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Keri K.

Wasilla, AK

$85/hr

Science and Math Nerd At Your Service!

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Background check passed as of 2/26/14
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Excellent Tutor!
— Marianella, Bronx, NY on 6/5/15

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Biology
University of South Florida
Master's
New York University, School of Medicine
Graduate Coursework

Education

New College of Florida (Biology)

University of South Florida (Master's)

New York University, School of Medicine (Graduate Coursework)

About Keri

Molecular biologist by day and Star Trek fiend at night. Hey, what else do you need to know?

Well... maybe you'd like to know that I have been freelance tutoring for over ten years, and that I specialize in SAT and ACT math and science sections? That means I can help with both the content and the strategy of those tests. But, maybe you're more interested in knowing that I also have extensive experience tutoring AP and SAT II subject tests, including Biology, Chemistry, and advanced maths?

My teaching approaches vary according to the needs of the student. For the student suffering from test-taking anxiety, I will be particularly patient and encouraging. For the math whiz, I've got some material that'll knock their socks off.
If that's not enough to convince you that I'm an awesome choice of tutor, how about this: I'm a senior graduate student working on my PhD at New York University's School of Medicine. Pretty soon, I'm gonna be a doctor! (No, not THAT type of doctor. Please don't send me pictures of your aunt's moles.)

Alright, if you're still reading, then you must be interested! I'd love to work with you! But, please keep in mind that I am working really hard to finish my PhD right now, so I am available for appointments after 7pm on weeknights and after 10am on most weekends.

I request 24 hours notice for cancellation.

Cancellation Policy
24+ hours Notice of Cancellation: No fee
6-24 hours Notice of Cancellation: $50/hour
1-6 hours Notice of Cancellation: full price of session
No notice (and/or show up more than 15 minutes late without communication): Full price of scheduled time

On the same token, I am applied to the same rules of conduct:
I am more than 10 minutes late to session: student charged 50% of lesson and/or if possible make up time after.
Missed Lesson: Next lesson is completely free.

If there are any questions or concerns about my policy, please feel free to send me an email!
Molecular biologist by day and Star Trek fiend at night. Hey, what else do you need to know?

Well... maybe you'd like to know that I have been freelance tutoring for over ten years, and that I specialize in SAT and ACT math and…
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Online appointments available at a discount. Specific subject tutoring subject to rate change depending upon study plan preparation requirements.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Wasilla, AK 99654
Background Check: Passed

"Excellent Tutor!"

- Marianella, Bronx, NY on 6/5/15

"Great tutor who help students target problem areas."

- Tiffany, Elmhurst, NY on 3/24/14
Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, SAT Math
Science:
ACT Science,
Biology
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology,
Geometry, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
ACT Science,
PSAT, SAT Math

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT Math

I have been tutoring for the ACT math for ten years. I have a wide experience with students scoring at all levels, and I'll have a very tailored approach to address your specific weaknesses including appropriate strategies for anxiety, stamina, test-taking generally. I'll place the appropriate emphasis on certain math concepts where required, but I won't spend a lot of time on concepts you've already mastered.

ACT Science

I'm a scientist, and I love science! I've been tutoring for the ACT for ten years. Unfortunately, even AP level science classes often will not prepare a student for the ACT science. In fact, this is frequently the lowest scoring section for many students simply because they're not familiar with reading science articles. In tutoring, I have specific strategies that will help you navigate the passages a time-effective manner and arrive at the most correct answers.

Biology

As a graduate student in a biomedical science field, I'm a huge biology dork. I've taken too many graduate biology courses to count. I could talk about biology for hours. However, not everything is relevant, and that's often the problem students have with AP or college biology--what's important to know? I have extensive experience in both college-level biology classes and preparation for the AP exam at the high school level, so I will prepare you with the concepts and details most appropriate to your needs.

SAT Math

I have been tutoring for the SAT math for ten years. I have a wide experience with students scoring at all levels from 400 to 700+. I'll have a very tailored approach to address your specific weaknesses including appropriate strategies for anxiety, stamina, test-taking generally, and math concepts.

New College of Florida
Biology
University of South Florida
Master's
New York University, School of Medicine
Graduate Coursework

Education

New College of Florida (Biology)

University of South Florida (Master's)

New York University, School of Medicine (Graduate Coursework)

Excellent Tutor! — My sons had a great experience with Keri. We were lucky to have found such a knowledgeable tutor near our home! She tutored both my sons in the math and science sections of the ACT, and also tutored my son in Algebra 2. She is never in a rush to leave and is very clear when explaining things. I highly recommend Keri - she is worth every penny! Thank you, Keri! ...

— Marianella, Bronx, NY on 6/5/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $85.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Online appointments available at a discount. Specific subject tutoring subject to rate change depending upon study plan preparation requirements.

Travel policy

Keri will travel within 20 miles of Wasilla, AK 99654.

Background Check Status for Keri K.

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