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Casey H.

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Brigham Young University
Microbiology

Education

Brigham Young University (Microbiology)

About Casey

Hey! Just a little bit about me: At this point in my life I am a Pre-Physician Assistant student at Brigham Young University and am in hot pursuit of a Bachelor's degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Chemistry. Back home in Florida, while in high school, I had some pretty sweet opportunities to tutor many of my peers in an array of subjects. I found that not only did I enjoy teaching for my own personal development and learning but I also found great satisfaction in knowing that I made someone's life just a little bit easier just by helping them gain a greater understanding for a topic. I myself struggled in Chemistry in high school and hit a low point for a bit where my other grades took a hit as well, so I understand just how important it is for students to believe in themselves and have a positive outlook on their education. I love helping those around me and I believe that everyone deserves the most out of their education--- no one can take what you know away from you. I hope to help you see your potential and to overcome those challenges that stand in your way of understanding the world around you.


While in high school I undertook a number of AP classes and when it came time for exams I had no issue scoring high marks. I am familiar with a number a subjects, science being my main specialty. Being a Microbiology major (with chemistry) I tend to focus more on the life sciences but I am also proficient in math and English. Currently I am a Teaching Assistant/Mentor for a student development class at BYU where we teach study techniques as well as skills to be a better/faster reader so I can help in that department too.


I have had a solid grasp on math since middle school and throughout high school I was in advanced math classes all the way up through AP Calculus. During that time I was in a math club where we got to spend a bit of time each semester tutoring others in math. Since then, I have only taken Statistics in college but I continue to use algebra and some calculus concepts in my science classes so I am proficient in those skills.

I have a unique love for science where it is literally a part of who I am (Ha!) and I just about eat, breath, and sleep it. In high school I was a part of a Medical lab assistant program where we learned about health science and became Certified Phlebotomists, I also took AP Chemistry and AP Biology as well as earned a near perfect score on the Biology SAT. Now in college, science is what I do. I am starting my 3rd year and have covered Molecular Biology, Microbiology, the hands on labs, Anatomy with cadaver lab, Bio-Organic Chemistry, Gen Chem 1 and 2 with lab, and general biology.

If you need any assistance with any subject that sounds like it might be something I can help you navigate, please contact me! If you would like to get to know me better or want to schedule a lesson, do the same and help me, help you. I am excited to learn together!
Hey! Just a little bit about me: At this point in my life I am a Pre-Physician Assistant student at Brigham Young University and am in hot pursuit of a Bachelor's degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Chemistry. Back Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Provo, UT 84606
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Prealgebra
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy,
Biology, Chemistry,
Geology, Microbiology, Physical Science, Psychology
English:
ACT Reading
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, ACT Science
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Anatomy

I have been interested in anatomy since middle school and have been involved in medical academies/programs that have had emphasis on the human body for a while now. By the time I started college I had a pretty good grasp and started my first semester with the beast of a class that was Human Anatomy with Cadaver Lab. In lab, my grasp of the subject shone brightly as I was almost always the one that was surrounded by a group of students and pointing out the parts that made up whatever system we were focusing on. I also made sure to include why those parts were important, what they did, and how lab was tying in with our lecture portion of the class. Outside of class, I often lead study groups with diagrams on what boards or models and helped clarify and review the lecture topics

Chemistry

I took AP Chemistry in high school and am now on my way to receiving a minor in Chemistry at BYU. I have taken Intro to Bio-Organic Chemistry and General Chemistry 1 and 2 with Lab. All the while I have been tutoring my peers in this subject as a lot of people tend to struggle with it, but once they understand a whole new world is opened to them. In high school I helped tutor underclassmen that were taking AP Chem after I did on a weekly basis. In college, one particular tutoring moment was with my roommate who was also taking the bio-organic class i was and was struggling; everyday after class we would sit and do the homework together and I would walk her through the topics we went over in class but that went over her head, and would make my own practice problems for her to work through. I also helped her understand how to utilize the text book and get the most out of each reading to have a better grasp on what we were doing; a lot of the reading tended to go above and beyond and it was sometimes difficult to pull important information.

Brigham Young University
Microbiology

Education

Brigham Young University (Microbiology)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Casey will travel within 20 miles of Provo, UT 84606.