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Phoebe S M.

Scientist w/ 12+ years of AP Biology, Chemistry, Algebra, SAT Math

Scientist w/ 12+ years of AP Biology, Chemistry, Algebra, SAT Math

$41/hour

  • 216 hours tutoring

About Phoebe S


Bio

Hello. My name is Teacher Phoebe. It is so nice to you meet you and I hope you decide to join one of my classes! This picture of me you see in a lab...so you can tell I eat, breath and sleep science and math! When I graduated college, I realized that I wanted to also teach and help other students who might be falling back due to the troubles they might have in math and science. It has been my mission to teach science to elementary, junior high, high school and college students. When I am...

Hello. My name is Teacher Phoebe. It is so nice to you meet you and I hope you decide to join one of my classes! This picture of me you see in a lab...so you can tell I eat, breath and sleep science and math! When I graduated college, I realized that I wanted to also teach and help other students who might be falling back due to the troubles they might have in math and science. It has been my mission to teach science to elementary, junior high, high school and college students. When I am not in the lab, I found my passion for teaching. With over 12 years of teaching students STEM topics, I have found that the best students I assist are those who need help in the following topics: PSAT, SAT, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Psychology and Geometry. My speciality is improving scores for the AP/SAT Biology exam, AP Psychology, and SAT Math.

Education:
M.S in Public Health with a speciality in Health Education
B.S in Pre-medicine and Biology, Minor in Psychology
TEFL Certified

My favorite Topics to Teach:
1. PSAT Math (I have developed a personal course for students who wish to score 700+ on the exam).
2. SAT Math (I have developed a personal course for students who wish to score 700+ on the exam).
3. Biology
4. AP Biology (I have developed a personal course for students who wish to score 4+ on the exam).

Teaching Experience:
-1 year teaching Counseling Education at Penn State
-12 years of private tutoring for Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Psychology, AP Exams, SAT/PSAT Exams
-3 years of teaching at "Brick and Mortar" private prep company for the following subjects: Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Psychology, AP Exams, SAT/PSAT Exams
-1 year of teaching online ESL
-1 year on Outschool

**I provide students with all material for test prep material! This comes included with all test prep based courses/classes.


Education

Pennsylvania State University, University Park
Pre-medicine
Arcadia University, Masters in Health Education
Masters
-Purdue University
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $41
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  • Background check passed on 9/19/2011

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Subjects

Business

Actuarial Science,

Actuarial Science

Have taken financial math and statistics at the undergraduate level for about 1 semester.
Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have spoken at various public events. I have taken 6 credits of college level Public Speaking College Courses.
GRE

Corporate Training

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have spoken at various public events. I have taken 6 credits of college level Public Speaking College Courses.
Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have experience in tutoring elementary based Math, English, Science and Social Studies. I have simple techniques to make it fun! I can give students small bites of information and have been tutoring this information for at least 2 years. I have been working with children for years as a game room attendant and pediatric researcher which gives me experience in understanding how to communicate with young children.
Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

I have spent over five years tutoring a wide variety of STEM subjects including Math from elementary school!
Study Skills,

Study Skills

As a recent graduate of Penn State University, I have come up with up to date skills and tactics that can help students in their study still endeavors. I also was a former teaching assistant and student myself and still am a student as well. I have developed special mnemonics that I have found to be very helpful with my former students especially in the science, social studies and English arena. This includes taking course in the following arenas: 1. Time management skills 2. Problem solving techniques 3. Paper writing skills to improve your grammar 4. Avoiding procrastination skills 5. Specific learning techniques such as flashcards or mnemonics
Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

I have spoken at various public events. I have taken 6 credits of college level Public Speaking College Courses.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

I have over 5 years experience of online SAT tutoring. I have experience in positively improving scores by 100 to 200 points overall in the SAT section. Now the new SAT test is set in place, I have over 5 students who have raved about my success!
Writing,

Writing

Online tutoring allows me to edit any papers that include college application, high school essays, writing classes or courses and SAT writing essay preps.
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Spelling, TOEFL, Vocabulary

History

Anthropology,

Anthropology

Anthropology is a hard course. Learning how to understand the basics comes along with understanding the human body. I have experience tutoring this subject for at least 2 years ad understand how to teach different techniques to teach students how to understand Anthropology!
Religion,

