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Eric B.

Burke, VA

$55/hour

Chemistry PhD, 15 yrs experience in Chemistry, Physics, and Math

Background check passed as of 11/14/15
4.9 average from 183 ratings
Knowledgable, patient, and real world
— Lesley, Fairfax, VA on 12/5/16

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George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Chemistry
University of Virginia
PhD
University of Maryland
Other

Education

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (Chemistry)

University of Virginia (PhD)

University of Maryland (Other)

About Eric

I have a PhD in Chemistry and an Associate's degree in General Studies. I have tutored high school and college level students in chemistry, physics and math for the past 13 years with proven results. Many students have told me that I was able to explain a concept to their understanding much easier and quicker than their current teachers. I also try to make learning fun and exciting whenever possible. In addition, it may direct them towards a career in science, filling the growing future need in the United States for scientists and engineers.

My teaching philosophy focuses on a very hands on approach. I like to capture the student's interest by focusing on real world applications, prior to lecturing and explaining chemical theories or principles. I find that this approach enables students to retain the learned information long after they have left the classroom. I have experience in a multitude of settings, including academic teaching/research, industrial research and consulting. I believe my diverse background enables me to connect with students having various interests and experience levels.
I have a PhD in Chemistry and an Associate's degree in General Studies. I have tutored high school and college level students in chemistry, physics and math for the past 13 Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Burke, VA 22015
Background Check: Passed

"Knowledgable, patient, and real world"

- Lesley, Fairfax, VA on 12/5/16

"My son thinks he's great!"

- Tami, Herndon, VA on 11/28/16

"Excellent help"

- Long, Alexandria, VA on 11/5/16

"Couldn't Ask for a Better AP Chem Tutor!"

- Jack, Burke, VA on 10/1/16

"Chem Test Prep"

- Reeta, Clifton, VA on 9/27/16

"Eric teaches Chemistry."

- Bridget, Springfield, VA on 6/16/16

"Knowledgeable and works to get it across"

- Russell, Alexandria, VA on 6/11/16

"Knowledgeable"

- Elissa, Springfield, VA on 5/31/16

"Chemistry session"

- Glenn, Alexandria, VA on 5/23/16

"Patient, knowledgeable, and kind tutor!"

- Josh, Falls Church, VA on 5/6/16

"Chemistry made simple"

- Taylor, Annandale, VA on 4/25/16

"Phenomenal Tutor"

- Florence, Woodbridge, VA on 4/6/16

"First lesson on Right Triangles"

- Dennis, Springfield, VA on 2/11/16

"Timely and To the Point"

- Haiyan, Vienna, VA on 2/3/16

"Great Tutor"

- Debbie, Springfield, VA on 11/10/15

"Knowledgeable and excellent tutor"

- Aaron, Chantilly, VA on 10/11/15

"A fantastic tutor"

- S, Burke, VA on 7/2/15

"Very knowledgeable, teaches college chemistry, you can tell. Can help you keep up and understand the material very well."

- Sabina, Herndon, VA on 6/24/15

"Knows the subject matter extremely well"

- Eric, Woodbridge, VA on 6/15/15

"Definitely knows his Chemistry!"

- Brian, Burke, VA on 6/2/15
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
Trigonometry
Science:
Chemistry,
Organic Chemistry,
Physical Science

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Chemistry

I have a PhD in Chemistry. I teach chemistry at Northern Virginia Community College, and I have been tutoring students in Chemistry for over 15 years.

Geometry

I excelled in all math subjects in high school.

Organic Chemistry

I have a PhD in chemistry from the University of Virginia and worked as a synthetic organic chemist. I have tutored Organic Chemistry for 12 years.

Prealgebra

I have a PhD in Chemistry. I excelled in Prealgebra in junior high school. I have been tutoring students in Prealgebra for over 15 years.

Precalculus

I took Precalculus in high school and received an A. I also took several Calculus courses in college. I have been tutoring students in Precalculus for over 15 years.

Trigonometry

I took Trigonometry in High School and received an A. I also took four advanced math courses in College. I have been tutoring students in Trigonometry for over 15 years.

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Chemistry
University of Virginia
PhD
University of Maryland
Other

Education

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (Chemistry)

University of Virginia (PhD)

University of Maryland (Other)

Knowledgable, patient, and real world — Eric is a great tutor. He explains material s with real world examples, knows his material, and tutors in a patient and kind manner. He helped my daughter understand the difficult material. I highly recommend Eric! ...

— Lesley, Fairfax, VA on 12/5/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Eric will travel within 20 miles of Burke, VA 22015.