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David G.

Organic Chemistry, Calculus, ACT, SAT and GRE tutoring, and then some.

Boulder, CO (80303)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$35.00
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I am a former TA for organic chemistry at the University of Colorado at Boulder; if it's OChem you need help with, you can't do much better than me!

I am a 25 year old lover of language, science and mathematics pursuing a career in biochemistry. Until age 22, I was without focus in my life, having a dismal high school record and merely adequate grades--I applied to CU Boulder with a GPA of 2.5--in my undergraduate studies; however, change is always possible: I now have a GPA of 3.65. I have discovered an immense love for science and mathematics that I hope to share. This on top of my already long-standing passions of art and language. I'm an A student in Chemistry and Biology, I have been an amateur tutor and autodidact all my life and I have worked as a TA for the Organic Chemistry courses at CU Boulder. I earned my high school diploma ahead of schedule, earning a 32 on the ACT exam and a 4/5 on the AP Language and Composition exam, and teaching high school students over the years has reminded me of what it was like in those days, making me an excellent choice for ACT/SAT study help. Furthermore, I have been diagnosed with ADD since age 11, and if this is something you and your child struggle with, I have ample experience as a student with ADD and a teacher of students with ADD.

I have a gift for expressing complex ideas in ways that are easy to grasp, especially in regards to physics as it applies to chemistry, and I do so with the intent of providing a context to the subject matter that makes its importance immediately relevant and its consequences fascinating. If I can go from skipping school to full-fledged academia, so can you or your child (or both!).

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David’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Organic Chemistry, Physics
Computer:
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Mathematica, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Painting
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Aspergers, Dyslexia, Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking

ACT Science

I am trained in biochemistry at the University of Colorado at Boulder. I have worked with many other students on every section of the ACT for many years now.

Algebra 1

I have 4 years of experience tutoring students in algebra and more advanced mathematics. My education required me to master algebra and other mathematics.

Algebra 2

I have 4 years of experience tutoring students in algebra and more advanced mathematics. My education required me to master algebra and other mathematics.

Organic Chemistry

I have been a TA for an organic chemistry course. This involved running a lab and a recitation section. I prepared my students for tests and assessed their work in lab.

Writing

I have written much of an organic chemistry lab manual that was published and used in the teaching labs at my university. I have written much online work which has been well received.

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Education

University of Colorado at Boulder (Biochemistry)

Patient and Creative! David is so patient with my daughter! After spending a few lessons with her, he is figuring out different ways to help her understand what her math teacher refuses to take time to explain. I really appreciate what he has done so far! I would highly recommend Dave! ...

— Denise from Aurora, CO on 3/20/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Group lessons are: $25 per person for up to two people, $20 per person for three people or more.

Travel policy

David will travel within 15 miles of Boulder, CO 80303.

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