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Kevin A.

MIT Ph.D. Passionate Organic Chem, Chem, Physics, MCAT/DAT, Math Tutor

MIT Ph.D. Passionate Organic Chem, Chem, Physics, MCAT/DAT, Math Tutor

$107/hour

About Kevin


Bio

My passion is to work with students of all ages (Middle School through Graduate Programs) in Science and Math. My goal is to teach/mentor/inspire and help students gain confidence in the below subjects.

I currently tutor Chemistry and Chemistry AP, Organic Chemistry, MCAT, DAT, Physics, Physics AP, Algebra I, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus and Calculus courses to Middle/High School and College/Graduate students.

I have a specific passion for Mentoring and helping Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental...

My passion is to work with students of all ages (Middle School through Graduate Programs) in Science and Math. My goal is to teach/mentor/inspire and help students gain confidence in the below subjects.

I currently tutor Chemistry and Chemistry AP, Organic Chemistry, MCAT, DAT, Physics, Physics AP, Algebra I, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus and Calculus courses to Middle/High School and College/Graduate students.

I have a specific passion for Mentoring and helping Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental students get into Medical/Dental School.

My posted hours are my preferred times, however I am somewhat flexible and willing to work around your schedule. I am available to do Web-Cam Internet tutoring, so email me to find out more information. I do NOT travel into NYC for tutoring unless my schedule permits.

I look forward to helping you pass your Chemistry/Physics and Math courses!

My educational background is B.S. in Professional Chemistry (Chemistry Major, Math and Physics Minors) from Eastern Michigan University, an M.S. from Michigan State University and a Ph.D.in Organic Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to becoming a full time Mentor/Tutor, I worked 4 years in the Pharmaceutical Business in New Jersey.

My cancellation policy is 12 hours in advance and at this point in time due to high demand - I operate out of our Montclair - New Jersey office in person - tutor a significant amount via Wyzant (try it for free for 15 minutes and see how great it works!). I do travel if my schedule permits.


Education

Eastern Michigan University
Professional Chemist
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD
Michigan State University
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $107
  • Rate details: Rates are negotiable depending on many factors
  • Lesson cancellation: 12 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 12/8/2016

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

The concepts in Algebra 1 are essential to future success in High School and the Sciences. I help students gain confidence in math concepts and problem solving and enjoy seeing students succeed with this material.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 tutoring focuses on problem solving from the basic problems up to the more challenging multi-step problems. I help students gain confidence in the material, which will help them succeed in future math courses.
Calculus,

Calculus

I have a passion for working with students in High School and College on High level Calculus material, including Calculus AP AB material.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I tutor College Level General Chemistry and High School Chemistry and Chemistry AP courses. My passion is to help students understand the value of thinking about Chemistry and Scientific Principals, while including applications to everyday life. I help students gain confidence in problem solving.
Physics,

Physics

I tutor College Level Physics, as well as High School Physics and Physics AP courses. My passion is to work with students on this material and help them gain confidence in the conceptual as well as mathematical principals of Physics.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

My passion is to help students gain confidence in basic math principals. I do this by showing students how to approach the problem and can generally explain multiple approaches. Practice makes perfect in Math and this is the strategy I take with students.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

Pre-Calculus is one of the most challenging courses in HS. I work one-on-one with students helping them gain confidence in the material. I find that practicing multiple problems and approaches is key to becoming efficient and successful in Pre-Calc.
Geometry, SAT Math

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

The concepts in Algebra 1 are essential to future success in High School and the Sciences. I help students gain confidence in math concepts and problem solving and enjoy seeing students succeed with this material.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 tutoring focuses on problem solving from the basic problems up to the more challenging multi-step problems. I help students gain confidence in the material, which will help them succeed in future math courses.
Calculus,

Calculus

I have a passion for working with students in High School and College on High level Calculus material, including Calculus AP AB material.
Physics,

Physics

I tutor College Level Physics, as well as High School Physics and Physics AP courses. My passion is to work with students on this material and help them gain confidence in the conceptual as well as mathematical principals of Physics.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

My passion is to help students gain confidence in basic math principals. I do this by showing students how to approach the problem and can generally explain multiple approaches. Practice makes perfect in Math and this is the strategy I take with students.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

Pre-Calculus is one of the most challenging courses in HS. I work one-on-one with students helping them gain confidence in the material. I find that practicing multiple problems and approaches is key to becoming efficient and successful in Pre-Calc.
ACT Math, Geometry, SAT Math

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

The concepts in Algebra 1 are essential to future success in High School and the Sciences. I help students gain confidence in math concepts and problem solving and enjoy seeing students succeed with this material.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 tutoring focuses on problem solving from the basic problems up to the more challenging multi-step problems. I help students gain confidence in the material, which will help them succeed in future math courses.
Calculus,

Calculus

I have a passion for working with students in High School and College on High level Calculus material, including Calculus AP AB material.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I tutor College Level General Chemistry and High School Chemistry and Chemistry AP courses. My passion is to help students understand the value of thinking about Chemistry and Scientific Principals, while including applications to everyday life. I help students gain confidence in problem solving.
Physics,

Physics

I tutor College Level Physics, as well as High School Physics and Physics AP courses. My passion is to work with students on this material and help them gain confidence in the conceptual as well as mathematical principals of Physics.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

My passion is to help students gain confidence in basic math principals. I do this by showing students how to approach the problem and can generally explain multiple approaches. Practice makes perfect in Math and this is the strategy I take with students.
Precalculus,

Precalculus

Pre-Calculus is one of the most challenging courses in HS. I work one-on-one with students helping them gain confidence in the material. I find that practicing multiple problems and approaches is key to becoming efficient and successful in Pre-Calc.
Geometry

