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Esther A.

Durham, NC

$50/hour

Elementary to High-School Level Tutor (Core Subjects)

Background check passed as of 12/15/13
4.9 average from 18 ratings
Great Tutor
— ADEOLA, Boone, NC on 4/30/15

$50/Hour


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The George Washington University
Biomedical Engineer

Education

The George Washington University (Biomedical Engineer)

About Esther

Hello!

My name is Esther and I am a current PhD student at UNC, Chapel Hill and a Biomedical Engineering, B.S. graduate from The George Washington University. It was at GWU that I first began tutoring local high school students in various subjects (mostly mathematics). This experience was so rewarding that I am looking to pick it up again. Among the subjects that I can tutor are Algebra (I and II), Geometry (including Trigonometry), Precalculus, Calculus, Biology, Chemistry and Spanish. I have a very flexible schedule as I am a part-time research fellow at the FDA.

I have had experience tutoring students individually and in small groups (about 3-5 students); in group tutoring sessions, I have covered different subject-matter with each student, but our time is best spent when everyone is working on the same material. It has been my experience that identifying where the students first stopped understanding the material is the best place to start. Often, by the time students seek additional help, the rest of the class has moved on to more complex material and starting with the more advanced material won't do much good unless the student feels comfortable with the foundations of the subject. It is for this reason that I like to not only help students come to the right answers, but also consistently make sure they know why an answer is correct. When a student can give me a clear answer as to why or how they reached their answer, that makes it clearer to me whether or not they truly grasp the concepts they are studying.

Seeing students making progress in their studies is a wonderful thing and well worth the effort put into the extra practice.

Thank you and I hope to hear from you soon!
Hello!

My name is Esther and I am a current PhD student at UNC, Chapel Hill and a Biomedical Engineering, B.S. graduate from The George Washington University. It was at GWU that I first began tutoring local high school students in various subjects (mostly mathematics).
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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Durham, NC 27707
Background Check: Passed

"Great Tutor"

- ADEOLA, Boone, NC on 4/30/15
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Elementary Math, Geometry, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, Trigonometry
Science:
Biology, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Psychology
Art:
Video Production
English:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary
Computer:
C++, Computer Programming, General Computer, MATLAB, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Video Production
Language:
Spanish
History:
Government & Politics, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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The George Washington University
Biomedical Engineer

Education

The George Washington University (Biomedical Engineer)

Great Tutor — Esther is a very patient tutor who truly demonstrates her passion for teaching by her ability to explain difficult concepts in a fun way. My daughter is always looking forward to her sessions with Esther, her grades have improved from low B to an A+. Thanks Esther! ...

— ADEOLA, Boone, NC on 4/30/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Esther will travel within 10 miles of Durham, NC 27707.