Stephen P.


Stephen P.

Tutor

Rochester, NY 14620

Will travel 4 miles

$75 per hour.

4.86 22 ratings

A Personal Tutor with You in Mind

Hello everyone! My name is Stephen P. and I graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rochester (Majors: Brain & Cognitive Science and Biology; Minors: American Sign Language and Psychology). Currently, I am an enrolled medical student at the University of Rochester. I offer very effective, personal tutoring either in person or online. My goal is to help you reach your full potential by learning at a pace that is best for you. Over the past few years I have successfully tutored bo... [more]


Algebra 1

I have experience working with students who have never been exposed to Algebra before, as well as those who just need a brush-up on the subject. I believe in helping them learn in a way that best fits their learning style.


Algebra 2

I have experience working with students who have never been exposed to Algebra before, as well as those who just need a brush-up on the subject. I believe in helping them learn in a way that best fits their learning style.


Biology

As a Biology major, I have a wide breadth of knowledge concerning biological systems. This knowledge has come from both college classes and previous research I was involved with.


Calculus

At the University of Rochester, I have taken (and excelled in) their Calculus courses. With this knowledge, I have been able to help a wide range of students with different learning styles excel.


Chemistry

Here at the University of Rochester, I have taken and excelled in the basic chemistry courses, organic chemistry, and biochemistry. Recently, I was a Teaching Assistant for college organic chemistry. Not only do I help you with the material, but I also help you learn how to think about the material.


Geometry

I have experience working with students who have never been exposed to Geometry before, as well as those who just need a brush-up on the subject. I believe in helping them learn in a way that best fits their learning style.


Prealgebra

I have experience working with students struggling to grasp the concepts first taught in Prealgebra. I believe in helping them learn in a way that best fits their learning style.


Precalculus

At the University of Rochester, I have taken (and excelled in) their Calculus courses (earning "A"s in both). With my students, I have been able to utilize different learning styles to help each excel.


Trigonometry

I have experience in trigonometry from the many university courses I've taken, studying for the ACT, PSAT, and SAT, and from the MCAT. This is a subject I have helped numerous students better comprehend and learn how to perceive this subject in a more natural manner.


Psychology

As a Brain & Cognitive Science major, and a Psychology minor, I have a wide breadth of experience gained from both research and college classes pertaining to psychology.


Biochemistry

I aced my university's honors biochemistry course. Through this, I developed an appreciation of the conceptual and mathematical explanations for questions from the subject matter. I have successfully helped others develop such skills and improve their understanding of biochemistry.


SAT Math

Although I never took the SAT exam, I did spend time preparing for the exam with a wide variety of study materials. During this time I have developed effective strategies to improve test performance. (See my ACT Math performance as evidence of this)


SAT Reading

Although I never took the SAT exam, I did spend time preparing for the exam with a wide variety of study materials. During this time I have developed effective strategies to improve test performance. (See my ACT Reading performance as evidence of this)


SAT Writing

I spent time preparing for this exam with a wide variety of study materials, developing an appreciation for different learning styles. I have developed effective strategies to improve test performance, as is evident by my student's improved grades.


Physical Science

With a strong science background, I am well equipped to help my student best learn the wide range of topics covered in Physical Science.


PSAT

I scored a 212 on the PSAT. This, along with having used many different learning methods as I studied for the test has given me many different means with which to help improve my student's scores.


ACT Reading

I scored a 35 on the ACT Reading Section.


ACT English

I scored a 36 on the ACT English Section. This, along with having used many different learning methods as I studied for the test has given me many different means with which to help improve my student's scores.


ACT Math

I scored a 34 on the ACT Math Section.


ACT Science

I scored a 32 on the ACT Science Section.


Study Skills

As a University of Rochester Peer Adviser, I have been trained in helping others improve their study habits and ultimately improve their grades. I have experience in working on time management, study habits, and test preparation.


Sign Language

As a student of the University of Rochester, I have taken beginning, intermediate, and other ASL classes offered. I am also a member of the UR ASL Club. I have gone with the club to local area high schools, helping the students in those ASL programs. Finally, I have been able to help numerous people learn sufficient degrees of sign language through tutoring, both in college and high school.


MCAT

I scored in the 96th percentile on the new MCAT. Scoring well on this difficult test requires 1) a good schedule, 2) good resources, and 3) a good insight into how this exam will unfold.


Organic Chemistry

At the University of Rochester, I have taken (and excelled in) both of their Organic Chemistry courses/Labs. As a result, the following semester I was a Teaching Assistant for Organic Chemistry. My experience with teaching this topic has developed into a tactic of helping one learn the material along with helping them learn the ins and outs of this new "language."


Python

Python is a beautiful language with lots of possibilities for the adept programmer. I have experience tutoring in the uses of Python as a Laboratory Teaching Assistant for CSC 161: Introduction to Programming. When I took the course, I earned an A, and excelled in the material. Since then, I have worked to expand my abilities by creating my own programs and developing graphic app interfaces.