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Brian H.

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Mahopac, NY (10541)

Travel radius
35 miles
Hourly fee
$80.00
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“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”
Benjamin Franklin

I am available to tutor students in biology, chemistry, history, English and reading comprehension (among many others). My tutoring method is highly effective and goes beyond superficial fixes to common learning issues. My strategy is to work from the bottom up; creating a solid foundation upon which more advanced problem-solving methods can be developed. I have worked extremely hard to achieve a high level of success in the sciences and I know first-hand the common pitfalls and difficulties experienced by students. I am very accessible, down-to-Earth and very good at getting others to understand without feeling intimidated or judged (a feeling I’ve had myself when I asked for tutoring help). I am confident that I can help anyone achieve a higher score and solid understanding of these subjects while having fun as well!

- B.S. in Biology & Society from Cornell University (2008)

- B.A. in Biochemistry from Purchase College (summa cum laude) (2014).

- I am a Board Approved substitute teacher in the Pleasantville School District which means that I have passed a current and very thorough background check!!

- Inducted member of Sigma Xi Research Honors Society (2014)

- ACS Division of Organic Chemistry award winner (2014)

- Award for Excellence in Chemistry from the Westchester Chemical Society (Spring 2012)

- Awarded Outstanding Biochemistry Junior and Senior (2013, 2014)

- Supervising tutor for Einstein's Corner Tutoring Center

- Have prior private tutoring experience in biology, chemistry, history and reading comprehension

- Maintained an A+ average in general chemistry for both semesters (2011-2012) and never scored below a 100% on my biology exams.

- Achieved a near-perfect score on my SAT Verbal section

- Graduated high school as an AP Scholar and maintained an AP Exam average of 4.8

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Brian’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Proofreading
Test Preparation:
Regents
Homeschool:
Biology, Chemistry, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD
Elementary Education:
Study Skills
Science:
Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry
English:
Proofreading, Writing

Organic Chemistry

I love organic chemistry! I earned an A+ for both semesters and have tutored the subject privately and publicly for about two years. I was the senior tutor at Einstein's Corner Tutoring Center at Purchase College for several years where I tutored both general and organic chemistry. I am also the recipient of the American Chemical Society’s Division of Organic Chemistry Award!

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Education

Cornell University

Purchase College (Other)

Super Tutor! Brian has been tutoring my daughter for her chemistry honors class this past year. When she started the class in school, she found the first couple of tests very tough. Once Brian came on board, things changed, she quickly grasped an understanding for the subject and went on to perform extremely well in school. In May, all the honors students in their school district take the Avogadro Exam, a very ...

— Krupa from Briarcliff Manor, NY on 7/2/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $80.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Brian will travel within 35 miles of Mahopac, NY 10541.

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