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Elizabeth W.

Chemistry tutor, specializing in organic chemistry

Somerville, MA (02143)

Travel radius
4 miles
Hourly fee
$60.00
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My experience in teaching has largely focused on chemistry, specifically organic chemistry. I have tutored organic chemistry and biochemistry for many years as both a one-on-one tutor and a group tutor. I have been a teaching assistant for a variety of chemistry courses, including synthetic and analytical labs. I have taught organic chemistry and managed the undergraduate teaching labs at the University of Chicago. In addition, I have designed and taught a food chemistry lesson to middle school students and volunteered at the Museum of Science and Industry, where I taught guests of all ages about genetics and the chemistry and biology of life. Currently, I teach organic chemistry, basic chemistry, and general chemistry labs at a local university. Although science is my passion, I also excel at grammar and spelling, which I enhance through editing for journals.

I strongly believe teaching should be adapted to fit the needs of each student. As a tutor, I strive to build a student's confidence, teach basic problem solving strategies and study skills, and use a variety of techniques to present material.

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Elizabeth’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading
Homeschool:
Biology, Chemistry
Elementary Education:
Elementary Science, Grammar, Spelling
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry
English:
Grammar, Proofreading

Organic Chemistry

I have tutored organic chemistry for 6 years with students from several different universities. I have also been a teaching assistant for honors organic chemistry I, organic chemistry II, and the synthesis lab and a grader for physical organic chemistry. I currently teach organic chemistry and manage the organic chemistry undergraduate labs at the University of Chicago.

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Education

Carnegie Mellon University

University of Chicago (Master's)

University of Chicago (PhD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

If a lesson is cancelled with less than 3 hours than the scheduled time, one half hour will be charged. If a student does not show without notice, one full hour will be charged.

Travel policy

Elizabeth will travel within 4 miles of Somerville, MA 02143.

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