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Corisa K.

Tampa, FL

$45/hour

Math and Science (Physics & Chemistry)

In-person lessons
100+ Hours
5.0 average from 61 ratings
Very knowledgeable tutor!
— Tony, New Port Richey, FL on 5/12/16

$45/Hour


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University of South Florida
Physics
University of South Florida
Master's

Education

University of South Florida (Physics)

University of South Florida (Master's)

About Corisa

I'm a current graduate student in Applied Physics at the University of South Tampa. As a graduate assistant at USF, I teach the general physics labs, recitation/problem solving classes, and work the "help desk" (USF sponsored physics tutoring). I hold a bachelor's in Physics with a math minor, a Master's degree in Applied Physics and am currently tackling the PhD program. A life full of education! As an undergraduate I was a student teacher for Calculus I recitations. This required clear communication to effectively teach large or small classes, one-on-one office hours, and the ability to understand when students are frustrated and to change teaching tactics to better serve them. My duties as a graduate student teacher are more involved, I design my own curriculum and lessons plans for all my general physics classes which comes with a heavy dose of mathematical understanding so I'm well prepped in these areas. My areas of expertise include general physics and mathematics, including calculus, linear algebra and differential equations.

I've also been tutoring aside from being a student and a teacher for 3 years now and I love it! While helping students I'm also reinforcing my understanding of the subjects which aides in my own studies and students have a knack for asking complex questions to always keep me on my toes. Having taught large classes I know first hand the effects of having more students than time and not being able to assist them individually so when tutoring I highly prioritize developing a relationship with my students so they feel comfortable and confident knowing they have my undivided attention.

I live just south of the USF area and will commute to any convenient location outside of the home and in-home to provide tutoring in general physics and mathematics.
I'm a current graduate student in Applied Physics at the University of South Tampa. As a graduate assistant at USF, I teach the general physics labs, recitation/problem solving classes, and work the "help desk" (USF sponsored physics tutoring). I hold a bachelor's in Physics with a math minor, a Master's degree in Applied Physics and am currently Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Tampa, FL 33620
In-person lessons

"Very knowledgeable tutor!"

- Tony, New Port Richey, FL on 5/12/16
Math:
ACT Math, Calculus,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Science:
Physics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Calculus

I was a TA for 4 semesters for engineering and general science calculus I, I ran the required problem solving sessions. All TA's were also required to do departmental tutoring for Calculus I-III for students as well as one-on-one sessions in the form of office hours. My degree in physics is also quite heavy on the calculus so aside from taking the calculus classes specifically my degree curriculum had calculus in all the classes.

Physics

I have a bachelors and master of science in applied physics and 2.5 years left until my doctorate also in physics. I've been teaching general physics for four semesters now and acting as a TA for six semesters.

University of South Florida
Physics
University of South Florida
Master's

Education

University of South Florida (Physics)

University of South Florida (Master's)

Very knowledgeable tutor!

I had my first tutoring session with Corisa and I look forward to the rest. She is very knowledgeable and patient.

— Tony, New Port Richey, FL on 5/12/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Corisa will travel within 5 miles of Tampa, FL 33620.