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Joanna W.

Tufts Grad and Experienced Tutor in Math and Science

Somerville, MA (02145)

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Hi! I graduated from Tufts University with an undergraduate degree in Biopsychology and from Stony Brook University with a Master's degree in Physiology and Biophysics. I have extensive experience in tutoring high school math (algebra, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus) and science (biology, chemistry, physics) as well as undergraduate pre-medical courses such as biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, and physiology. I love tutoring in a 1-on-1 setting where I can tailor my teaching to each individual student. I am also an expert in time management and study skills, which are an essential part of scholastic success. I am patient, enthusiastic about learning, and will work very hard with you to achieve your academic goals.


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Joanna’s subjects

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus


I have three years' experience tutoring high school students in biology. I have extensive coursework and research experience in Biology and am passionate about the field.


I emphasize the importance of connecting material to the bigger picture to enhance understanding, and ensuring the student is proficient in the fundamental math skills required to excel in Chemistry.


I have extensive coursework and research experience in the area of Physiology and completed my Master's degree in Physiology in May 2013. I was also the TA for a graduate Physiology course and tutored groups of healthcare and graduate students biweekly. I am very passionate about this subject and utilize my own charts and diagrams to facilitate understanding of the material.


I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Biopsychology and have extensive coursework and research experience in this subject. I emphasize the importance of study skills to retain course material. I also utilize my own experiences to challenge students to think like psychologists and bring those skills to tackle future endeavors.

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Tufts University (Biopsychology)

Stony Brook University (Master's)

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— Gina, Needham, MA on 2/5/14

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Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

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Joanna will travel within 7 miles of Somerville, MA 02145.

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