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Kathryn E.

Experienced Chemistry, Statistics, Math, Business, and English Tutor

Experienced Chemistry, Statistics, Math, Business, and English Tutor

$45/hour

  • 1,346 hours tutoring

  • Madison, WI 53706

About Kathryn


Bio

Hello, prospective student (and/or parent)! My name is Katy, and I've been delighted to tutor many college and high school students in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area since 2004. I graduated with honors from Arizona State University's Barrett Honors College, with one Bachelor's degree in Marketing, and the other in Chemistry.

My main skill as a tutor might initially sound a little strange: it's listening. So many people do not take the time to understand what a student is confused about, or...

Hello, prospective student (and/or parent)! My name is Katy, and I've been delighted to tutor many college and high school students in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area since 2004. I graduated with honors from Arizona State University's Barrett Honors College, with one Bachelor's degree in Marketing, and the other in Chemistry.

My main skill as a tutor might initially sound a little strange: it's listening. So many people do not take the time to understand what a student is confused about, or how a student learns, before starting to work with them. Taking the time to do that preliminary step -- and continuing to listen throughout our time together -- makes lessons more efficient, and makes the experience much more enjoyable.

I love helping people find the joy in learning, or at least find the joy in succeeding. As a Chemistry major, I'm used to being asked "Why would you even do that?" (the implication being that Chemistry is too boring or hard to be enjoyable), and I love being able to share my enthusiasm for that subject -- and others!

As I've been tutoring for twelve years, I have long experience with helping people from many backgrounds and age levels learn, including students who speak English as a foreign language. I've run the gamut, from teaching classes in Ethiopia to local social workers, to helping lawyers in DC with their grammar, to tutoring an ESL 16 year old in AP Chemistry. My primary experience has been with college students at ASU and SCC.

I am never condescending -- I'm here to help you learn, not judge you for where you are. Anyone who is looking for a tutor clearly wants to excel, and I firmly believe my purpose is to help you in every way I can. My favorite part of tutoring has been watching my students achieve, and often surpass, their goals.


Education

Arizona State University, Tempe
Chemistry
Master's Degree, The University of Wisconsin-Madison
MBA
M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Policies

  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Hourly Rate: $45
  • Rate details: I am willing to travel more than 20 miles in some cases, but at an increased rate due to travel costs that we can discuss.
  • Travel policy: Within 15 miles of Madison, WI 53706
  • Lesson cancellation: 12 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 5/20/2015

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Business,

Business

I graduated cum laude degree in Business Marketing from Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business. I have taken Honors Track courses for most of my business degree classes -- these were taught at the graduate level for Honors College students, and taught by graduate professors. I have successfully tutored six MBA students in a variety of classes, and have volunteered as a business advisor for several local non-profits.
Marketing,

Marketing

I have a cum laude Bachelor's of Science in Marketing through ASU's WP Carey. I did my senior Honors thesis in Marketing, looking into how book cover design influences consumer purchasing. I have experience in international marketing, strategic marketing management, marketing research (introductory SPSS), servicescape design, sevices marketing, survey and questionnaire design, and leading a focus group. Marketing is one of my passions, and I would love to share my expertise with you!
Financial Accounting, GMAT, GRE, Macroeconomics, Managerial Accounting, Microeconomics, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Computer

Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Corporate Training

Business,

Business

I graduated cum laude degree in Business Marketing from Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business. I have taken Honors Track courses for most of my business degree classes -- these were taught at the graduate level for Honors College students, and taught by graduate professors. I have successfully tutored six MBA students in a variety of classes, and have volunteered as a business advisor for several local non-profits.
Grammar,

Grammar

I am a professional freelance editor, and I have tutored both native and secondary English speakers in grammar and writing.
ESL/ESOL, GMAT, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Statistics

Elementary Education

Grammar,

Grammar

I am a professional freelance editor, and I have tutored both native and secondary English speakers in grammar and writing.
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have taught many students how to learn study skills in the course of teaching other topics. This includes coaching them through how to properly utilize their textbooks, helping them design study schedules, and teaching them how to develop their own study guides prior to tests. I've done this work with middle school, high school, and undergraduate students, as well as students new to homeschooling.

English

Grammar,

Grammar

I am a professional freelance editor, and I have tutored both native and secondary English speakers in grammar and writing.
English, ESL/ESOL, Proofreading, SAT Writing, Writing

History

World History

Homeschool

Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have taught many students how to learn study skills in the course of teaching other topics. This includes coaching them through how to properly utilize their textbooks, helping them design study schedules, and teaching them how to develop their own study guides prior to tests. I've done this work with middle school, high school, and undergraduate students, as well as students new to homeschooling.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Chemistry, English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Writing

Language

ESL/ESOL

Math

ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry

Most Popular

Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have taught many students how to learn study skills in the course of teaching other topics. This includes coaching them through how to properly utilize their textbooks, helping them design study schedules, and teaching them how to develop their own study guides prior to tests. I've done this work with middle school, high school, and undergraduate students, as well as students new to homeschooling.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Chemistry, English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Statistics, Writing