Religion

I have successfully completed over 10 classes of elementary and junior high religious courses. I also achieved high grades in my religion class and continue to try to teach the material to other students who might also take the course in school as well.
Sociology,

Sociology

I have taken over 10 credits of sociology courses. I have also tutored this course along with its related courses such as psychology!
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have been tutoring Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 in person for over 12 years. If you are learning remotely and need more assistance your long term goals, now is the time to work hard and attain the score you want and need. I work with students in all STEM topics and have over 12 years of teaching experience where I assist students with step by step problems to succeed. I provide details in an easy format for students.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I understand that you are looking for some Algebra help and math can be difficult. With a high rating and success through easy step by step action, I can help you achieve the math goals in your life.
Biology,

Biology

I have been tutoring Biology in person and online for over 12 years. If you are learning remotely and need more assistance your long term goals, now is the time to work hard and attain the score you want and need. I work with students in all STEM topics and have over 12 years of teaching experience where I assist students with step by step problems to succeed. I provide details in an easy format for students. I have helped at private companies students to succeed with easy with the AP Biology exam, Honors Biology and Regular Biology.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I am able to tutor students in Chemistry 1 and Chemistry 2 along with high school chemistry and prep for the AP Chemistry test. I provide a lab and lab homework along with step-by-step directions so that you can understand what you are learning and how you are learning the material.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have experience in tutoring elementary based Math, English, Science and Social Studies. I have simple techniques to make it fun! I can give students small bites of information and have been tutoring this information for at least 2 years. I have been working with children for years as a game room attendant and pediatric researcher which gives me experience in understanding how to communicate with young children.
Geometry,

Geometry

Geometry is hard! Trying to get help is easy. With my simple steps, I assure you that you will be satisfied with the answer choices before you. You will be successful!
Physics,

Physics

I have taken up to 400 level college physics classes and I have tutored high school physics as well.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have tutored for over 4 years and have taken advanced math classes. I give step by step directions that everyone finds to be a fit. Hopefully, you will find me a perfect fit for you! I have tutored prealgebra for both elementary, high school and college students.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Want to try to get a perfect math score? Are you struggling to make it over the hurdle? Do you ever get stuck when completing a multiple choice or grid in problem? This might be the tutor for you. After teaching SAT Math students since 2011, I have honed in on the secrets College board (SAT test makers) do not want you to know. I have helped over 100 students prior attain between 650 to 800 SAT Math score.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

As a recent graduate of Penn State University, I have come up with up to date skills and tactics that can help students in their study still endeavors. I also was a former teaching assistant and student myself and still am a student as well. I have developed special mnemonics that I have found to be very helpful with my former students especially in the science, social studies and English arena. This includes taking course in the following arenas: 1. Time management skills 2. Problem solving techniques 3. Paper writing skills to improve your grammar 4. Avoiding procrastination skills 5. Specific learning techniques such as flashcards or mnemonics
Writing,

Writing

Online tutoring allows me to edit any papers that include college application, high school essays, writing classes or courses and SAT writing essay preps.
Calculus, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Reading, Spelling

Language

TOEFL

Math

ACT Math,

ACT Math

I have over 12 years of experience teaching this topic.
Actuarial Science,

Actuarial Science

Have taken financial math and statistics at the undergraduate level for about 1 semester.
Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have been tutoring Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 in person for over 12 years. If you are learning remotely and need more assistance your long term goals, now is the time to work hard and attain the score you want and need. I work with students in all STEM topics and have over 12 years of teaching experience where I assist students with step by step problems to succeed. I provide details in an easy format for students.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I understand that you are looking for some Algebra help and math can be difficult. With a high rating and success through easy step by step action, I can help you achieve the math goals in your life.
Geometry,

Geometry

Geometry is hard! Trying to get help is easy. With my simple steps, I assure you that you will be satisfied with the answer choices before you. You will be successful!
Physics,

