Background:

B.S. from University of Virginia and M.S.E from Johns Hopkins University.

For fun:

Visiting family and going to restaurants, shows, movies and concerts.

English, Essay Writing tutor

Kathleen B.

Subjects:

English, Essay Writing

Loves tutoring because:

"I help students work on college application essays and am so impressed with their ambitions and dreams."

Background:

Bachelor's from Hanover College. I try to help them avoid formulaic cliche essays, and focus instead on details that let their best shine through.

For fun:

Homeschooling mother of three.

English and Essay Writing Tutor

Jennifer B.

Subjects:

English, Essay Writing

Loves tutoring because:

“I love teaching and tutoring, and I truly enjoy working with students. For me, it's not a job, but a calling.”

Background:

Freelance writer and former high school teacher with a Journalism degree from University of Pittsburgh, and Secondary English and Communications Teaching Certifications from St. Vincent College.

For fun:

Play the guitar and sing in an acoustic band with my husband.

Tutor for Statistics, Middle School Math

Amanda C.

Subjects:

Statistics, Middle Grades Math

Loves tutoring because:

"I help students gain the confidence to tackle math problems on their own."

Background:

Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Biochemistry and Mathematics, with a concentration in Statistics, at Case Western Reserve and Purdue University.

For fun:

Camping, hiking and biking whenever possible.

Chemistry Tutor

Richard C.

Subjects:

Chemistry

Loves tutoring because:

"I make chemistry at least a little more comprehensible to someone."

Background:

Ph.D. from M.I.T. in organic chemistry.

For fun:

Piano and organ playing.

Tutor for Calculus, Algebra

Stephanie G.

Subjects:

Calculus, Algebra

Loves tutoring because:

"I help students connect the dots and realize that they are capable of understanding and even enjoying math."

Background:

Professor at Mount Marty College. Master's Degree in Applied Mathematics from Purdue University.

For fun:

Catching up with family, friends and reading.

Tutor in English and Essay Writing

Cheryl S.

Subjects:

English, Essay Writing

Loves tutoring because:

“I love that I can help students in an online format. I think the impact online tutoring has on students is tremendous.”

Background:

Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies California State University – Fullerton.

For fun:

I'm a big TV and movie buff. And I absolutely love reading. I love reading all kinds of books, from chick lit to mysteries to fantasy to science fiction.

Tutor for Chemistry, Earth Science

Robert C.

Subjects:

Chemistry, Earth Science

Loves tutoring because:

"That moment of recognition when a student grasps a concept that had previously escaped them."

Background:

Ph.D. in Chemistry from Brown University and a career in the chemical industry.

For fun:

Golf.

Essay Writing Tutor

Maggie S.

Subjects:

Essay Writing

Loves tutoring because:

“The chance to interact with students of all ages and from all educational backgrounds is my favorite part. Each session provides me with the chance to help a student become their best.”

Background:

Instructor at Northwestern Michigan College. Bachelor of Business degree from Baker College and Master of Education and Training from University of Phoenix.

For fun:

I walk several miles a day, enjoy yoga and am crazy about my four rescue pets.

Tutor for Math

Russell C.

Subjects:

Math

Loves tutoring because:

"It has made me a better teacher."

Background:

High school math teacher, football and track & field coach. Degree in Secondary Mathematics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

For fun:

Loves to fish and is an avid woodworker.

Chemistry tutor with Master's degree

Jill P.

Subjects:

Chemistry

Loves tutoring because:

"I find it rewarding to share my knowledge and passion for science with students just being introduced to the subject."

Background:

Majored in Forensic Chemistry as an undergraduate at Ohio University and received a Master's Degree in Analytical Chemistry from Florida State.

For fun:

Running marathons and half-marathons.

Mid-Level Math Tutor

Ryan S.

Subjects:

Mid-Level Math

Loves tutoring because:

“Students are able to learn at a pace that suits them.”

Background:

Part-time teacher with a Bachelor’s degree in History from Ball State University.

For fun:

Reading, playing the guitar, playing chess and collecting coins and currency.

Algebra and Social Studies Tutor

Nicole D.

Subjects:

Algebra I, Social Studies

Loves tutoring because:

“I'm so happy to be able to fill in the gaps for kids, to work one on one with them in a less pressured environment.”

Background:

B.A. in music and pre-med from Macalester College. Bio-medical research intern with the Scripps Research Institute.

For fun:

Singing in choirs, watching cooking shows galore, working on a novel with my best friend and studying Chinese.

Tutor for Chemistry, Algebra, Mid-Level Math

Leah S.

Subjects:

Chemistry, Algebra, Mid-Level Math

Loves tutoring because:

"It''s a great feeling to be able to take the student from "I don't know where to begin this problem" to "I get it! It makes sense to me now!"

Background:

Master's Degree in Biology.

For fun:

Being an amateur astronomer.

English Tutor, Essay Writing Tutor

Heidi W.

Subjects:

English, Essay Writing

Loves tutoring because:

“I get to work with amazing students who really want to learn. I love interacting with them one-on-one…and I know when they leave, they've learned enough to be successful in their assignments.”

Background:

Full-time writer and editor, who taught middle and high school for seven years. M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Pacific University; B.S. Communications in Education Penn State University.

For fun:

Working on writing my next novel and editing work for others.

Tutor for Physics, Trigonometry

David C.

