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Garwood

110 Center Street, Garwood, NJ 07027

Phone: (732) 650-0099

South Brunswick

3228 Rt. 27, 2nd Fl., Kendall Park(South Brunswick), NJ 08824

Phone: (732) 609-3825

Marlboro Location

172 US Highway 9 N. Suite E, Morganville, NJ 07726

Phone: (732) 972-0011

Edison Location

118 Talmadge Road, Edison, NJ 08817

Phone: (732) 650-0099


Faculty

Marlboro Learning Center Teachers Profile


Teachers listed by alphabetical order of Last Names



Mrs. Baer is a certified teacher who earned a Master degree from Columbia University with major on Teaching of English, and has taught JP Steven and Edison High schools over 15 years. Mrs. Baer has a very unique way of teaching students with various angles to help student quickly reaching their full potential. She is very good at using various web sites and modern techniques to teach the new SAT to help students reach full scores in a short period of time. She works very hard with students. Her essay corrections are so thorough and to the points. She quickly earns the heart of students.


Mr. Braden is a New Jersey state certified teacher of high school math and physics.  He currently teaches Algebra 1, Physics, AP Physics and Honors Chemistry,  In addition, Mr. Braden is a very active and experienced tutor with over 2,000 hours of one on one and classroom tutoring experience. He has a Bachelor if Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh school of Engineering.  Students enjoy working with Mr. Braden because he is patient and clear in his instruction and helps students build a foundation of basic principles.  Helping students succeed is his goal and he accomplishes this consistently by adjusting his style to fit the individual learning preferences and needs of his students.


Mrs. Chen is a certified teacher who taught AP Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, and prepared students ready for SAT II Chemistry at Holmdel High School for over 30 years. Chen’s teaching focuses on basic concept comprehension instead of memorization. As a result, not only students achieve high scores on AP/SAT II, their school works have also improved significantly. In many instances, we have seen improvement from a C average to A in school report cards. For free-response questions in AP Chem exams, Mrs. Chen emphasizes on keywords in the answer. Especially important chapters in the book where full comprehension of the subjects is essential since questions are likely to draw from those chapters to assure completion of the students learning. Mrs. has taught AP Chemistry and SAT II Chemistry for many years at Marlboro Learning Center and gained high remarks from students. Numerous students under her teaching have accomplished 5 (full score) for AP, and 800 for SAT II.


Mrs. Dowds has been teaching chemistry courses for nearly 10 years, including AP Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, Biological and Organic Chemistry, and General Chemistry Laboratory. She has spent hundreds of hours helping students acquire skills to complete assignments and prepare for AP Chemistry exam and SAT Chemistry exam. She has helped countless students overcome their difficulty in Chemistry and get top scores. Mrs. Dowds has a Master's degree in Chemistry. She consistently solicits feedback from students to ensure her teaching meet their needs. Consistent feedback from students regarding Mrs. Dowds’ teaching style are very knowledgeable, kind, organized, and calm. Mrs. Dowds is a quality AP/SAT Chemistry teacher.

Ms. Drust is a certified Biology teacher with over 15 years of experiences on teaching AP Biology, Honors Biology, and SAT II Biology. She has helped countless students achieving top scores (5 in AP, 800 for SAT II) as well as school works in Biology. She has the ability of making the real world connection to the topics that the students are studying so that students are motivated to learn, and make the learning more interesting. With her broad experiences on high school teaching and AP Biology education, she knows the deficiency of the school teaching, and knows how to make up the deficiency to help students achieving top scores. Ms. Drust is especially familiar with the new AP Biology changes made two years ago. She knows how to train students to answer free response questions which have increased significantly in the AP test. In addition, she teach students how to apply math formulas to solve real world problem instead of memorization, as well as teaching the synthesis techniques to analyze various data sources to explain and summarize important biological functions. Ms. Drust is the teacher who knows how to help student achieving high in AP/SAT II Biology.



   

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