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Megan E.

Philadelphia, PA

$60/hour

Research Technician at the University of Pennsylvania

Background check passed as of 10/6/14
4.9 average from 66 ratings
Truly great
— Kate, Philadelphia, PA on 1/5/16

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Temple University
Biochemistry
University of Pennsylvania
Master's

Education

Temple University (Biochemistry)

University of Pennsylvania (Master's)

About Megan

I am currently a Research Technician at the University of Pennsylvania and have been for eight years. I went to Temple University and majored in Biochemistry and minored in mathematics. I completed my Master's in Biotechnology at the University of Pennsylvania in December 2014. During the last two years of college, I tutored other undergraduates at Temple University and have continued tutoring through Wyzant since 2008. I have always enjoyed studying science and I continue to learn more everyday with my current job and through teaching bright young students! I hope that anyone I tutor will learn to love learning as much as I do, and I seek to help people reach their academic goals with discipline and hard work. I believe a prepared student has no reason to fear projects, tests, or papers! I am most experienced at tutoring chemistry, biology and biochemistry as well as algebra and basic math. I recently TA'd BIOL204 (Biochemistry) at the University of Pennsylvania with Professor Rea as well and have taken several graduate level biology classes myself here as well. I am currently a Research Technician at the University of Pennsylvania and have been for eight years. I went to Temple University and majored in Biochemistry and minored in mathematics. I completed my Master's in Read more

Policies

Group rate: Each person in the group pays 1/2 price for tutoring unless a group of 2, in which case each person pays $32/hour.

Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19104
Background Check: Passed

"Truly great"

- Kate, Philadelphia, PA on 1/5/16

"Great tutor"

- Laura, Philadelphia, PA on 1/8/16

"Well targeted lesson"

- Laura, Wallingford, PA on 7/27/15

"Knowledgeable"

- Keara, Philadelphia, PA on 6/19/15

"Excellent"

- Anna, Beverly Hills, CA on 1/22/14

"Excellent Tutor!"

- Kelsey, Philadelphia, PA on 5/10/09

"great"

- Judy, Lafayette Hill, PA on 10/14/08
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra, Precalculus
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics,
Organic Chemistry

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Genetics

I have taken undergraduate Genetics classes, as well as graduate level Genomics classes at the University of Pennsylvania (which require an understanding of Genetics as a prerequisite).

Temple University
Biochemistry
University of Pennsylvania
Master's

Education

Temple University (Biochemistry)

University of Pennsylvania (Master's)

Truly great — I was enrolled in a very difficult Biochemistry course for which I desperately sought a tutor who would be reliable, knowledgeable, and patient. Megan was all of these and more. She was always able to accommodate my schedule, was always on time, and often stayed as long as I needed to get either my homework done or review a problem set. Megan had great expertise in Biochemistry, having both an und ...

— Kate, Philadelphia, PA on 1/5/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Group rate: Each person in the group pays 1/2 price for tutoring unless a group of 2, in which case each person pays $32/hour.

Travel policy

Megan will travel within 5 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19104.