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Luka K.

Forest Hills, NY

$100/hr

MCAT, SAT and Essay Writing Tutor with 10 Years of Experience

Usually responds in about 8 hours

MCAT, SAT and Essay Writing Tutor with 10 Years of Experience

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I am a Cornell & Columbia University educated science tutor. I have a BA in Neurobiology and am now pursuing a Medical Doctorate at Columbia. My research background is Pharmacology and Molecular Medicine. My love for teaching has been with me ever since grade school. I am patient and tutoring feels natural to me.

Qualifications:

SAT scores: MCAT scores:
Reading - 690 Biological - 13
Writing - 720 Physical - 12
Math - 790 Reading - 11
Writing - T

Writing/Editing Experience:
Int'l Inquirer Magazine - Editor-in-Chief
Voices Magazine - Editor and Secretary

My tutoring method is structured but flexible, as I believe every student should have a custom arrangement made out for their needs.

Please feel free to contact me to arrange tutoring sessions.

Math:
Algebra 1, SAT Math
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading,
Reading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing, Writing
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology,
Chemistry, Physics
History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Biology,
Chemistry, English, Physics, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading,
Writing
Test Preparation:
MCAT,
Regents,
SAT Math, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

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.

Biology

I was a Neurobiology major and TA in college. In addition, I taught Biology as an MCAT tutor outside of school.

MCAT

I took the MCAT twice before applying to medical school and scored, on average, above 90th percentile on all subject tests. In addition, I have previously tutored MCAT Physics, Writing, Organic Chemistry and Biology to a graduate students preparing for the MCAT and attained good reviews.

Proofreading

I worked as an editor for a number of years in high school and college. I have a natural grasp of English grammar.

Regents

I have gone through all required high school Regents exams and scored above 90% on all of them. In addition, I was selected by my Math, English and Science high school staff to tutor students during the weekends. I have more than 3 years experience tutoring students in the Regents.

SAT Reading

I have a natural talent for the English language and also understand all writing/reading terminology. In addition, I am a published writer and poet. I scored highly on the SAT reading section and understand the basic test-taking strategies needed to attain a high score.

Cornell Universtiy
Neurobiology
Columbia
MD

Education

Cornell Universtiy (Neurobiology)

Columbia (MD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $100.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Transport costs are factored into rate.

Travel policy

Luka will travel within 25 miles of Forest Hills, NY 11375.


About Luka

I am a Cornell & Columbia University educated science tutor. I have a BA in Neurobiology and am now pursuing a Medical Doctorate at Columbia. My research background is Pharmacology and Molecular Medicine. My love for teaching has been with me ever since grade school. I am patient and tutoring feels natural to me.

Qualifications:

SAT scores: MCAT scores:
Reading - 690 Biological - 13
Writing - 720 Physical - 12
Math - 790 Reading - 11
Writing - T

Writing/Editing Experience:
Int'l Inquirer Magazine - Editor-in-Chief
Voices Magazine - Editor and Secretary

My tutoring method is structured but flexible, as I believe every student should have a custom arrangement made out for their needs.

Please feel free to contact me to arrange tutoring sessions.

Education

Cornell Universtiy
Neurobiology
Columbia
MD

Education

Cornell Universtiy (Neurobiology)

Columbia (MD)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
12 hours notice required

Transport costs are factored into rate.

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Forest Hills, NY 11375

Luka’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, SAT Math
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading,
Reading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing, Writing
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology,
Chemistry, Physics
History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Biology,
Chemistry, English, Physics, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading,
Writing
Test Preparation:
MCAT,
Regents,
SAT Math, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

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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