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Greg J.

East Fairfield, VT

$45/hour

Williams graduate, neuroscience PhD student, experienced tutor

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 28 ratings
Very knowledgeable. Good at connecting with my child.
— Per, Charlotte, VT on 4/16/16

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Williams College
Biology
University of Vermont
Enrolled

Education

Williams College (Biology)

University of Vermont (Enrolled)

About Greg

Hello! I first began tutoring my senior year in college as part of TA-ing for three different classes and continued tutoring after college for two years before beginning graduate school. I have gotten a lot of enjoyment out of identifying student's points of confusion and clarifying material that seemed hopelessly confusing before. The experience I have had tutoring has driven me to my current career goal of becoming a college professor.

My goal is to have my students have a complete and generalizable knowledge of the material we cover. Thus, if we are working on algebra then I would expect my student's knowledge to be able to be applied to physics or chemistry easily and with complete confidence rather than only feeling comfortable with work they have already seen. This takes the form of unseen practice problems in each session that build upon past material but are within completely novel contexts that should challenge the student and give real feedback as to the actual skills they have gained while working with me, rather than whether or not they have memorized a process. Flexibility is key to being able to succeed in high level examinations! I have a lot invested in my skills as a teacher, as such, an open exchange of feedback is really necessary for both of us to be satisfied with my services. Let me know if I'm helping you to the highest degree possible!

My math background is that I achieved a 33 on the math section of the ACT, have taken calculus, statistics, physics, and chemistry all at the college level, as well as having tutored high school level geometry and algebra since 2012.

My science background is that I have a BA in biology with a concentration in neuroscience from Williams College where I also completed the premedical curriculum and was inducted into the Sigma Xi scientific honor society. I graduated in 2012. I am currently a PhD student in neuroscience and work in a laboratory studying neural circuits in stress and anxiety related behavior. I tutored high school biology from 2013-2014, but absolutely feel comfortable with high school chemistry as well as I have taken general, organic, and physical chemistry all at the college level.

I would love to help you reach your goals in math and science so please contact me if I can be of service!
Hello! I first began tutoring my senior year in college as part of TA-ing for three different classes and continued tutoring after college for two years before beginning graduate school. I have gotten a lot of enjoyment out of identifying student's points of confusion and clarifying material that seemed hopelessly confusing before. The experience Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of East Fairfield, VT 05448
In-person lessons

"Very knowledgeable. Good at connecting with my child."

- Per, Charlotte, VT on 4/16/16

"Knowledgable and patient tutor."

- Laura, Underhill, VT on 4/4/16

"Dedicated and patient tutor"

- Margaret, South Burlington, VT on 11/3/15
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Statistics
Science:
ACT Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physiology
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, SAT Math

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Williams College
Biology
University of Vermont
Enrolled

Education

Williams College (Biology)

University of Vermont (Enrolled)

Very knowledgeable. Good at connecting with my child. — Greg started with a broad range of appropriate pre-algebra activities to assess my daughters skills. He was engaging and attentive. ...

— Per, Charlotte, VT on 4/16/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Greg will travel within 30 miles of East Fairfield, VT 05448.