Physics

I have taken up to 400 level college physics classes and I have tutored high school physics as well.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have tutored for over 4 years and have taken advanced math classes. I give step by step directions that everyone finds to be a fit. Hopefully, you will find me a perfect fit for you! I have tutored prealgebra for both elementary, high school and college students.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Want to try to get a perfect math score? Are you struggling to make it over the hurdle? Do you ever get stuck when completing a multiple choice or grid in problem? This might be the tutor for you. After teaching SAT Math students since 2011, I have honed in on the secrets College board (SAT test makers) do not want you to know. I have helped over 100 students prior attain between 650 to 800 SAT Math score.
Calculus, Precalculus, Probability, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have been tutoring Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 in person for over 12 years. If you are learning remotely and need more assistance your long term goals, now is the time to work hard and attain the score you want and need. I work with students in all STEM topics and have over 12 years of teaching experience where I assist students with step by step problems to succeed. I provide details in an easy format for students.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I understand that you are looking for some Algebra help and math can be difficult. With a high rating and success through easy step by step action, I can help you achieve the math goals in your life.
Biology,

Biology

I have been tutoring Biology in person and online for over 12 years. If you are learning remotely and need more assistance your long term goals, now is the time to work hard and attain the score you want and need. I work with students in all STEM topics and have over 12 years of teaching experience where I assist students with step by step problems to succeed. I provide details in an easy format for students. I have helped at private companies students to succeed with easy with the AP Biology exam, Honors Biology and Regular Biology.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I am able to tutor students in Chemistry 1 and Chemistry 2 along with high school chemistry and prep for the AP Chemistry test. I provide a lab and lab homework along with step-by-step directions so that you can understand what you are learning and how you are learning the material.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have experience in tutoring elementary based Math, English, Science and Social Studies. I have simple techniques to make it fun! I can give students small bites of information and have been tutoring this information for at least 2 years. I have been working with children for years as a game room attendant and pediatric researcher which gives me experience in understanding how to communicate with young children.
Geometry,

Geometry

Geometry is hard! Trying to get help is easy. With my simple steps, I assure you that you will be satisfied with the answer choices before you. You will be successful!
Physics,

Physics

I have taken up to 400 level college physics classes and I have tutored high school physics as well.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

I have tutored for over 4 years and have taken advanced math classes. I give step by step directions that everyone finds to be a fit. Hopefully, you will find me a perfect fit for you! I have tutored prealgebra for both elementary, high school and college students.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

As a recent graduate of Penn State University, I have come up with up to date skills and tactics that can help students in their study still endeavors. I also was a former teaching assistant and student myself and still am a student as well. I have developed special mnemonics that I have found to be very helpful with my former students especially in the science, social studies and English arena. This includes taking course in the following arenas: 1. Time management skills 2. Problem solving techniques 3. Paper writing skills to improve your grammar 4. Avoiding procrastination skills 5. Specific learning techniques such as flashcards or mnemonics
Writing,

Writing

Online tutoring allows me to edit any papers that include college application, high school essays, writing classes or courses and SAT writing essay preps.
Calculus, Precalculus, Reading

Other

Religion,

Religion

I have successfully completed over 10 classes of elementary and junior high religious courses. I also achieved high grades in my religion class and continue to try to teach the material to other students who might also take the course in school as well.
Sociology,

Sociology

I have taken over 10 credits of sociology courses. I have also tutored this course along with its related courses such as psychology!
Study Skills,

Study Skills

As a recent graduate of Penn State University, I have come up with up to date skills and tactics that can help students in their study still endeavors. I also was a former teaching assistant and student myself and still am a student as well. I have developed special mnemonics that I have found to be very helpful with my former students especially in the science, social studies and English arena. This includes taking course in the following arenas: 1. Time management skills 2. Problem solving techniques 3. Paper writing skills to improve your grammar 4. Avoiding procrastination skills 5. Specific learning techniques such as flashcards or mnemonics
Geography, Government & Politics

Science

ACT Science,

ACT Science

I have over 12 years of tutoring for the ACT where I help students improve there score.
Anthropology,

Anthropology

Anthropology is a hard course. Learning how to understand the basics comes along with understanding the human body. I have experience tutoring this subject for at least 2 years ad understand how to teach different techniques to teach students how to understand Anthropology!
Biology,

Biology

I have been tutoring Biology in person and online for over 12 years. If you are learning remotely and need more assistance your long term goals, now is the time to work hard and attain the score you want and need. I work with students in all STEM topics and have over 12 years of teaching experience where I assist students with step by step problems to succeed. I provide details in an easy format for students. I have helped at private companies students to succeed with easy with the AP Biology exam, Honors Biology and Regular Biology.
Botany,

