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Robert S.

Medical Student with Extensive Teaching Experience

Medical Student with Extensive Teaching Experience

$40/hour

  • 498 hours tutoring

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Bio

Hello! Whether teaching private and group piano lessons, biology and anatomy laboratories at UNLV, or private lessons in biology, chemistry, and organic chemistry, I love helping students fulfill their potential. Even while managing large retail stores, I found the greatest satisfaction in teaching my staff the nuances of running a business. Perhaps this seems an odd diversity of subject matter; I have had two complete careers already and I am now in medical school preparing for a third....

Hello! Whether teaching private and group piano lessons, biology and anatomy laboratories at UNLV, or private lessons in biology, chemistry, and organic chemistry, I love helping students fulfill their potential. Even while managing large retail stores, I found the greatest satisfaction in teaching my staff the nuances of running a business. Perhaps this seems an odd diversity of subject matter; I have had two complete careers already and I am now in medical school preparing for a third. Thus, I have had the honor of teaching a multitude of subjects over the years.

In terms of teaching style, I make an effort to adapt what I do to what will work best for each student. No two students are alike, and therefore no one teaching style can truly be considered "the best" or perhaps even superior to another. I push my students to think and to work hard to become their best self. I have always believed that success is locked up in every person, it is simply a matter of finding the key to unlock the door.

Math is a subject I truly enjoy teaching, and one that I had to relearn myself when I went back to school in 2015. I am therefore aware of the challenges that the subject can present to student of all ages.

As a pre-medical student, in order to gain admittance to medical school, I had to master biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, genetics, anatomy, and a number of obscure subjects- that was just to get into medical school. While I was learning myself, I was hired to teach nursing-level science labs at UNLV. I therefore have not only mastered a wide variety of scientific topics, but have already taught them at the college level.

I worked as a ghost writer for almost two years, helping graduate students prepare manuscripts for publication. During that time I completed 2400 pages of material with a revision request rate of less than five percent.

Contact me! I'd love nothing better than to help each of you achieve the academic outcomes you desire. Also, I like to teach and drink coffee, so tut


Education

West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Piano Performance
UNLV
Other
UNLV
MD

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $40
  • Rate details: Late cancellation fee is $40. I will provide group discounts for students in groups of up to five at five dollars per hour off the usual rate.
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Composition (Music)

Composition (Music)

Although I did not officially take a minor in music composition when I was in music school, I took a number of theory and composition courses and I have had multiple pieces of both contemporary and classical music performed.

Corporate Training

Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

English

Writing,

Writing

Having trouble polishing your essay? Hating every second of the literature review for your thesis? Creative writing have you all jammed up? I can help! I’ve written and edited over 2500 pages of material, and provided writing support to numerous undergraduate and graduate students all over the country. I’m also a medical researcher and can help with study designs across multiple disciplines. I can also proofread your English 101 essay; I love language in any form. Samples upon request!
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I love math! No, I don’t expect you to...but. I can certainly help you figure out how to survive it! I had to relearn everything from Algebra I to Calculus when I went back to school five years ago, so I can empathize with the challenge that math poses to many students. Never fear though, with straight forward step by step instruction, you’ll get there! Let’s work through some problems together.
Biology,

Biology

I began preparing for medical school five years ago, and since then have successfully complete an AS in Biology, all but two courses of a BS in Biology, scored in the 99th percentile on the MCAT Biology section, and published the results of three separate research projects; I am now in M1. More importantly to students, I’ve taught Biology labs at UNLV, staffed the biology resource center, and privately tutored almost immediately after returning to school. I can help you figure out the complexities of life science; set up a lesson, you won’t be disappointed!
Chemistry,

Chemistry

Chemistry is never easy, but it can be conquered! I often found that the greatest problem students have I the subject is identifying what, exactly, is being tested in each question. For instance, if a question is testing limiting reagents but you’re to solve t as something else, you won’t get very far! I’ve helped many students get through general and organic chemistry, and I’m sure I can help you too!
Piano,

