Hi guys, my name's James and I'm a medical student going into my second year at St Catherine's College, Oxford. I'll do my best to show you that learning doesn't have to be dull and to help you overcome any question or problem you may face. I'm a fun, patient and enthusiastic person who enjoys helping others to develop their understanding of a subject and to boost their confidence in whatever they do - be it 11+ level Maths or applying for Medical School/Oxbridge. I also love rugby and playing guitar, but I'll try to stick to the teaching for now!
About the tutorials
The main goal in these sessions is to improve in areas of personal difficulty,in order to do this, the sessions will largely be lead by you, the student. I will help you with any problems that you have, using a variety of different methods and tools. The actual tutorial itself will involve not only a video link but also an online whiteboard which I'll be able to draw all over (thanks to my nifty new iPad), meaning that there will be plenty of diagrams, graphs and drawn out solutions as opposed to me just talking at you for hours on end (because that wouldn't be fun for anyone).
In relation to science and maths, having done these exams fairly recently, I can appreciate that a lot of the exam is to do with technique and knowing what the mark scheme will want. In this way, I'll also give you all of my top tips for doing the best in each exam - to do this, it would be really helpful if as well as letting me know what you're struggling with, you could also tell me the exam board you are sitting for that particular exam.
Most importantly, my sessions will be relaxed, informal and fun. It is really important to me that you guys enjoy the experience, school is harrowing enough so I'll do my best to make these sessions as enjoyable as possible!
Applying to Medical School/Oxbridge?
Trust me, if you guys were anything like myself, the word UCAS on its own was enough to make me feel slightly queasy. The whole application is really daunting at the beginning but having someone there who's been through it all will make it a hell of a lot easier, as I'll be able to help with personal statements, interview preparation and any other things that may concern you about the application process. Whatever the requirement, I'll be happy to help!
If you think I can help you, please send me a WebMail or book a 'Meet the tutor' session so that I can have a chat with you and cater the following sessions to what you need. Hope to speak to you soon!
|Biology||A Level||£20 /hr|
|Maths||13 Plus||£18 /hr|
|Maths||11 Plus||£18 /hr|
|-Medical School Preparation-||Mentoring||£20 /hr|
|.BMAT (BioMedical Admissions)||Uni Admissions Test||£25 /hr|
|.UKCAT.||Uni Admissions Test||£25 /hr|
|Before 12pm||12pm - 5pm||After 5pm|
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