Vidya B.


Vidya B.

Tutor

Irving, TX 75060

Will travel 18 miles

$35 per hour.

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Versatile CMB Grad Tutoring Biology, Spanish and English-Language Arts

Hello, my name is Vidya! (Vid-ee-ya) I have a Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology as well as an interdisciplinary certificate in Social Inequality, Health and Policy, with a focus on public health. During college, I also discovered a passion for classical (Greco-Roman) mythology and literature and made it my minor! I have completed my first two years of medical school and am now taking a break before completing my MD. I have always loved teaching and mentoring and hope to bec... [more]


Biology

I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Cell & Molecular Biology. I also have two years of undergraduate research experience in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology and would be able to bring this experience to discussions of real-world applications. I have completed my first two years (preclinical) of medical school (MD program) and would be able to teach more advanced and in-depth subjects such as Anatomy, Physiology, and disease processes as well.


Vocabulary


Grammar


Reading

I love reading and have a very eclectic reading taste, from Classics like Homer and Ovid, to modern classics like Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, to young adult fiction like Cassandra Clare, Suzanne Collins, and Sarah J Maas, to scientific primary literature in the field of biology. I achieved a 5 on AP English Language and Composition and a 4 on AP English Literature and Composition. In college, I minored in Classical mythology and literature and really discovered a passion for Classics. I love to analyze and discuss great books and hope to inspire the same love of reading in my students!


Spanish

I really love Spanish and have taken 5 years of middle school/high school Spanish. I earned a 5 on the AP Spanish Language & Composition exam. During college, I joined an organization that held weekly meetings to practice their Spanish language skills. I still use Spanish in my current medical education to communicate with patients and their families.


Writing

I love reading and have a very eclectic reading taste, from Classics like Homer, to modern classics like Jane Austen, to young adult fiction Suzanne Collins, to scientific primary literature in the field of biology. I achieved a 5 on AP English Language and Composition and a 4 on AP English Literature and Composition. In college, I minored in Classical mythology and literature and really discovered a passion for Classics. I have been an undergraduate teaching assistant for a introductory classics course, where I taught workshops on close-reading, created handouts and presentations for essay writing and literary analysis, and provided support to students outside of class. I have also been an English-Language Arts classroom tutor for 70 7th and 8th graders; in addition to providing daily classroom and small group tutoring, I prepared lessons and materials such as reading excerpts and contributed ideas to departmental planning meetings.


English

I have been an undergraduate teaching assistant for a introductory classics course, where I taught workshops on close-reading, created handouts and presentations for essay writing and literary analysis, and provided support to students outside of class; this experience encourage me to obtain a minor in Classical Civilization. I have also been an English-Language Arts classroom tutor for 70 7th and 8th graders; in addition to providing daily classroom and small group tutoring, I prepared lessons and materials such as reading excerpts and contributed ideas to departmental planning meetings. I love to share my passion for literature and hope to inspire and encourage to love reading as much as I do!


Anatomy


Physiology

I have a Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology, whose curriculum included the courses of Vertebrate Neurobiology, Vertebrate Physiology, and Immunology as well as other classes in cellular and molecular biology and genetics. I have also taken Medical Physiology at the medical school level.


Literature

I love reading and have a very eclectic reading taste, from Classics like Homer and Ovid, to modern classics like Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, to young adult fiction like Cassandra Clare, Suzanne Collins, and Sarah J Maas, to scientific primary literature in the field of biology. I achieved a 5 on AP English Language and Composition and a 4 on AP English Literature and Composition. In college, I minored in Classical mythology and literature and really discovered a passion for Classics.


Proofreading


SAT Reading


SAT Writing


ACT English


Elementary Science


MCAT

As a joint pre-medical and Cell & Molecular Biology student, I took many of the courses tested on the MCAT, including but not limited to: General Chemistry, Genetics Honors, Vertebrate Physiology, Vertebrate Neurobiology, Organic Chemistry and Lab, Physics I & II and Labs, Intro to Psychology, Sociology of Health & Illness, Intro to Public Health. I also took the MCAT (old version) and scored a 35. In my first 2 years of medical school, which I have completed, I have re-taken many of the same classes listed above as well as Human Anatomy.


Genetics

I majored in Cell & Molecular Biology and therefore had to took courses in genetics, such as Intro to Genetics: Honors, Genetics Honors, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Virology, and Immunology. I also have 2 years of undergraduate research experience where I cloned genes and performed bacterial transformation and viral transduction to create and maintain cell lines. While completing the first 2 years of medical school, I also took another Genetics course that involved human biology case studies.