Piano

I have a Bachelor's degree in piano performance. I have played for over 40 years. I have also taught piano lessons since my early 20's.
Writing,

Writing

Having trouble polishing your essay? Hating every second of the literature review for your thesis? Creative writing have you all jammed up? I can help! I’ve written and edited over 2500 pages of material, and provided writing support to numerous undergraduate and graduate students all over the country. I’m also a medical researcher and can help with study designs across multiple disciplines. I can also proofread your English 101 essay; I love language in any form. Samples upon request!
English, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Reading

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I love math! No, I don’t expect you to...but. I can certainly help you figure out how to survive it! I had to relearn everything from Algebra I to Calculus when I went back to school five years ago, so I can empathize with the challenge that math poses to many students. Never fear though, with straight forward step by step instruction, you’ll get there! Let’s work through some problems together.
Prealgebra

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I love math! No, I don’t expect you to...but. I can certainly help you figure out how to survive it! I had to relearn everything from Algebra I to Calculus when I went back to school five years ago, so I can empathize with the challenge that math poses to many students. Never fear though, with straight forward step by step instruction, you’ll get there! Let’s work through some problems together.
Biology,

Biology

I began preparing for medical school five years ago, and since then have successfully complete an AS in Biology, all but two courses of a BS in Biology, scored in the 99th percentile on the MCAT Biology section, and published the results of three separate research projects; I am now in M1. More importantly to students, I’ve taught Biology labs at UNLV, staffed the biology resource center, and privately tutored almost immediately after returning to school. I can help you figure out the complexities of life science; set up a lesson, you won’t be disappointed!
Chemistry,

Chemistry

Chemistry is never easy, but it can be conquered! I often found that the greatest problem students have I the subject is identifying what, exactly, is being tested in each question. For instance, if a question is testing limiting reagents but you’re to solve t as something else, you won’t get very far! I’ve helped many students get through general and organic chemistry, and I’m sure I can help you too!
Piano,

Piano

I have a Bachelor's degree in piano performance. I have played for over 40 years. I have also taught piano lessons since my early 20's.
Writing,

Writing

Having trouble polishing your essay? Hating every second of the literature review for your thesis? Creative writing have you all jammed up? I can help! I’ve written and edited over 2500 pages of material, and provided writing support to numerous undergraduate and graduate students all over the country. I’m also a medical researcher and can help with study designs across multiple disciplines. I can also proofread your English 101 essay; I love language in any form. Samples upon request!
English, Prealgebra, Reading

Music

Composition (Music),

Composition (Music)

Although I did not officially take a minor in music composition when I was in music school, I took a number of theory and composition courses and I have had multiple pieces of both contemporary and classical music performed.
Piano,

Piano

I have a Bachelor's degree in piano performance. I have played for over 40 years. I have also taught piano lessons since my early 20's.
Music Theory

Other

Nursing

Science

Anatomy,

Anatomy

Anatomy is challenging...there are a billion structures to learn and they all have names that sound like Marvel characters! Never fear though, I have all the tips and tricks you’ll need to clobber your A & P course!
Biology,

Biology

I began preparing for medical school five years ago, and since then have successfully complete an AS in Biology, all but two courses of a BS in Biology, scored in the 99th percentile on the MCAT Biology section, and published the results of three separate research projects; I am now in M1. More importantly to students, I’ve taught Biology labs at UNLV, staffed the biology resource center, and privately tutored almost immediately after returning to school. I can help you figure out the complexities of life science; set up a lesson, you won’t be disappointed!
Chemistry,

Chemistry

Chemistry is never easy, but it can be conquered! I often found that the greatest problem students have I the subject is identifying what, exactly, is being tested in each question. For instance, if a question is testing limiting reagents but you’re to solve t as something else, you won’t get very far! I’ve helped many students get through general and organic chemistry, and I’m sure I can help you too!
Microbiology, Nursing, Physiology, Psychology

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I love math! No, I don’t expect you to...but. I can certainly help you figure out how to survive it! I had to relearn everything from Algebra I to Calculus when I went back to school five years ago, so I can empathize with the challenge that math poses to many students. Never fear though, with straight forward step by step instruction, you’ll get there! Let’s work through some problems together.
Biology,

