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Algebra is the beginnings of unknowns! It includes figuring out how to distribute, simplify and solve problems with unknown variables.
Biology is the study of life. In fact, when learning about biology you can directly see real life applications. However, for most students the difficulty is tying all the information together. By helping to put the pieces of the puzzle together I am confident that it will increase your enjoyment (or at least appreciation) for the biological sciences.
I often tell people who are taking chemistry that it is like rolling together a math, science, and foreign language class. It's tough! The biggest problem I have seen is students not taking the time to understand the fundamentals. Once the fundamentals are understood then chemistry can be very straight forward.
I completed a two semester series of organic chemistry. I performed in the 87th percentile on the American Chemical Society National exam for University Level Organic Chemistry students. I have knowledge in nomenclature, reactions and synthesis.
I can't stress enough how important pre-algebra is. It sets the stage for all the future math you will be doing. Don't let you/your child get behind in this class! It has the potential to make math a positive experience if learned right!
During my high school years I was in a Business Academy (CIBACS) where emphasis was put on professional business presentations. In addition I have presented multiple times during my college career. This has included presenting undergraduate research, business proposals, and research papers.
My time as a university student as well as my time being a tutor/academic mentor has given me insight into what study techniques work for different people. I often find that when tutoring the main issue is that the student doesn't know the most efficient and effective way to study. Every person is different. Usually, the first time meeting with a student I would run through a variety of techniques to see what works.