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Jennifer W.

Patient, Thorough, and Knowledgeable Science, Writing, and Math Tutor

Patient, Thorough, and Knowledgeable Science, Writing, and Math Tutor

$32/hour

  • 7,573 hours tutoring

  • Bowie, MD 20715

About Jennifer


Bio

One of Top 100 Wyzant Tutors of 2015

As a former chemist for the Justice Department, the U.S. Air Force, Biospherics, and AT&T as well as a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Drew University, I would very much enjoy tutoring any student having difficulty with the concepts in their chemistry, including AP Chemistry and college-level general chemistry, physics, French, Pre-algebra, Algebra I and Algebra II (with Trigonometry), Pre-calculus, Calculus, SAT Prep, ACT Prep, ASVAB Prep, GRE Prep, MCAT...

One of Top 100 Wyzant Tutors of 2015

As a former chemist for the Justice Department, the U.S. Air Force, Biospherics, and AT&T as well as a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Drew University, I would very much enjoy tutoring any student having difficulty with the concepts in their chemistry, including AP Chemistry and college-level general chemistry, physics, French, Pre-algebra, Algebra I and Algebra II (with Trigonometry), Pre-calculus, Calculus, SAT Prep, ACT Prep, ASVAB Prep, GRE Prep, MCAT Prep, Grammar, and Elementary Science courses. On the MCAT examination, I scored between the 93rd percentile and the 96th percentile on the Chemistry, Physics, and Science Problems sections of the exam, three of the more challenging sections of the exam. I received college credit for all of the AP exams which I pursued including AP Chemistry, AP Calculus, and AP French Language. My specialty is being able to patiently explain concepts while breaking them down step-by-step, especially in long and complicated problems, such as weak acid-strong base titration problems or calculations of emitted energy using the Balmer-Rydberg equation. I am also very willing to adapt my tutoring style and techniques to the skill level and pace of learning of each individual student.

Please note the following tutoring policies:
The rate may need to be increased if more than one student is requested to be tutored at a time.
Frequent cancellations (for example, more than three consecutive cancellations) may result in forfeiture of a time period.


Education

Drew University
chemistry

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $32
  • Rate details: For two students during one session, the rate is 18.50 per student per hour. If a session is unattended by 25 minutes after the scheduled start time, it will be considered canceled.
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 5/7/2015

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

GRE

Corporate Training

French, German, Grammar, Spanish, Statistics

Elementary Education

Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading

English

ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I enjoy teaching both math and science very much. I especially enjoy teaching Algebra 1 and seeing a student's skill level rise throughout the course of their study as the Algebra 1 course material builds upon the firm foundation at the beginning. As a chemistry major and scientist, I found that a thorough grasp of algebra and mathematics in general served me well throughout my career. As far as Algebra I specifically, I enjoy explaining word problems with systems of equations and showing how they can be related to everyday life as well as showing how to reduce polynomial fractions by cancelling out terms.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I am knowledgeable about all aspects of Algebra II, including solving systems of equations with three variables, matrices, complex numbers, permutations and combinations, radical and rational functions, conic sections, and periodic functions. When teaching algebra, I enjoy seeing a student understand a concept he or she has been struggling with.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

As a former forensic chemist and lab technician as well as a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Drew University with a degree in chemistry (and a French minor), I am qualified to tutor high school chemistry (including AP chemistry) as well as college-level general chemistry. I very much enjoy spreading an enthusiasm for learning, especially for the study of chemistry. I also enjoy witnessing first-hand the feeling of pride a student experiences when he or she has mastered a concept and seeing the progress that each individual student makes.
Geometry,

Geometry

I enjoy tutoring all aspects of geometry, starting with the foundations of deductive and inductive reasoning, parallel and perpendicular lines, congruence, and the classification of quadrilaterals, to the calculation of area of polygons, the surface area and volume of polyhedra, the properties of circles along with chords and arcs, and finally to the study of transformations. I especially enjoy working on complex problems involving circles with tangents, secants, and chords. However, the most enjoyable aspect of tutoring geometry is seeing a student's knowledge expand and watching his or her confidence grow while mastering more difficult problems.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I especially enjoy teaching pre-algebra as it is interesting seeing a student start to understand how to represent numbers as variables and build on this foundation by manipulating variables through properties of equality. It is also gratifying to watch a student progress to solving linear equations, inequalities, systems of equations, and then quadratic equations by various methods, including graphing, substitution, elimination, completing the square, and by using the quadratic formula. I understand that each student may require a different pace or approach while learning pre-algebra concepts.
Biology, Calculus, English, French, Physics, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Statistics, Writing