Biology

I began preparing for medical school five years ago, and since then have successfully complete an AS in Biology, all but two courses of a BS in Biology, scored in the 99th percentile on the MCAT Biology section, and published the results of three separate research projects; I am now in M1. More importantly to students, I’ve taught Biology labs at UNLV, staffed the biology resource center, and privately tutored almost immediately after returning to school. I can help you figure out the complexities of life science; set up a lesson, you won’t be disappointed!
Chemistry,

Chemistry

Chemistry is never easy, but it can be conquered! I often found that the greatest problem students have I the subject is identifying what, exactly, is being tested in each question. For instance, if a question is testing limiting reagents but you’re to solve t as something else, you won’t get very far! I’ve helped many students get through general and organic chemistry, and I’m sure I can help you too!
Piano,

Piano

I have a Bachelor's degree in piano performance. I have played for over 40 years. I have also taught piano lessons since my early 20's.
Writing,

Writing

Having trouble polishing your essay? Hating every second of the literature review for your thesis? Creative writing have you all jammed up? I can help! I’ve written and edited over 2500 pages of material, and provided writing support to numerous undergraduate and graduate students all over the country. I’m also a medical researcher and can help with study designs across multiple disciplines. I can also proofread your English 101 essay; I love language in any form. Samples upon request!
Reading

Test Preparation

MCAT,

MCAT

All MD and DO candidates must take the MCAT and do well enough to be accepted. The average at my school is approximately 508. I scored a 519, which was in the 97% when I took the exam.
SAT Reading

Examples of Expertise


Robert has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 13 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


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Excellent Tutor

Did an excellent job explaining every concept and had an answer to every single one of my questions. Gave real life examples to concepts as well.

Charles, 3 lessons with Robert

bio 191 lecture

He is very knowledgeable and explains concepts in a way that you can understand. He is an excellent tutor .

Selena, 12 lessons with Robert

Explained very well!

Tutor was patient and explained with examples and explained simple enough for me, he overall helped me understand well for my exam.

Liana, 1 lesson with Robert

positive energetic Tutor

My daughter loved Robert’s energy and his teaching style. She loved that he gave real life examples to simplify Biology. We are looking forward to more sessions and more learning! We appreciate his dedication to teach while enjoying it. This reflects on the student’s desire to learn more.

Sara, 19 lessons with Robert

Robert rocks!!!

Robert’s been helping me identify key mistakes I make in completing chemistry problems. Looking forward to seeing where the semester goes, with his help!

Stefan, 12 lessons with Robert

positive energetic Tutor

My daughter loved Robert’s energy and his food reaching style. She loved thy he gives real life examples to simplify Biology. We are looking forward to more sessions and more learning! We appreciate his dedication to teach while enjoying it. This reflects on the student’s desire to learn more.

Sara, 19 lessons with Robert

Patient and Personable

Robert was great at acknowledging my concerns towards chemistry and really went into depth on each problem so that I fully understood the concept. I physically felt my brain expanding with each problem we went over and feel more capable in my abilities after our session.

Laura, 1 lesson with Robert

MCAT

Robert is a fantastic mentor for MCAT preparation. Not only does he significantly help with strategical approaches and study methods, but he notably helps students raise their confidence for the long and difficult exam. I have seen my score remarkably improve over the course of a few weeks. I have additionally changed my thinking pattern and attitude towards the test, which has been extremely important to me. Robert is a very caring person and will always go out of his way to make sure his student is happy with their personalized study plan. He is very light-hearted and will make every session interesting and engaging. I highly recommend Robert for anyone needing guidance for the MCAT.

Sydney, 42 lessons with Robert

Patient and enthusiastic tutor

We worked on a writing assignment and I got a lot of helpful tips to improve my writing. It has been great working with Robert, as he takes the time to provide examples for strategies he recommends to use. This makes it very helpful for the student to implement it.

Eyasu, 21 lessons with Robert
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