Mr Richard L. of Los Angeles CA USA Tutor Profile

Tutor Personal Information

Name: Mr Richard L.
Gender: Male   Age: 22-25
Tutoring Style and/or Experience

I am a recent Stanford University (perennially ranked as a Top 5 university in the world) graduate with a Master of Science in Biology as well as a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a specialization in Molecular & Cell Biology, and both degrees are from Stanford. I have tutoring experience with various age ranges, but I mainly work with high school and college students. I have worked with different tutoring companies in the past and have advised students on college and graduate school entrance essays, with successful admissions to Cambridge University as well as NYU.

Able to tutor:
Biology, Organic Chemistry, Chemistry, English (Literature), English (Writing), English (ESL), General high school Math, SAT Math & Verbal & Writing, some SAT II Subject tests, ACT, MCAT, Study Skills/Organization, College Applications, Essay Review

Scored in the 95th+ percentile on the MCAT for all sections and overall.
Scored an 800 on the SAT Verbal, 780 on SAT Math, and 740 on SAT II Writing in high school.
Scored a 34 (out of 36) on the ACT.
Scored a 5 on various AP exams such as Biology and BC Calculus

My current hourly rate is $40, and I am willing to teach anywhere in the LA area. I will charge an extra $5 per session for gas money if you are living very far away from me. My schedule is also very flexible, so I am able to teach anytime whether it is on the weekdays or weekends. I also speak Mandarin Chinese fluently if you are more comfortable communicating with me over the phone in Chinese. Please email me for additional details or questions.

Tutoring Fee and Tutors Availability

Grades Tutored: Junior High School, High School, College, Graduate
Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Contract Availability: Long Term or Open-Ended Tutoring Commitments.
Tutoring Rates: $40.00 to $50.00
Sliding Scale: This tutor offers a sliding scale for students with economic hardships.

Tutor Background

Time Spent Tutoring: 1-2 years
Students Tutored: 10-25 students
Special/Focus Groups: Gifted/Talented
Educational Level: Masters
Major: Biology
School: Stanford University
Awards 1st Year Masters Stanford Asian American Graduate Community Award 2009
-Recognized for contributions to the Asian American community

Senior Intercultural Discovery and Exchange in Asia Project in Taipei, Taiwan
- Hosted by National Taiwan University
- Cultural Exchange Program with International Student Scholars

Senior Stanford Asian American Award 2008 Finalist
- Nominated for contributions to the Asian American community

Junior Stanford University Major Research Grant/Howard Hughes Scholarship
- $5200 for summer research in Hanawalt Lab

Sophomore NIH Summer Internship Grant
- $4000 for summer research at the NIH/NIA

Freshmen BNL Summer Internship Grant
- $4000 for summer research at the NIH/NIA
Teacher Certification: No