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Thomas L.

La Crescenta, CA

$40/hour

Tutoring in Biology and Biochemistry

In-person lessons
4.8 average from 52 ratings
An exceptional tutor
— Madeleine, La Crescenta, CA on 6/3/12

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St. Joseph's University
Biology
U. South Carolina
Master's
Georgetown University
PhD

Education

St. Joseph's University (Biology)

U. South Carolina (Master's)

Georgetown University (PhD)

About Thomas

My teaching style is to build a strong conceptual framework for the student. Teaching in this way builds confidence in the student and allows them to teach themselves how to learn. This means that the student will eventually be able to learn entirely on their own and no longer need a tutor.

I have a BS and MS in Biology and a PhD in Biochemistry. I have taught students at many levels but most recently at the High School, College and Graduate School levels. I am strong in Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry. I have also taught Bio-Ethics and have been an English language editor.
My teaching style is to build a strong conceptual framework for the student. Teaching in this way builds confidence in the student and allows them to teach themselves how to learn. This means that the student will eventually be able to learn entirely on their own and no longer need a tutor.

I have a BS and MS in
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Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of La Crescenta, CA 91214
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"An exceptional tutor"

- Madeleine, La Crescenta, CA on 6/3/12

"Knowledgeable and patient"

- Mark, La Crescenta, CA on 3/10/12
Science:
Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Physiology
English:
Proofreading

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St. Joseph's University
Biology
U. South Carolina
Master's
Georgetown University
PhD

Education

St. Joseph's University (Biology)

U. South Carolina (Master's)

Georgetown University (PhD)

An exceptional tutor — I'm almost afraid to provide a review for Professor Thomas L. because I don't want his schedule to get too busy! However, I must say that Professor Thomas L. is not only a knowledgeable and natural teacher, he is a mentor. My son's confidence has improved with Professor Thomas' patient, generous, and kind manner. In addition to being impressively credentialed, Professor Thomas has a gifted way wit ...

— Madeleine, La Crescenta, CA on 6/3/12

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Travel policy

Thomas will travel within 40 miles of La Crescenta, CA 91214.