Matthew P.


Matthew P.

Tutor

Florence, MA 01062

Will travel 40 miles

$60 per hour.

4.8 46 ratings

Tutor Specializing in General and Organic Chemistry

Please note that my rate is lower for online tutoring (Only 50/hour for online). I have an M.S. in organic chemistry and have been tutoring chemistry full time for the past three years. I'm an expert at breaking chemistry down into fundamental principles so that students can spend less time memorizing and more time understanding. I've accumulated various tips and tricks over the years that make tricky subjects like stoichiometry, stereochemistry and spectroscopy more manageable. I have spe... [more]


Chemistry

General chemistry is by definition a very broad subject. It often challenges students because it combines learning lots of new language with the frequent application of mathematical problem solving. The common language of chemistry is math, but it's also important to understand in words what each equation represents. I can show you both how to "plug and chug" to get the answer as well as how to understand what all those equations mean. I can help with all levels of general chemistry including college, high school and AP chemistry.


MCAT

I have taken multiple MCAT practice tests and reviewed the subject matter on the tests. I consistently ace the chemistry sections. I have worked independently for 6 months now as a tutor and coach for students preparing for the MCAT and other standardized tests such as the PCAT. The MCAT is a challenging test because it randomly mixes questions that test both memorized information and your ability to critically analyze dense reading passages. I can teach you how to quickly identify the "memorized information" questions, giving you more test time to sift through the passages for analysis type questions.


Organic Chemistry

I have an M.S. in organic chemistry, and I specialize in helping people build the strong foundation they will need to succeed in this class. It's never too late though; I've gone back to square one and helped people improve their grades even half way through their second semester! I can help you with understanding hybridization, mechanistic logic, retrosynthetic analysis, stereochemistry, spectroscopy and also the best way to study.