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About me

Hello!

I'm Umamah, a second year medical student at the University of Leeds.

I have a love for the logic, research and experimentation underpinning scientific knowledge, and enjoyed GCSE and A level science tremendously for that reason. I hope I can build your confidence to think about science in an intuitive way, giving you not only the skills to pass exams, but the interest to learn more, so to understand the world around you (and inside you!) better. 

How I teach

I have tutored younger students before, taking part in mentoring schemes and running study sessions, so I know how to make the experience of learning rewarding. I am patient, friendly, and very open to suggestions on how you want to learn. I like efficiency, so will always make sure that you will make the most of your study session, and like to use numerous different resources- videos, illustrations, podcasts, past papers, online flash cards, and more- to keep you engaged, and help with memory and understanding. Most importantly, I am very open to feedback on how you'd like to tailor your lessons. 

Help with medical school

The proccess of applying to medical school is not easy- there are many hoops you need to jump through. The personal statement can be quite daunting at times, but I can help you- I've given feedback on quite a few since starting med school! Any questions about the UKCAT, BMAT or interview proccess? I'm here for advice and tips

Get in touch

Send me a 'Webmail' or book a 'Meet the Tutor Session', stating the subject, exam board and topic you need help with. Good luck in your endeavors, and I'm looking forward to teaching you!

Subjects offered

SubjectLevelMy prices
Biology A Level £24 /hr
Chemistry A Level £24 /hr
Biology GCSE £22 /hr
Chemistry GCSE £22 /hr
Maths GCSE £22 /hr

Qualifications

QualificationLevelGrade
MathsA-LevelA
ChemistryA-LevelA*
BiologyA-LevelA*
ClassicsA-LevelA*
UrduA-LevelA
Extended ProjectA-LevelA
Disclosure and Barring Service

CRB/DBS Standard

No

CRB/DBS Enhanced

23/12/2013

Currently unavailable:

Ratings and reviews

5from 19 customer reviews

Colette (Parent) March 15 2016

Super tutorial .

Colette (Parent) March 22 2016

Brilliant dedicated tutor

Colette (Parent) March 1 2016

Very helpful .

Yan (Parent) March 6 2016

Great tutoring with detailed information! Plus helpful exam questions!
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Questions Umamah has answered

How is frequency density calculated?

Frequency divided by class width

Frequency divided by class width

1 year ago

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What are the two main secondary structures of proteins?

Alpha helices and Beta pleated sheets. 

Alpha helices and Beta pleated sheets. 

1 year ago

322 views

What is a ligand?

A species with one or more valence electron pairs that forms co-ordinate bonds with a metal ion. 

A species with one or more valence electron pairs that forms co-ordinate bonds with a metal ion. 

1 year ago

319 views
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