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Justin M.

Dearborn, MI

$50/hour

Understanding the Molecular World

In-person lessons
50+ Hours
4.9 average from 19 ratings
Goes above and beyond
— Janine, Redford, MI on 6/30/17

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James Madison University
Chemistry
Oakland University
Master's

Education

James Madison University (Chemistry)

Oakland University (Master's)

About Justin

I earned my Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA in 2013. I am a recent graduate of Oakland University where I earned a Master of Science in Chemistry (2016). I have two years of industrial experience working in a laboratory environment as a level II Chemist. One of my primary responsibilities was training other analysts. My tutoring services would not only incorporate assistance in the course-work theory, I would also be able to provide support for those struggling in their laboratory courses.

I have five years of Organic chemistry and 3 years of General Chemistry tutoring. When tutoring students, I focused my efforts by integrating self-study techniques and strategizing learning tactics to enhance their academic performance. I was effective at evaluating the needs of students and helping them to achieving their weekly goals. As a tutor, I come prepared. I always provide my students with handouts and example problems from concepts presented in their course by closely following a professor’s syllabus and input from the student. I tutor because I value the importance of learning. As Chemistry major, I understand that molecules and electrons are hard to conceptualize. Providing assistance to others in the sciences is my focus. Nothing is better than observing a student actually learning and applying scientific thought.

I am very flexible. If you need last minute help, you can always count on me. Generally, I am available M-F 4:30-10pm; weekends 1pm to 8pm.
I earned my Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA in 2013. I am a recent graduate of Oakland University where I earned a Master of Science in Chemistry (2016). I have two years of industrial experience working in a laboratory environment as a level II Chemist. One of my primary responsibilities was Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Dearborn, MI 48124
In-person lessons

"Goes above and beyond"

- Janine, Redford, MI on 6/30/17

"Great and very knowledgeable about organic mechanisms in both acid and base!"

- Samuel, Grosse Ile, MI on 3/30/17
Math:
Algebra 1
Science:
Biochemistry, Chemistry,
Organic Chemistry

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Chemistry

I have tutored General Chemistry for two years. As a general chemistry student, I earned a B and B- in each of the courses. I greatly enjoy general chemistry. I wish to help other students to also enjoy this subject.

Organic Chemistry

I tutored Organic Chemistry for 4 years. As an organic Chemistry Student, I earned an A in both semesters. I also have taken Polymer chemistry, a component of organic chemistry and also received an A. I love organic mechanisms and reactions and would love to share my learning experiences with other students. I did not memorize my way through organic chemistry. I have found that those who study with flash cards to memorize their way through often struggle more than those who actually understand what is occurring at the molecular level. My approach is to always follow the electron by applying basic general chemistry concepts: the periodic trends, acid/base theory, etc. Please let me know if additional information is needed.

James Madison University
Chemistry
Oakland University
Master's

Education

James Madison University (Chemistry)

Oakland University (Master's)

Goes above and beyond

It took a few tries, but we got there! Justin was very patient and highly knowledgeable about chemistry. My son had to complete a difficult online course even though he does not test well, so it took a few tries and a number of approaches to hit the right combination. Justin was very helpful, even making the time to be present at the final exam to give support and encouragement. I highly recommend

— Janine, Redford, MI on 6/30/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Justin will travel within 35 miles of Dearborn, MI 48124.