Subjects:

Physics, Trigonometry

Loves tutoring because:

"I love the feeling when a student goes away from a session happy."

Background:

Over four decades as a college professor of physics, astronomy, and mathematics. Ph.D. in Physics from UC Berkeley.

For fun:

Playing the piano and singing in the local community chorale.

Tutor for Biology, Elementary Science

Rebecca F.

Subjects:

Biology, Elementary Science

Loves tutoring because:

"I get the chance to work with lots of great students, and they always have new and challenging biology or science questions that keep me fresh."

Background:

Former high school science teacher with a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Marquette University and a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Carroll University.

For fun:

Spending time with family, scrapbooking, reading and biking.

Science Tutor

Andranik A.

Subjects:

Science

Loves tutoring because:

"I just like the feeling of knowing that somewhere out there, an anonymous person just figured something out and it hopefully stuck with them."

Background:

Degrees in Neurobiology and Psychology (Cognitive Science) from the University of California Irvine.

Math Tutor

Tracy S.

Subjects:

Math

Loves tutoring because:

"I enjoy developing a fun learning environment and having the opportunity to be a part of each student's "light-bulb" moment."

Background:

Master's Degree in Accounting from University of Central Florida.

For fun:

Playing piano, reading, and making terrible covers of music.

Tutor for English, Essay Writing

Scott C.

Subjects:

English, Essay Writing

Loves tutoring because:

"Helping students get past the 'I can't write' thought process and realizing that they communicate all day long."

Background:

M.A. from Carnegie Mellon University; majored in Professional Writing.

For fun:

Listen to music, watch football and spend time with family.

Science Tutor, English Tutor, Social Studies Tutor

Monica M.

Subjects:

Earth Science, Elementary Science, Essay Writing, Social Studies

Loves tutoring because:

“More than anything, I think we give them confidence.”

Background:

Science teacher in Kentucky with Masters’ Degrees in Nuclear Chemistry and Educational Leadership from University of Kentucky and University of the Cumberlands.

For fun:

I am currently trying to get a novel published, and I've written three others over the past ten years.

Tutor for Algebra, Calculus

Charles C.

Subjects:

Algebra, Calculus, Mid-Level Math

Loves tutoring because:

"The student's joy at a moment of understanding when a difficult concept becomes clear."

Background:

Majored in math as an undergraduate and earned a Ph.D. in mathematics.

For fun:

Playing the piano, tennis and going on long walks.

Biology Tutor and Earth Science Tutor

Nicole S.

Subjects:

Biology, Earth Science

Loves tutoring because:

“I feel so lucky to have the opportunity to speak with so many bright, young people every day.”

Background:

Bachelor’s degree in History/Biology from University of Texas at Austin and former research associate at University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing.

For fun:

Finishing my Associate's degree in Respiratory Care and raising two delightful children.

Algebra II Tutor

Yvonne B.

Subjects:

Algebra II

Loves tutoring because:

“The one-to-one classroom sessions offers students the opportunity to have someone teach them directly knowing what it is that the student needs to learn.”

Background:

Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Michigan State University.

For fun:

Travel

Tutor for Algebra I and II, Trigonometry

Baron H.

Subjects:

Algebra I & II, Trigonometry, Calculus

Loves tutoring because:

"It is invigorating to see the students' excitement by the end of each session as they leave with confidence!"

Background:

Dual degree in Mathematics and History from High Point University in High Point, NC.

For fun:

Full-time husband, father, math teacher, and soccer coach.

Tutor for English and Social Studies

Karisa H.

Subjects:

Elementary Math and Science, English, Social Studies

Loves tutoring because:

"Giving students the boost they need to solve problems and deduce answers is incredibly rewarding."

Background:

Studied early childhood and elementary education at University of Pennsylvania.

For fun:

Cooking, baking and trying out new foods.

Science and History Tutor

Eileen B.

Subjects:

Science and History

Loves tutoring because:

"I really look forward to tutoring. I know that I do the same thing every day, but it''s always different. The questions are different. I never feel like, ''Oh, no. I have to work."

Background:

Secondary Education Social Studies with a concentration in History from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

For fun:

Going on field trips historic sites.

Algebra Tutor

Michael P.

Subjects:

Algebra I, Algebra II

Loves tutoring because:

“As in all teaching, the best moments are when the student says "Ooooohhhh!," when the clouds of confusion clear away and the light breaks through.”

Background:

Teaches math at high school and community college. University of California, Santa Barbara for undergrad (B.A. in Philosophy; math minor) and graduate school (M.A. in Confluent Education).

For fun:

Homeschool three grandkids, building furniture and serve as secretary of local Rotary Club.

Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry Tutor

Sarah S.

Subjects:

Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry

Loves tutoring because:

"I want students to be able to enjoy math enough that they don''t hate it and can see how they could use it in life."

Background:

Studied Mathematics and Communication at the University of Colorado.

For fun:

Before she started tutoring, Sarah taught public speaking.

Tutor for Middle School Math, Algebra, Trigonometry

Suzanne T.

Subjects:

Middle Grades Math, Algebra, Trigonometry, Statistics, Calculus

Loves tutoring because:

"I love the feeling of helping a student understand mathematics, especially when they are feeling very overwhelmed and desperate."

Background:

Ph.D. in Mathematics from Washington University and is a college professor of Mathematics and Statistics.

For fun:

Watching Reality TV shows, listening audio books and running outside.

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