Ellen R.


Ellen R.

Tutor

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Will travel 15 miles

$45 per hour.

4.97 86 ratings

Chemistry and Biology Tutor - Pitt Medical Student

Hi, my name is Ellen and I am a highly experienced Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry, and Biology tutor. I additionally tutor other subjects such as Psychology, and general Study Skills, but all of my subjects and descriptions are listed on my Subjects tab. I work with students of all ages- high school, community college, undergraduate, and adults returning to school. I am a seasoned standardized test-taker and study enthusiast who would love to help others succeed, whether that be subje... [more]


Biology

I am in medical school and as such I have vast experience with all fields of biology at many levels. In high school I took AP Biology and received a 5 on the exam. In college I have taken Molecular/Cellular Biology and Lab, Genetics and Genetics Lab, and Biochemistry, in addition to Anatomy with lab, Physiology with lab, Immunology, Cell Biology, Endocrinology and Ecology. I also have studied for and taken the MCAT, scoring in the 98th percentile which includes a comprehensive Biological Sciences section.


Chemistry

I am a medical student, and as such I am very experienced with many areas of Chemistry. I have taken General Chemistry 1 and 2 with lab, Biochemistry, and Organic Chemistry 1 and 2 with lab. I also have taken and scored in the 98th percentile on the MCAT which includes a Chemistry, Biochemistry and Organic Chemistry portion on the test.


Psychology

As a Psychology major in college, I have extensive knowledge of most fields of Psychology- Introductory, Statistics, Biological/Neuroscience, Psychopathology, Social, Cognitive, Personality, and History of Psychology. Additionally, on the Psychology and Social Science portion of the MCAT I scored in the 99th percentile.


Anatomy

As a medical student, I have taken and excelled in human Anatomy twice, once in my undergraduate Biology degree, and again in my first year of medical school.


Physiology

As a medical student, I have vast experience with physiology as an undergraduate student, preparing for the MCAT, and in my first year of medical school.


Study Skills

I have constantly balanced being an excellent student with being an athlete. In my senior year of high school I took 6 AP classes while playing varsity volleyball and playing for a volleyball club requiring 20 hrs/week. In college I was a psychology major, taking pre-med courses, and playing/working for the women's D1 volleyball team 30 hrs/week. I also successfully spent the last summer studying for and taking the MCAT. These experiences have necessitated that I develop excellent study skills in order to accomplish all of my academic goals.


MCAT

I am in medical school, and as such took the MCAT myself, scoring in the 98th percentile. I have experience tutoring subjects on the MCAT, including Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry, and Biology. I am also skilled in teaching the verbal portion of the test, known as CARS. I additionally have experience tutoring for other standardized tests including the ACT and GRE.


Organic Chemistry

I am in medical school and have a significant background in Chemistry. Specifically in Organic Chemistry I have taken Organic Chemistry 1 and 2 with lab, plus an additional Organic Chemistry course to ensure mastery of the subject for the MCAT, in which I received a top score for the Organic Chemistry portion.