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Jorge G.

Miami, FL

$60/hour

SAT, ACT, Subject Tests, MCAT and General Tutoring by Ivy League Grad

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10+ Hours
Background check passed as of 6/21/13
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Columbia University
Chemical Physics

Education

Columbia University (Chemical Physics)

About Jorge

My name is Jorge, and I am a recent graduate of Columbia University with a degree in chemical physics and a premedical concentration. Though my background is primarily in science and mathematics, I am also proficient in the areas of English, particularly grammar and reading/writing skills, and history. I am available to tutor all levels of math from elementary level to differential equations and linear algebra, as well as most fields of science, including elementary to advanced physics, chemistry, organic chemistry and biology. In the field of history, I am available to tutor American history as well as World history, and in the area of English, I can tutor anything from grammar and vocabulary to essay writing.

Tutoring for standardized tests is also available, including the SAT and ACT as well as most SAT Subject Tests. Students will receive a practice book and will be expected to complete homework from the books in between sessions.

MCAT tutoring across all four sections is also available. Students will be given a diagnostic exam and lessons will be tailored towards the students strengths and weaknesses.
My name is Jorge, and I am a recent graduate of Columbia University with a degree in chemical physics and a premedical concentration. Though my background is primarily in science and mathematics, I am also proficient in the areas of English, particularly grammar and reading/writing skills, and history. I am available to tutor all levels of math Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Miami, FL 33173
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, GED, Geometry, GRE, Linear Algebra, Microsoft Excel, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry, Elementary Science, Organic Chemistry, Philosophy, Physical Science, Physics, PSAT, Psychology
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies,
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, College Counseling, GED, GRE, MCAT,
PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Computer:
Adobe Flash, General Computer, Linux, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer)
Language:
Reading, Spanish, Writing
History:
American History, Classics,
Geography, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History, Writing
Special Needs:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Bible Studies

I spent grades 6th through 12th at a Jesuit school were I took theology classes each year. On top of the bible studies I did in those classes, I studied the bible as a work of literature extensively through my first two years of college. Having been raised a lifelong Catholic also has led me to a lot of exposure to biblical studies.

Classics

As a student of Columbia University, I am required to take two year long classes called Literature Humanities and Contemporary Civilization. Through these two classes, I have read Homer's Odyssey and Iliad, Ovid's Metamorphoses, Virgil's Aeneid, and most of the great plays by the Greek tragedians, including Oedipus, Medea, and the Oresteia. I have actually studied these myths since elementary school, having been lucky enough to attend a school where the classics were stressed. With all my experience studying Greek and Roman mythology, it would not be difficult to tutor the subject of classics.

MCAT

518 MCAT Score (128 Phys/Chem, 131 CARS, 129 Bio/Biochem, 130 Psych). I have 1.5 years of experience tutoring for this exam. I am particularly adept at tutoring for the CARS and Psych portions of this exam.

Columbia University
Chemical Physics

Education

Columbia University (Chemical Physics)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jorge will travel within 15 miles of Miami, FL 33173.