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Daniel M.

Auburn, AL

$40/hour

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200+ Hours
Background check passed as of 9/19/16
4.8 average from 38 ratings
Great teacher
— Andrew, Auburn, AL on 9/22/17

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The University of Tennessee Knoxville

Education

The University of Tennessee Knoxville

About Daniel

Several students I have worked with have at some point turned to me and said "I hate this (insert subject)." What they really mean to say is, "This is very difficult. I don't like it because I don't understand it, and thinking about this is making my head hurt."

We have all been there. Learning about complex subjects can be extremely frustrating. Mastering something that once seemed impossible can also become a source of self confidence that will serve us later in life.

As a tutor I focus on adapting my teaching to the learning style of the students. I have found this allows them to feel comfortable taking on new material even when it seems confusing and tedious.

Most difficult concepts can be broken down into easily digestible pieces. Any good tutor can teach you about a given subject. A great tutor can show you that learning doesn’t have to feel like banging your head on a brick wall.

I have 3+ years of experience tutoring Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biology and Biochemistry. I graduated from the university of Tennessee and plan to pursue entry to medical school. During my course work I received an A in the following classes: Chemistry 1, Chemistry 2, Cell Biology, Genetics, Organic Chemistry 1, Organic Chemistry 2, Biochemistry 1, Biochemistry 2. My success was a result of developing a system of study habits that worked for me. I would be glad to help you develop a the habits that will ensure your success.
Several students I have worked with have at some point turned to me and said "I hate this (insert subject)." What they really mean to say is, "This is very difficult. I don't like it because I don't understand it, and thinking about this is making my head hurt."

We have all been there. Learning about complex subjects can be extremely
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Auburn, AL 36830
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great teacher"

- Andrew, Auburn, AL on 9/22/17

"Helpful and friendly"

- Loni, Knoxville, TN on 7/29/15
Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics,
Nutrition, Organic Chemistry,
Physics
Test Preparation:
MCAT

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Genetics

I received an A in genetics at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. I have 2+ years of experience in tutoring genetics. I scored in the 90th percentile on the section of the MCAT that includes genetics.

MCAT

I took the MCAT last year and scored a 30 with balanced scoring in every category. I scored a 9 in the physical science section. I scored a 10 in the verbal section. I scored an 11 in the organic chemistry section.

Organic Chemistry

I received an A in Organic Chemistry 1 and Organic Chemistry 2 at Pellissippi State University. I have tutored Organic Chemistry students for 3+ years. I scored an 11 on the Organic Chemistry section of the MCAT placing me above the 90th percentile.

The University of Tennessee Knoxville

Education

The University of Tennessee Knoxville

Great teacher

Knew a lot about the subject and teaches for understanding, not just the correct answer. Helped me a lot when preparing for my ochem 2 test.

— Andrew, Auburn, AL on 9/22/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Daniel will travel within 20 miles of Auburn, AL 36830.