Biology

Studying biology deepens our fascination with nature's beauty, complexity, and weirdness. Our tutors help make sense of what it means to be alive.

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We get it on an atomic level.

Most of our tutors have served as teaching assistants for hundreds of undergraduates, many of whom are encountering biology for the first time. In addition to offering specialities within this discipline, we easily combine biology tutoring with tutoring in chemistry, physics, and mathematics.

Biology Courses

Biology

Microbiology

Molecular Biology

Cellular Biology

Ecology

Earth Science

Environmental Science

Evolutionary Biology

Genetics

Immunology

Methodology

Chemical and Physical Biology
Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology
Human Evolutionary Biology
Integrative Biology
Neurobiology
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We have the most accomplished PhDs on our team for all areas of biology, no matter how niche. In all tutorials, we take a highly structured and personalized approach to ensure that our students receive the most effective and comprehensive tutoring available. And if you’re interested in support for a biology course that you don’t see listed here, reach out to us! No topic is too advanced or too obscure for our team.

Tutor spotlight

We are a cooperative of thinkers––physicists, historians, computer scientists, economists, literary critics, lawyers, linguists, biologists, poets, mathematicians, and so many more--who provide exceptional one-on-one tutoring and academic support to our students.

Meet everyone

We are a cooperative of thinkers––physicists, historians, computer scientists, economists, literary critics, lawyers, linguists, biologists, poets, mathematicians, and so many more--who provide exceptional one-on-one tutoring and academic support to our students.

Sarah G.

Sarah earned her BS and MS in Physics at MIT. She now studies the interface between quantum theory and gravity as a research fellow at the Center for Theoretical Physics at MIT.

Paul W.

Paul holds a BA in History (Yale) and MA in Global Affairs (Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University). A recipient of the Fulbright and Schwarzman Fellowships, Paul is currently a Presidential Management Fellow in Washington DC.

Michael M.

Michael holds a PhD and MA in Chemistry from Harvard, and a dual-degree BS in Chemistry and Biology from the University of Maryland. He has over ten years of experience teaching and tutoring chemistry and introductory biology.

Jeremy W.

Jeremy earned his BA in Cell Biology & Genetics (Cornell) and his PhD in Cancer Biology (Cornell Medical College). For the past two decades, he has been a professor of Biology at Middlebury College.

Michaela W.

Michaela is an MD/PhD at Harvard-MIT. She holds a BS in Biochemistry with minors in Philosophy and Biomedical Engineering from the University of Colorado (summa cum laude), where she was an NCAA Division I, All-American track athlete.

Tong

Thomas earned his BS in Chemistry at Duke. He is currently an MD/PhD at Harvard-MIT. In the Harvard Immunology Program, he is studying how the immune system responds to severe viral infections such as COVID-19

Stefan O.

Stefan attended the University of Scranton, where he majored in Biochemistry and Biomathematics. There, he received Excellence in Biochemistry, Excellence in Biomathematics, and American Chemical Society Awards. He's currently pursuing his MD at Harvard Medical School.

Juliet R.

Juliet studied Playwriting and Biology at Northwestern University with a focus on Biochemistry and Biophysics. She worked for several years as a research scientist after graduation, eventually pursuing an MS in Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern

Yen

Yen majored in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duke University with a 3.93 GPA. Currently, she is a DMD candidate at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and is passionate about reducing oral health inequities.

Rhea T.

Rhea majored in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at Yale University, where she completed her thesis research on studying the effects of m6A RNA modifications on blood system development and leukemia. She is currently an MD candidate at Harvard Medical School in the Pathways Program and is passionate about improving mental health care and resources.

Sunny

Sunny is an MD candidate at Harvard Medical School. Previously, she spent seven years researching neurodegenerative diseases. Notably, she was a part of a group studying cell replacement therapy for Parkinson’s disease which, in 2021, entered a Phase I clinical trial for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease

Dipal

Dipal graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a BS in Neuroscience. She is now an MD/MPH candidate at Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health.

Marta

Marta is an MD Candidate at Harvard Medical School. Prior to matriculating at Harvard, Marta headed to Bonn, Germany as a Fulbright scholar. There, she conducted research related to Parkinson's disease and expanded her German language skills.

Samantha F.

Samantha graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University with a BS in Human Biology, Health & Society and a minor in Education. As a Fulbright Scholar, Samantha will be spending the coming year in the UK attaining a Master in Medical Education at the University of Nottingham.

Xavier

Xavier graduated from Yale College in 2019 with a BS in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. During the summers, he researched Type II Diabetes at Yale Medical School and HIV at Harvard Medical School. Currently, he is pursuing a Neuroscience PhD at Columbia University.

Isabel T.

Isa designed an independent major at Williams College titled “Critical Health Studies,” combining philosophy, sociology, and anthropology with the goal of complementing her science-oriented pre-medical education with a humanist and critical exploration of health and medicine. After graduating with Highest Honors, she is now an entering MD-PhD student at the University of Michigan where she will complete her doctoral work in sociocultural anthropology.

Wilton

Wilton is pursuing an MD at Yale School of Medicine (expected graduation in 2026). Previously, he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Mary S.

Mary is a resident physician in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and an incoming Stanford dermatology resident. She received her MD degree from Yale School of Medicine and her BS in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from Yale University.

Eleanor S.

Eleanor is an MBA/Masters in Computer Science dual degree candidate at the University of Chicago/Booth School of Business. Previously, she received her Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University.

Amy S.

Amy graduated with a BS in Cognitive Science from Yale University, magna cum laude. She now attends Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. She hopes to develop new therapies and treatments for individuals with neurological disorders.

