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Michelle F.

Laurel, MD

$50/hour

Math and Physics tutor with a PhD in physics

In-person lessons
4.8 average from 6 ratings
Off to a great start!
— Dana, Laurel, MD on 10/31/16

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Ramapo College of New Jersey
Math and physics
Lehigh University
PhD

Education

Ramapo College of New Jersey (Math and physics)

Lehigh University (PhD)

About Michelle

Teaching has always been a passion of mine due to its extreme importance and fulfilling nature. My strongest qualities are the ability to comprehend and effectively communicate physics and mathematical principles, theories, and concepts to an audience of all ages. I am highly motivated, achieving my PhD in 4.5 years. I have a passion for learning new things, especially new ways to teach.

I was awarded my PhD in physics at Lehigh University in 2010 and I received a Bachelor's degree in mathematics and physics at Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2006.

I have three years experience teaching at the college level. I have taught several different introductory physics labs that were geared toward non-science and science majors, physics majors, engineering majors, and pre-med students at Lehigh University and American University. These introductory lab classes reinforced every major topic in physics. I have received excellent student evaluations in all of the classes I have taught.

I have also been a private tutor and mentor throughout my undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral career (over 10 years). I have tutored students of all ages and abilities. These experiences have given me the capability to explain difficult concepts to a general audience. This one-on-one interaction is important and necessary in order for students to learn at their own pace.


Math has been a my passion for my entire life, which is why I am able to relate to the math concepts and explain them in a way best suited for the student.

Once I was introduced to a science that applied math, I was hooked. Physics is fun and interesting and I can help explain physics principles with real-world demonstrations for better understanding.

I look forward to hearing form you and helping you become successful in math and physics.
Teaching has always been a passion of mine due to its extreme importance and fulfilling nature. My strongest qualities are the ability to comprehend and effectively communicate physics and mathematical principles, theories, and concepts to an audience of all ages. I am highly motivated, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Laurel, MD 20723
In-person lessons

"Off to a great start!"

- Dana, Laurel, MD on 10/31/16
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Science:
Physics

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Physics

I have a PhD in physics from Lehigh University.

Ramapo College of New Jersey
Math and physics
Lehigh University
PhD

Education

Ramapo College of New Jersey (Math and physics)

Lehigh University (PhD)

Off to a great start! — Michelle is proving to be an excellent geometry and physics tutor for my son. Within the first session, she was able to clarify key concepts and provide him with advance preparation for the coming week's quiz and new material. My son's confidence improved immediately. After only two sessions, we are going to increase from once to twice a week in preparation for end of trimester exams. Michelle ...

— Dana, Laurel, MD on 10/31/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michelle will travel within 10 miles of Laurel, MD 20723.