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White Bear Lake 
$30/h
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Lessons offered by Jacob
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Physics - Chemistry
Levels
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • College
  • Adult Education

Math, Science and ACT Prep Tutor Located in the North Metro Twin Cities

Methodology

I have a bachelors of science in Chemistry and Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. I tend to structure my lessons around the specific needs of my students. I try to focus in on the area's of the curriculum that are giving my students trouble and supplement those areas with hands on instruction.

Background

I've been tutoring math, science and ACT for 9 years now. I have had hundreds of students throughout those years. I've helped many struggling students pass their courses, improve their grades, raise their ACT scores and gain admittance to their school of choice.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $40
Rate for online lessons : $30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $125

Details

Tutoring in or near White Bear Lake costs $30.00 per hour. If I have to travel more than 5 miles to meet you the rate jumps to $40.00 per hour.

Lessons offered by Jacob
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Algebra
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Physics - Chemistry
Levels
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • College
  • Adult Education

Jacob's resume

Education
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Mathematics
University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF), May 2012
GPA: 3.571, Deanโ€™s List

Work experience

Tutor/Founder, Vadnais Heights Tutoring Services, September 2013-Present
Tutored students in a wide variety of topics including general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, calculus, algebra, ACT Prep and many other math and science courses
Managed all marketing and financial aspects of my business
Coordinated scheduling and planned lessons with many different students

Science and Mathematics Tutor, UWRF Academic Success Center, June 2011- May 2012
Assisted students in a variety of college level math and science subjects including general chemistry and physics, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry and biochemistry
Provided students with guidance in time management and study skills

Science and Mathematics Tutor, College Nannies and Tutors, April 2011- November 2011
Assisted students in a variety of high school level math and science subjects including algebra, geometry, statistics, calculus, chemistry, physics, biology and ACT prep
Provided students with guidance in time management and study skills
Wrote updates and progress reports for parents

Mathematics Tutor, UWRF Math Department, January 2008- May 2012
Tutored students in college mathematics in subjects including algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics and calculus
Greeted students, answered questions and helped locate and use math center resources
Coordinated with other tutors to help multiple students at once

Research

Modeling a Photochemical Reaction, September 2010-Present, UWRF Chemistry Department
Utilized computer programs such as GAMESS and MacMolPlt to model the photolysis of a compound
Modeled the reaction in different energy and spin states to determine the mechanism of photolysis
Compared data and results with other computational and experimental studies
Communicated results in a paper and a seminar


Trichome Growth Analysis, September 2009- December 2009, UWRF Chemistry Department
Researched scientific articles about the significance of trichomes in the growth of Arabidopsis plants
Grew Arabidopsis plants with the intention of harvesting trichomes from their leaves
Designed and mixed phosphate buffer solutions to aide in the collection of trichomes

Mathematical Modeling Competition, February 2012, UWRF Mathematics Department
Developed a model with a team of three that solved a given problem using mathematics
Used excel to compute solutions to the problem
Presented the results in the form of a paper
Achieved Honorable Mention award

Skills and Awards

Experience collecting, organizing and analyzing scientific data
Experience with modeling, critical thinking and experimental design
Computer Languages: R, C, some Java and some BASIC
Lots of experience working with Microsoft office products such as Excel and Word
Took the GRE Chemistry Subject Test in April 2016: Scored in the 75th Percentile
Took the revised GRE General Test in August 2015: Scored in the 94th Percentile on the Quantitative Reasoning section, 81st Percentile on the Verbal Reasoning section and 56th Percentile on the Analytical Writing section
Passed the P/1 Actuary Exam in May of 2013

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