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Tiffani M.

Biology, math, writing, and test prep tutor with MS in Biology

Biology, math, writing, and test prep tutor with MS in Biology

$40/hour

  • 317 hours tutoring

  • Ravenna Seattle, WA 98105


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About Tiffani


Bio

Hi! I have a BS in Biology (summa cum laude) from Florida State University and a MS in Biology from University of Central Florida.

I specialize in tutoring middle school math and science, high school and college biology, high school and college algebra, college statistics, college writing and proofreading. I also offer SAT test prep.

During my MS, I taught college-level Biology I & II laboratories, mentored undergraduate students, and coordinated a high school biology summer camp.

I have...

Hi! I have a BS in Biology (summa cum laude) from Florida State University and a MS in Biology from University of Central Florida.

I specialize in tutoring middle school math and science, high school and college biology, high school and college algebra, college statistics, college writing and proofreading. I also offer SAT test prep.

During my MS, I taught college-level Biology I & II laboratories, mentored undergraduate students, and coordinated a high school biology summer camp.

I have a passion for helping students learn the sciences, math, and writing.

My current schedule is flexible, so let me know if you need a specific time or day of week. I want you to succeed and look forward to the opportunity to help!

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Cancellation and late policies

First, I will always put a scheduled lesson in the Wyzant calendar even if we schedule via text message. Please check there or contact me if you are unsure of whether we have a lesson scheduled.

For students when cancelling:
1 - No charge for cancellation made 6 hours or more before scheduled start time
2- 50% charge for cancellation made 1 to 6 hours before scheduled start time
3- 100% charge for cancellation made less than 1 hour before scheduled start time

*IF a student contacts me 6-1 hours before the start time of a lesson to reschedule a lesson for a new time or day, I will waive the cancellation fee IF the new lesson is scheduled, at that time, for within 48 hours of the original lesson. A cancellation fee will be assessed for any lesson cancelled less than 1 hour before scheduled start time (regardless of if we reschedule).*

For students when tardy:
If a student arrives 15 minutes or more late, even if they have notified me they will be late, I will charge for the full length of lesson scheduled, even if actual tutoring time is less [for example, if a session is scheduled for 1 hour but a student is 15 minutes late, there will be 45 minutes for the session but 1 hour will be charged].

For students if they do not show:
If a student does not show by 15 minutes after the scheduled start of the lesson, I reserve the right to leave the meeting location and charge for the lesson scheduled (at 100% rate), as if it were a cancelled lesson.

For tutor when cancelling or tardy:
1 - If I cancel a lesson with less than 1.5 hours notice, the student reserves the right to request the next lesson (of equal length) be without charge.
2- If I am late by 10 minutes or more and I have not notified you I will be late (by the scheduled start time), the lesson will be charged at a 50% rate.
3- If I do not arrive by 15 minutes after the scheduled start of the lesson (and I have not notified the student), the student is entitled to leave and may request the next lesson (of equal length) be without charge.


Education

Florida State University
Biological Sciences
University of Central Florida - Biology
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $40
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 3 miles of Seattle, WA 98105
  • Lesson cancellation: 6 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Computer

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Corporate Training

Statistics,

Statistics

I have taken AP statistics and graduate level statistics in my Master's. I have also used statistics extensively to complete my MS research thesis in biology. I have tutored college statistics. My approach is to encourage students to think about solve problems on their own first. This way, I can provide instruction and guidance but make sure that they student is identifying the methods to use to get to a solution on their own.
Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills

English

ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have taken Algebra I, II and precalculus, AP calculus in high school as well as statistics, calculus II and III in college. I have an SAT Math score of 660 and GRE Quantitative score of 159. I have been tutoring algebra I, II, and college algebra since January 2017. I have a strong background in mathematics from my BS and MS in Biological Sciences. My approach is to encourage students to think about solve problems on their own first. This way, I can provide instruction and guidance but make sure that they student is identifying the methods to use to get to a solution on their own.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have been tutoring algebra II and college algebra since January 2017. I have a strong background in mathematics from my BS and MS in Biological Sciences.
Biology,

