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Peter O.

Jackson Heights, NY

$35/hour

Experienced Applied BiologyProfessor & Techical CollegeMath Tutor

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4.8 average from 30 ratings
Algebra 2
— Kyle, Saint Paul, MN on 9/17/15

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University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Master's
University of Wisconsin Madison, WI
PhD

Education

University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota (Master's)

University of Wisconsin Madison, WI (PhD)

About Peter

I taught applied microbiology at a leading university for over 14 years. After a 12-year career as a scientist in Health Services research, I became a Math and Science tutor in an after-school college prep program called Upward Bound for seven years. For the past five years, I have been tutoring math at a technical college. In my math tutoring, I concentrate on the basics of arithmetic and the fundamentals of algebra. I have successfully guided high school and college students through Algebra I, Algebra II (high school), Basic Math, Intro Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra and Trig. I have consistently obtained very high ratings from my students. I taught applied microbiology at a leading university for over 14 years. After a 12-year career as a scientist in Health Services research, I became a Math and Science Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Jackson Heights, NY 11372
In-person lessons

"Algebra 2"

- Kyle, Saint Paul, MN on 9/17/15

"Wonderful Tutor"

- Lyndsy, Burnsville, MN on 4/26/13
Peter replied on 4/26/2013

I thank Lyndsy for her kind remarks. She is a good and attentive student. Glad I could help.

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra,
Precalculus, Trigonometry
Science:
Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology
English:
Grammar
Test Preparation:
ACT Math
Elementary Education:
Grammar

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Algebra 1

I tutored Algebra I in a college-prep program called Upward Bound for seven years. I am therefore quite familiar with the contents of that course. I know what the major pitfalls are and can help your son navigate them successfully.

Algebra 2

I tutored Algebra II in a college-prep program called Upward Bound for seven years. I am therefore quite familiar with the contents of that course.

Prealgebra

I spent seven years as the Math and Science tutor in an after school college prep program called Upward Bound. I tutored basic math, Geometry, Pre-algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II and Trig. I also helped students prepare for the Minnesota State standardized math exams as well as the ACT. I know where the stumbling blocks are and how to help students overcome them by focusing on the fundamentals of math.

University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Master's
University of Wisconsin Madison, WI
PhD

Education

University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota (Master's)

University of Wisconsin Madison, WI (PhD)

Algebra 2 — Peter did a great job teaching me about the Algebra 2 lesson that I was struggling with. He made it much easier to understand! ...

— Kyle, Saint Paul, MN on 9/17/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Peter will travel within 10 miles of Jackson Heights, NY 11372.