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Deepika A.

Morris Plains, NJ


Master the SAT/ACT/GRE exams! English, Math, and Science subjects too!

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Background check passed as of 7/29/13
4.7 average from 58 ratings
Amazing Tutor!
— Usha, Bridgewater, NJ on 6/25/14

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Boston College
Medical School
Graduate Coursework


Boston College (Biology)

Medical School (Graduate Coursework)

About Deepika

I graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor's of Science and Dean's List status. During this time, I was awarded a research fellowship, and I authored literature that appeared in the Journal of Structural Biology and the Journal of Neuroscience Research. I have scored in the 95% range on my GREs, and was a National Merit Commended Scholar for my performance on the PSAT and SAT exams. I have enabled students to reach their maximum potential on standardized examinations (up to a 650 point increase on the SAT exams!) as well as on school work, and to get into the college of their dreams!

To provide some more details on my academic background, I have listed my experiences in the following areas of study:

Math: College Level Calculus 1 - Grade = "A"; Calculus II - Grade = "A"; AP Statistics; High School: Honors Pre-Calculus, Calculus;

English: Received an "A" in Boston College's Writing Seminar, Upper level college writing classes included Creative Writing and Literature in Science, Authored and Co-Authored Research Papers, Received an "R" on writing section in MCAT (scale goes from L-T, with an average of "N"), AP English in High School - A student, High School English Tutor,
730 SAT writing

Science: Proficient in Biology, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Technical Writing

GRE's: 95% percentile
I graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor's of Science and Dean's List status. During this time, I was awarded a research fellowship, and I authored literature that appeared in the Journal of Structural Read more

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Travels within 20 miles of Morris Plains, NJ 07950
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Amazing Tutor!"

- Usha, Bridgewater, NJ on 6/25/14

"Wonderful! "

- Pam, East Hanover, NJ on 8/24/13
Deepika replied on 8/26/2013

Thank you Pam! It is a pleasure tutoring for you daughter!

"Excellent tutor!"

- Gerard, Madison, NJ on 7/9/13

"Excellent tutor."

- Anitha, Westfield, IN on 4/23/13

"Professional & Caring!"

- Mary, Bernards Township, NJ on 4/8/13

"Highly skilled SAT tutor"

- John, Morris Plains, NJ on 2/4/13

"Patient, Friendly, and Intelligent"

- Niki, Morris Plains, NJ on 1/28/13

"Awesome tutor! Lucky to find!"

- CHiara, Cedar Knolls, NJ on 1/27/13
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
ACT English, English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
ACT Science, Anatomy,
Biochemistry, Biology, Biostatistics,
Nursing, Pharmacology,
Physical Science, Physiology
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Phonics
GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Science, College Counseling,
GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
College Counseling,
General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Statistics

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While in my first year of medical school, I took both Anatomy and Physiology lecture and lab. I used resources such as Grant's Dissector, Clinically Oriented Anatomy, and BRS Physiology, among others. I have a good grasp of commonly tested topics, and I have an organized systems based approach of teaching that integrates concepts in both fields.


I have taken Biostatistics as part of my studies during my first two years of medical school at NYCOM. I am familiar with finding incidence, prevalence, positive and negative predictive values, and relative risk, among other values. I am also familiar with types of bias, and with different statistical tests, such as t-test, chi-squared, z-test, and anova.

College Counseling

I have previously tutored students in strategizing for college applications. Based on their GPA and SAT score, desired location, and financial budget, I help them come up with a list of colleges that fall into 3 categories: reach schools, likely schools, and safety schools. I then help them create a timeline for completing applications and organizing extra materials. Since I am certified in writing and English, I also provide assistance in brainstorming and editing college essays. Additionally, since I am certified in SAT prep, if their SAT score is not competitive enough for the desired school, I offer SAT tutoring to help them raise their score.


I have studied microbiology extensively as part of my two years at medical school. I am familiar with gram negative vs gram postive bacteria (ex. strep vs. e coli) and I am also familiar with categorizing bacteria according to shape (ex. cocci - strep, trepenoma pallidum - spirochete). I am also well versed in viruses and parasites.

Microsoft Outlook

I am currently an IT Professional working at Nestle and I use Microsoft Office on a daily basis. I am well versed with its many features, including Creating and Implementing Rules, Creating Subfolders, Categorizing mail by color, flagging mail, inserting pictures, search, using the 3 pane view, and attaching files and outlook items. I am also aware of little tricks, such as forwarding an e-mail instead of replying in order to keep the attachment and an inserted picture.

Additionally, I am well versed with the Calendar features of Microsoft Outlook, and I have know how to create and set meetings and appointments, and how to integrate meetings with RSVP Client. I have also conducted and attended Live Meetings using Outlook. Moreover, I am familiar with viewing and inserting contact details.

Microsoft Windows

I have used MS Windows for the past 15 years, throughout grade school, high school, college, grad school, and now as an IT Professional. I am familiar with the many word processing features, including Track Changes, Spelling and Grammar Check, Thesaurus (Shift F7), insertion of special characters/symbols, Word Art, Insertion of Tables/Excel Tables, and many more. I am also well versed in inserting text, highlighting text, and using the bold (Ctrl B), underline (Cntrl U), and italicize (Ctrl I) features. Additionally, I know how to insert headers, footers, page numbers, and page breaks.


I have studied pharmacology extensively as part of my medical school curriculum. I am well versed with the use, mechanism of actions, and adverse effects of a wide variety of drug groups, such as direct sympathomimetics (phenylephrine, methoxamine), alpha adrenergic blockers (phentolamine), antiamoebics (metronidazole), among others. I will come prepared with charts and diagrams to lessons explaining all aspects of the drugs and associated bugs.

Boston College
Medical School
Graduate Coursework


Boston College (Biology)

Medical School (Graduate Coursework)

Amazing Tutor! — Deepika is an absolutely amazing tutor. She always comes prepared with note sheets/flashcards and also makes sure to address the most important topics in a particular chapter. She also asks questions to her student to make sure they understand, so the tutoring is very interactive. Additionally, her high expectations certainly motivate her students to come prepared to the tutoring sessions as well, ...

— Usha, Bridgewater, NJ on 6/25/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Deepika will travel within 20 miles of Morris Plains, NJ 07950.

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