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Nicholas H.

Odessa, TX

$35/hour

Sir Science (Chemistry, Biology, and English)

Background check passed as of 5/14/15
5.0 average from 6 ratings
Easygoing and polite.
— Elizabeth, Midland, TX on 10/26/15

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University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Biology

Education

University of Texas of the Permian Basin (Biology)

About Nicholas

I work as a science teacher and tutor for Odessa College. On a daily basis, I help college students and adult learners with their Biology, Chemistry, and English courses. In my time at Odessa College, I have learned a great deal about how to best help students understand complex subject material and succeed in their science and English classes. My approach is to focus on the student's specific, individual needs, and for that reason I prefer to know before the appointment what precise subject the student wants to concentrate on. For example, rather than simply asking for "Biology tutoring", a student might specify that they are focusing on photosynthesis or cellular respiration. Knowing any specific topics the student is focused on allows me to prepare and plan for the tutoring session in advance and generally leads to better results for the student. However, if a student feels they need help with a broad topic (such as studying chemistry in general in order to prep for a comprehensive exam), they may simply ask for "Chemistry tutoring", and that is fine.

In addition to my science background, I also have a bachelor's degree in history. As a result, I have learned what college instructors look for in a good essay and I have used this knowledge many times to help students write essays that achieve high grades. Therefore, I offer tutoring in English as well as in biology and chemistry.

I hope to meet some great students and help them along the path to academic success.
I work as a science teacher and tutor for Odessa College. On a daily basis, I help college students and adult learners with their Biology, Chemistry, and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Odessa, TX 79762
Background Check: Passed

"Easygoing and polite."

- Elizabeth, Midland, TX on 10/26/15

"Motivating"

- Paige, Midland, TX on 12/8/15
Science:
Biology,
Chemistry
English:
Proofreading, Writing
History:
American History

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Biology

I am a senior majoring in biology at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, and I have maintained a 4.0 GPA in my biology courses thus far. I have tutored biology and chemistry courses at Odessa College for 2.5 years and have helped many students understand difficult subjects and improve their grades. I tutor in these biology classes and subjects in particular:
General Biology
Human Anatomy & Physiology
Genetics
Cell Biology
Biochemsitry

Chemistry

I am a senior majoring in biology and minoring in chemistry at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. I have tutored biology and chemistry courses at Odessa College for 2.5 years and have helped many students understand difficult subjects and improve their grades. I tutor in these chemistry classes and subjects in particular:
General Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry

University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Biology

Education

University of Texas of the Permian Basin (Biology)

Easygoing and polite. — Nicholas met with my 15 year old son for an hour of chemistry. My son was very happy and left feeling confident about the material they reviewed. Wish Nicholas was available during the week! We would probably use him at least once during the week. ...

— Elizabeth, Midland, TX on 10/26/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Nicholas will travel within 25 miles of Odessa, TX 79762.