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Ami P.

New York, NY

$75/hr

Experienced, Patient PhD. candidate tutor for math and science

Background check passed as of 1/13/13
Usually responds in about 11 hours

Experienced, Patient PhD. candidate tutor for math and science

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I am a PhD. in Pharmaceutics candidate nearing my graduation in a few months. I currently tutor at the Academic Resources Center ARC at my University and have been tutoring General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmaceutics, Advanced Pharmacokinetics, Algebra, Precalculus, Physics, and several other undergraduate and graduate courses for 5 years. I can provide recommendation letters from both students and the Director of the Academic Resource Center upon request.

For the past two years, I have also taught a short course at the University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy to graduate students and students from the industry. A copy of the teaching certificate along with recommendations can also be provided. I have also been a teaching assistant for the undergraduate chemistry and pharmacy labs.

Prior to tutoring in the University, I have tutored privately for more than 5 years with students as young as 8 years old. Being able to connect with my younger students is one of the the things that really sets me apart. The students from Pre-K to high school see me as a friend and with my enthusiastic and energetic approach, I'm also able to hold on to their attention and keep them looking forward to the tutoring sessions!

I've had the great pleasure and experience of tutoring students from schools such as Friends Seminary, The Birch Wathen-Lenox School, United Nations International School, Trinity School, York Prep, St. Ignatius Loyola Parish school, Eleanor Roosevelt Highschool, Brooklyn Technical Highschool, The Montclair Kimberley Academy, McNair Academic Highschool, New York University, Cornell University, St. Johns University, Pace University, Sophie Davis School of Medicine and several other high school and university students. I've realized that no matter how rigorous the requirements throughout the school year are, the key to academic success is in mastering study skills and organization, and thoroughly understanding the subject matter. Although I never promised grades, I've been successfully able to implement these in all my students and they all have done very well in terms of grades.

I am very patient and I love teaching. It brings me great joy when I am able to help a student understand something and it makes my day when my students notify me that they've done well on their quizzes and tests. I am flexible, however I do require a 24 hour notice for cancellations. I look forward to being your tutor.

Testimonials

"Awesome tutor!"

- Erin, New York, NY on 10/21/13

"Helps You Easily Understand Tough Pharmacology Concepts "

- Kathryn, Meadville, PA on 8/20/14

"Ami is a find!"

- Moira, New York, NY on 5/8/13

"Excellent and Knowledgeable"

- Heidy, New York, NY on 4/2/13

"Great tutor."

- Roxanne, New York, NY on 3/2/13

"Highly recommended."

- Michael, New York, NY on 3/1/13

"Professional and Considerate"

- Maureen, Manahawkin, NJ on 2/28/13

"Excellent Pharmaceutical Tutor!!"

- Charisee, Brooklyn, NY on 2/18/13

"Very helpful and available. Extremely patient!"

- Rachel, New York, NY on 1/24/13

"Great Tutor!"

- Saba, Mamaroneck, NY on 1/12/13

"Extremely helpful"

- Sharmilee, Forest Hills, NY on 12/8/12

"An Amazing Tutor"

- Brandon, New York, NY on 12/3/12

"Very kind and good-natured"

- Sophia, South Orange, NJ on 11/28/12

"Amazing!!"

- Denise, Kew Gardens, NY on 11/8/12

"Extremely Friendly, Patient, and Helpful!"

- Wanda, North Bergen, NJ on 10/30/12

"Wonderful tutor"

- Sharmela, Jersey City, NJ on 10/22/12

"Totally Reliable"

- Nanette, New York, NY on 10/19/12

"I'm so glad I found Ami. Best fit for my daughter. "

- Karon, West Orange, NJ on 10/9/12

"My son's 10th grade Chemistry session with Ami P"

- Tina, New York, NY on 9/6/12

"Enthusiastic, Energetic Coach"

- Diana, Weehawken, NJ on 8/3/12
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
TOEFL
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacology, Physics
Language:
Hindi, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Spelling, Study Skills
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
PSAT, SAT Math, TOEFL

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-BROOKLYN, NY
LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-BROOKLYN, NY
PhD

Education

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-BROOKLYN, NY

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-BROOKLYN, NY (PhD)

Awesome tutor! — Ami's very knowledgeable and patient, and she has a lot of experience with the subject. She anticipates what I'll be tested on and creates a weekly plan just for me. She has even made up supplementary material to fill any gaps in my understanding and to help make studying easier and more intuitive. Ami presents the information to me in a way that I can understand, and I always enjoy our sessions. ...