Botany

I have taken approximately three college level based Botany courses. I am equipped to teach elementary and high school based Botany classes.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I am able to tutor students in Chemistry 1 and Chemistry 2 along with high school chemistry and prep for the AP Chemistry test. I provide a lab and lab homework along with step-by-step directions so that you can understand what you are learning and how you are learning the material.
Microbiology,

Microbiology

I have taken up to 400 level graduate level Microbiology courses. I understand how hard the subject is and have developed certain techniques to understanding material that I have used to tutor peers.
Organic Chemistry,

Organic Chemistry

I have taken all levels of Organic Chemistry courses with nothing less than an A. Tutoring includes ways to interpret 3-D structures and understanding the foundations of Organic Chemistry.
Physical Science,

Physical Science

I have over 5 years experiences in physical science courses along with working as a scientist.
Physics,

Physics

I have taken up to 400 level college physics classes and I have tutored high school physics as well.
Psychology,

Psychology

I have been working in research for several years and I have my minor in psychology.
Sociology,

Sociology

I have taken over 10 credits of sociology courses. I have also tutored this course along with its related courses such as psychology!
Zoology,

Zoology

Have taken Graduate Level "Comparative Anatomy Courses" along with the lab component. Spent additional 3 hour credit course learning about the zoology in second half of college course of zoology!
Anatomy, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Ecology, Geology, Physiology

Special Needs

ADHD,

ADHD

Have done research dealing with ADD and ADHD individuals who are in psychology and neuroscience research lab for 1 year. Know about various techniques about calming them down, etc.
Speech,

Speech

I have taken various speech based courses including public speaking and how to "TA in a course." I have developed several skills that make me great candidate for speech teaching!
Study Skills

Study Skills

As a recent graduate of Penn State University, I have come up with up to date skills and tactics that can help students in their study still endeavors. I also was a former teaching assistant and student myself and still am a student as well. I have developed special mnemonics that I have found to be very helpful with my former students especially in the science, social studies and English arena. This includes taking course in the following arenas: 1. Time management skills 2. Problem solving techniques 3. Paper writing skills to improve your grammar 4. Avoiding procrastination skills 5. Specific learning techniques such as flashcards or mnemonics

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have been tutoring Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 in person for over 12 years. If you are learning remotely and need more assistance your long term goals, now is the time to work hard and attain the score you want and need. I work with students in all STEM topics and have over 12 years of teaching experience where I assist students with step by step problems to succeed. I provide details in an easy format for students.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I understand that you are looking for some Algebra help and math can be difficult. With a high rating and success through easy step by step action, I can help you achieve the math goals in your life.
Biology,

Biology

I have been tutoring Biology in person and online for over 12 years. If you are learning remotely and need more assistance your long term goals, now is the time to work hard and attain the score you want and need. I work with students in all STEM topics and have over 12 years of teaching experience where I assist students with step by step problems to succeed. I provide details in an easy format for students. I have helped at private companies students to succeed with easy with the AP Biology exam, Honors Biology and Regular Biology.
Chemistry,

Chemistry

I am able to tutor students in Chemistry 1 and Chemistry 2 along with high school chemistry and prep for the AP Chemistry test. I provide a lab and lab homework along with step-by-step directions so that you can understand what you are learning and how you are learning the material.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have experience in tutoring elementary based Math, English, Science and Social Studies. I have simple techniques to make it fun! I can give students small bites of information and have been tutoring this information for at least 2 years. I have been working with children for years as a game room attendant and pediatric researcher which gives me experience in understanding how to communicate with young children.
GED,

GED

I assist online and in person with all parts of the GED test, especially the math portion of the exam. We go over problems to really enhance your strengths and utilize them so that you feel comfortable in all portions of the exam.
Geometry,

Geometry

Geometry is hard! Trying to get help is easy. With my simple steps, I assure you that you will be satisfied with the answer choices before you. You will be successful!
Physics,

Physics

I have taken up to 400 level college physics classes and I have tutored high school physics as well.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Want to try to get a perfect math score? Are you struggling to make it over the hurdle? Do you ever get stuck when completing a multiple choice or grid in problem? This might be the tutor for you. After teaching SAT Math students since 2011, I have honed in on the secrets College board (SAT test makers) do not want you to know. I have helped over 100 students prior attain between 650 to 800 SAT Math score.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

