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College of New Jersey (Biology)
Johns Hopkins Medical Institution (Master's)
Lori's enthusiastic and friendly demeanor allows her to connect with students of all ages and abilities. She tutors students in a wide variety of subjects (including chemistry, biology, algebra, geometry and prealgebra).
When you read her reviews, you will see that her clients are thrilled with their experiences during tutoring sessions AND the results that they see outside of tutoring (improved study skills, better grades on tests and projects, and standardized test scores).
Lori is experienced teaching students of all ages and levels of education. At the Maryland Science Center, she has shared her love of science with 3rd and 4th graders, facilitating high energy workshops. She has taught science and math classes at several local high schools. She has tutored many college students, using techniques learned as a teaching assistant at Johns Hopkins Medical Institution. Lori's enthusiastic and friendly demeanor allows her to connect with students of all ages and abilities. She tutors students in a wide variety of subjects (including chemistry, biology, … Read more
$50/hour - high school or college students $40/hour - middle or elementary school students
My daughter has benefited greatly from her sessions with Lori. Before, her biology test scores were in the 70s. After working with Lori, her last test was in the 90s. Lori is very nice and upbeat and is good at explaining difficult concepts. I highly recommend her.
Lori was just what was needed to clarify and focus the subject necessary for passing with high marks. She is an excellent tutor/instructor!
Lori is a very awesome tutor. She's very understanding and also broke things down so I can understand them. She is a very wonderful tutor and when it comes to chemistry, she knows it best. I do recommend this tutor to anyone who needs a flexible, professional tutor.
My daughter feels confident and never seems to dread going for a session. She's motivated to do the assigned homework, and I'm very glad for that.
I has having trouble in general chemistry as I was studying for my DAT. I was getting scores of 13 and 14 on my practice tests but with Lori's help, I got a 20 on the chem section of my actual test. She is very helpful when going through problems and will go out if her way to make sure you understand everything!
My son took a summer chemistry class. It was very fast-paced and proved to be very challenging for him. I reached out to Lori, and she was very accommodating with scheduling sessions. We were able to get something on the calendar with very short notice. I communicated some concerns about my son's learning and retention patterns, and as a teacher, she was able to pick up on any issues and give him pointers in how to overcome them. Lori is a very kind, patient and understanding tutor who made my son feel at ease. I highly recommend her for tutoring.
Lori was great to work with. She traveled 40 minutes to meet with me and she tried to help me with anything she could.
Lori has been instrumental in helping my daughter through GT10 Chemistry. They work well together. My daughter is able to describe the work they're doing at school and Lori is able to explain, reinforce and facilitate practice problems so that the learning really sinks in. Thank you Lori for all of your hard work!!!
Lori has been providing life skill coaching to my college age daughter. Her gentle approach has been wonderful. Lori has patiently established trust and built a relationship that allows her to provide the support and guidance required.
Lori has also been a great support to me. She has a way of helping her students by providing gentle and compassionate counsel to the parents and helping them better understand how to support their child.
I highly recommend Lori!
Not only is Lori, a bright and capable tutor who knows her material flawlessly, she also knows how to engage her student and explain to them in a holistic way how to improve. My daughter, after her first meeting with Lori said, "I'm so happy that Lori explained the material (from my AP Biology class) in a way that I can understand it." Now that they know each other better, Lori is also able to help my daughter with study skills as well as teaching her things that she was not able to pick up in the classroom. I highly recommend Lori as a tutor.
I am taking AP chemistry this year and it has been difficult. Lori is able to explain information to me in the simplest way for me to understand the material. She is very patient with me during our sessions. I would definitely recommend her to anyone having difficulty with chemistry.
Lori is an excellent tutor. She knows exactly what she's talking about and she's so easy to talk to. I wanted a tutor who lives and breaths anatomy and that is exactly want Lori is. She is so helpful and makes it easier to understand the material that you need to know. She explains everything so well, and gives you advice on different ways to study different information. She has helped me out a lot and I know she can do the same for anyone else.
I had trouble understanding chemistry but with Lori I found it so amusing. I was so glad to work with her. She's so patient, lovely, helpful, and much better than my regular teacher. If you don't understand any concepts which are related to chemistry, don't waste your time and take a chance to work with Lori.
