Patient Bioengineering PhD Graduate Looking Help Others

by Daniel Kagan
(San Diego, CA)



I am patient and efficient tutor who likes to teach by listening to understand areas of need, so that we can build upon strengths and clarify misunderstandings. I have been tutoring since high school and I am very comfortable in most areas of math and science for students at the high school or college levels. Below, I have included my educational experience, tutor related experiences, some recent accomplishments, and my interests so that you can obtain a better understanding of myself.

Best of luck in choosing your perfect tutor.

Daniel Kagan

Educational Experience:

University of California, San Diego
- Bioengineering PhD (2012): Nanotechnology Focus
- Technology Business and Finance Certificate (2011)
- Masters of Science (2009): 3.894 GPA

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
- Post-Baccalaureate (2007): Cancer Biology Focus

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
- Bachelors of Science (2006): 3.894
- Major: Biochemistry, Minor: Mathematics
- Highest Honors
- Class of 2006 Overall Achievement Award

Tutoring Related Experiences:

- SAT/ACT and high school math tutor for Estudysmart
(now Study Point, 1 yr)

- TA for Biochemistry, Statistics, Bio-mechanics,
Bio-business, Biology, Organic Chemistry (4 yrs)

- Laboratory undergraduate manager (4 yrs)

- Underprivileged high school tutor (2 yrs)

- Swim Instructor (5 yrs)

Major Graduate School Accomplishments:

- 14 top peer-reviewed publications

- 2012 Siebel Scholar: prestigious award given to
the top 85 graduate students in the country

- 2011 Top UCSD Nanoengineering scientific poster

Hobbies/Interests:

- Attending jazz, classic rock, musicals, plays, opera, and comedy shows with friends and family

- Maintaining an active lifestyle by partaking in organize sports such as Ultimate Frisbee or running marathons

- Attending entrepreneurial discussion groups

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