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Karen S.

San Diego, CA

$45/hr

Chemical Engineer tutoring in Math and Science

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Reliable, perfectionist, and kind (just like us Moms)
— Andrea, San Diego, CA on 7/22/15

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UC San Diego
Chemical Engineering
UC San Diego
Master's

Education

UC San Diego (Chemical Engineering)

UC San Diego (Master's)

About Karen

Hi, I am Karen.

I have a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering, and have teaching experience both from being a teaching assistant in college (fluid dynamics) and being the person everyone came to for help with math and science in both high school and college. My main philosophy in teaching is showing students the overall concepts and strategies for solving problems rather than just how to solve a specific problem. This sets students up to do well on tests and in the real world when problems may deviate from what they have seen before in class or homework. I received a score of 5 on the AP tests for Calculus AB, Calculus BC, and Chemistry, and know the strategies for doing well on these types of tests as well as the SATs.

I look forward to helping you meet your learning goals,

Karen
Hi, I am Karen.

I have a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering, and have teaching experience both from being a teaching assistant in college (fluid dynamics) and being the person everyone came to for help with Read more

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Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of San Diego, CA 92111
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Reliable, perfectionist, and kind (just like us Moms)"

- Andrea, San Diego, CA on 7/22/15

"Patient"

- Kani, El Cajon, CA on 6/15/15

"Karen is very sweet and friendly and extremely intelligent. We would love to work with her again in the future."

- Connie, Chula Vista, CA on 6/3/15

"Helpful and nice "

- Mersal, San Diego, CA on 6/2/15

"Thorough and patient"

- Sacamay, Chula Vista, CA on 5/30/15

"Prompt and very patient"

- Kimberly, San Diego, CA on 12/16/14
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Chemical Engineering,
Chemistry
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
SAT Math

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Chemical Engineering

I have a Master's and Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering. I was a teaching assistant for fluid dynamics while in graduate school and taught both small groups of students and one on one. I was also the go to person in my group of friends in undergrad if someone needed help with their homework.

UC San Diego
Chemical Engineering
UC San Diego
Master's

Education

UC San Diego (Chemical Engineering)

UC San Diego (Master's)

Reliable, perfectionist, and kind (just like us Moms) — Karen is what you would expect from someone with the test scores and academic record she has--she's organized, logical, thorough, and precise. My son said, "she explains things well without going on and on." What we really appreciated was her ability to take a strong student with shaky habits and presentation skills (those kids who don't want to show their work or write things out) and mold him i ...

— Andrea, San Diego, CA on 7/22/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Karen will travel within 15 miles of San Diego, CA 92111.

Background Check Status for Karen S.

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