Physics

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Offerings

Our tutors will help you accelerate your ability to navigate how the universe works.

We provide dynamic tutoring across a wide range of physics-related topics, from introductory-level lecture courses to the most specialized research.

Core Courses

Classical Mechanics
Electromagnetism
Electricity Circuits
Waves, Optics and Sound
Electrodynamics
Fluid Dynamics
Quantum Mechanics
Statistical Physics
Applied Physics
Relativity
Special Relativity

Specialized Topics

Energy Science
Physics of Sensory Systems
Elementary Particle Physics
Laser Physics
Solid State Physics
Quantum Field Theory

 

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We have the most accomplished PhDs on our team for all areas of physics, no matter how niche. All of our physics tutors are capable of helping students with the calculus required in more advanced physics coursework. In our tutorials, we take a highly structured and personalized approach to ensure that our students receive the most effective and comprehensive tutoring available. And if youre interested in support for a physics 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.

Henry

Henry graduated with an MD from Columbia University in 2022 and began psychiatry residency at the University of Rochester. Formerly a professional classical ballet dancer, he earned his BA in Biology from Columbia University, where he was also the first male synchronized swimmer in the Ivy League.

Claire D.

Claire earned her BS in Mollecular, Cellular, and Development Biology from Yale University. She is an MD student at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Darin

Darin earned a BA in Physics and Astronomy and Astrophysics (Harvard), and MSc and PhD in Planetary Science (CalTech). Currently, he is junior faculty at Brigham Young University.

Graham V.

Graham holds an MD (Vanderbilt University Medical School) and MBA (Harvard Business School). He earned his BS from MIT in Materials Science & Engineering. Currently, he is an Emergency Medicine Resident at Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Bassel

Bassel received an MS in Civil Engineering from MIT and a BS in Engineering from Harvard. He has taught college courses on topics ranging from probability and statistics to modern history.

Elliot

Elliot earned his BS in Biology at MIT, and his MSc by Research in Clinical Medicine on a Rhodes Scholarshop at Oxford University. Currently, he is an MD/PhD student in the the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program.

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.

Sam D.

Sam is a med student at Harvard Medical School. He holds a BS in Neurobiology & Philosophy (Cornell). Prior to medical school, Sam was a fellow in the NIH Department of Bioethics.

Joanna

Joanna is urrently a Chemistry PhD student at Northwestern University. She graduated with high honors from Wesleyan University with a BA in Chemistry and Mathematics.

Aditya K.

Aditya is a PhD student in Computer Science at the University of Illinois. He received his BS in Computer Science and Applied Computational Mathematics from CalTech and MS in Computational Science and Engineering from Harvard.

Nathan

Nathan graduated from Princeton University with a BS in Physics and a minor in Applied Math (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa). He is currently a PhD student in Physics at Harvard.

Elizabeth G.

Elizabeth is an MD/PhD student at NYU School of Medicine's Medical Scientist Training Program. She holds a BA in Biology with a minor in English from Hunter College.

Casey L.

Casey received her PhD in Neuroscience from the Icahn Scholl of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and her BS in Biology from William & Mary. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University.

Dan W.

Dan is an MD/PhD student at Harvard Medical School. He earned his BA in Cognitive Science at Yale University (Phi Beta Kappa), where his thesis earned the Angier award.

Gil

Gil graduated from Wesleyan University with a BS in Chemistry. He attended Columbia University for his MS in Electrical Engineering, where he received the prestigious Jacob Millman Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Matty

Matty earned a JD from Harvard Law. He graduated magna cum laude from Amherst with a BA in Geology. He has experience as a tax attorney working in corporate law in New York.

Mihir

Mihir is an MD student at Harvard Medical School. He graduated summa cum laude and Phi Betta Kappa with a Bachelor's in Biochemistry and Master's in Chemistry from UPenn.

Vyom

Vyom graduated from Rutgers with a double major in Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Psychology (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa). He is currently an MD student at NYU, and has a strong interest in global health and medical education.

Suleman

Suleman graduated summa cum laude from the UC Berkeley Honors Program with a BA in Integrative Biology. After receiving acceptances to both MD/PhD and MD programs, he is currently an MD student at Stanford Medical School.

Caroline B.

Caroline earned her Bachelor's degree from Harvard in Chemical and Physical Biology. After graduation, she conducted reserach in health economics and policy. She is currently a medical student at Harvard Medical School.

Ellen Y.

Ellen is an MD/PhD student at Harvard Medical School, where she conducts research on the dysregulation of cell death in cancer. She earned her Bachelor's of Science in Chemistry at Caltech.

Joshua Y.

Josh earned his BS in Biomedical Engineering at Rutgers University (summa cum laude, Tau Beta Pi and Alpha Eta Mu Beta). Currently, he is a research scientist at the Center for Engineering in Medicine at MGH.

Priyanka N.

Priyanka studied Molecular and Cellular Biology, Global Health, and Spanish at Harvard College (summa cum laude). She is now a medical student at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.

Ash N.

Ash received his MA in Economics from Columbia University. He graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Econometrics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (summa cum laude, Tau Beta Pi).

Chang M.