Biology

I have a BS and MS in Biology. I have taken courses in general biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, conservation biology, plant biology, animal behavior, statistics, calculus and chemistry during the degrees. I have taught (as a teaching assistant) Biology I and II laboratories to undergraduates at University of Central Florida and have instructed and coordinated a high school biology summer camp.
Statistics,

Statistics

I have taken AP statistics and graduate level statistics in my Master's. I have also used statistics extensively to complete my MS research thesis in biology. I have tutored college statistics. My approach is to encourage students to think about solve problems on their own first. This way, I can provide instruction and guidance but make sure that they student is identifying the methods to use to get to a solution on their own.
Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have taken Algebra I, II and precalculus, AP calculus in high school as well as statistics, calculus II and III in college. I have an SAT Math score of 660 and GRE Quantitative score of 159. I have been tutoring algebra I, II, and college algebra since January 2017. I have a strong background in mathematics from my BS and MS in Biological Sciences. My approach is to encourage students to think about solve problems on their own first. This way, I can provide instruction and guidance but make sure that they student is identifying the methods to use to get to a solution on their own.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have been tutoring algebra II and college algebra since January 2017. I have a strong background in mathematics from my BS and MS in Biological Sciences.
Statistics,

Statistics

I have taken AP statistics and graduate level statistics in my Master's. I have also used statistics extensively to complete my MS research thesis in biology. I have tutored college statistics. My approach is to encourage students to think about solve problems on their own first. This way, I can provide instruction and guidance but make sure that they student is identifying the methods to use to get to a solution on their own.
ACT Math, SAT Math

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have taken Algebra I, II and precalculus, AP calculus in high school as well as statistics, calculus II and III in college. I have an SAT Math score of 660 and GRE Quantitative score of 159. I have been tutoring algebra I, II, and college algebra since January 2017. I have a strong background in mathematics from my BS and MS in Biological Sciences. My approach is to encourage students to think about solve problems on their own first. This way, I can provide instruction and guidance but make sure that they student is identifying the methods to use to get to a solution on their own.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have been tutoring algebra II and college algebra since January 2017. I have a strong background in mathematics from my BS and MS in Biological Sciences.
Biology,

Biology

I have a BS and MS in Biology. I have taken courses in general biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, conservation biology, plant biology, animal behavior, statistics, calculus and chemistry during the degrees. I have taught (as a teaching assistant) Biology I and II laboratories to undergraduates at University of Central Florida and have instructed and coordinated a high school biology summer camp.
Statistics,

Statistics

I have taken AP statistics and graduate level statistics in my Master's. I have also used statistics extensively to complete my MS research thesis in biology. I have tutored college statistics. My approach is to encourage students to think about solve problems on their own first. This way, I can provide instruction and guidance but make sure that they student is identifying the methods to use to get to a solution on their own.
Reading, Study Skills, Writing

Other

Study Skills

Science

Biology,

Biology

I have a BS and MS in Biology. I have taken courses in general biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, conservation biology, plant biology, animal behavior, statistics, calculus and chemistry during the degrees. I have taught (as a teaching assistant) Biology I and II laboratories to undergraduates at University of Central Florida and have instructed and coordinated a high school biology summer camp.
Ecology,

Ecology

I have a BS and MS in Biology, with an emphasis on ecology. My research in my MS was population ecology specific. I was a teaching assistant for Biology laboratories in my MS and have been tutoring biology since my BS.
Zoology,

Zoology

I have Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Biology. During these degrees I have taken courses in Animal Behavior, Ecology, Conservation Biology and Evolution. My Master's thesis was on Florida crayfishes and their habitat distribution and abundance. I have coordinated a high school biology summer camp for two years (during my Master's). During my Master's I also taught Biology I and II laboratories to undergraduates and these labs, particularly Biology II, include animal diversity and evolutionary history.
ACT Science, Microbiology

