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Linda B.

Manassas, VA

$65/hour

Chemistry/Biology Teacher in Prince William County High School

In-person lessons
20+ Hours
5.0 average from 9 ratings
knowledgable and patient
— Ram, Clifton, VA on 1/7/17

$65/Hour


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Tulane University
Biology
Emory University School of Medicine
MD

Education

Tulane University (Biology)

Emory University School of Medicine (MD)

About Linda

I've been teaching in Prince William county schools for the past 7 years and am very familiar with the biology and chemistry curricula. 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 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 7 years and am very familiar with the biology and chemistry curricula. 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
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Manassas, VA 20112
In-person lessons

"knowledgable and patient"

- Ram, Clifton, VA on 1/7/17

"Linda is a great tutor"

- Hallie, Gainesville, VA on 6/1/16
Science:
Chemistry

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Chemistry

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.

Tulane University
Biology
Emory University School of Medicine
MD

Education

Tulane University (Biology)

Emory University School of Medicine (MD)

knowledgable and patient

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.

— Ram, Clifton, VA on 1/7/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Linda will travel within 20 miles of Manassas, VA 20112.