Language

French, German, Spanish

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I enjoy teaching both math and science very much. I especially enjoy teaching Algebra 1 and seeing a student's skill level rise throughout the course of their study as the Algebra 1 course material builds upon the firm foundation at the beginning. As a chemistry major and scientist, I found that a thorough grasp of algebra and mathematics in general served me well throughout my career. As far as Algebra I specifically, I enjoy explaining word problems with systems of equations and showing how they can be related to everyday life as well as showing how to reduce polynomial fractions by cancelling out terms.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I am knowledgeable about all aspects of Algebra II, including solving systems of equations with three variables, matrices, complex numbers, permutations and combinations, radical and rational functions, conic sections, and periodic functions. When teaching algebra, I enjoy seeing a student understand a concept he or she has been struggling with.
Geometry,

Geometry

I enjoy tutoring all aspects of geometry, starting with the foundations of deductive and inductive reasoning, parallel and perpendicular lines, congruence, and the classification of quadrilaterals, to the calculation of area of polygons, the surface area and volume of polyhedra, the properties of circles along with chords and arcs, and finally to the study of transformations. I especially enjoy working on complex problems involving circles with tangents, secants, and chords. However, the most enjoyable aspect of tutoring geometry is seeing a student's knowledge expand and watching his or her confidence grow while mastering more difficult problems.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I especially enjoy teaching pre-algebra as it is interesting seeing a student start to understand how to represent numbers as variables and build on this foundation by manipulating variables through properties of equality. It is also gratifying to watch a student progress to solving linear equations, inequalities, systems of equations, and then quadratic equations by various methods, including graphing, substitution, elimination, completing the square, and by using the quadratic formula. I understand that each student may require a different pace or approach while learning pre-algebra concepts.
ACT Math, Calculus, Physics, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I enjoy teaching both math and science very much. I especially enjoy teaching Algebra 1 and seeing a student's skill level rise throughout the course of their study as the Algebra 1 course material builds upon the firm foundation at the beginning. As a chemistry major and scientist, I found that a thorough grasp of algebra and mathematics in general served me well throughout my career. As far as Algebra I specifically, I enjoy explaining word problems with systems of equations and showing how they can be related to everyday life as well as showing how to reduce polynomial fractions by cancelling out terms.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I am knowledgeable about all aspects of Algebra II, including solving systems of equations with three variables, matrices, complex numbers, permutations and combinations, radical and rational functions, conic sections, and periodic functions. When teaching algebra, I enjoy seeing a student understand a concept he or she has been struggling with.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

As a former forensic chemist and lab technician as well as a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Drew University with a degree in chemistry (and a French minor), I am qualified to tutor high school chemistry (including AP chemistry) as well as college-level general chemistry. I very much enjoy spreading an enthusiasm for learning, especially for the study of chemistry. I also enjoy witnessing first-hand the feeling of pride a student experiences when he or she has mastered a concept and seeing the progress that each individual student makes.
Geometry,

Geometry

I enjoy tutoring all aspects of geometry, starting with the foundations of deductive and inductive reasoning, parallel and perpendicular lines, congruence, and the classification of quadrilaterals, to the calculation of area of polygons, the surface area and volume of polyhedra, the properties of circles along with chords and arcs, and finally to the study of transformations. I especially enjoy working on complex problems involving circles with tangents, secants, and chords. However, the most enjoyable aspect of tutoring geometry is seeing a student's knowledge expand and watching his or her confidence grow while mastering more difficult problems.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I especially enjoy teaching pre-algebra as it is interesting seeing a student start to understand how to represent numbers as variables and build on this foundation by manipulating variables through properties of equality. It is also gratifying to watch a student progress to solving linear equations, inequalities, systems of equations, and then quadratic equations by various methods, including graphing, substitution, elimination, completing the square, and by using the quadratic formula. I understand that each student may require a different pace or approach while learning pre-algebra concepts.
Biology, Calculus, English, French, Physics, Precalculus, Reading, Spanish, Statistics, Writing

Science

Chemistry,

Chemistry

As a former forensic chemist and lab technician as well as a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Drew University with a degree in chemistry (and a French minor), I am qualified to tutor high school chemistry (including AP chemistry) as well as college-level general chemistry. I very much enjoy spreading an enthusiasm for learning, especially for the study of chemistry. I also enjoy witnessing first-hand the feeling of pride a student experiences when he or she has mastered a concept and seeing the progress that each individual student makes.
Organic Chemistry,

Organic Chemistry

As a chemistry major at Drew University, I completed courses which covered college-level organic chemistry and synthesis and graduated magna cum laude with Phi Beta Kappa honors. Specifically, the fall of my sophomore year, I took the course, Reactions and Mechanisms, which was a precursor to the spring course, Synthesis, I completed. I also completed several laboratory courses involving organic reactants and products as well as functioned as a teaching assistant for freshmen and sophomore students who needed extra support to comprehend the more challenging concepts in their chemistry classes. In addition, I worked at Allied Chemical Corporation as a laboratory technician carrying out organic syntheses for research purposes.
ACT Science, Biology, Physical Science, Physics