— Erin, New York, NY on 10/21/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

If you take 5 or more lessons with me I'll give a 15% discount. Rates are a little different for college courses. I'll work with you as best I can for a rate that works for you!

Travel policy

Ami will travel within 15 miles of New York, NY 10036.


About Ami

I am a PhD. in Pharmaceutics candidate nearing my graduation in a few months. I currently tutor at the Academic Resources Center ARC at my University and have been tutoring General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmaceutics, Advanced Pharmacokinetics, Algebra, Precalculus, Physics, and several other undergraduate and graduate courses for 5 years. I can provide recommendation letters from both students and the Director of the Academic Resource Center upon request.

For the past two years, I have also taught a short course at the University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy to graduate students and students from the industry. A copy of the teaching certificate along with recommendations can also be provided. I have also been a teaching assistant for the undergraduate chemistry and pharmacy labs.

Prior to tutoring in the University, I have tutored privately for more than 5 years with students as young as 8 years old. Being able to connect with my younger students is one of the the things that really sets me apart. The students from Pre-K to high school see me as a friend and with my enthusiastic and energetic approach, I'm also able to hold on to their attention and keep them looking forward to the tutoring sessions!

I've had the great pleasure and experience of tutoring students from schools such as Friends Seminary, The Birch Wathen-Lenox School, United Nations International School, Trinity School, York Prep, St. Ignatius Loyola Parish school, Eleanor Roosevelt Highschool, Brooklyn Technical Highschool, The Montclair Kimberley Academy, McNair Academic Highschool, New York University, Cornell University, St. Johns University, Pace University, Sophie Davis School of Medicine and several other high school and university students. I've realized that no matter how rigorous the requirements throughout the school year are, the key to academic success is in mastering study skills and organization, and thoroughly understanding the subject matter. Although I never promised grades, I've been successfully able to implement these in all my students and they all have done very well in terms of grades.

I am very patient and I love teaching. It brings me great joy when I am able to help a student understand something and it makes my day when my students notify me that they've done well on their quizzes and tests. I am flexible, however I do require a 24 hour notice for cancellations. I look forward to being your tutor.

Testimonials

"Awesome tutor!"

- Erin, New York, NY on 10/21/13

"Helps You Easily Understand Tough Pharmacology Concepts "

- Kathryn, Meadville, PA on 8/20/14

"Ami is a find!"

- Moira, New York, NY on 5/8/13

"Excellent and Knowledgeable"

- Heidy, New York, NY on 4/2/13

"Great tutor."

- Roxanne, New York, NY on 3/2/13

"Highly recommended."

- Michael, New York, NY on 3/1/13

"Professional and Considerate"

- Maureen, Manahawkin, NJ on 2/28/13

"Excellent Pharmaceutical Tutor!!"

- Charisee, Brooklyn, NY on 2/18/13

"Very helpful and available. Extremely patient!"

- Rachel, New York, NY on 1/24/13

"Great Tutor!"

- Saba, Mamaroneck, NY on 1/12/13

"Extremely helpful"

- Sharmilee, Forest Hills, NY on 12/8/12

"An Amazing Tutor"

- Brandon, New York, NY on 12/3/12

"Very kind and good-natured"

- Sophia, South Orange, NJ on 11/28/12

"Amazing!!"

- Denise, Kew Gardens, NY on 11/8/12

"Extremely Friendly, Patient, and Helpful!"

- Wanda, North Bergen, NJ on 10/30/12

"Wonderful tutor"

- Sharmela, Jersey City, NJ on 10/22/12

"Totally Reliable"

- Nanette, New York, NY on 10/19/12

"I'm so glad I found Ami. Best fit for my daughter. "

- Karon, West Orange, NJ on 10/9/12

"My son's 10th grade Chemistry session with Ami P"

- Tina, New York, NY on 9/6/12

"Enthusiastic, Energetic Coach"

- Diana, Weehawken, NJ on 8/3/12

Education

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-BROOKLYN, NY
LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-BROOKLYN, NY
PhD

Education

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-BROOKLYN, NY

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-BROOKLYN, NY (PhD)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

If you take 5 or more lessons with me I'll give a 15% discount. Rates are a little different for college courses. I'll work with you as best I can for a rate that works for you!

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of New York, NY 10036

Ami’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
TOEFL
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacology, Physics
Language:
Hindi, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Spelling, Study Skills
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
PSAT, SAT Math, TOEFL

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.


Background Check Status for Ami P.

Ami P. passed a background check on 1/13/13. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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