Adam H.

Lewisburg, PA


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Background check passed as of 3/22/13

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Harrisburg Area Community College


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

24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Lewisburg, PA 17837
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
ACT Math,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
ACT Science,
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics, Psychology
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
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word
Special Needs:
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Economics, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking

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.


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.


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


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.