Sports/Recreation

Fitness

Fitness

I am currently an AFPA certified personal trainer, having passed my certification exam in March, 2013. "AFPA" is an abbreviation for the American Fitness Professionals and Associates. In addition, I am certified by NCCPT, the National Council for Certified Personal Trainers, as a kickboxing instructor. I have also taught Hula Hooping for Fitness and Performance at my local community center.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I enjoy teaching both math and science very much. I especially enjoy teaching Algebra 1 and seeing a student's skill level rise throughout the course of their study as the Algebra 1 course material builds upon the firm foundation at the beginning. As a chemistry major and scientist, I found that a thorough grasp of algebra and mathematics in general served me well throughout my career. As far as Algebra I specifically, I enjoy explaining word problems with systems of equations and showing how they can be related to everyday life as well as showing how to reduce polynomial fractions by cancelling out terms.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I am knowledgeable about all aspects of Algebra II, including solving systems of equations with three variables, matrices, complex numbers, permutations and combinations, radical and rational functions, conic sections, and periodic functions. When teaching algebra, I enjoy seeing a student understand a concept he or she has been struggling with.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

As a former forensic chemist and lab technician as well as a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Drew University with a degree in chemistry (and a French minor), I am qualified to tutor high school chemistry (including AP chemistry) as well as college-level general chemistry. I very much enjoy spreading an enthusiasm for learning, especially for the study of chemistry. I also enjoy witnessing first-hand the feeling of pride a student experiences when he or she has mastered a concept and seeing the progress that each individual student makes.
Geometry,

Geometry

I enjoy tutoring all aspects of geometry, starting with the foundations of deductive and inductive reasoning, parallel and perpendicular lines, congruence, and the classification of quadrilaterals, to the calculation of area of polygons, the surface area and volume of polyhedra, the properties of circles along with chords and arcs, and finally to the study of transformations. I especially enjoy working on complex problems involving circles with tangents, secants, and chords. However, the most enjoyable aspect of tutoring geometry is seeing a student's knowledge expand and watching his or her confidence grow while mastering more difficult problems.
Biology, Calculus, French, German, Physics, Reading, SAT Math, Spanish, Statistics, Writing

Test Preparation

MCAT,

MCAT

Currently, I tutor four subject areas heavily emphasized on the MCAT: physics, chemistry, biology, and reading. In addition, I received scores of A in each of three Sociology and Psychology courses I took as an undergraduate at Drew University (The current MCAT includes a Social Sciences section). Furthermore, I took the MCAT exam in September of my senior year in college and received a 64 composite score, which translates or converts to approximately a 32 on more current scales; this score is roughly in the 90th percentile, with scores closer to 93 to 94% on each of the physics, chemistry, and science problems sections. My tutoring of high school and college chemistry and physics has aided me in staying abreast of science concepts in addition to the independent review of MCAT concepts I have conducted.
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

4.9 (2,228 ratings)
5 star
(2,100)
4 star
(119)
3 star
(5)
2 star
(2)
1 star
(2)

Reviews


Very knowledgeable and patient

Jennifer has been helping me with GRE tutoring the last few weeks. She is extremely helpful and explains everything without making you feel dumb. She has been explaining and using the best tips for taking the GRE.

Alexandra, 6 lessons with Jennifer

She's great!

Jennifer is very knowledgeable, patient and explains things very well. We picked her to work with my son with chemistry, but she's also tutoring him with math and sometimes Spanish, We're very thankful that we found her.

Dwayne, 20 lessons with Jennifer

Good tutor

It was our First time using an online tutor. It was pretty easy to do. Jennifer was very knowledgeable and very patient while tutoring my daughter. Thank you.

Rosie F, 1 lesson with Jennifer

Knowledgeable Tutor

Jennifer is very patient and knowledgeable. She understands the students needs and works to solves problems in a easy to understand approach. She doesn’t hesitate to slow down and repeat herself as needed.

Marisa, 8 lessons with Jennifer

Helpful tutor

Jennifer helped my daughter feel at ease about the material. It was a good session. My daughter had a test the day after the first session and apparently she felt a bit more prepared.

Psyche, 1 lesson with Jennifer

Versatile, understanding and somewhat flexible

I enjoyed the two sessions Ive had with Jennifer so far. Shes a natural a what she does and its a pleasure working with her.

Emeka, 25 lessons with Jennifer

Awesome tutor

I can’t say enough good things about Jennifer! She has helped tremendously and is very patient and willing to help us at the last min.

Cyndee, 61 lessons with Jennifer

Amazing tutor, very professional

Jennifer is just an amazing in tutoring. She is professional, knowledgeable, very patient, always prepared, and kind and caring. She is always there and available to help my daughter. My daughter is extremely happy to have Jennifer has her tutor, and has learned so much. Thank You, we are so glad that our daughter has you as her tutor. We would absolutely recommend Jennifer!

Liliane, 35 lessons with Jennifer

great teacher !!

Jennifer W. Is very knowledgeable when it comes to match concepts and is very informative. The information was easy to retain and remember! I will definitely return for another session!!

Neko, 6 lessons with Jennifer
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$32/hour

Jennifer W.

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