Search 74,311 tutors

Kathryn B.

Chemistry, Biology, SAT, GRE, Reading, Writing

New York, NY (10032)

Travel radius
4 miles
Hourly fee
Email Kathryn B.

You don't pay for tutoring
unless you find a good fit!

Background Check Status for Kathryn B.

Kathryn B. has not yet had a background check. After sending a message to Kathryn, you will be able to order a background check for $7.99. The check will be processed by First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

As part of your tutor selection process, we encourage you to run updated background checks. Please also review the safety tips for hiring tutors.

As a current PhD candidate in biomedical sciences at Columbia University, I have a profound appreciation for the critical role of quality, one-on-one teaching in promoting academic success and motivating a passion for learning. Through years of both formal and informal tutoring at the elementary, high school, and collegiate levels, I've had the opportunity to help a diverse group of students to achieve their academic goals and develop an interest in subjects such as math, science, and English.

I specialize in chemistry, biology, and nutrition, as well as in preparation for reading and writing portions of the SAT and GRE. When working with students, my teaching style is aimed at clarifying key ideas while promoting student confidence and interest. I keep students continuously engaged by using frequent questions and conceptual analogies to ensure understanding, but ultimately I allow students to arrive at solutions as independently as possible in order to build their confidence with the material.

I'm happy to travel anywhere in Manhattan and certain parts of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. I am also available for phone sessions or by email for additional questions. I'm fairly flexible with scheduling, although I do request at least 20 hours' notice for cancellation.

I welcome feedback both during and after each tutoring session, and I do not charge for a session unless both students and parents are satisfied.

I'm looking forward to working with you as you gain the skills and knowledge to achieve your goals, and I hope to hear from you soon!

Email Kathryn

Kathryn’s subjects

Test Preparation:
ACT Science, GRE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Algebra 1, Biology, Chemistry, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Science, Reading, Vocabulary
ACT Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Nutrition, Physical Science
Algebra 1
Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing


I am currently working toward my PhD in a genetics lab at Columbia University Medical Center. In my current research, I amplify and sequence DNA in particular regions surrounding disease-associated loci. I make use of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) to identify individual organisms recombinant in these regions in order to narrow the associated regions with the ultimate goal of identifying specific mutations that cause the phenotype of interest. In addition, I have had coursework at both Duke University and Columbia University on basic genetics and methods of genetic analysis.

Read all subject qualifications ยป

Email Kathryn

back to top


Duke University (Chemistry)

Columbia University (Enrolled)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 20 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kathryn will travel within 4 miles of New York, NY 10032.

Email Kathryn

Usually responds in about 9 hours

Send Kathryn a message explaining your needs and you will receive a response by email. Have you already emailed Kathryn or another tutor? If so, you have an account! Sign in now

(ex: algebra, chemistry)
Please enter the tutor's email address.
Please enter the student's email address.
Please describe how you heard about us.

Receive Responses From Additional Tutors

If selected, WyzAnt will ask interested tutors to contact you by email if they are able to help. A maximum of five different tutors will email you and none of your personal information, including your email address, will be released.