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New York University (Biology, General Science)
New York University (Master's)
City College of New York (Graduate Coursework)
My name is Nikunj (Nick). I have a BA in biology & general science, and an MS in biology from New York University. I have been involved in the education field and have been teaching young adults for over eleven years now. During my time as an undergraduate and graduate student at NYU, I spent most of my time educating others. Additionally, I obtained teaching credentials and science education certification from Fordham University and City College.
Subjects I am apt to teach include biology, AP biology, physics, chemistry, Earth science, physical science, pre-algebra, algebra I, geometry, trigonometry, and algebra II. Additionally, I am a certified yoga teacher, with ample experience in health, nutrition, and breath work.
I have always had an inclination for the education of others. As far back as I can remember, I never turn down the opportunity to explain something when people do not understand, especially when it comes to math and science. I have an intuitive ability to quickly recognize students’ disconnects, and provide support to make those connections for students. To me, teaching fulfills a higher purpose. Knowing that the future leaders of this world will face many coming challenges, teenagers and young adults must immediately be guided in such a way that will prepare them for the coming challenges that humanity faces. My name is Nikunj (Nick). I have a BA in biology & general science, and an MS in biology from New York University. I have been involved in the education field and have been teaching young adults for over eleven years now. During my… Read more
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Better late than never, been so busy that I didn't get a chance to write a review. Nikunj replied right away to our request and is very accommodating with our schedule. He was a big help to my daughter in Chemistry. His methodology was understandable to her and eventually she managed well with his help.
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I have a minor in chemistry from NYU.
I received a 100 on the Regents exam in high school, and I have previous experience teaching and tutoring the content matter.
I am a certified 7-12th grade teacher of biological and general science in NY and NJ, and have over 10 years teaching and tutoring in the area of science, including Earth science, chemistry, physics, and the biological sciences also.
I prepared students for the NYS Regents examinations in Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry, and in Earth Science, Living Environment, Chemistry, and Physics. Having been a NYS educator my whole life, and having attended public schools in NYS, I am very familiar with the NYS Regents format, content, and overall strategies in preparing students for the math and sciences.
I have ample SAT math materials, including diagnostics practice tests, and content & topic specific materials, along with 100 of the most important concepts, and 20 tactics/strategies that can be consistently employed to answer each question.
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