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Roger D.

Science, Math, Econ, MCAT Tutor - Northwestern, MBA, engineer

Boston, MA (02114)

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I have been tutoring students since 2003 starting in Taiwan where I was the lead tutor for Taipei American School. I had a good relationship with the superintendent there and he referred me to students who needed the biggest boost in their grades. I tutored math and sciences there from beginner level to advanced AP and IB courses. I have also tutored Chinese to students and adults in Taiwan. I left Taiwan in 2006 and have been tutoring students in Hawaii since. I recently moved to Boston in 2011 and am glad to see there is a strong academic focus in the city and a belief that tutoring can improve a student's academic performance.

In terms of my credentials, I am a full-time engineer helping people save money on energy and water. San Francisco Housing and Boston Housing Authority are my clients. I tutor at night or on the weekends. I will be attending medical school this Fall.

I got a 5 (highest possible score) on AP chemistry, and calculus in high school. I graduated from Obama's High School in Hawaii, Punahou, in the top 10% of my class. Most of my classmates in the top 10% attended the top 10% of colleges in the US such as Ivy Leagues, MIT, CalTech, Stanford, etc. I attended Northwestern and majored in Engineering. Any science course is not difficult for me such as chemistry, organic, biology, biochemistry, or thermodynamics). Any math courses are fine as well. I can also teach Mandarin Chinese with no problem. Do you need help with Chinese characters? I developed a method to assist people around the world with being able to read and write Chinese characters. I also have my MBA from National Taiwan University, and thus can assist you in the GMAT. My SAT scores were 90% or higher in 1998, and the MCAT isn't a problem either.

I received a 12 in PS in MCATs and have tutored numerous students in Economics, and Physics, Chemistry and math.

Please let me know how I can help you.

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Roger’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, SAT Reading, TOEFL
Science:
Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nutrition, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics, Physiology
Language:
Chinese, TOEFL
Business:
Accounting, Business, Career Development, Economics, GMAT, GRE
Homeschool:
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ASVAB, Career Development, GED, GMAT, GRE, MCAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Bodybuilding, Cooking, Fitness, Volleyball
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business, Career Development, Chinese, Economics, GMAT

Accounting

I received an A in accounting when in school for my MBA.

Algebra 1

I got A's in Algebra and was top 10% in my class.

Algebra 2

I got straight As in pre-algebra and algebra 2.

Biology

I got As in Biology and Biochemistry

Calculus

Scored highest possible on AP Exam in High School and got all A's in College in Calculus

Chemistry

I got all A's in High School and scored a 5 in AP Chemistry. I also took organic chemistry.

Chinese

I have been tutoring Chinese since 2006. I lived, worked, studied in Taiwan and China from 2000 to 2006. I believe I am qualified. I took a Proficiency Test in TW and scored an advanced level. Please consider me to teach Chinese.

Economics

I received A and A- in Macro and Micro Econ. I also have my MBA.

Geometry

I scored As in Geometry.

MCAT

I have taken the MCAT and got a 31.

Mechanical Engineering

I am a certified Engineer-in-Training (EIT) which is the same as Fundamentals in Engineering (FE) test. I have been working as an Engineer since 2006. I currently work as an Energy Engineer at Ameresco.

Organic Chemistry

I have taken Orgo at Northwestern and Tufts.

Physics

Received A's in High School and College and a 5 in AP Physics C

Physiology

I received A's in Physiology and Biochemistry at Harvard.

Precalculus

Precalculus - A, and 790 in Math on SAT

SAT Math

I scored a 790 in Math

Volleyball

I have played Volleyball since High School where I was on the Junior Varsity team and we got to States and were the #1 team in JV. I went to Punahou School, which Sports Illustrated ranked as the most athletic academic High School.

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Education

Northwestern University

National Taiwan University (MBA)

Great Tutor — Roger has been fantastic! A huge help and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend Roger for any Econ questions. ...

— Parker, Boston, MA on 12/4/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

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Roger will travel within 15 miles of Boston, MA 02114.

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