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As of June 18 2013, I am no longer taking on new students to mentor at this time. However, my tutor website remains active to display my credentials to future employers while I am enrolled in the Master's Graduate Industrial Internship Program at the University of Oregon.
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Hello, my name is Mike and I am fresh out of college with a B.S. Chemistry from Virginia Tech. During my time at Virginia Tech, I have mentored other undergraduate students in both General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry concepts with consistently positive feedback and giving them a stronger confidence to do well on exams.
When I first started out in college, I may have been like you. I was an environmental science major and I really didn't want to deal with anything that was chemistry related. That was until I met this one astounding professor who changed my world. He showed me that in some ways, chemistry can be fun and exciting to learn about, challenging you to think at a higher, more intuitive level. Or you just might be a high school student, just struggling to get by in your chemistry class when everything seems foreign to you. Well, I've been there too.
As your mentor, my goal is to not only help you obtain the right answers to questions but to help you understand chemistry better so that you, yourself, can bring yourself to a higher level of thinking and have "fun" as well.
Grades went up for my daughter right away! — Michael is an excellent tutor. He is very patient and able to explain concepts with ease. My daughter went to A grades with just a couple of sessions. Michael gets back to you right away. He tutored my daughter with her high school chemistry lessons. I would highly recommend Michael. ...
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