University of Virginia (Graduate Coursework)
Shenandoah University (Other)
I am a former graduate student at UVA in the Department of Biology with extensive teaching experience as a TA. I obtained an undergraduate degree in biological sciences from Stanford University. I also have obtained certification to teach high school biology in the state of Virginia through a Career Switchers program at Shenandoah University, and have tutored elementary school children in reading and mathematics in Orange County. I am fairly versatile in my teaching methods and in my capability of tutoring in the fields of mathematics, biology, and reading and literature.
I am a former graduate student at UVA in the Department of Biology with extensive teaching experience as a TA. I obtained an undergraduate degree in biological sciences from Stanford University. I also have obtained certification to teach high school biology in the state of Virginia through a Career Switchers program at Shenandoah University, and
Peter was good enough to extend the planned length of lesson to cover the problem solving skills he thought important to get to for the lesson. Real skill in teaching comes through.
Definitely helped me figure out what to study for my test! Felt better prepared than I did for the last one!
Peter was a great tutor. He took initiative and tried to teach me different ways to approach similar problems. He was very understanding as well as very thorough with his explanations.
I recently met with Peter for GRE "Quantitative Reasoning" tutoring. He was patient, timely, and considerate. As I told Peter, Math is not my strong suit, and requested that he "bare with me." Spite my own self doubt in my mathematical abilities, Peter was very encouraging and reinforced my strengths. I would definitely use him again in the future.
My son enjoys working with Peter G, who always does a good job of explaining things, works hard to tailor the content of lessons to my son's needs, and is flexible in scheduling. He knows the content well and has really helped increase my son's understanding of the curriculum.
Peter was prepared and aided our son with the items he needed help in and brought extra material to help promote understanding.
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I have experience tutoring SAT-level math, which includes aspects of Algebra 2-level math.
I have experience in tutoring mathematics and the SAT- and honors trigonometry-level, in addition to the experience I gained as a teaching assistant in the biology department at UVA, where I taught some aspects of quantitative biochemical and genetics concepts.
I have extensive experience teaching students at the college level; helped them develop skills in scientific analysis, writing.
I have experience in tutoring students at honors/AP level in high school math and biology.