As a recent graduate of Penn State University, I have come up with up to date skills and tactics that can help students in their study still endeavors. I also was a former teaching assistant and student myself and still am a student as well. I have developed special mnemonics that I have found to be very helpful with my former students especially in the science, social studies and English arena. This includes taking course in the following arenas: 1. Time management skills 2. Problem solving techniques 3. Paper writing skills to improve your grammar 4. Avoiding procrastination skills 5. Specific learning techniques such as flashcards or mnemonics
Writing,

Writing

Online tutoring allows me to edit any papers that include college application, high school essays, writing classes or courses and SAT writing essay preps.
Calculus, Reading

Test Preparation

ACT Math,

ACT Math

I have over 12 years of experience teaching this topic.
ACT Science,

ACT Science

I have over 12 years of tutoring for the ACT where I help students improve there score.
GED,

GED

I assist online and in person with all parts of the GED test, especially the math portion of the exam. We go over problems to really enhance your strengths and utilize them so that you feel comfortable in all portions of the exam.
Praxis,

Praxis

I have taken Praxis Prep Book Tests and understand the information for certain subjects (Math and Science) based on tests as taught by the Education Department at Penn State. I sat in Praxis Prep Courses for over 1 week. I also tutored other education majors within the last year!
PSAT,

PSAT

I have tutored the PSAT exam with success.
SAT Math,

SAT Math

Want to try to get a perfect math score? Are you struggling to make it over the hurdle? Do you ever get stuck when completing a multiple choice or grid in problem? This might be the tutor for you. After teaching SAT Math students since 2011, I have honed in on the secrets College board (SAT test makers) do not want you to know. I have helped over 100 students prior attain between 650 to 800 SAT Math score.
SAT Writing,

SAT Writing

I have over 5 years experience of online SAT tutoring. I have experience in positively improving scores by 100 to 200 points overall in the SAT section. Now the new SAT test is set in place, I have over 5 students who have raved about my success!
GRE, SAT Reading, SSAT, TOEFL

Examples of Expertise


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Ratings and Reviews


Rating

4.7 (77 ratings)
5 star
(64)
4 star
(9)
3 star
(2)
2 star
(1)
1 star
(1)

Reviews


AP Biology

Phoebe is very knowledgeable and patient. My daughter stated she helped her a lot. We will definitely be booking another tutoring session with her. Phoebe knows the concepts very well.

Rosa, 7 lessons with Phoebe S

Great

I really liked my lesson with Phoebe, she helped me understand my homework, explained everything easily and was patient and understanding.

Sofia, 5 lessons with Phoebe S

AP Biology

Phoebe is very knowledgeable and patient. My daughter stated she helped her a lot. We will definitely be booking another tutoring session with her. Phoebe knows the concepts very well.

Rosa, 7 lessons with Phoebe S

amazing

Phoebe works with my daughter regularly. She fills in all the gaps so my daughter is confident and ready for her tests.

Nancy, 24 lessons with Phoebe S

Wonderful

We can't recommend Phoebe enough. She is filling on the gaps and MANY holes of AP biology class. She is flexible and even did a middle of the night emergency session because she cares so much for her students.

Nancy, 24 lessons with Phoebe S

Hire Phoebe immediately!

We are so lucky to have found Phoebe. My daughter was panicked at the thought of having to navigate AP Biology on her own. Phoebe has literally saved the day. My daughter is able to learn the material and achieve As on her tests.

Nancy, 24 lessons with Phoebe S

Fantastic

Very helpful and friendly. Went through everything with my daughter. Gave her a lot of confidence after one tutoring session. We have already booked another lesson.

DAVID, 5 lessons with Phoebe S

Very nice and helpful

Phoebe really helped me! She showed me a different way of learning and helped me to remember different rules of Algebra.She was helpful in making up problems and was super friendly.She was very flexible with sessions, as well.I hope to keep working with her while I am finishing my degree.

Lauren, 2 lessons with Phoebe S

Great Tutor

Phoebe was a fantastic tutor , she made sure you understood something before moving on . She started with something basic to get the general understanding of things and then moving on to more complex materials

Steven , 1 lesson with Phoebe S
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