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Kara B.

Physical Therapy, Upper level Math and Science and Gen. Elementary

Denver, CO (80211)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I recently graduated with my Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Northwestern University. Here, I gained a deep understanding of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, as well as other classes specific to a physical therapy curriculum. Additionally, while I was enrolled at NU, I was selected by the faculty to serve as a tutor to 1st year students in the program in anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology.

I also have a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. I have extensive coursework in math and science, but also took Advanced Placement courses in History and English in high school. Additionally, Notre Dame requires each student to obtain a broad liberal arts foundation regardless of major, which enables me to think critically about a variety of topics and present topics from different angles to students when necessary. Also, due to my math and science background, I will work with students on SAT and GRE quantitative sections.

I worked for three years as a development engineer at Motorola. I left the company to return to school to enter the field of physical therapy.

I have done volunteer tutoring in the past for several different groups and paid volunteering in several levels of mathematics. I try to help my students understand things for themselves, rather than trying to have them listen to another lecture. Therefore, I am likely to ask my students many questions to encourage them to think through each step or idea themselves. Then I'll help explain something if they get stuck. I believe this approach results in a better understanding and retention of the subject and hopefully will provide enhanced study skills for the future!

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Kara’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Biology, Physiology
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, SAT Math

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Education

University of Notre Dame (Mechanical Engineer)

Northwestern University, Department of Physical Therapy (Graduate Coursework)

Absolutely Amazing! Kara was a fantastic tutor! She was always prompt and was good about fitting me in for a tutoring session on short notice. Kara was very patient when I had trouble grasping certain Trig concepts and was great at explaining them in a way that I easily understood. I appreciated that she had me to try to work through difficult problems on my own before helping me. I learned and understood more than I ...

— Maria from Chicago, IL on 6/10/12);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kara will travel within 15 miles of Denver, CO 80211.

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