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James H.

Math, Chemistry, Physics Tutor: All levels

Highland Park, IL (60035)

Travel radius
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Hourly fee
$75.00
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Hello, I tutor Chemistry, Math, and Physics, and have done so for over 20 years. I have helped many students ranging from junior high school to graduate school with math and science. These can be daunting topics, but if you are willing to work hard, a good tutor can help you get past the sticking points and into full understanding of the material so that you can actually enjoy going to class and taking the tests.

I have a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry and run my own company while enjoying tutoring on the side. I have taught community college and tutored at the campus tutoring center for several years. WyzAnt has been a convenient way to get private students recently. My start-up company is starting to be profitable now, but tutoring is a great way to stay sharp, so I will continue helping as many student as I can. I have tutored high school chemistry, AP Chemistry, college chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, physics and math from pre-algebra to advanced calculus. I have experience tutoring statistics, and can help with spreadsheets and computer programming. I have helped students at all levels and abilities catch up and do better. Please e-mail me if you have any questions.

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James’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, GRE, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Statistics

Organic Chemistry

I have taken organic chemistry at UCSB and advanced organic chemistry at CSUF. In preparation for graduate school I studied for the ACS organic chemistry qualifying exam and subsequently aced it. I have helped students studying organic chemistry in graduate school, tutored organic chemistry at the community college level, and have taught the lab and discussion.

I have done research in organic chemistry both in school and in industry. I synthesized organic compounds that would be of use to an inorganic chemistry group as ligands, and I have done research on organic polymers that were of use in industry as contact lenses in one job and as reverse osmosis membranes in another job. I have also worked on treatments for oil wells to increase production.

I have extensive spectroscopic experience with organic chemicals and have designed analyses to detect organic chemicals in air pollution in new and unique ways in addition to earlier experience doing traditional analyses of chemical feedstocks. In my current position as a company owner I am marketing analyzers for specific chemicals of environmental and safety interests.

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Education

California State University, Fullerton (Chemistry)

UC Riverside (Master's)

UC Riverside (PhD)

Improved grades and more confidence in physics and geometry — My daughter's grades in both physics and geometry have improved with James as her tutor. She has shown more confidence in both subjects. ...

— Fran from Highland Park, IL on 5/30/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

James will travel within 10 miles of Highland Park, IL 60035.

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