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Alvin C.

Southbridge, MA

$50/hour

Subjects: Science and Mathematics, English, Spanish, Mandarin, Biology

50+ Hours
5.0 average from 22 ratings
He is very knowledgeable and very patient in teaching Mandarin Chinese to my daughter Madeline.
— Madeline, Holyoke, MA on 7/28/17

$50/Hour


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University of Connecticut
Liberal Arts
Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
MD
SUNY at New Paltz
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Connecticut (Liberal Arts)

Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (MD)

SUNY at New Paltz (Graduate Coursework)

About Alvin

My name is Alvin. I like to teach students so they can reach their maximum potential. I am proficient in Mathematics, Science, English, Spanish, Mandarin, Anatomy, Literature and History.

I graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Liberal Arts and Biology. I then went to State University of New Paltz for graduate school in Biological Sciences. I obtained my MD degree in Autonomous University of Guadalajara. I like to play basketball and chess and teach those subjects. I had a medical practice for over 20 years. I have since retired and would like to impart what I learned to willing students. As an example, 4 of my secretaries became Registered Nurses and one medical assistant became an MD.

I have a 24 hour cancellation policy but I do makeup classes.
My name is Alvin. I like to teach students so they can reach their maximum potential. I am proficient in Mathematics, Science, English, Spanish, Mandarin, Anatomy, Literature and History.

I graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Liberal Arts and Biology. I then went to State University of New Paltz for graduate
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Southbridge, MA 01550

"He is very knowledgeable and very patient in teaching Mandarin Chinese to my daughter Madeline."

- Madeline, Holyoke, MA on 7/28/17

"Knowledgeable tutor"

- Richard, Southbridge, MA on 11/19/15
Math:
Algebra 1,
Probability, SAT Math
Science:
Anatomy,
Microbiology
English:
English,
Grammar, Reading,
SAT Reading,
Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
MCAT,
SAT Math,
SAT Reading
Language:
Chinese,
Reading,
Spanish
History:
American History, Geography, World History
Special Needs:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading,
Vocabulary
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball,
Chess,
Fitness,
Table Tennis

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Algebra 1

I studied Math and Algebra in University of Connecticut. I went on to get a doctorate degree in health science.

Anatomy

I am a retired medical doctor. I can teach you all the Latin and English names of parts of the human body and their relationships to other parts of the body.

Basketball

Basketball is my favorite sport. I was the assistant coach for my children in the YMCA basketball leagues. I still play regularly in the gym. I love to watch NBA and college basketball. I collect basketball cards and won second place in fantasy basketball a few years ago. My favorite professional team is the Boston Celtics.

Chess

I have been playing chess for 45 years. I was a member of the University of Connecticut chess club. I taught my 2 children to compete in high school championships in chess. I was ranked 1450 in the United States Chess Federation. I love to play and teach chess to willing students.

Chinese

I am Chinese. I learned Mandarin in grade and high school for 10 years. I read and write traditional Mandarin, and find it interesting to compare it to simplified Mandarin in mainland China. Now that economy is worldwide, it will help to learn Mandarin and the Chinese culture.

English

I learned English in school well enough to go to college and become a doctor of medicine. Now I am retired and can help with students who want to improve in other subjects like Math and Science.

Fitness

A sa health expert, I give advice about fitness. I am an expert in preventing diabetes, obesity, heart, lung,kidney, rheumatologic and arthritic disease. I run, swim, play racquetball, basketball and table tennis. A person has to keep active to prevent disease. Aerobic fitness plays an important role in preventive medicine.

MCAT

As a medical doctor, I had to get a high score in the MCAT test to enter medical school. The MCAT emphasizes English, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biology as major subjects. It also tests your speed and accuracy in taking exams. I was supervising medical residents in the University of Massachusetts Medical School during my medical residency.

Microbiology

I am a doctor of medicine with 40 years of experience who would like to teach other students willing to learn medical subjects and maybe impart some enthusiasm in learning.

Reading

I have taken the Evelyn Wood Speed Reading Course. I have a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences. I had a doctorate degree in Health Sciences.

SAT Math

I studied Math in University of Connecticut earning a degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences. I went on to medical school earning a medical degree.

SAT Reading

I have a BS degree in Liberal arts and Sciences and Biology from University of Connecticut. I have a doctorate degree in health field industry.

Spanish

I learned Spanish in Mexico. I lived there for 6 years. I practice speaking and reading Spanish almost daily because it is everywhere.

Table Tennis

I have been playing table tennis for 50 years. I was a member of the University of Connecticut Table Tennis Club. I won second place in the hospital table tennis tournament in 2007. I love to play and teach table tennis.

World History

I studied World History in high school and got an A. Since then, I follow world history in the news and in wikipedia. World events affect our daily lives and it is important to follow them.

University of Connecticut
Liberal Arts
Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
MD
SUNY at New Paltz
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Connecticut (Liberal Arts)

Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (MD)

SUNY at New Paltz (Graduate Coursework)

He is very knowledgeable and very patient in teaching Mandarin Chinese to my daughter Madeline.

He taught Madeline pronunciation of the Chinese words and help her to learn writing in Chinese. He makes the lessons interesting and fun! Highly recommended!

— Madeline, Holyoke, MA on 7/28/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Alvin will travel within 40 miles of Southbridge, MA 01550.