(FIU) Florida International University (Chemistry and Philosophy)
Hello! My name is Jose and I currently tutor for Florida International University and am a part of educational outreach programs called Project Pipeline and STEM Saturdays. I also train Muay Thai and enjoy reading philosophy books on my off-time so I can get my head clear from all the sciences- sometimes you just need a break.
I really like teaching and tutoring; especially the sciences and philosophy. Tutoring has really given me huge insight into what being a "student" actually means. It is definitely a lot of more than just : study, study, study, books, books, books. I like approaching students as whole individuals, even though you may have specific questions about certain topics, I will always poke around and ask my students how they feel about certain topics and what they feel most comfortable with in terms of their subjects or practice problems. This way, I can be more of a coach or guide through science and philosophy material; rather than, some one who just tells you what to do and how to do it.
As someone who is a paid tutor at a University, I try my best to give my students the most of my attention when and where I can.
I have earned a B in General Chemistry I, an A in General Chemistry II. Also, both Organic Chemistry I and II were finished with A's and General Principles in Biochemistry I was finished with an A as well.
I am a hired tutor for Florida International University and I volunteer tutor for my Organic Chemistry professor at FIU.
For Philosophy, I have earned A's in Intro to Logic, Intro to Ethics, Intro to Philosophy, Metaphysics, Symbolic Logic, Global Justice, Environmental Ethics, Existentialism, Philosophy of Biology and Philosophy of Science. I also volunteer tutor for my Logic professor.
Tutoring- to me- is more of a service than a job title or some "thing" I do on my off-time. I really think it is a form of helping people with the knowledge that I have earned and gained through my own studies.
Please feel free to reach out to schedule an appointment, ask questions about being a pre-med student, philosophy student, or even a chemistry student.
If there is anything you feel uncomfortable with in your studies, hit me up! I am always down to help out. Hello! My name is Jose and I currently tutor for Florida International University and am a part of educational outreach programs called Project Pipeline and STEM Saturdays. I also train Muay Thai and enjoy reading philosophy books on my off-time so I can get my head clear from all the sciences- sometimes you just need a break.
I can negotiate independent rates for each student.
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I earned an A in General Principles in Biochemistry I and a B in General Principles in Biochemistry Lab. Due to the nature of the class, I devoted many hours to studying the content, I have also asked if I may offer my services at my tutoring job after performing well on a competency test for FIU's tutoring services. I am enrolled for General Principles in Biochemistry II and General Principles in Biochemistry II Lab for the Fall 2017 Semester, therefore, I will be constantly reviewing over the summer and Fall Semesters.
I have passed General Biology I and II with A's. I also became a Peer Led Team Learning Tutor (PLTL) for my Biology Department at Florida International University (FIU). I was hired as a tutor for the Center for Academic Success (CfAS) after showing both my boss and colleagues-to-be through assessments and questions that I can tutor the content well. I have also engaged in educational research for biology and chemistry.
I have earned A's in Intro to Logic, Intro to Ethics, Intro to Philosophy, Metaphysics, Environmental Ethics, Existentialism, Global Justice, Symbolic Logic, Philosophy of Time, and currently working on an undergraduate thesis paper for Ancient Greek Philosophy. I am also a part of my Philosophy club where I have been allowed the opportunity to lead discussions on select philosophical topics and writers. I have also presented my own philosophy topics to my club for constructive criticism and discussion.