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Wesley R.

Miami, FL

$45/hr

Multilingual Senior Medical Science/ Math Tutor w/ Excellent Results.

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Background check passed as of 5/11/15
4.9 Avg. Rating
 
 
20 Ratings
 
 
6hrs Response Time
MIRACLE WORKER!
— Giselle, Hialeah, FL on 11/7/11

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University of Miami
Biochem and Mol. Bio
St.George's University
Enrolled

Education

University of Miami (Biochem and Mol. Bio)

St.George's University (Enrolled)

About Wesley

Are you stressed, anxious or worried about your performance? Do you sometimes find yourself asking "Why do I need to know this material?" I assure you, there's help! For over a decade, I've helped many. from pre-school to doctoral students, achieve success in their subjects. I can help you too! I can help you understand how you learn, how to bring down stress, bring up productivity, and give you tools to succeed in anything you do - starting now.
One of the tools I use is subject relevance. Subject relevance is at the core of my teaching. I believe if you can relate the subject to something you're already comfortable with, then the information will stay in your memory with more power than a week-old pizza stain on a white shirt. This technique is based on the knowledge that it's easier to link concepts through neuroplasticity than it is to dredge through and make whole new ideas altogether. So, lets's link those concepts together- let's get to staining neurons!

In case you want to know my background:

I am a senior medical student, holding a bachelor's degree in biochemistry and molecular biology, with minors in biology, chemistry, immunology and microbiology, from the University of Miami. A strong emphasis was placed in molecular genetics research. During my time at the University of Miami, I received the Dean's List honor and presented my research at the Annual Florida Branch American Society of Microbiology conference. Professionally, I have tutored and consulted since 2005 and am certified in basic life support, advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support and international trauma life support by organizations including the American Heart Association and The American Academy of Pediatrics.

I offer a variety of services that go beyond what regular tutors offer and we can discuss those in detail as you so desire. Please see below for the most familiar subjects.

I appreciate the time you have taken to review my profile, and look forward to serving you in the near future. Send me an e-mail.

Kind regards,
Wesley R.

The following subjects are most familiar to me:

biology I and II, chemistry I and II, organic chemistry I and II, cell and molecular biology I and II, biochemistry, genetics, proteins and enzymes, molecular genetics, Spanish, calculus, trigonometry (pre-calculus), grammar, writing, poetry, written French, algebra I and II, statistics, world religions, Christianity, basic sciences, physics I and II (with or without calculus), immunobiology, microbiology, microbial pathogenesis, medical parasitology, medical bioethics, embryology, medical histology, anatomy, physiology, medical nutrition, behavioral science, pathology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, neuroscience, psychiatry, family medicine, internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, and OB/GYN.
Are you stressed, anxious or worried about your performance? Do you sometimes find yourself asking "Why do I need to know this material?" I assure you, there's help! For over a decade, I've helped many. from pre-school to doctoral students, achieve success in their subjects. I can help you too! I can help you understand how you learn, how to bring Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required

Rate includes travel to location within 10 mi radius. For distances greater than 10 miles, there is a discretionary $10/hour increase in rate to cover for time and transport.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Miami, FL 33155
Background Check: Passed

"MIRACLE WORKER!"

- Giselle, Hialeah, FL on 11/7/11

"Awesome Tutor!!"

- Jessica, Hialeah, FL on 9/5/11
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Biostatistics, Chemistry, Ecology, Genetics,
Microbiology,
Nursing,
Nutrition,
Organic Chemistry,
Pharmacology,
Philosophy, Physical Science, Physics, Physiology, Psychology
Computer:
Computer Science, General Computer, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
Spanish
History:
Anthropology, Geography, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Art:
Art History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Statistics, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, College Counseling, GED, GRE, MCAT, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, TEAS
Sports/Recreation:
Chess, Cooking, Football
Corporate Training:
College Counseling, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Spanish, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Genetics

I majored in biochemistry and molecular biology. 1 3 credit course on genetics with a 2 credit honors lab. I took a 3 credit 500 level molecular genetics course and i wrote 2 papers on advanced undergraduate research in molecular genetics based on 18 months of research.

Microbiology

My minor in Microbiology required several upper level courses including Virology, Microbial Pathogenesis, Immunobiology, Microbiology. I have tutored small groups and individuals in Microbiology at UM and FIU with great outcomes for those students. I also have researched in microbial genetics and have presented my research during the Florida Branch American Society of Microbiology Symposium.

Nursing

I am currently a final year medical student who has years of experience tutoring nursing students prepare for medical coursework as well as standardized testing, including the NCLEX.

Nutrition

As a medical student I am required to understand many subjects related to the field of health. I am well-versed in not only the fundamentals of nutrition, such as basic enzymatic reactions shared by all of use, but also how to identify diseases based on malnutrition and what sorts of measures are taken to mitigate damage done by diseases using nutrition. Courses that qualify me to tutor in nutrition include but are not limited to, Medical Biochemistry, Medical Genetics, Pathology, and Medical Nutrition.

Organic Chemistry

I have taken organic chemistry I and II with labs at the University of Miami.

Pharmacology

I am a medical student that has both academic and clinical experience with pharmacology and the treatment of patients. I have previously tutored small groups and individuals on pharmacological theories throughout medical school.

Study Skills

Since I began tutoring almost a decade ago, I not only helped students perform better in their courses, but I also helped them develop better habits and identify strategies that make them better students overall. While miracle aren't always possible, it is possible to help people learn how it is that they learn and make them better at it. This requires time, patience and determination, but there's room for improvement in all of us, all that is needed is motivation!

University of Miami
Biochem and Mol. Bio
St.George's University
Enrolled

Education

University of Miami (Biochem and Mol. Bio)

St.George's University (Enrolled)

MIRACLE WORKER! — Before I fell in Wesley's hands I was literally two steps away from going insane...Chemistry just didn't seem to make sense at all, and I had gotten to the point where I stopped paying attention in class and began to slack. After tons of soul searching I came upon Wesley and in a very desperate call (which he answered immediately) managed to meet him the following day. After about five sessions no ...

— Giselle, Hialeah, FL on 11/7/11

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Rate includes travel to location within 10 mi radius. For distances greater than 10 miles, there is a discretionary $10/hour increase in rate to cover for time and transport.

Travel policy

Wesley will travel within 20 miles of Miami, FL 33155.

Background Check Status for Wesley R.

Wesley R. passed a background check on 5/11/15. The check was ordered by Wesley through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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