Chang is an MD/PhD student at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He earned his BA in English Literature and Biochemistry at Columbia University, where he was a John Jay Scholar and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

Baily N.

Baily is an MD student at Harvard Medical School. She earned her BS in Geospatial Sciences with a minor in Arabic from the United States Air Force Academy, where she graduated in the top 5% of her class.

Julia C.

Julia studied Neuroscience and Music at MIT, and then received a Fulbright Scholarship to continue her neurobiology research in Gšttingen, Germany. She is now an MD student at Harvard Medical School.

Charles P.

Charles graduated from Princeton University with a BSE in Mechanical Engineering and Certificate in Theater and Dance. He has been a private tutor in New York City for over twelve years.

Amar S.

Amar holds an MD/MPHS from Washington University in St. Louis, and a BS in Behavioral Neuroscience from the Eckardt Scholars Honors program at Lehigh University. Currently, he is a Diagnostic Radiology resident at the Mayo Clinic.

James Zh.

James graduated summa cum laude from UC Berkeley with a double major in Public Health and Molecular & Cell Biology. Currently, he is pursuing his MD at UC San Francisco.

Scott

Scott earned his MBA from Yale and BS in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell. He has worked as a management consultant and a semi-professional poker player. Currently, he works at Google.

Joseph E.

Joseph majored in Biology at MIT, where he won the MIT Gene Brown Prize for Teaching and the MIT Albert G Hill Prize for improving the lives of minorities at MIT. He's currently pursuing an MD at Stanford.

Shivangi

Shivangi is an MD candidate at Harvard Medical School, conducting research in Cardiothoracic Surgery. She graduated from MIT with a BS in Biology (GPA 4.9/5.0, Phi Beta Kappa).

Sam D

Sam holds a BS in Physics (Cornell) and a PhD in Physics (Harvard). He's now a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, studying physical systems and machine learning applications.

Alice N.

Alice earned her PhD at MIT in Mechanical Engineering on the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. She received her Bachelor's in Physics from University of Chicago. Currently, she teaches Engineering at MIT.

Hassan

Hassan is an MD Candidate at Boston University, where he conducts research in Orthopedic surgery and works in East Boston with the Outreach Van Project. Previously, he majored in Biochemistry and minored in Economics at the University of Rochester.

Gabriel P.

Gabriel graduated magna cum laude with degrees in Math (GPA 3.96/4) and Physics (GPA 3.98/4) from Williams College. He is now a graduate student in Physics at Harvard with the Harvard Quantum Initiative Fellowship.

Donald L.

Donald graduated with a BS in Physics at California Polytechnic Polytechnic State University. His research in machine learning led to a staff research scientist position at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. He's currently pursuing a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Michigan.

Hudson L.

Hudson earned an AB in Physics from Princeton. Next, Hudson worked as a quantitative trader and researcher at DC Energy. Now, Hudson has returned to studying physics as an astrophysics graduate student at MIT's LIGO labs.

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

Hunter B.

Hunter studied Physics and Computer Science at Harvard College. In 2019, the Chicago Cubs drafted Hunter, and he’s been playing pro baseball ever since.

Davis E.

Davis is currently a graduate student in the MIT Mathematics department pursuing research at the interface between fluid dynamics and quantum mechanics. He previously graduated from Penn State University, earning a Master’s Degree in Engineering Science and Mechanics, and graduating at the top of his class for his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Science.

Noah S.

Noah graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from West Point. He next studied in the Space Propulsion Laboratory at MIT, receiving a Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics. His work to design and test plasma thrusters for nano-satellites forms the basis of a currently pending patent.

Philip R.

Phil graduated from the US Air Force Academy in 2020 as a Distinguished Graduate, with a BS in Physics. He was then selected to attend pilot training, but as a first assignment he is earning a Master’s in Electrical Engineering from MIT, where he works on improving ion-trapping systems for quantum computing.

Jadyn

Jadyn is a Physics PhD student at Stanford University. Previously, he earned his MA in Education and BS in Physics from Villanova University.

Sam C.

Sam graduated with a degree in Physics from Princeton University. After graduation, she taught physics at a high school in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She's currently pursuing her MFA in fiction at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Sasha

Sasha earned her BS in Physics and Mathematics from MIT and her PhD in Materials Science & Engineering from MIT. Her PhD research focused on engineering new energy-efficient magnetic nanomaterials. While at MIT, she completed two research internships in France, worked as a visiting scientist in a German physics institute, and pioneered a new physics education program in Chile.

Robert S.

Robert holds a BSc in Physics from Jacobs University and a PhD in Physics from Harvard University. For his work as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard, Robert won the Harvard University Physics Department’s White Prize for excellence in teaching introductory physics

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.

James P.

James currently works as an engineer for Nuvera, a hydrogen fuel cell company in Massachusetts. Previously, he graduated from Syracuse University with an MS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and a BS in Mechanical Engineering (summa cum laude).

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.

Nicholas C.

Nicholas he earned bachelors’ degrees in both Computational Physics and Mechanical Engineering at Rice University. He is now pursuing his Master’s in Medical Physics at Columbia University, with which he hopes to pursue radiation therapy for treatment of cancer patients.

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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

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/hour

$ 180/hour

$ 260/hour

$ 340/hour

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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