Special Needs

Study Skills

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I have taken Algebra I, II and precalculus, AP calculus in high school as well as statistics, calculus II and III in college. I have an SAT Math score of 660 and GRE Quantitative score of 159. I have been tutoring algebra I, II, and college algebra since January 2017. I have a strong background in mathematics from my BS and MS in Biological Sciences. My approach is to encourage students to think about solve problems on their own first. This way, I can provide instruction and guidance but make sure that they student is identifying the methods to use to get to a solution on their own.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I have been tutoring algebra II and college algebra since January 2017. I have a strong background in mathematics from my BS and MS in Biological Sciences.
Biology,

Biology

I have a BS and MS in Biology. I have taken courses in general biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, conservation biology, plant biology, animal behavior, statistics, calculus and chemistry during the degrees. I have taught (as a teaching assistant) Biology I and II laboratories to undergraduates at University of Central Florida and have instructed and coordinated a high school biology summer camp.
Statistics,

Statistics

I have taken AP statistics and graduate level statistics in my Master's. I have also used statistics extensively to complete my MS research thesis in biology. I have tutored college statistics. My approach is to encourage students to think about solve problems on their own first. This way, I can provide instruction and guidance but make sure that they student is identifying the methods to use to get to a solution on their own.
Reading, SAT Math, Study Skills, Writing

Test Preparation

ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing

Ratings and Reviews


Rating

4.7 (76 ratings)
5 star
(69)
4 star
(1)
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(3)
2 star
(0)
1 star
(3)

Reviews

SAT prep

Tiffani is an excellent tutor. She helped my son preparing for the SAT test that is coming up in a few weeks. She is knowledgeable, on time and patient. I would highly recommend Tiffani if your kids need help.

Quyen, 8 lessons with Tiffani
Tutor responded:

Thank you, Quyen!

Awesome tutor

Tiffani is a great tutor. In college algebra, Tiffani not only taught me how to complete the problems but the reasoning behind why it is solved that way, which is a big help in math.

Kyle, 8 lessons with Tiffani

knowledgeable, patient, and nice tutor

Tiffani did an excellent job tutoring me in biology! Tiffani was very well educated on all the biology concepts i needed to know this semester and took the time to explain them is a simple, clear, and understandable manner. She made sure I was following along with her and knew what she was explaining. She would even asks me questions and make me recite the information back to her to make sure I knew it, which i found extremely helpful. She also helped me write a few bio papers this semester. Overall, Tiffani is an amazing biology tutor and I highly recommend her!

Dina, 12 lessons with Tiffani

Knowledgeable and patient

Math Liberal Arts 2. College Level. She is really knowledgeable and helped my daughter prepare for her test. She was responsive to my questions. Look forward to working with her again. Thank you!

Debbie, 3 lessons with Tiffani
Tutor responded:

Thank you, Debbie, for the kind words! I'm glad our lessons have been fruitful so far.

Professional

My daughter's first lesson with Tiffani was great. She was on time and professional. My daughter felt at ease working with her. Looking forward to more sessions! Thank you

Precious, 12 lessons with Tiffani
Tutor responded:

Thank you, Precious! I'm glad to work with your daughter on her math and science.

Excellent Algebra I Lesson

The lesson was excellent, he said he was a little frustrated at first, but he was able to understand it and wants to meet a least once a week. I will get with Tiffani, to schedule another lesson for next week.

Carlean, 2 lessons with Tiffani
Tutor responded:

Thank you, Carlean! Glad that the lesson helped him.

Knowledgable and patient tutor

Adjust to your learning and really helps you understand the content in different words. Also, very patient with you while you try to understand the content. Willing to go back and review, if you dont understand.

Lauren, 6 lessons with Tiffani
Tutor responded:

Thank you Lauren!

Engaging and knowledgable!

Tiffani instructed our daughter in Bio 1 Honors at public high school. She was able to translate and tie material together in ways that brought clarity and understanding.

Karen, 2 lessons with Tiffani
Tutor responded:

Thank you Karen; glad that I helped her understand!

$40/hour

Tiffani M.

$40/hour

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