Communication is Key
Communication is Key
Hello! My name is Steve, and I am a (sort of) recent graduate of Penn State University's Master's of Environmental Engineering Program. I attended school on scholarship in exchange for being a teaching / research assistant for various chemistry courses. I can honestly say that being a TA was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life! I recently moved to the Charlotte area to work as an engineer, but I really miss the rewarding experience of teaching, so I am actively seeking ways to...
Hello! My name is Steve, and I am a (sort of) recent graduate of Penn State University's Master's of Environmental Engineering Program. I attended school on scholarship in exchange for being a teaching / research assistant for various chemistry courses. I can honestly say that being a TA was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life! I recently moved to the Charlotte area to work as an engineer, but I really miss the rewarding experience of teaching, so I am actively seeking ways to get back in it. I can help not only with the coursework at hand, but also offer insight into the professional engineering world and give real world examples for the various problems we solve.
I am originally from PA, and am one of five siblings. My siblings range from middle school to near 30, so I have experience relating to people of a vast age gap. My interests include volleyball, weight lifting, and hanging out with my girlfriend and cat. I also am very passionate about the environment!
Engineering is a very math intensive field. I use math every day at work and teaching it would just be an extension of my daily work life.
My Master's Degree research was VERY chemistry intensive. So intensive that I was given a private research lab and had paid lab assistants working with me to research the degradation kinetics oil in the presence of various microorganisms, but that is a different story for a different day. I was awarded a scholarship for grad school and was required to be a teaching assistant for various chemistry courses and labs. I was trained how to teach chemistry in a way that allows the student to actually learn how they arrive at their answers as opposed to just me spoon feeding solutions. I have two years of experience teaching chemistry at the college level, plus the additional knowledge I gain from work on a day to day basis.
I am very passionate about helping others. Contact me and we will work together to achieve any goals you may have! I believe that with good communication skills, no obstacle is insurmountable in the academic field!
He taught me Lewis structures and VSEPR. He taught me this by giving a step by step guide. He also gave many examples. This helped me understand the concept better.Komala, 9 lessons with Steven
With Stevens help I was able to move past my struggles with chemistry & pass the course with a B.Michael , 31 lessons with Steven
Prompt, excellent help, great summary afterwards
He was able to help with high-level high school chemistry, and he provided a thorough explanation of what he covered with my daughter. We both appreciated his professionalism and knowledge. We have used him only once so far, but our initial experience was very good. Highly recommend.Beth, 1 lesson with Steven
Steven was prompt and very helpful. He arrived on time and was well prepared. Helping my son during summer Chem at CPCC.Marcia, 2 lessons with Steven
Great tutor who connects with kids
Steven has helped my son with chemistry immensely. He has a way of making complicated things easy to understand and he also relates very well to teenage kids. He brings a big whiteboard with him each time that allows kids to understand better.Scott, 6 lessons with Steven
Steven did an awesome job of breaking things down into simpler terms, and easier to understand. He definitely knows his stuff.Hector , 1 lesson with Steven
Steven is a knowledgeable and patient tutor. He is willing to explain different concepts until they are understood. I would definitely recommend Steven as a tutor for chemistry.Sherry, 1 lesson with Steven
Professional, skillful and highly qualified
Steven G helped me figure out where to start. I was feeling very overwhelmed, and not sure how much I was understanding or not. Steven helped by questioning me on the topics in Chemistry that have caused me to struggle. He helped me to see where my greatest challenges are and we got into them immediately. He definitely knows Chemistry. I feel like I made a lot of progress. I'm looking forward to my next lesson. I want to master this, but this is a challenge.Andrew, 15 lessons with Steven
Very helpful and knowledgeable!
Steven has a great knowledge of chemistry and how to teach it. I was struggling with some aspects of chemistry and he made everything clear to me. Now, I know how to approach problems, and how to prepare for my final exam. He does a good job of showing all the work and the steps needed to solve a problem. He also give great study advice and test tips. Overall a great tutor and guy.Georgann, 1 lesson with Steven
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