Rasheca

Rasheca was a Robertson scholar who attended Duke University and also had the opportunity to simultaneously major at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. At Duke, Rasheca majored in Public Policy and at UNC Rasheca majored in Nutrition. She graduated in 2020 summa cum laude, with distinction, and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She is currently pursuing a medical degree at Harvard Medical School.

Ubadah

Ubadah is a neuroscientist at MIT. He immigrated to the US and started community college when he was 16 years old. After spending three years there, he transferred to the University of Missouri, where he earned his BS in Biology. Ubadah then earned his PhD in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health at Virginia Tech.

Julia Ra.

Julia graduated summa cum laude from Northeastern University with a major in cell and molecular biology. She is currently a PhD student at MIT studying the interactions between bacteria and bacteriophages, which are the viruses that infect bacteria.

Emily V.

Emily is a PhD candidate at Harvard University in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology. Currently, she is being funded by the National Science Foundation to research conditions in which the gut microbiome may behave in a way that is adaptive to the host. Prior to graduate school, Emily graduated from Harvard College cum laude with a degree in Human Evolutionary Biology and minor in Chemistry.

Rakeeb

Rakeeb graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University with a degree in Biological Engineering. He then pursued a research position at Johns Hopkins University, where he discovered a passion for immunology that has since led him to become a PhD candidate in the Immunology program at Harvard.

Tarika

Tarika graduated with dual degrees in Philosophy and Biochemistry from The University of Texas at Austin. She then spent a year as a research fellow at the Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Research Program in Rochester, Minnesota before moving to Boston to pursue her MD at Harvard Medical School.

Layla

Layla is an MD Candidate at Harvard Medical School. Previously, she graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a BA in Writing Seminars and a minor in Islamic Studies. Her post-grad fellowship conducting ovarian cancer research at the National Center for Advancing Translational Science culminated in her choice to pursue a career in medicine.

Matthew J.

Matthew is pursuing an MD at Harvard Medical School. Previously, he graduated from Roanoke College as the Class Valedictorian, as well as summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.

Fernando

Fernando is a PhD Candidate in Biophysics at Harvard University. Previously, he completed a BS in Applied Mathematics and Biomedical Engineering from John Hopkins University, as well as conducted research in cancer immunotherapy and single-cell microfluidics, earning multiple research awards.

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Testimonials

“Ava was incredibly helpful in teaching me concepts I didn't understand and going over practice problems with me. She was extremely supportive and friendly, and always made me feel like I was making progress!”

Biology Student

“Bailey went above and beyond as a tutor. I can’t think of a time where I had a more sincere tutor. Her words of encouragement and support really helped in a not-so-great time.”

Mahesh, Anatomy Student

“I could not recommend David more. He possesses true mastery of the material. He knows the material better than professors.”

Biotechnology Student

“Rana was great - a very genuine and kind teacher. She addressed my concerns in depth, and went above and beyond.”

Mahesh, Histology Student

Testimonials

“Ava was incredibly helpful in teaching me concepts I didn't understand and going over practice problems with me. She was extremely supportive and friendly, and always made me feel like I was making progress!”

Biology Student

“Bailey went above and beyond as a tutor. I can’t think of a time where I had a more sincere tutor. Her words of encouragement and support really helped in a not-so-great time.”

Mahesh, Anatomy Student

“I could not recommend David more. He possesses true mastery of the material. He knows the material better than professors.”

Biotechnology Student

“Rana was great - a very genuine and kind teacher. She addressed my concerns in depth, and went above and beyond.”

Mahesh, Histology Student

“Rocco supported me throughout my course. He explained material in depth, and applied content to my major and common situations. Sessions were productive, and Rocco was organized and prepared. He had a list of high yield topics, kept a Google Doc of session notes and assignments, and annotated my class powerpoints. Cambridge Coaching admin were very kind and diligent. They searched for the best tutor, and I was extremely compatible with Rocco.”

Brittany, Anatomy & Physiology StudentGrade went from D to B+

Plans

We’ve created structured, yet flexible pricing plans that offer everything you need to succeed in your courses.

Choose a Tutor Tier

Hourly Rate

1 Hour

All of our tutoring is priced on an hourly basis, and most academic tutoring sessions are 90 minutes. If you're not sure how much tutoring you'll need, you can enroll in our "pay as you go" option.

$ 140

$ 180

$ 260

$ 340

First Time Package

4.5 Hours

We require a first-time minimum commitment of three 90 minute sessions due to the significant amount of preparation that tutors do in advance of the first few sessions. This initial package is a good way to get your feet wet, evaluate the amount of tutoring you'll ultimately need, and see if you feel comfortable with your tutor.

$ 630

$ 810

$ 1170

$ 1530

Ten Sessions

15 Hours 5% OFF

An opportunity to deepen your understanding and comfort with your courses, with more flexibility to cover content, essential skills, and exam preparation.

$ 1995 You save $105

$ 2565 You save $135

$ 3705 You save $195

$ 4845 You save $255

Twenty Sessions

30 Hours 10% OFF

A comprehensive approach to tackling classes, providing ample time and space to absorb material, master the ropes of the subject, and get comfortable with assignments and exams.

$ 3780 You save $420

$ 4860 You save $540

$ 7020 You save $780

$ 9180 You save $1020

Tutor Tiers

We have 4 tiers of coaches. The coach’s tier is based on the experience level of the coach with our team. All coaches begin working with Cambridge Coaching at the Standard tier.

  • Standard

    0-150 hours
    $140/hour

  • Senior

    150-200 hours
    $180/hour

  • Guru

    250-300 hours
    $260/hour

  • Master

    350+- hours
    $340/hour

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