Lori was great when my daughter called me from college saying she no longer had a tutor 3 weeks before finals. Lori was a great find. She called my daughter up set up some study times. My daughter really enjoyed her session with Lori.
Lori is fantastic and is really knowledgeable about genetics. She takes things little baby steps at a time to make sure that you really understand what is happening in this subject. She invests much time and preparation into her sessions. Although this is great, she charges you for her preparation which causes her to be a bit pricey. Extremely helpful though! Great tutor.
I really enjoyed helping Jamie with her genetics work. Her case was a special one. Jaime had less than 24 hours to complete an assignment that she did not understand. There was a three hour time difference between us and I had previous commitments to honor. Luckily, we were able to come up with a plan that allowed us to work together extremely efficiently. Under normal circumstances, I do not charge for my preparation time.
Lori was incredibly patient working with my son. She was very prepared and it was definitely time (and money) well spent! I highly recommend Lori. She seems to relate very well with children. We will definitely continue to use Lori.
Lori has helped many students to master algebra calculations. When students need help with their algebra class, the SAT, or a science class, Lori can help by modeling and reinforcing the algebra steps necessary to solve problems. With practice, these algebra steps become "good habits" that consistently produce the correct answers to algebra problems.
Lori has been teaching biology for over a decade. She is comfortable teaching biology to both high school and college students. Lori's deep understanding of biology was established through her graduate studies at Johns Hopkins Medical Institution. Her friendly, supportive teaching style was developed while working at the Maryland Science Center and local independent high schools.
Lori has been teaching chemistry for over a decade. She loves helping students to understand chemistry and to perform all the necessary calculations with confidence. She is comfortable teaching chemistry to both high school students and college students. Lori's deep understanding of chemistry was established through her graduate studies at Johns Hopkins Medical Institution. Her friendly, supportive teaching style was developed while working at the Maryland Science Center and local independent high schools.
Lori has many years of experience helping young students to succeed in math. Because she has studied childhood development, she is aware that many young students need more time for the problem solving centers in the brain to mature. For these students, Lori is able to focus on instilling math habits that lead to successful solving of math problems. That means that students can feel successful in math, even before their brain is ready for a deeper understanding of the concepts.
Lori has been teaching science for over a decade. She has helped many young students to succeed in their science classes. Lori developed her friendly, supportive teaching style while working at the Maryland Science Center and local schools.
Lori has been teaching geometry problem solving for over a decade. When a student needs help with their geometry class or with the geometry problems on the SAT, Lori is able to identify gaps in the student's knowledge and come up with a study plan that strengthens the student's skills. In the case of difficulty in geometry class, Lori is comfortable helping students with their current class work while also addressing knowledge gaps from earlier in the school year.
Lori has many years of experience helping students to meet their goals on the math portion of the SAT. Some students need to go back to prealgebra problems before they can develop more advanced skills. Lori helps these students to develop math habits that allow them to solve prealgebra problems with confidence.
Because Lori has studied childhood development (specifically brain development), she is aware that many prealgebra students need more time for the problem solving centers in the brain to mature. For these students, Lori is able to focus on instilling math habits that lead to successful solving of math problems. That means that students can feel successful in math, even before their brain is ready for a deeper understanding of prealgebra.
Lori studied public speaking in college and earned an A in the class. She has extensive experience speaking in front of a crowd, including work in college recruiting, presentation of scientific research during graduate school, and presenting talks covering a wide variety of topics to students of all ages. She has guided many clients through the preparation and practice required for the creation and execution of confident, effective presentations.
Lori has been helping students to prepare for the SAT for over a decade. She works with students to review any forgotten math facts (algebra, geometry, arithmetic, interpreting graphs) and she helps students to learn the patterns of how these facts are tested on the SAT. Lori develops an individualized study plan that allows each client to do his or her personal best on the SAT.
Lori has been teaching SAT reading skills and strategies for over a decade. She specializes in connecting with students, helping them to identify their strengths and weaknesses, and identifying their goals for the SAT. Once goals and areas of weakness are identified, Lori develops a study plan tailored to the particular needs of the student. Using real SAT questions, she works with the student to address any areas of weakness. She also teaches the standardized test strategies that maximize performance on the SAT.
Lori has been helping students to prepare for the SAT for over a decade. She addresses any areas of weakness (vocabulary, critical reading, writing mechanics) while also teaching students the test taking skills that will allow them to score their personal best on the SAT.