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Chris N.

Apex, NC

$40/hour

Experienced in teaching, setting exams and mentoring students

In-person lessons
10+ Hours
4.5 average from 2 ratings
Very helpful with Chemistry
— Mary Ann, Cary, NC on 1/13/16

$40/Hour


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The University of Nairobi
Campbell University -- Buies Creek, NC
Master's
University of Connecticut, Storrs
PhD

Education

The University of Nairobi

Campbell University -- Buies Creek, NC (Master's)

University of Connecticut, Storrs (PhD)

About Chris

My teaching career started as a graduate student and by the time I completed graduate school, I had been honored with the best teaching assistant award in chemistry. After three years of postdoctoral research, I delved into full time teaching at the college level. I have taught on a full time basis for the last 8 years. I believe in teaching students how to learn especially guiding students identify key areas of improvement so that they can build solid foundation in the subject matter in question. While teaching in college, one of my greatest joyful moments were the times I helped students achieve beyond their expectations in the physical sciences (Chemistry and Physical Science). I believe in listening to the student and by so doing, I am able to understand the barrier to the students progress in the subject matter in question.

If you are the student, I will work diligently with you to assist you in meeting and surpassing your stated learning objectives and outcomes. If you are the parent, your child is in good hands and by the time we complete tutoring for your child, your child will have acquired new learning skills (learning how to learn).

I have found students respond favorable to challenges posed by their instructors or tutors. If you the student or the parent and the students are ready for the challenge, then let us get started. Remember, Procrastination is a thief of time.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.
My teaching career started as a graduate student and by the time I completed graduate school, I had been honored with the best teaching assistant award in chemistry. After three years of postdoctoral research, I delved into full time teaching at the college level. I have taught on a full time basis for the last 8 years. I believe in teaching Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required

End of semester special. Regular rate is $50/hr.

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Apex, NC 27502
In-person lessons

"Very helpful with Chemistry"

- Mary Ann, Cary, NC on 1/13/16
Math:
Algebra 1, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Science:
Biostatistics,
Chemistry,
Organic Chemistry,
Physical Science
Sports/Recreation:
Martial Arts

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Biostatistics

I have studied chemistry: BS, MS, and PhD. I have strong background in organic chemistry that includes: Doctoral research in organic electrosynthesis, teaching College Organic Chemistry 1 and Organic Chemistry 2 at Shaw University. I have provided tutoring in organic and general chemistry within my community.

Chemistry

Having studied chemistry to the doctoral level, I have publications in peer reviewed journals and I have many years of experience teaching chemistry. I believe in helping students identify key basic principles that may be hindering their comprehension of chemistry. I believe in teaching students how to learn, this was, the students ultimately become independent learners. I have taught general, analytical, organic and physical chemistry up-to college level seniors. Over the years, I have also mentored many students in chemistry and tutored nursing students in chemistry.

Organic Chemistry

10 years teaching experience in College Chemistry. Been tutoring individual students in organic chemistry, analytical (quantatitive analysis) chemistry and general chemistry in the last 5 years.
Took several organic chemistry courses at undergraduate and graduate level.

The University of Nairobi
Campbell University -- Buies Creek, NC
Master's
University of Connecticut, Storrs
PhD

Education

The University of Nairobi

Campbell University -- Buies Creek, NC (Master's)

University of Connecticut, Storrs (PhD)

Very helpful with Chemistry

Chris worked with my daughter with her AP Chemistry. He was excellent at breaking things down for her and assisting her with preparing for tests.

— Mary Ann, Cary, NC on 1/13/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

End of semester special. Regular rate is $50/hr.

Travel policy

Chris will travel within 25 miles of Apex, NC 27502.