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Jennifer W.

Patient Science, Writing, Math Tutor, Experience: 9,000+ Hours

Patient Science, Writing, Math Tutor, Experience: 9,000+ Hours

$32/hour

  • 11,023 hours tutoring

About Jennifer


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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. Sessions not attended within 25 minutes of the start time can be considered as 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. I enjoy very much teaching others Hula Hoop tricks, such as one-leg hooping, shoulder hooping, the shoulder duck-out, and the behind-the-back elbow pass. Hula hooping is a great form of exercise as well as a wonderful way to recapture some of the exuberance for play and sport from our youth.

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 95% 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 (3,354 ratings)
5 star
(3,185)
4 star
(146)
3 star
(7)
2 star
(3)
1 star
(13)

Reviews


Extremely patient tutor.

During our session we concentrated on the GRE Analytical Writing. Jennifer showed me some useful techniques. While we were waiting for some e-platforms that we used to upload Jennifer offered me some math sample questions to make the best use of our time. She’s a very good and experienced tutor that I strongly recommend!

Robert, 2 lessons with Jennifer

Excellent

Jennifer is extremely knowledgeable and patient. She shares resources to use between sessions. She makes complex concepts easier to understand.

Tee, 24 lessons with Jennifer

Act Math

Jennifer was helpful and knowledgeable. I wanted my daughter to fine tune her math skills prior to taking the Act test. Didn’t know what to expect first time user. I was quite pleased.

Ted, 1 lesson with Jennifer

Knowledgeable and patient

Wonderful each time. She is very patient and makes the subject at hand easy to understand. She has a vast knowledge in plenty of areas which is good. You get the same person that you are use to to help in plenty areas.

Maria, 40 lessons with Jennifer

Knowledgeable and patient tutor

High school chemistry, great energy and used easy to understand terms to make learning easy. The recorded lesson allows for review as needed and before tests. Enjoyed the tutoring session!

Patricia, 4 lessons with Jennifer

Knowledgeable and patient

Jennifer took the time to explain my son precalclus. He definitely understands it much better and ready for the next class. She's knowledgeable and patient. Thank you Jennifer

Chantal, 5 lessons with Jennifer

Very accommodating and helpful

My daughter was panicking about upcoming AP Chem tests so I came on here and scheduled a last minute appointment for Friday evening. My daughter is already feeling much more confident and we have another appointment for Sunday to get through some more material.

Rebecca, 2 lessons with Jennifer

Patient & kind

I needed Jennifer to spend some time with me and walk through some chemistry math problems I was having trouble with. She made sure I understand everything and took the time to go through her though process with me.

Carrie, 2 lessons with Jennifer

Organized approach to PSAT prep

Jennifer provided sample questions and an overview, then collaborated with my daughter to develop a focused plan to prepare my daughter for the PSAT. With Jennifer's shared best practices for the reading section, along with Jennifer's tutoring on the non-calculator section, my daughter feels more confident going into the test.

Kelly, 5 lessons with Jennifer
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$32/hour

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