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Christopher O.

Austin, TX

$40/hour

Chemistry , algebra and MS Office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint) tutor

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 2/28/14
4.9 average from 52 ratings
Great tutor and very reliable on short notice!
— Ben, San Marcos, TX on 12/14/12

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Southern Methodist University
Chemistry
Oregon State University
Master's

Education

Southern Methodist University (Chemistry)

Oregon State University (Master's)

About Christopher

I have a Master's degree in chemistry, and for the past several years have been teaching introductory chemistry labs at the University of Texas at Austin. I have taught and/or tutored students on a number of levels, from introductory basics to more advanced scientific concepts. Since many chemistry problems involve mathematical manipulations, I am also very experienced in explaining algebra. And thanks to extensive time spent in an office setting, I am also proficient in using the Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), especially Excel.

I provide the following reference from Dr. Brian Anderson, Ph.D., professor of chemistry at U.T.-Austin: "Chris Orf is an energetic and enthusiastic instructor who, while having a master's degree in chemistry, still remembers what it was like to be learning chemistry for the first time. He is knowledgeable and creative in his approach to demystifying the concepts that students struggle with most. I worked with Chris for three years at UT, and I recommend him wholeheartedly."
I have a Master's degree in chemistry, and for the past several years have been teaching introductory chemistry labs at the University of Texas at Austin. I have taught and/or tutored students on a number of levels, from introductory basics to more advanced scientific concepts. Since Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 8 miles of Austin, TX 78745
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great tutor and very reliable on short notice!"

- Ben, San Marcos, TX on 12/14/12

"Extremely knowledgeable and an excellent teacher"

- Emily, Austin, TX on 6/8/16

"Wonderful tutor"

- Valerie, Austin, TX on 3/1/14

"Great explainer."

- Laurie, Dripping Springs, TX on 2/25/13

"Great tutor and knows the material well....."

- Shannon, Austin, TX on 11/28/10
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra
Science:
Chemistry
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

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Southern Methodist University
Chemistry
Oregon State University
Master's

Education

Southern Methodist University (Chemistry)

Oregon State University (Master's)

Great tutor and very reliable on short notice! — Christopher is the best tutor I have had through WyzAnt or any other program. He was able to explain both equations and concepts in new ways that helped me understand things in two sessions that I haven't gotten with two semesters of the same class. I seriously recommend Christopher if you need help in chemistry. ...

— Ben, San Marcos, TX on 12/14/12

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Christopher will travel within 8 miles of Austin, TX 78745.