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Nicole B.

Birmingham, AL

$40/hour

Experienced Tutor- Specializing in math and science

200+ Hours
Background check passed as of 9/30/15
4.9 average from 108 ratings
She Rocks!
— Joseph, Birmingham, AL on 3/5/17

$40/Hour


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Winston Salem State University
Chemistry
Louisiana State University
PhD

Education

Winston Salem State University (Chemistry)

Louisiana State University (PhD)

About Nicole

My name is Nicole B. and I am an experienced tutor who is new to the Birmingham area. I just recently finished my PhD in Chemistry from Louisiana State University and since I am new to city I am looking to again build up my tutoring business. I am able to tutor most subjects, however I do specialize in math and science. I also can help with Spanish. I have over 10 years of tutoring experience and have the ability to work with any student, ranging from grade school to adults. I am very patient and efficient, and love it when I am able to help students grasp difficult concepts.

What I feel makes me an outstanding tutor is the fact that I really focus on getting to know my students so that they are not only more comfortable and receptive to the material at hand, but also so that I can modify the way in which I get them to understand the information. This is because I am very aware that each student is different in that the way in which they learn may differ from the next.

I not only hold a B.S in chemistry from Winston Salem State University, I also hold a PhD in the field of Analytical Chemistry from LSU. Thus, not only am I am expert in my field, I have, in addition to my studies, been active in tutoring privately as well as establishing a free tutoring program at my church which is still ongoing. In my experience in tutoring chemistry, as well as other science courses, I have acquired the talent of breaking down the concepts into more manageable step that will help the student in grasping the information better.

I hold a minor in Spanish, and I also took some of my upper level courses during a semester abroad in Alicante, Spain. I am able to help with writing, speaking, as well as will learning the many verbs and conjugations of the tenses.

Math is probably my favorite subject to tutor and I also hold a minor in this field. I can tutor most upper level math courses, but I especially like to work with children on the basics. In my experience I have encountered many children who lack the basic mathematical skills necessary to excel in upper level courses, and have seen first hand how discouraging it can be. Thus, I really get joy from teaching the basics in order to help build the strong foundation needed to be successful in more advanced coursework.

My credentials alone indicate my capabilities and knowledge in the field of math and science, but it is my love for teaching, moulding, and readying young minds that really make me the most qualified. Please feel free to contact me with any additional questions and I will be happy to answer them. I hope to hear from you!
My name is Nicole B. and I am an experienced tutor who is new to the Birmingham area. I just recently finished my PhD in Chemistry from Louisiana State University and since I am new to city I am looking to again build up my tutoring business. I am able to tutor most subjects, however I do specialize in math and science. I also can help with Read more

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Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Birmingham, AL 35242
Background Check: Passed

"She Rocks!"

- Joseph, Birmingham, AL on 3/5/17

"Patient and very helpful!"

- Leanne, Bessemer, AL on 2/20/17

"Very knowledgeable, experienced and patient tutor!"

- La'Vinnia, Birmingham, AL on 2/10/17

"Great Tutor"

- Chesca, Alabaster, AL on 2/2/17

"Very helpful in boosting confidence"

- Lissa, Birmingham, AL on 4/8/16

"Dynamic Motivator/Tutor"

- Mishae, Birmingham, AL on 3/11/16

"Knows & loves chemistry"

- Teresa, Birmingham, AL on 3/2/16

"Flexible and reliable"

- Erin, Birmingham, AL on 2/3/16

"A patient and knowledgeable tutor."

- Cynthia, Birmingham, AL on 12/14/15

"Gives great instruction and provides excellent details"

- Ivy, Bessemer, AL on 10/28/15

"Patient and kind."

- Jerri, Birmingham, AL on 10/8/15
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2,
Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry,
Physical Science
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GED, SAT Math
Language:
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

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Approved subjects

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Algebra 2

I have tutored the subject for a number of years and my students have been able to improve at least two letter grades.

Chemistry

I hold a doctorate in chemistry and have years of tutoring and teaching experience.

Winston Salem State University
Chemistry
Louisiana State University
PhD

Education

Winston Salem State University (Chemistry)

Louisiana State University (PhD)

She Rocks!

Took it to an understandable level, with regards to student comprehension. We look forward to the next lessons. She has a firm understanding of everything. I think she will guide me toward my goal.

— Joseph, Birmingham, AL on 3/5/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nicole will travel within 40 miles of Birmingham, AL 35242.