Science

Chemistry,

Chemistry

I tutor College Level General Chemistry and High School Chemistry and Chemistry AP courses. My passion is to help students understand the value of thinking about Chemistry and Scientific Principals, while including applications to everyday life. I help students gain confidence in problem solving.
Dentistry,

Dentistry

I have been tutoring DAT (Dental Admissions Test) preparation in the Sciences (Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry, Quantitative Analysis) for the last 10 years with success in helping students achieve high grades and ultimately get into Dental School. I have a PhD. in Organic Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Organic Chemistry,

Organic Chemistry

I have a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from MIT and work as an Organic Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry. I have been tutoring Organic Chemistry for the last 20 years and have extensive experience working with students achieve excellent grades. My specific passion is working with Pre-Med/Dental and Science Majors with this challenging material.
Physics,

Physics

I tutor College Level Physics, as well as High School Physics and Physics AP courses. My passion is to work with students on this material and help them gain confidence in the conceptual as well as mathematical principals of Physics.
ACT Science

Sports/Recreation

Track & Field

Track & Field

I ran middle distance/long distance in both track and field and cross country in high school and college. Post college, I have trained and ran 2 marathons with a personal best time of 3:03. I can help you devise training programs to reach your goals in road racing, track and field and cross country.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

The concepts in Algebra 1 are essential to future success in High School and the Sciences. I help students gain confidence in math concepts and problem solving and enjoy seeing students succeed with this material.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 tutoring focuses on problem solving from the basic problems up to the more challenging multi-step problems. I help students gain confidence in the material, which will help them succeed in future math courses.
Calculus,

Calculus

I have a passion for working with students in High School and College on High level Calculus material, including Calculus AP AB material.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I tutor College Level General Chemistry and High School Chemistry and Chemistry AP courses. My passion is to help students understand the value of thinking about Chemistry and Scientific Principals, while including applications to everyday life. I help students gain confidence in problem solving.
Physics,

Physics

I tutor College Level Physics, as well as High School Physics and Physics AP courses. My passion is to work with students on this material and help them gain confidence in the conceptual as well as mathematical principals of Physics.
Geometry, SAT Math

Test Preparation

ISEE,

ISEE

I have been tutoring students in ISEE for the last 7 years - helping them get into Private School. I also work with many students in the application and recommendation process for getting into private High Schools.
MCAT,

MCAT

I have tutored students in preparing for MCAT's for the last 10 Years! Also mentor students towards getting into Dental and Medical School. I focus specifically on the Physics, Math and/or Chemistry/Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry portion of the exam. These are the most critical to most Pre-Med students. I gear my tutoring towards specific questions and techniques in answering the multiple choice questions.
Praxis,

Praxis

I have been working with many students at the college and post-graduate level on Praxis specialized exams. The exams we have worked on include all elementary, middle school and high school math course proficiencies (e.g., math, algebra, algebra 2, pre-calculus, trigonometry, calculus). I have also worked with students on the Chemistry and Physics Praxis exams helping them achieve success in passing their respective exams. I have a passion for helping teachers become better teachers!
ACT Math, ACT Science, SAT Math

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews


Knowledgeable and enthusiastic tutor!

Kevin is a great teacher. He is a perfect blend of knowledge and patience to understand student needs. He took extraordinary efforts to ensure that a student is confident about the topic. Thank you, Kevin!

Daniel, 13 lessons with Kevin

Good Session

Kevin went over PAT strategies and goals for when studying PAT materials. Further goals include continuous practice when tired and maximizing scores on easier topics.

Konrad, 2 lessons with Kevin

best tutor I ever had

Kevin is really patient and flexible with his students. He’s by far the best tutor I’ve had and explains the concepts very well. Strongly recommend.

Jake, 37 lessons with Kevin

Skilled, experienced, knowledgeable, and patient tutor

Kevin has been a wonderful and very helpful weekly tutor for Chemistry since September this year. He is always punctual, very well prepared, and inquires about the topic ahead so he can have the lesson ready promptly without wasting any time. He is very kind and patiently reviews complicated topics quite adroitly, trying to make the lesson as simple as possible. He is able to give alternative approaches when dealing with specific complex problems. Kevin is very responsive and accommodating. I would strongly recommend him with no reservations.

Brenda, 17 lessons with Kevin

A life saver!

Kevin was a miracle worker. In just one session, a semester's worth of confusion was cleared up. I'm only sorry we didn't start working with him sooner. Thank you!

Jennifer, 7 lessons with Kevin

Excellent Teacher

Kevin breaks down complicated scientific content into real life scenarios which helps me better understand the material. His lectures gives me confidence that I can solve difficult problems in the future. He is intelligent, compassionate, and wants his students to succeed. What more can you ask for?

Eddie, 16 lessons with Kevin

Very helpful and knowledgeable

Kevin helped my college student prepare for a chemistry exam by explaining complex topics and answering questions in a masterful way. My student enjoyed the session with Kevin and went on to score an A on the exam. Kevin is definitely someone we will use again.

Js, 2 lessons with Kevin

Organic chem review session

We went over a lot of practice problems and exam for my upcoming exam, focusing on sn1, sn2, e1, and e2 reactions. Kevin really helped me solidify my knowledge on the material and worked through problems with me, making sure I understood every step!

McKenzie, 3 lessons with Kevin

Worth every penny!!

He was able to break things down so that my daughter fully understood and grasped the concept. He went above and beyond and stayed up late night to help my daughter before her big test! My daughter was more than prepared for her chemistry test and very confident. I can not thank him enough!

Ashlee, 2 lessons with Kevin
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