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Rachael J.

Biologist who Loves to Teach and Learn!

New York, NY (10034)

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$60.00
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Hello!

I am a prospective PhD student working on a manuscript from my latest research and applying to PhD programs within NYC. I have lots of experience working with students, both as a substitute teacher and one-on-one tutoring settings. I have a passion for learning, and get excited about any type of school work, especially math and science-related topics. I have always been inspired by mentors who share their enthusiasm for academia with their students, and I aim to emulate these sentiments within my own teaching experiences.

My methods are not set in stone; throughout my experiences, I have learned that different teaching styles work for different students. However, most students generally benefit significantly from visual and applied methods of learning. Tying real-world applications to subject matter helps students understand seemingly abstract concepts, and see the significance of why they should understand it in the first place.

I have been brushing up on my SAT subject matter and learning methods, but I feel comfortable working with age ranges from kindergarten to undergraduate. I always keep a fun, positive attitude, which is the most important part of teaching, in my eyes. I look forward to working with your student!

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Rachael’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Cooking, Fitness, Softball, Volleyball
Test Preparation:
GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, Writing
Business:
GRE
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Genetics, Microbiology, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics, Zoology
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Writing

Algebra 1

I scored a 670 in math on the SAT's, and a 730 in the GRE's. Math has always come very easy to me, and I can easily show you all the tricks you need to know!

Chemistry

I took 5 semesters of chemistry during my undergrad (General Chemistry 1 & 2, Organic Chemistry 1 & 2, and Biochemistry). I am currently tutoring a high school sophomore in chemistry, with much success!

SAT Math

I scored a 670 on the SAT math in high school, but more recently, I scored a 730 on the GRE math section. Math has always come very easy for me, and I excel in teaching tricks and memory devices.

Softball

I have been playing baseball since age 5, but began playing competitive fastpitch in 6th grade. I was a starting varsity player all four years in high school, and received multiple honors and all-star nominations during this time. In 2004, I was recognized with the 5th best batting average in the state of Massachusetts. Although I chose to play volleyball in college, I was recruited by many universities, and even filled in as a temporary team member at Florida Institute of Technology in 2008.

Volleyball

I have been playing volleyball since age 11. I worked as an instructor at volleyball summer camp in high school, was inducted into the Massachusetts State All-Star Team in 2004, and received an NCAA scholarship to play competitively at Florida Institute of Technology from 2005 to 2009.

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Education

Florida Institute of Technology (Ecology)

Wonderful Rachel has a wonderful way of translating difficult subject matter to the student so they not only understand but retain the information. ...

— Patrick from New York, NY on 2/13/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rachael will travel within 10 miles of New York, NY 10034.

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