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Lauren W.

Seattle, WA

$40/hr

Lauren W: Chemistry, Science, and Critical Thinking Tutor

In-person lessons
Replies in 31 minutes
Background check passed as of 2/18/15
4.9 Avg. Rating
 
 
36 Ratings
 
 
31mins Response Time
Very encouraging and positive tutor.
— Drew, Bellevue, WA on 1/22/14

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University of Arizona
Chemistry
University of Washington
Master's

Education

University of Arizona (Chemistry)

University of Washington (Master's)

About Lauren

My name is Lauren, and I've just finished up my MS in chemistry at the University of Washington! I love chemistry and science education, and I truly have a passion for teaching (which is why I will be pursuing a teaching certification in the coming year!

Currently I am teaching chemistry at Tacoma Community College, but I am located in the Greenlake area. Please feel free to contact me!

I have 3 years of teaching/tutoring experience with middle school-high school students and 2 year of experience teaching undergraduate general and organic chemistry. I have lots of experience helping people get organized in classes and in education, and I love to help people learn and understand the science concepts that have always excited me!

My main goal is to help students learn to think critically, and to use these critical thinking skills to succeed in every aspect of their education.
My name is Lauren, and I've just finished up my MS in chemistry at the University of Washington! I love chemistry and science education, and I truly have a passion for teaching (which is why I will be pursuing a teaching… Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

For groups of 2 or more students (either a review session or tutoring all on the same subject), I will charge ~$25/person per hour. Email ahead to set this up or get a more discounted rate.

Travel Radius
Travels within 7 miles of Seattle, WA 98115
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Very encouraging and positive tutor."

- Drew, Bellevue, WA on 1/22/14

"Very impressed!"

- Deborah, Seattle, WA on 2/21/15

"Got right to the heart of the matter"

- Susan, Seattle, WA on 1/16/14
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry,
Physical Science
Language:
Hebrew
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Chemistry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
GRE, SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Tennis
Corporate Training:
Hebrew

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Hebrew

I was taught Hebrew from kindergarten to 8th grade, when I could speak Hebrew fluently, and I took college courses in Hebrew for 1.5 years.

Organic Chemistry

I majored in chemistry at the University of Arizona, with a focus on organic chemistry. I tutored organic chemistry in undergraduate, and I took multiple extra organic courses, and I am currently enrolled in my 6th university-level organic chemistry course. I also worked in a lab synthesizing organic molecules (drug targets) for almost three years.

Tennis

I taught tennis from the age of 13 to the age of 18 at a summer tennis academy in Scottsdale, AZ. I know the fundamentals of the game, as well as techniques to increase the skill level of any student interested in learning the game or polishing their skills on the court.

University of Arizona
Chemistry
University of Washington
Master's

Education

University of Arizona (Chemistry)

University of Washington (Master's)

Very encouraging and positive tutor. — Lauren has been a great chemistry tutor with my daughter. She is very patient and explains things well. Also, she has always been punctual and accommodating with scheduling. I highly recommend her. ...

— Drew, Bellevue, WA on 1/22/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

For groups of 2 or more students (either a review session or tutoring all on the same subject), I will charge ~$25/person per hour. Email ahead to set this up or get a more discounted rate.

Travel policy

Lauren will travel within 7 miles of Seattle, WA 98115.

Background Check Status for Lauren W.

Lauren W. passed a background check on 2/18/15. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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