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Emma N.

Philadelphia, PA

$35/hour

Fresh out of Grad school and ready to tutor

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Temple University (College of Science and Technology)
Neuroscience
Arcadia University (Public Health Program)
Master's

Education

Temple University (College of Science and Technology) (Neuroscience)

Arcadia University (Public Health Program) (Master's)

About Emma

Hello! My name is Emma, and I hope I'll have the opportunity to tutor you.

My past experience with tutoring includes high school algebra and geometry/trigonometry, which I did while finishing my undergraduate degree. During my graduate studies, I worked as a teaching assistant for graduate-level Epidemiology. I found it very enlightening, because I was able to work with students ranging in age from 20's to 50's, all with different backgrounds and life experiences.

I enjoy tutoring mainly because I get to meet so many different people, each with their own story. It reminds me that learning doesn't end after an exam or a graduation, it's truly a lifetime accomplishment.

I am interested in tutoring for two reasons:
1. To earn some extra money in my spare time (of course).
2. I've developed an interest in teaching, and I believe that increasing my experience with tutoring will help me determine whether or not I should pursue a degree/career in teaching.

I took AP Calculus in high school and got a 5/5 on the exam, then took two semesters of Calculus in college and aced those as well. I received an SAT score of 660/800 (88th percentile) on the Mathematics section of the SAT, and a 680/800 (72nd percentile) on the SAT subject test for Mathematics level 1. I took Epidemiology and Biostatistics in graduate school and received an A- in both courses.

I took AP Biology in high school and scored a 5/5 on the exam, took the SAT Biology (Molecular) Subject Test and received a score of 760/800 (92nd percentile). I majored in Neuroscience for my undergraduate degree, which is a sub-topic within the realm of biology. The curriculum for my Neuro degree included many biology-centric courses, ranging from microscopy to genetics to microbiology and both organic and inorganic chemistry. I was in the Honors program at Temple University, I was on the Dean's list, and I graduated with Distinction in my major.

As for reading/writing/grammar, I received high marks in every English and Literature course I took throughout high school and college. I scored a 700/800 (95th percentile) on the SAT Critical Reading section and a 750/800 (99th percentile) on the SAT Writing section.

I'm eager to begin working together with you to help you achieve your learning goals!
Hello! My name is Emma, and I hope I'll have the opportunity to tutor you.

My past experience with tutoring includes high school algebra and geometry/
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Rate is negotiable

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19144
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Biology, Microbiology
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
GED, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Temple University (College of Science and Technology)
Neuroscience
Arcadia University (Public Health Program)
Master's

Education

Temple University (College of Science and Technology) (Neuroscience)

Arcadia University (Public Health Program) (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Rate is negotiable

Travel policy

Emma will travel within 15 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19144.