Claire R.

Claire R.

£22 - £25 /hr

Biological Sciences (Bachelors) - Wadham College, Oxford University

18 completed lessons

About me

Hi! I'm Claire and I'm originally from Scotland. I recently graduated with a first class degree in biology from Oxford University, and now I'm a PhD student at McGill University in Canada researching the genetics, development & evolution of fruit flies. Back in the day I studied biology at Scottish Higher and Advance Higher levels, so I've experienced these exams myself. Though I'm now specialised in genetics/developmental biology, my undergraduate degree covered the b...

Hi! I'm Claire and I'm originally from Scotland. I recently graduated with a first class degree in biology from Oxford University, and now I'm a PhD student at McGill University in Canada researching the genetics, development & evolution of fruit flies. Back in the day I studied biology at Scottish Higher and Advance Higher levels, so I've experienced these exams myself. Though I'm now specialised in genetics/developmental biology, my undergraduate degree covered the breadth of biology so I am happy to help out with any issues undergrad students might have. :) I also have experience in editing, so am happy to help proofread high school or university coursework.


Feel free to get in touch with any questions! :)

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About my sessions

I like to start with identifying the areas of the curriculum the student finds confusing, as well as trying understand the student's particular learning style so we can decide on a suitable approach. In general I spend time going over the desired aspects of the curriculum and answering questions, as well as working through past paper questions & discussing the best approaches to tackling them. It might also be useful to assess student progress by giving a short quizzes or past paper q...

I like to start with identifying the areas of the curriculum the student finds confusing, as well as trying understand the student's particular learning style so we can decide on a suitable approach. In general I spend time going over the desired aspects of the curriculum and answering questions, as well as working through past paper questions & discussing the best approaches to tackling them. It might also be useful to assess student progress by giving a short quizzes or past paper questions to work on, depending on what the student finds beneficial.

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Kim Parent from Newton Abbot

9 Apr

makes difficult concepts easy and makes sure you understand and very friendly :)

10 Apr

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thanks for the review! :)

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
Biological SciencesDegree (Bachelors)1ST
EnglishScottish Highers / Advanced Highers (Higher)A
FrenchScottish Highers / Advanced Highers (Higher)A
Human BiologyScottish Highers / Advanced Highers (Higher)A
HistoryScottish Highers / Advanced Highers (Higher)A
MathematicsScottish Highers / Advanced Highers (Advanced Higher)A
BiologyScottish Highers / Advanced Highers (Advanced Higher)A
PhysicsScottish Highers / Advanced Highers (Higher)B
ChemistryScottish Highers / Advanced Highers (Higher)A

General Availability

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12 - 5pm
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12 - 5pm

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
BiologyScottish Highers£22 /hr
BiologyA Level£24 /hr
BiologyGCSE£22 /hr
BiologyIB£24 /hr
BiologyUniversity£25 /hr
Oxbridge PreparationMentoring£24 /hr

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