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Catherine G.

Westville, NJ

$70/hour

Chemistry Tutor with Ten Years of Tutoring Experience

Background check passed as of 2/24/14
4.8 average from 196 ratings
Patient and thorough!
— Anne Marie, Sewell, NJ on 6/6/16

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Rowan University
Univ of South Florida, Tampa (May 2011)
Master's

Education

Rowan University

Univ of South Florida, Tampa (May 2011) (Master's)

About Catherine

I have my master's degree in chemistry. I started tutoring in 2001 at Rowan University as I was finishing up my bachelor's degree. I continued tutoring outside of Rowan even as I worked in the industry for six years. I continued tutoring while I was in grad school. I have always enjoyed tutoring and the satisfaction of being able to help students understand chemistry as it affects the world around us. I use simple illustrations to teach the concept and process first before I apply it to the chemistry. During my master's degree, I was a teaching assistant for organic chemistry labs and for "Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry." I have also taken a course on methods and theories of instructional design - where we've learned how to teach chemistry.

Availability for the Summer of 2016 online only
Monday - evenings
Tuesday - not available
Wednesday - afternoon and evenings
Thursday - afternoon and evenings
Friday - evenings
Saturday - available most weekends
Sunday - after four pm
I have my master's degree in chemistry. I started tutoring in 2001 at Rowan University as I was finishing up my bachelor's degree. I continued tutoring outside of Rowan even as I worked in the industry for six years. I continued tutoring while I was in grad school. I have always enjoyed Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Westville, NJ 08093
Background Check: Passed

"Patient and thorough!"

- Anne Marie, Sewell, NJ on 6/6/16

"Great tutor"

- Andrey, Trenton, NJ on 5/13/16

"Patient, Knowledgeable, Thorough"

- Lori, Harrisville, WV on 1/24/16

"Great Tutor! Really helped me when I was struggling."

- Marina, Philadelphia, PA on 1/8/16

"Great Tutor!"

- Nancy, Stratford, NJ on 11/5/15

"Catherine is a wonder tutor. She understands organic chemistry very well and is able to breakdown the subject matter so that you understand."

- Theresa, Sicklerville, NJ on 8/8/15

"Excellent tutor!"

- Sebastian, Pitman, NJ on 4/13/15

"Very flexible"

- Lori, New Brunswick, NJ on 10/31/11

"excellent tutor"

- Willette, Philadelphia, PA on 9/29/11

"awesome tutor"

- Barbara, Philadelphia, PA on 9/20/11

"Very clear, patient, and helpful"

- Yan, Lansdale, PA on 7/30/11

"Great tutor and very accomodating!"

- Charnea, Sewell, NJ on 7/13/11

"Teaches to and understands individual differences!"

- Ettya, Bryn Mawr, PA on 7/1/11

"Very, very, very patient!"

- Leila, Philadelphia, PA on 5/31/11
Science:
Chemistry,
Organic Chemistry,
Physical Science

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Chemistry

I have my master's degree in chemistry. These courses are the basic building blocks to all other chemistry courses that I have taken. Additionally, I have tutored general chemistry (aka chemistry) for over 10 years. I am comfortable with both high school and college level chemistry courses.

Organic Chemistry

I was a TA for 2.5 years who taught organic chemistry labs. In past summers, I have taught three students organic chemistry so that they will have an advantage when they take it in the fall. Additionally I have tutored quite a few students who were taking organic chemistry on campus. The majority of my business is tutoring organic chemistry for UPenn Students. However I do tutor this subject for students from other universities.

Rowan University
Univ of South Florida, Tampa (May 2011)
Master's

Education

Rowan University

Univ of South Florida, Tampa (May 2011) (Master's)

Patient and thorough! — Catherine was awesome! From learning how to use a calculator to concepts of chemistry, she was able to help me find what exactly I was doing wrong and correct it! After just one session, my quiz grade and proved by 20%. ...

— Anne Marie, Sewell, NJ on 6/6/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $70.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Catherine will travel within 40 miles of Westville, NJ 08093.