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Nicole T.

Honolulu, HI

$35/hour

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5.0 average from 20 ratings
Great help for my son!
— Joyce, Honolulu, HI on 11/10/16

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University of Hawaii at Manoa
Marine Biology

Education

University of Hawaii at Manoa (Marine Biology)

About Nicole

Aloha,

My name is Nicole T. and I am a current undergraduate student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, on schedule to graduate Spring of 2017 with a major in Marine Biology and a minor in Mathematics. My passion is invertebrate biology, and my goal is to work with Coral Reef conservation efforts. I have two official years of experience tutoring, but a lifetime of experience helping others to learn mathematics. I have two younger sisters- the youngest of whom has severe dyscalculia. She is 8 years younger than I am, so by the time she started learning math I was old enough to be the one helping her with all of her homework. Because of this I have experience helping people to understand the complex concepts that are present in the math world. I also have experience working with kids who have learning disabilities like dyscalculia, and understand how frustrating it can be to try to make sense of numbers that won't stay still. It takes a greater level of patience, but anyone can excel at math.

I am comfortable tutoring others in a large variety of subjects such as algebra, geometry and elementary math. I also preformed very well on my SATs, receiving a score of 2000 overall, and a perfect on the mathematics section of the test. I honestly love math, and really enjoy tutoring kids of all ages to help them understand how great math can be! I find that more often than not, people struggling with math need to be reassured that it is okay. One of the great things about mathematics is that there is more than one way to come to every answer. It's just a question of finding the method that works best for the individual.

Although I have the most experience helping people with math, I am also comfortable with many other subjects. As a biology major, I have taken classes in all range of science- from geology to chemistry to ecology and more- I love science and everything related to it, and I love spreading my knowledge to the next generation.

In general, I have a well rounded education. I went to high school in Maryland, graduating in the top 10% of my class, and started at a liberal arts college working towards a biology degree. While at this school I dabbled in English and Literature. After a year and a half I became homesick for Hawaii, and so I moved back to be closer to my family and home. I transferred to UH Manoa to continue my education, and I started tutoring other college students.

I legitimately enjoy learning- in all fields- and I love being in school. I look forward to working with others to help them further their education and perhaps even build a relationship with education.

Cheers, and hoping to work with you soon.

Nicole
Aloha,

My name is Nicole T. and I am a current undergraduate student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, on schedule to graduate Spring of 2017 with a major in Marine Biology and a minor in Mathematics. My
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Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 7 miles of Honolulu, HI 96822
Background Check: Passed

"Great help for my son!"

- Joyce, Honolulu, HI on 11/10/16

"Knowledgeable and very caring tutor"

- Helena, Honolulu, HI on 9/23/16

"Patient, charismatic and very knowledgeable teacher."

- Richard, Ewa Beach, HI on 8/28/16
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Logic, Prealgebra, R, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Anthropology, Biology, Biostatistics, Botany, Chemistry, Ecology, Genetics, Geology, Nutrition, Zoology
Music:
Music History, Music Theory, Piano
Art:
Art Theory, Drawing, Painting
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, Common Core, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, R
Language:
Sign Language
History:
American History, Anthropology, Geography, Government & Politics, Music History, Political Science, Religion, Social Studies
Special Needs:
Dyslexia, Hard Of Hearing
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting, Homeschool, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Ballet,
Soccer, Track & Field

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Ballet

I was a competitive gymnast with required cross-training in ballet for 8 years. I then quit gymnastics and moved to ballet full time. I attended an arts Highschool in Silver Spring Maryland to focus on ballet and piano. Although I was forced to quit dancing at 16 due to a severe knee injury, it is still a passion of mine and I have 15 years of experience dancing.

English

I am a college level English tutor and a published writer!

University of Hawaii at Manoa
Marine Biology

Education

University of Hawaii at Manoa (Marine Biology)

Great help for my son! — We are so appreciative of her help and the convenient location near his school. She is also so very flexible in scheduling. ...

— Joyce, Honolulu, HI on 11/10/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nicole will travel within 7 miles of Honolulu, HI 96822.