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Kwame T.

Hyattsville, MD

$50/hr

There is no such thing as a dumb student, COME EXCEL!!

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There is no such thing as a dumb student, COME EXCEL!!

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My name is Kwame and I was born in Ghana and raised in the Bronx, New York. I graduated from the University of Virginia in May 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and specialization in Biochemistry. Following graduation in 2009, I received the Post Baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) at the National Institute of Health (NIH); National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in which I conducted Staphylococcus research in the Laboratory of Human Bacterial Pathogenesis (LHBP). In May 2012, I completed the Graduate Certificate program in Biomedical Sciences through George Mason and Georgetown Universities.

I have tremendous amount of patience to deal with students. I love physical fitness in which I play/ed basketball, soccer, tennis, and ran track. I like to draw and train in martial arts on my spare time focusing on Hapkido and Taekwondo. I also played the alto saxophone, trumpet and a little bit of the piano. I am grateful for the gifts and talents that I have been blessed with and also for the great mentoring that I have received from countless people which is why it is imperative that I do my part to uplift others. I have tutored a large number of friends and students dating back from middle school up to now.

I strongly believe there should be a balance of discipline and enjoyment in order to bring out a persons' maximum potential in scholarship attainment. There is no such thing as a dumb student, only an untapped source. Every child/ student is different and it is an educators job to help find what works best in order for them to excel.

Thank you for the opportunity given.

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physiology
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball,
Martial Arts

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Basketball

I have acquired years of basketball experience through the following: played in multiple summer leagues in the Bronx, NY, played high school varsity basketball in Harlem, NY, and played for UVA men's club basketball team. In addition, I have work as an intramural official maintaining order and discipline on the court and also have served as a head coach for the Charlottesville YMCA/City League Basketball team.

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Kwame will travel within 15 miles of Hyattsville, MD 20782.


About Kwame

My name is Kwame and I was born in Ghana and raised in the Bronx, New York. I graduated from the University of Virginia in May 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and specialization in Biochemistry. Following graduation in 2009, I received the Post Baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) at the National Institute of Health (NIH); National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in which I conducted Staphylococcus research in the Laboratory of Human Bacterial Pathogenesis (LHBP). In May 2012, I completed the Graduate Certificate program in Biomedical Sciences through George Mason and Georgetown Universities.

I have tremendous amount of patience to deal with students. I love physical fitness in which I play/ed basketball, soccer, tennis, and ran track. I like to draw and train in martial arts on my spare time focusing on Hapkido and Taekwondo. I also played the alto saxophone, trumpet and a little bit of the piano. I am grateful for the gifts and talents that I have been blessed with and also for the great mentoring that I have received from countless people which is why it is imperative that I do my part to uplift others. I have tutored a large number of friends and students dating back from middle school up to now.

I strongly believe there should be a balance of discipline and enjoyment in order to bring out a persons' maximum potential in scholarship attainment. There is no such thing as a dumb student, only an untapped source. Every child/ student is different and it is an educators job to help find what works best in order for them to excel.

Thank you for the opportunity given.

Tutor Policies

Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Hyattsville, MD 20782

Kwame’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physiology
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry, Physics, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball,
Martial Arts

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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