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Leera R.

Berkeley, CA

$65/hour

Engaging Ph.D chemistry tutor

50+ Hours
4.9 average from 27 ratings
Fantastic!!
— Ryan, Concord, CA on 11/29/15

$65/Hour


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Bryn Mawr College
PhD

Education

Bryn Mawr College (PhD)

About Leera

I can help students achieve their goals in chemistry. I have had experience teaching and tutoring range of students from middle school to college. I am able to work with the student to set definable goals and strategies that will allow those goals to be achieved. I enjoy working with students as they become aware of the logic and beauty of chemistry.

I have tutored undergraduates while I was working on my Ph.D. in organic chemistry. I have led group discussions to assist these students to gain a deeper understanding of the concepts. I was also an undergraduate teaching assistant helping students understand the fundamental ideas in introductory general chemistry and organic chemistry. I am very familiar with the AP chemistry curriculum for high school. I can provide help and guidance so that the student can achieve the highest mark on the test. I believe in engaging the student in a discussion based learning. This method allows me to understand the depth of the understanding from where I can then prepare the kinds of questions that will focus on the ideas and concepts that the student finds challenging.
I can help students achieve their goals in chemistry. I have had experience teaching and tutoring range of students from middle school to college. I am able to work with the student to set definable goals and strategies that will allow those goals to be achieved. I enjoy working with students as they become aware of the logic and beauty of Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Berkeley, CA 94707

"Fantastic!!"

- Ryan, Concord, CA on 11/29/15

"Patient and Kind Tutor"

- Karen, El Cerrito, CA on 11/18/16

"Really knew the concepts well"

- Sheila, Berkeley, CA on 2/29/16

"Very knowledgable and helpful"

- Sarah, Berkeley, CA on 2/22/16

"Very good tutor"

- Natalie, Berkeley, CA on 12/23/15

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Chemistry

Ph.D in chemistry

Organic Chemistry

I have a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry from Bryn Mawr College. I have worked as a synthetic chemist in the the pharmaceutical industry.

Bryn Mawr College
PhD

Education

Bryn Mawr College (PhD)

Fantastic!!

Fantastic!! She knows her material and is super clear on everything. She is a tutor who truly wants to help you.

— Ryan, Concord, CA on 11/29/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Leera will travel within 20 miles of Berkeley, CA 94707.