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Cory O.

Ferguson, KY

$35/hour

Pre-med Student For Math and Science Tutoring

In-person lessons

$35/Hour


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Western Kentucky University
Biology and Chemistry

Education

Western Kentucky University (Biology and Chemistry)

About Cory

I graduated in May 2016 from Western Kentucky University with Bachelor degrees in Biology and Chemistry along with a degree from WKU's honors college.

I graduated in three years with a 3.96 GPA while being engaged in many other activities including performing research, volunteering for Habitat For Humanity, and serving as the vice president of the WKU Student Chapter of the American Chemistry Society. I am currently taking a year to work in the health field, coach cross country, and apply to medical school.

I have long been tutoring family members and fellow classmates for free and for pay. I also developed the science study section for an ACT study website. My general approach to tutoring is in line with my science training since it takes into account what research has shown to work, including explaining concepts and working problems rather than simply reading them, reviewing concepts at multiple points through the session to encourage long-term retention, and taking occasional breaks to keep the student engaged while working, among other approaches. I believe it is important to make accommodations for the goals and needs of each student, such as dyslexic students that I have tutored in the past. I would like to use tutoring as an opportunity to apply my love of learning and passion for teaching to help others achieve their academic goals and discover the joy of learning for themselves.
I graduated in May 2016 from Western Kentucky University with Bachelor degrees in Biology and Chemistry along with a degree from WKU's honors college.

I graduated in three years with a 3.96 GPA while being engaged in
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Ferguson, KY 42533
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Prealgebra, Precalculus
Science:
ACT Science, Biology, Chemistry
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science
History:
European History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science
Sports/Recreation:
Track & Field

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Track & Field

I began track in middle school and ran through high school. I still run 5ks and train for distance. I coached elementary and middle school kids in my junior and senior years of high school in track and field and have coached high schoolers during the past three summers.

Western Kentucky University
Biology and Chemistry

Education

Western Kentucky University (Biology and Chemistry)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Cory will travel within 10 miles of Ferguson, KY 42533.