Other

Marketing,

Marketing

I have a cum laude Bachelor's of Science in Marketing through ASU's WP Carey. I did my senior Honors thesis in Marketing, looking into how book cover design influences consumer purchasing. I have experience in international marketing, strategic marketing management, marketing research (introductory SPSS), servicescape design, sevices marketing, survey and questionnaire design, and leading a focus group. Marketing is one of my passions, and I would love to share my expertise with you!
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have taught many students how to learn study skills in the course of teaching other topics. This includes coaching them through how to properly utilize their textbooks, helping them design study schedules, and teaching them how to develop their own study guides prior to tests. I've done this work with middle school, high school, and undergraduate students, as well as students new to homeschooling.
ESL/ESOL, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics

Science

Organic Chemistry,

Organic Chemistry

I have taken two years of Organic Chemistry and the related labs for Chemistry majors. I graduated cum laude with an honors degree from the ASU Chemistry program. I have tutored three individuals previously specifically in Organic Chemistry.
Chemistry, Physical Science

Special Needs

Study Skills

Study Skills

I have taught many students how to learn study skills in the course of teaching other topics. This includes coaching them through how to properly utilize their textbooks, helping them design study schedules, and teaching them how to develop their own study guides prior to tests. I've done this work with middle school, high school, and undergraduate students, as well as students new to homeschooling.

Summer

Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have taught many students how to learn study skills in the course of teaching other topics. This includes coaching them through how to properly utilize their textbooks, helping them design study schedules, and teaching them how to develop their own study guides prior to tests. I've done this work with middle school, high school, and undergraduate students, as well as students new to homeschooling.
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Chemistry, ESL/ESOL, GED, Geometry, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, SAT Math, Statistics, Writing

Test Preparation

ACT Math, ASVAB, GED, GMAT, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Writing

Ratings and Reviews


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5.0 (324 ratings)
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Reviews


Computer training

Kathryn is kind, very smart and patient. I am glad I found her. She is just what I needed in my pursuit of computer and tech knowledge. I am very happy with my choice to start our tutoring sessions.

Peter, 3 lessons with Kathryn

First Meeting: Continuing more lessons

I am studying to take the GRE test. Kathryn listened to me very well explain my struggles and my goals. I will be continuing more lessons with Kathryn and look forward to them.

John, 11 lessons with Kathryn

Calculus

She is great at explaining step by step, and makes the subject fun. I would definitely recommend her to anyone taking calculus.

Marieam, 17 lessons with Kathryn

Very knowledgeable and patient!

Kathryn is so patient and such a great teacher. She's great to work with! She has a wonderful personality and made me feel at ease and helped me get more comfortable with the material that I was learning.

Elvia, 10 lessons with Kathryn

Amazing tutor

She's an amazing tutor, very good at what she does and very confident in her abilities. Always available when I need her and great and helping me understand the subject!

Darcy, 10 lessons with Kathryn

Very helpful!

Kathryn was very helpful through all our sessions. She was very patient and helped me understand the topic that's I was learning. Overall great experience and I would contact her again.

Bryce , 3 lessons with Kathryn

Kathryn is truly a fabulous, patient, scholarly professional tutor

Kathryn helped me write a clear, concise letter of intent (personal statement) for Graduate Studies at ASU. She is patient and kind. She helped me fine-tune my resume and personal statement while still keeping my own style of writing. This means everything for applying for any graduate program. I highly recommend her.

Kim, 5 lessons with Kathryn

AWESOME!

I am working on my MBA and am generally a great student (3.8 GPA) - then came my Applied Business Research and Statistics class - YIKES! After a few weeks of struggling and wondering if I would even be able to pass this class, I desperately started looking for a tutor. I have never used a tutor much less a tutoring service. I came across WyzAnt and quickly found Kathryn and her outstanding reviews! She was available in the time frame that I requested and she is quick to respond. Very well organized and very pleasurable to communicate with. We spent 3+ hours together for the first meeting and while I am never going to be skilled in Statistics, Kathryn did help me through some difficult assignments and concepts that just don't resonate with me. I will be spending more time with Kathryn over the next two weeks and I am convinced that I would not pass this class without her help. Thank you Kathryn! You have made a very stressful situation, quite tolerable.

Nicole, 3 lessons with Kathryn

Knowledgeable tutor

Kathryn is knowledgeable and her teaching style makes the material plain and easy to understand. She took the time to answer any questions I had and made sure I understood before moving on. I enjoyed the experience of learning with her. Thanks Kathryn and thanks WyzAnt for having such a person as a tutor. Kathryn is a born teacher. Her patience and her technique to make you think about the important sections to draw out the main points, which I welcome. Feb. 18, 2015. I am grateful for Kathryn's patience, and her ability to convey things on a level that I understand, that is a gift all tutors or individuals simply do not have. I look forward to my tutoring sessions with her because I continue to grow in the knowledge and understanding for each session of my class.

Joyce, 34 lessons with Kathryn
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Kathryn E.

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