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Brian D.

Experienced Tutor Specializing in Science, Math, and Chess

Experienced Tutor Specializing in Science, Math, and Chess

$50/hour

  • 32 hours tutoring

  • Atlanta, GA 30322

About Brian


Bio

I'm Brian! I graduated from Northeastern University with a B.S. in biochemistry two years ago, after which I worked at MIT. Currently, I am a phd student studying immunology at Emory University. When I was in high school I worked with numerous students, ages ~8-18, with varying levels of math and science including trigonometry, geometry, algebra, calculus, biology, and chemistry. During college, I continued to work with high school students in the above subjects, and also mentored other...

I'm Brian! I graduated from Northeastern University with a B.S. in biochemistry two years ago, after which I worked at MIT. Currently, I am a phd student studying immunology at Emory University. When I was in high school I worked with numerous students, ages ~8-18, with varying levels of math and science including trigonometry, geometry, algebra, calculus, biology, and chemistry. During college, I continued to work with high school students in the above subjects, and also mentored other undergraduate students with all levels of biology, biochemistry, and organic chemistry. I was also a teaching assistant where I worked on developing research skills for college freshmen.

While I do not have a formal teaching certificate, I have worked extensively with students of all backgrounds and ages effectively over the years. Most report increases in final grade point averages, higher scores on exams (AP exams or state tests) as well as a deeper understanding of the general material. I do my best to convey the work in an interesting manner by showing how the work is applicable to real life. I find that the association with modern day examples provides context and motivation for why the subject matter is important thereby resulting in higher quality work.

I welcome feedback on how to improve my teaching capabilities to provide a better experience for the student. My prices are negotiable.

For chess lessons: I have been playing chess for 14 years, and have competed across the country. I am rated ~1700 USCF and thus am ideal for mentoring brand new to moderate level players. I have given lessons to players of all ages, and truly enjoy seeing people develop a love for the game. I was president of the Northeastern University Chess Club while I attended and have run tournaments, including the successful NEU open.

I respond quickly to messages and am able to travel to meet students either in a library or university area or at the student's home. To reiterate, I can adjust my price points to reflect your requirements as well as the "out-of-class" involvement time in case of questions or other assistance.


Education

BA, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Biochemistry

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $50
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 15 miles of Atlanta, GA 30322
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 5/13/2017

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Homeschool

Biology,

Biology

Have a B.S. in biochemistry and am currently working in a biological Engineering lab at MIT. When I was in high school I scored a 5 on AP Biology and AP Chemistry. I have also tutored and worked extensively with many students.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I graduated from Northeastern University with a B.S. in Biochemistry. I tutored students in organic chemistry and biochemistry throughout undergrad. Currently I work at MIT where I use chemistry principles everyday. When I was in high school, I received a 5 on the AP Chemistry and AP Biology exams.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra

Math

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Biology,

Biology

Have a B.S. in biochemistry and am currently working in a biological Engineering lab at MIT. When I was in high school I scored a 5 on AP Biology and AP Chemistry. I have also tutored and worked extensively with many students.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I graduated from Northeastern University with a B.S. in Biochemistry. I tutored students in organic chemistry and biochemistry throughout undergrad. Currently I work at MIT where I use chemistry principles everyday. When I was in high school, I received a 5 on the AP Chemistry and AP Biology exams.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra

Science

Biology,

Biology

Have a B.S. in biochemistry and am currently working in a biological Engineering lab at MIT. When I was in high school I scored a 5 on AP Biology and AP Chemistry. I have also tutored and worked extensively with many students.
Chemistry

Chemistry

I graduated from Northeastern University with a B.S. in Biochemistry. I tutored students in organic chemistry and biochemistry throughout undergrad. Currently I work at MIT where I use chemistry principles everyday. When I was in high school, I received a 5 on the AP Chemistry and AP Biology exams.

Sports/Recreation

Chess

Chess

I have been playing chess for 14 years, competitively for 12 years. While I was in college, I was president of the Northeastern University Chess Club and helped to run many successful tournaments. My current rating is ~1700 USCF which makes me a strong respected player within the chess community and capable of summarily outplaying any person on the street. I have taught chess to people of all ages.

Summer

Biology,

Biology

Have a B.S. in biochemistry and am currently working in a biological Engineering lab at MIT. When I was in high school I scored a 5 on AP Biology and AP Chemistry. I have also tutored and worked extensively with many students.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I graduated from Northeastern University with a B.S. in Biochemistry. I tutored students in organic chemistry and biochemistry throughout undergrad. Currently I work at MIT where I use chemistry principles everyday. When I was in high school, I received a 5 on the AP Chemistry and AP Biology exams.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus

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lesson 3

The girls were able to show me how all the pieces move on the board as well as check mate with being vigilant in the process. They are going to be practising all week thank you.

Loriel, 4 lessons with Brian

Great tutor! Very helpful and knowledgeable!

Brian taught me about en passant, mating the opponent's king with just a queen and a king. He also taught me about king-side and queen-side castling We also reviewed beginning game moves and talked about strategy. He was also kind enough to write down for me resources where I could learn more about chess and practice my game. During my meeting with Brian, I felt like he did all he could to help me improve. For now, what I need to do is just practice and go over my mistakes. Thanks so much, Brian, for your guidance and help.

Jonathan, 1 lesson with Brian
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Brian D.

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