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Adam H.

Lewisburg, PA

$30/hour

Honest, Reliable, College Student Tutoring Various Subjects

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Background check passed as of 3/22/13

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Harrisburg Area Community College
Engineering

Education

Harrisburg Area Community College (Engineering)

About Adam

Hello, my name is Adam. I am a self motivated, hardworking, and honest full time college student with plenty of life experience. Learning is my true passion and it is because of this that I love to tutor. I wish to share the knowledge and tools for success that I have learned during my time in the work place and school with other young students. I have worked in various industries and have learned quite a lot in the time that I have been a students. I have made it a life goal to learn as many things as possible about as many different subjects as I can and want to share this passion with those who are just beginning their educational journey

I would call myself a jack of many trades, and while I am not yet, I hope to be a master of at least a few of them. This has led me down quite a few interesting routes and eventually, to college. As a kid, I followed along in the footsteps of many of my relatives and studied art. I attended a Magnet School from grades 6-8 in which I studies art history and visual art techniques for 90 minutes every day. I truly enjoyed this time, but realized early on, that it would not be a profitable career. It now remains one of my many hobbies, along with music, karate, and yoga.

It was when I attended a technical high school that I began studying computer science, mainly computer programming. I learned a few basic languages before transferring to a standard high school when I moved to Pennsylvania. I enjoyed learning the basics of how computer programs work and how they can be manipulated to better serve the needs of those who will be using them. While I continued to study art and computer science in high school, I began to further broaden my educational horizon, as it were, by really focusing on other areas such as English and math. I excelled at both, taking AP English classes that focused primarily on writing, literary analysis, and expanding vocabulary. I found that I was a very proficient writer and a true fan of literature.

After high school, I decided that I would take a few years off before attending college. In order to earn a living, I worked as an apprentice for a small residential construction company. During this time I learned the basics of nearly every trade with the exception of electrical, plumbing and HVAC. I learned the steps that must be taken in order to properly erect a structure, waterproof it, and finish the inside with drywall and trim work. Needless to say, I was mainly working as a carpenter but I learned a good bit about the trade as a whole.

I later went to work for a commercial electrical company based in MD. During my time there, I learned the basics of electrical theory and, eventually, worked my way into a supervisory position in which I ran small crews ranging from 1-4 helpers. I did all this while beginning to take night classes full time (12 credits per semester). I did very well at this company and would still be working there today if my class schedule had allowed for it.

As a college student, at first while working full time and now volunteering in extra-curricular activities in my spare time, I have found that the college atmosphere is one that I absolutely love. As I said, I love to learn new things, and college has given me the avenue through which I can gain a broad range of knowledge. I have taken a large variety of classes including english composition (101 and 102), math classes (pre-algebra through calculus), psychology (101), philosophy (logic), english literature (201), chemistry (beginner through general inorganic), speech (101), computer information systems (105), power yoga, and many more.

I am currently an Engineering major and am hoping to transfer to Bucknell University in the fall of 2014. I have about 50 credits in college so far, and will receive my associates with well over the required amount. I will be studying organic chemistry, advanced calculus, and calculus based physics next semester. I have a pretty flexible schedule so I can work around student and parent schedules. Please feel free to e-mail me with further questions or to receive clarification of details!
Hello, my name is Adam. I am a self motivated, hardworking, and honest full time college student with plenty of life experience. Learning is my true passion and it is because of this that I love to tutor. I wish to share the knowledge and tools for success that I have learned during my time in the work place and school with other young students. I Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Lewisburg, PA 17837
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science,
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics, Psychology
Art:
Drawing
English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading,
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Math,
ACT Reading,
ACT Science,
PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Economics, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Yoga

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT English

I have a very strong background in English. In high school I was in honors and AP English classes. In college, I have continued to study English and have a total of 9 credits that are from English classes.

ACT Math

I am, essentially a mathematics major and have been taking math classes for a total of six semesters in college and my basic as well as advanced math skills are very strong. I have taken every class all the way up to Calculus III, which I am currently taking.

ACT Reading

I read a lot both in and out of school and I am very good at reading comprehension. It is a skill that is essential for success and can easily be learned with careful attention to details.

ACT Science

I really love science. I am a Chemistry minor and plan to use my knowledge of Chemistry and Engineering to do research on green technology. I am also the President of the Environmental Science club at my community college. If it pertains to the environment and science, I have dabbled around in it.

Drawing

I studied art all throughout my k-12 education and continue to practice it as a hobby. I was trained in pencil/graphite drawing, colored pencil, pen and ink, oil pastels, water color, acrylic and oil based painting, calligraphy among other mediums. I can provide works for approval if needed.

Microsoft Windows

I have extensive personal experience with Microsoft Windows. I have been using it since I was a teenager and have taken multiple classes on using it properly throughout my schooling. I recently took a refresher course on Windows 7 and received an A on the test for the chapter on Windows.

Public Speaking

I took a course in public speaking in college and received an A. In this class I learned techniques to properly structure a speech, speech giving techniques, and methods for decreasing public speaking anxiety.

Yoga

I have been practicing yoga for over 4 years, independently and through local classes. I have experience in multiple styles including iyengar, vinyasa, and power yoga. I am currently taking a power yoga class at college and have a 100%.

Harrisburg Area Community College
Engineering

Education

Harrisburg Area Community College (Engineering)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Adam will travel within 10 miles of Lewisburg, PA 17837.