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Vinita K.

San Diego, CA

$45/hour

Math and Science Tutor

Background check passed as of 1/15/14
4.6 average from 77 ratings
A lifesaver and gradesaver!
— Diane, San Diego, CA on 6/4/16

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Indian Institue of Technology, India
Biochem Engg.
Indian Institue of Technology, India
Master's
California State Univ San Marcos
Master's

Education

Indian Institue of Technology, India (Biochem Engg.)

Indian Institue of Technology, India (Master's)

California State Univ San Marcos (Master's)

About Vinita

I have completed my Bachelor's in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology from IIT-D, India. I also have a Master's in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

I have a certification in Applied Biotechnology from Miramar Community College with a GPA of 4.0. I completed my Professional Science Master's with a GPA 3.8. I have a strong grasp on fundamentals of Math, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

I have personally taken the SAT-2 in Math, Chemistry and Biology with a total score of 2200/2400. My parents are professional teachers in math and science. I have taught all grades of students up to high school. I have been a teaching assistant for my professor in my graduate school. I believe in individual attention and a focused approach for ensuring a strong grasp of fundamentals. I believe in helping with homework and assignments to ensure good grades.
I have completed my Bachelor's in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology from IIT-D, India. I also have a Master's in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

I have a certification in Applied Biotechnology from Miramar Community College with a GPA of 4.0. I completed my Professional Read more

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Travels within 30 miles of San Diego, CA 92129
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"A lifesaver and gradesaver!"

- Diane, San Diego, CA on 6/4/16

"Daughter prefers Vinita"

- Ralph, San Diego, CA on 6/2/16

"Responsive and flexible"

- Gaby, San Diego, CA on 5/16/16

"Very knowledgeable and patient"

- Purvi, San Diego, CA on 1/13/16

"Knowledgable, effective tutor"

- Michele, San Diego, CA on 11/6/15

"Knowledgeable and flexible"

- Jennifer, San Diego, CA on 10/18/15

"Patient and knowledgeable tutor"

- Danielle, San Diego, CA on 9/25/15

"Very Convenient"

- Candace, San Diego, CA on 6/18/15

"Excellent Tutor"

- Anthony, Vista, CA on 12/8/14

"Patient, Responsive and Reliable"

- Patty, Poway, CA on 2/12/12
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Geometry,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
Probability, SAT Math, Statistics,
Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Astronomy, Biology,
Biostatistics, Botany, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry,
Genetics,
Microbiology, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics,
Zoology
Art:
Ballroom Dancing, Painting
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, Career Development, GED, GMAT, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Computer:
AutoCAD, Computer Science, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Visual Basic
Language:
Hindi,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Accounting, Career Development, GMAT, GRE, Law, Marketing, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Ballroom Dancing, Cooking, Fitness, Sewing, Swimming, Yoga

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

Algebra is a foundation course in Mathematics. It has several application and is the foundation course for higher AP level Maths. Using everyday simple examples I make the complex topics of Algebra understandable and easy to apply. Students do well with good explanation and practice questions.

Algebra 2

I tutored for over 5 years in beginning, intermediate and advanced algebra, and helped students understand soundly the fundamentals making securing an A easy.

Biology

I have tutored for the last 6 years in Biology. My graduation has been in Biology and hands on experience in biotechnology.

Chemistry

I tutored organic and inorganic chemistry to high school and college students for over 5 years, ensuring understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry principles and concepts to bring confident chemists straight A's.

Genetics

I have a Bachelors and two Masters in Biotechnology. I have worked as a research assistant where I have tutored undergraduate class of student in BIO101 where basic concepts of Biology and experiments carried out to analyze DNA were explained.

Geometry

Being an Engineer by education I am well aware of the significance of shapes for higher analytical applications in design. My students have previously found this topic very interesting and have grasped the basics well enough to design three dimensional models for STEM projects.

Hindi

I have taken Hindi as a language subject for 10 years of schooling in Indian academic curriculum. My previous teaching experience in Hindi covers 4 years when I taught middle school and high school children.

Physics

I have tutors in AP Physics for the last 5 years. Have helped high schoolers improve their grades and interest in applied physics.

Prealgebra

I have been tutoring for over 10 years and have a double master's in science and engineering. My students have ranged from elementary to college level.

Precalculus

Tutored for the last 10 years in Calculus and pre-cal. Most recently I tutored an AP Math student who was awarded an A.

Public Speaking

I have been a proficient public speaker and have presented several times in conferences for American Society of Safety Engineers from 2004-2008. I have taken Master level courses in Communications and Public Speaking and have been an A grade student 2010-1012. Last year, I presented a scientific poster to close to 10,000 scientists and biologists in the Stem Cell conference in Japan and received several compliments for my presentation.

Statistics

Tutored in stats for over 10 years with the most recent experience in AP Stats.

Trigonometry

Taught Trigonometry for over 15 years and applied its principles in solving complex engineering problems during my undergrad.
Making the properties of Right Angle triangles and Sochatoa is key to success in its applications for problem solving.

Indian Institue of Technology, India
Biochem Engg.
Indian Institue of Technology, India
Master's
California State Univ San Marcos
Master's

Education

Indian Institue of Technology, India (Biochem Engg.)

Indian Institue of Technology, India (Master's)

California State Univ San Marcos (Master's)

A lifesaver and gradesaver! — My daughter needed help understanding stoichiometry for her Chemistry final. After asking her current teacher several times and still not understanding it, I decided to find a tutor for her. After an hour with Vinita, my daughter was so excited to finally understand how to do the equations. She said Vinita was a great teacher. Better than the Chemistry teacher she has. She received a 97% on her ...

— Diane, San Diego, CA on 6/4/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Travel policy

Vinita will travel within 30 miles of San Diego, CA 92129.