Over 50 tutoring hours

Dhruv J.

Union City, CA

$60/hour

I have helped hundreds of students improve their chemistry grades.

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Background check passed as of 3/28/14
5.0 average from 20 ratings
Mentor, Adviser and a Great Tutor!
— KV, Castro Valley, CA on 8/1/14

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Murray State University
Chemistry
CSU, East Bay
Master's
Howard University
Master's

Education

Murray State University (Chemistry)

CSU, East Bay (Master's)

Howard University (Master's)

About Dhruv

I teach Introductory and general Chemistry at a community college. I have taught for about thirty years. I not only teach chemistry, I also teach how to learn chemistry efficiently.

Ten to fifteen students visit my office weekly to get help. I engage in hundreds of tutoring and teaching hours every year. I teach prospective tutors how to tutor chemistry. I have received three grants to determine the nature of obstacles in learning and improve student success. I received the Most Motivating Teacher award of the math and Science Division of my community college in 2012.

I know how to address student misconceptions about learning chemistry and help them overcome obstacles in learning.

I wrote a 140 pages long Introductory Chemistry guidebook containing discussion, examples, and assignments. I use this guide to tutor introductory Chemistry. I give homework from the study guide. I help students construct a solid foundation of chemistry.
I am in the process of writing a guidebook for the first 10 chapters of the General Chemistry courses (the Advanced Placement course.)

I have many quizzes and exams in stock. I use them to help students improve their test preparation and test taking skills.
I teach chemistry and how to learn it effectively, how to prepare for exams, and how to take tests effectively. Thus I ensure student success.
I teach Introductory and general Chemistry at a community college. I have taught for about thirty years. I not only teach chemistry, I also teach how to learn chemistry efficiently.

Ten to fifteen students visit my office weekly to get help. I engage in hundreds of tutoring
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Introductory Chemistry: $ 60 per hour. Group rate: 2 or more tutees: $ 45 per hour per student.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Union City, CA 94587
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Mentor, Adviser and a Great Tutor!"

- KV, Castro Valley, CA on 8/1/14
Dhruv replied on 8/1/2014

Thanks, KV. It was my please to tutor your daughter. I am glad she is shining.

"Exceptional, Kind, and Motivating!"

- Siri, Union City, CA on 7/26/14
Science:
Chemistry

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Chemistry

I teach introductory and general Chemistry at a community college and engage in hundreds of tutoring hours every year.
I use about 20 handouts on all basic topics to help students construct a solid foundation of chemistry and improve their test preparation skills.
I have many quizzes and exams that I use to help students improve their test taking skills.
I teach chemistry and how to learn it efficiently, how to prepare for exams, and how to take tests effectively; thus I ensure student success.

Murray State University
Chemistry
CSU, East Bay
Master's
Howard University
Master's

Education

Murray State University (Chemistry)

CSU, East Bay (Master's)

Howard University (Master's)

Mentor, Adviser and a Great Tutor! — We are indeed grateful that Dhruv was able to spend time with our 10th grader. In the first couple of classes, Dhruv was able to discern that her fundamental understanding of Chemistry had to be strengthened. Our daughter who used to average a "C" until Dhruv started tutoring, completed her 10th grade scoring a 102% in her Chemistry Final Examination, in a very rigorous college-preparatory private ...

— KV, Castro Valley, CA on 8/1/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Introductory Chemistry: $ 60 per hour. Group rate: 2 or more tutees: $ 45 per hour per student.

Travel policy

Dhruv will travel within 10 miles of Union City, CA 94587.