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Matthew M.

Gresham, OR

$40/hour

Experienced Life Sciences Tutor Specializing in MCAT Subjects

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Portland Sate University
Animal Biology
Oregon Health and Science University
Master's

Education

Portland Sate University (Animal Biology)

Oregon Health and Science University (Master's)

About Matthew

I am a future medical student who scored in the 99th percentile on the MCAT, completed a Masters degree in Biochemistry, and has 2 scientific publications to my name.

I am currently in a gap year to rest my brain and prepare for the next step. I am tutoring in this time and looking for students willing to learn. My style of tutoring focuses on building a firm foundation of knowledge in the subject at hand, followed by pointed study of the topics the student is having greatest difficulty with. In short, I believe students should be aware of their strengths and weaknesses, and should focus their efforts on smoothing out their weaknesses.

I have the most experience tutoring Organic Chemistry and nearly every subject-area of Biology (including: Microbiology, Genetics, Physiology, Ecology, Embryology, and more), and have gone through courses which involved a great deal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

I am open to all students--Pre-med, Pre-vet, Pre-dent, Pre-pharm, and any others who find themselves studying the life sciences at the college level.
I am a future medical student who scored in the 99th percentile on the MCAT, completed a Masters degree in Biochemistry, and has 2 scientific publications to my name.

I am currently in a gap year to rest my brain and
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Gresham, OR 97030
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics,
Organic Chemistry

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Approved subjects

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Genetics

I have taken multiple courses on general genetics, human genetics, and cell bio (which at my university was all about genetic regulation). Also, in my masters program, genetics was a frequent topic of discussion. And finally, one of my research publications (currently in press) is about genetic regulation of the developing reproductive system during embryogenesis.

Organic Chemistry

I took a year of organic chemistry at PSU, and the following year I taught a weekly workshop walking new students through the principles of organic chemistry. Since then, I have tutored students in the Portland area and my most frequent subject has been organic chemistry.

Portland Sate University
Animal Biology
Oregon Health and Science University
Master's

Education

Portland Sate University (Animal Biology)

Oregon Health and Science University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Matthew will travel within 30 miles of Gresham, OR 97030.