Jacob S.

Jacob S.

£24 - £26 /hr

Economics (Bachelors) - Cambridge University

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About me

Hey! I'm a graduate from Cambridge, now studying my MSc at Stockholm School of Economics. I love economics as a way of applying my maths skills to practical problems. I'm a bit of a politics enthusiast, and I enjoy the that economics allows me to analyse current affairs in a logical, systematic way.


My teaching style is fairly exam-orientated - while I do think the content is very interesting, I think that helping students understand how to do well is the most impor...

Hey! I'm a graduate from Cambridge, now studying my MSc at Stockholm School of Economics. I love economics as a way of applying my maths skills to practical problems. I'm a bit of a politics enthusiast, and I enjoy the that economics allows me to analyse current affairs in a logical, systematic way.


My teaching style is fairly exam-orientated - while I do think the content is very interesting, I think that helping students understand how to do well is the most important thing a tutor can do. I'd like to build on what student shave done in class through practice questions to confirm and reinforce their understanding as well as developing their ability to translate this understanding into a strong exam-appropriate answer.

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About my sessions

I think past-exam paper questions should be at the centre of any revision strategy. Not only is it extremely valuable to practice writing answers in exam conditions, it is a really effective way to discover which areas of knowledge are weakest. This way you can focus on the areas that really need developing, rather than recapping material that is already strong.


I would want to structure my lessons in communication with the student and their parents, to find out what kind o...

I think past-exam paper questions should be at the centre of any revision strategy. Not only is it extremely valuable to practice writing answers in exam conditions, it is a really effective way to discover which areas of knowledge are weakest. This way you can focus on the areas that really need developing, rather than recapping material that is already strong.


I would want to structure my lessons in communication with the student and their parents, to find out what kind of learning style works best for you. However, I would recommend that the student sends me some work completed before the lesson, either a marked test from school or a completed past paper for me to mark. Rather than going through the whole paper, I would suggest that I pull out a few topics that the student found difficult and spend the lesson teaching the topic to a high standard. This would also help me check progress, as we will be able to see whether the topic is answered better for the next lesson.

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Natalia Parent from Warszawa

14 Feb

Great attitude towards teaching, patient, very knowledgeable and helpful!

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Zubair Abid Parent from Doha

3 Feb

Jacob is a pro in Econ. He explains tricky concepts with ease and is not reluctant to alter his lesson plan to suit my requirement.

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Nicole Parent from London

24 Jan

I am very pleased with Jacob. He has tailored his lessons towards my needs and explains everything easily. I would recommend him to anyone studying economics :)!

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Haider Student

17 Jan

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
MathsA-levelA*
Further MathsA-levelA
EconomicsA-levelA
GeographyA-levelA*

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
EconomicsA Level£26 /hr
MathsA Level£26 /hr
EconomicsGCSE£24 /hr
MathsGCSE£24 /hr
EconomicsUniversity£26 /hr
MathsUniversity£26 /hr
Oxbridge PreparationMentoring£26 /hr

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