Tulane University (Biology)
Emory University School of Medicine (MD)
I've been teaching in Prince William county schools for the past 6 years and am very familiar with the biology and chemistry curricula. I have privately tutored students in these subject areas, and have also coached students for the SAT exam. Students in my biology and chemistry classes have SOL pass rates well above the county average.
Teaching is my second career; I originally worked as a Family Practice doctor for 25 years before switching to education. Best decision ever - I enjoy working with young people and love to see their faces light up with that "Aha!" moment.
I taught SAT prep with Revolution Prep in the past, and am familiar with the types of math problems used on the SAT
I am licensed/certified to teach chemistry and biology in Prince William County schools. I have had extensive training and experience in these fields through my previous career in medicine.
I am available year round for tutoring, with a flexible schedule. One on one tutoring makes a huge difference in achievement. Once a student starts to struggle or fall behind they feel like it will be impossible to catch up. A few sessions of individual help and encouragement can get a student back up to speed quickly! I've been teaching in Prince William county schools for the past 6 years and am very familiar with the biology and chemistry curricula. I have privately tutored students in these subject areas, and have also coached students for
Linda has taught my son a couple of lessons in Biology dealing with cell membranes, active and passive transport. She is punctual and patiently answers all his questions. My son enjoys learning from her.
My daughter is finding Linda's tutoring to be a very pleasant experience. She is finally grasping the chemistry content with Linda's guidance. Linda comes ready to work right away and it very pleasant and nice. We are very happy with our experience so far.
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I have a BS in Biology from Tulane University, and MD from Emory University School of Medicine. After a 25 year career in medicine, I switched to teaching biology and chemistry to high school students.
I have been teaching chemistry in Prince William Country for 6 years, and have a great success rate on the State SOL tests with my students. I am very familiar with the Virginia Standards of Learning, and know what areas students struggle most with. My methods of explanation of concepts and practice problems have helped many students master this difficult curriculum.