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"Chemistry is really not so hard as it first appears. To help my students, there are a few key concepts that I pass along that clarify and simplify the problem sets that they face. In some cases, it is a matter of being able to express a problem in mathematical terms. In others it is being able to visualize exactly what happens in a reaction. After being pointed in the right direction, and with a little more...

"Chemistry is really not so hard as it first appears. To help my students, there are a few key concepts that I pass along that clarify and simplify the problem sets that they face. In some cases, it is a matter of being able to express a problem in mathematical terms. In others it is being able to visualize exactly what happens in a reaction. After being pointed in the right direction, and with a little practice, most any student can excel in chemistry.

After a 15 year career in chemistry, I now primarily practice Acupuncture. I still love the subject, and enjoy tutoring students in Organic and General Chemistry as well as Biology.

I have been teaching off and on since I was in graduate school. As a teaching fellow at Boston University, I let discussion sections and laboratory sections. I worked through problem sets with the students, and went over concepts from classroom discussions. When I was earning a Master of Oriental Medicine degree from New England School of Acupuncture, I tutored my classmates that were working through Organic and General Chemistry prerequisite classes.

Most recently, I have tutored high school and college students in the Boston area. I always enjoyed working with students, and hopefully some of my enthusiasm for the subject has rubbed off.

At present, my time is split between my acupuncture practice and working with students, tutoring Organic and General Chemistry as well as Biology. I'm fortunate to have found these professions that I enjoy so much.

I was also fortunate to have a rewarding 15 year career in chemistry. After graduating from BU, I worked at Polaroid Corporation. There I helped develop a new film system involving all organic components. It was intended to work with digital photograph printers which were new at the time. I then spent quite a while in a start-up company called Supercritical Combustion Corporation. There I helped develop and formulate a diesel based fuel that burned very cleanly. It was used in Buses, and greatly reduced toxic emis" less...

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fee: $75 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 40 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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Education and Qualifications

certified: Kevin D. is a certified tutor

Boston University, Chemistry

Boston University, Masters

New England School of Acupuncture, Masters

Raymond, NH 03077

Subjects Tutored

Biology - Chemistry - Organic Chemistry