Northern Illinois University (Biological Sciences)
Loyola University - Chicago, IL (Enrolled)
Hello, my name is Evan and I am a fourth year medical student in the Chicago area. I graduated from Northern Illinois University in May 2014 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biological Sciences. I have a strong background in biology, chemistry, anthropology, mathematics, and research methods.
My tutoring experiences have allowed me the opportunity to work with college students and incoming freshmen in biology, chemistry, and math. As a university-sponsored tutor, I met with students and helped them improve their performance in general chemistry, biology, and mathematics. In addition to my tutoring responsibilities as a university tutor, I served as a tutor/peer mentor in a Pre-Medicine enhanced learning initiative. My responsibilities were to help students in their coursework by providing weekly study sessions, individual tutoring, and lab work instruction. I am passionate about helping students in identifying academic hurdles, gaining confidence in their cognitive abilities, and mastering course material. I am a very patient and caring individual with a genuine interest in helping students succeed.
My strategies for tutoring include identifying specific content that the student struggles with, working through course materials (homework, assigned practice problems, etc.) step-by-step, and reinforcing the concepts via repetition and integration of new material with previously learned content. I have found that by helping students rationalize their way through practice problems helps them build confidence in themselves, develops their ability to identify key information from a given problem, and allows the student to execute the appropriate steps in order to achieve the solution. My job is to provide the support and infrastructure for students to grow academically and intellectually; I accomplish this by having students present the assigned problem. I then ask that they attempt to answer the question while justifying their rationale, meanwhile I ask questions of the student to help elucidate holes in their knowledge. Finally, I ask that the student provide their final answer based on their logic and relevant course concepts. Throughout this process, I provide feedback and positive reinforcement in order for the student to best achieve their goal of mastering their command of the course material.
Please feel free to contact me to see how I might be able to best serve you. Hello, my name is Evan and I am a fourth year medical student in the Chicago area. I graduated from Northern Illinois University in May 2014 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biological Sciences. I have a strong background in biology, chemistry, anthropology, mathematics, and research methods.
My tutoring experiences have allowed
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We reviewed Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics. We reviewed several math problems. He was patient and easy to understand and knowledgeable. He gave me hints on how to remember key information
He helped me go through some of the equations that we had in class by solving for energy, frequency, and wavelength.
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Pre-medical coursework in mathematics up to calculus.
Additional coursework in subjects requiring algebraic manipulation including physics, chemistry, and biology.
Through my undergraduate coursework, I enrolled in a variety of anthropology courses. These included Human Diversity, Physical Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Nutritional Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, and an Independent Study with an emphasis on the human skeleton. I excelled in these courses and have a passion for the integration of anthropological concepts into my career as a future physician. I find that tutoring in anthropology is about providing a clear contextual foundation on which the student can build a strong understanding of the given subject matter. For example, in physical anthropology, it is necessary for students to have a firm grasp of taxonomy and evolutionary principles in order to understand the migration patterns of early hominids.
I have a B.S. in Biological Sciences.
I am a third year medical student.
I have been a student researcher in cancer biology for 7 years.
Both in undergrad and at medical school, genetics has been a part of my educational experience. I have a mastery over general, cellular, laboratory-based, and medical genetics and have done well in my coursework. I am very confident that my story-based approach will help any student to integrate this curriculum easily.
B.S. Biological Sciences
-Took Microbiology as an elective including didactic lab section
-Research lab with microbiology techniques
At my undergraduate institution, I took Pharmacology as an upper-level course to satisfy degree requirements and to better prepare for medical school. I absolutely love pharmacology. It's fascinating to understand receptor-ligand relationships and their downstream molecular effects, which in turn elicit physiological changes. I have a firm mastery of pharmacology and am confident in my ability to provide instruction on this subject.
I am a third year medical student. I have taken physiology several times.