No-Stress Science And Math Tutoring

No-Stress Science And Math Tutoring

5.0 (3)

About this tutor

Hello! I am a recent college graduate who is on a gap year before attending medical school next fall. I have a variety of teaching experience ranging from traditional one-on-one tutoring, acting as a teaching assistant at a college level, and designing and implementing my own curricula to a full class. My expertise lay in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics and statitistics and we can together on college-entrence essays and smart study skills. I have been working with children since 2012 and I have been working in education since 2014 with middle school, high school, college, and non traditional students. I hope to continue with you! Please reach out with any questions or inquiries. References available. 

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Penllyn, PA 19422
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3 Reviews

5.0

  • Sienna Roberts

    I worked with Mariel on gen chem. She was very flexible with how she taught and adjusted her teaching style to fit me (I'm very much a visual learner so she used a lot of videos, pictures). She would also send me great Khan Academy videos between our sessions to help me review.

  • Kylie O.

    Mariel is awesome! She has a great manner about her, super professional yet friendly. She worked with my daughter on 9th grade science and math. She even helped my daughter design her science fair project! I highly recommend her.

  • Anthony P.

    There is nothing negative I could ever say. She are a nice person with a good heart and a brilliant mind. She is very patient when she teaches and she has a gift for explaining difficult concepts very easily in a manner that is easy to understand. She helped me to create notes of the material so I had an easy to understand visual map to guide me through my studies. She was always punctual and continued to help me solve problems even after our scheduledtutoring time.



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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

My first meeting with a new student has little academic focus (so it's free!). We just talk about our interests outside of the classroom. It's important I humanize myself and ensure my students feel comfortable with me! Then we will discuss my student's goals. We identify any anxieties surrounding the subject and make a clear plan to attack them. The ending of our first meeting involves creating a study calander which outlines what I expect my student to complete before meeting again. This involves organizing the material, making me a copy of the syllabus, and preparing what they would like to review. 


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have a B.A. in Biology from Wesleyan University, where I was pre-med. I have tutored organic chemistry, general chemistry, biology, biochemistry and statistics. For multiple semesters I acted as the intro bio and elementary statistics teaching assistant. Additionally, I was a T.E.U. fellow for which I participated in a pedagogy for high school science education and then designed and implemented a curricula for the local magnet school. While studying abroad I designed the lab curricula for the University of Glasgow's physics class. 


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

I charge $75 for a one hour session. First 5 minutes is used to set up and set session goals, 50 minutes of tutoring, 5 minutes for summary and plan. 

One session: $75

Three session pack (discount): $210

Five session pack (discount): $355


What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with middle school students, high school students, college students and a non-traditional student. The non-traditional student was returning to school to become a P.A.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Look for someone with a positive attitude, willingness to be flexible in their teaching style, and has ample experience working with different types of students.


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