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    University of Cambridge
    Natural Sciences
    9 ratings
    Cambridge BA 2022UCL MSc 2024Offer from CambridgeOffer from ImperialOffer from DurhamOffer from UCLA*A*A*A* at A-Level11 A*s at GCSE

    Hi, I’m Fran! I am a postgraduate student at UCL, studying for MSc Science Technology and Society, which I hope to finish in 2024. In 2022, I graduated with a BA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge, where I specialised in Materials Science in my final year. I’m super passionate about science, and love science communication and policy-making. In my spare time, I enjoy rock-climbing, reading, board games, and music.
    I have been tutoring privately for around 4 years now, and I love it! I enjoy spreading my passion for science and love discussing new and interesting topics and issues in science with my students. I think it’s really important to engage children and young people with science, to encourage the next generation of medics, mathematicians, scientists, and engineers.

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    University of Oxford
    Philosophy, Politics and Economics
    3rd Year
    TSA = 80 ("very few exceptional applicants")Offers from five Russell Group Universitiesincluding the University of Oxfordto study PhilosophyPoliticsand Economics4 A Levels in Maths (A*)English (A*)Geography (A*)and Economics (A*)10 GCSEs - 9 at Grade 9

    Hi, I’m Matilda. I’m a student currently going into my 3rd year at the The Queen’s College, University of Oxford where I study Philosophy, Politics and Economics. I achieved a high 2.1 in my first year, with 71 in the Economics component. Before this, I achieved 4 A*s at A level, in Maths, English, Geography and Economics, all of which are subjects I’m still interested in now.

    I’m an experienced tutor with lots of practice teaching English, Maths and Economics, ranging from the 11+ to A level. I’m also well practiced in interview preparation and personal statement advice, to ensure your Oxbridge application reaches its full potential.

    Outside of my studies, I am the Women’s Sailing Captain at Oxford and have an avid interest in all things sailing, which has taught the time management skills necessary for tutoring!

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    Experienced Common Entrance tutor
    University of Cambridge
    Natural Sciences
    Offer from UCLOffer from ImperialOffer from CambridgeA*A*A*A* at A-LevelAward for Best Student in my YearGold in BPhOAchieved 3 9s and 4 A* at GCSEFull marks in French GCSE

    Hello future students and parents!

    I’m excited to introduce myself as your potential tutor and guide in the world of natural sciences, particularly in the fascinating realm of physics. My name is Arla, and I am a dedicated graduate student who holds both a Master of Science and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in Physics from the University of Cambridge, Trinity College. I have a strong academic foundation that I’m eager to share with you.

    My journey in the field of physics began at the prestigious City of London School for Girls, where I achieved 4 A*s in Physics, Mathematics, Further mathematics, and Chemistry. Before this, I completed an Accelerated GCSE course which took place within a year at Ashbourne College in London, securing three 9s and four A* grades, solidifying my commitment to academic excellence.

    But it’s not just about my academic achievements; it’s about my passion for the subject matter. I am deeply enthusiastic about the natural sciences and thrive on exploring complex ideas in depth. My personal journey through academia has allowed me to appreciate the beauty of physics and its role in understanding the world around us. I genuinely believe that science is not just a subject but a way of thinking and problem-solving that can be immensely rewarding.

    One of the key reasons I love teaching is my desire to simplify challenging concepts for other students. I understand that complex ideas can be intimidating, and I am committed to breaking them down into digestible pieces, making them accessible and exciting. My teaching philosophy centers on fostering a deep understanding of the material, rather than rote memorization, so you can grasp the core principles and apply them effectively.

    Learning should be an exhilarating experience, and I am dedicated to making it as engaging and enjoyable as possible. Whether you’re struggling to grasp certain physics concepts or simply looking to deepen your understanding, I am here to guide you on your educational journey. Together, we can unlock the wonders of the natural sciences and help you achieve your academic goals.

    I look forward to the opportunity to work with you or your child and ignite a passion for the sciences that will last a lifetime. Let’s embark on this exciting learning adventure together!

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      Imperial College School of Medicine
      2nd Year
      1 ratings
      Scored in the 99th percentile for UCATPrepare for MMI and traditional panel interviewsImprovement by two grades7 years experience1050+ lessons delivered onlineA*A*A*A at A levelExperienced in Russel group admissions.

      I am a current 2nd year medical student. I was successful in receiving offers from some of the most competitive universities on London. I have 7 years experience teaching and preparing students for GCSEs, A levels, university interviews and entrance exams. I have taught 1050+ hours online to around 86 students.

      I have a guaranteed improvement by at least two grades and a 100% satisfaction rate in terms of lesson planning and teaching style. I have worked both privately and with multiple companies such as Gostudent, Atom learning, Teaching4you, Crimson Education and Tutorhouse,. My students have achieved above their target grades, and many have received offers to study at competitive universities for courses such as Medicine and Dentistry.

      Having gone through the intimidating process of applying to such a competitive course, I will ensure that despite what stage of the application process you’re on, it is as easy and comfortable for you! My success in helping students achieve their aspirations, drives me to reach out to many as students as possible!

      Aside from tutoring, I enjoy a wide range of sports such as horseback riding and badminton. I also love travelling, and have travelled to many countries such as Switzerland and Mykonos.

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      University of Oxford
      English Language & Literature
      Oxford graduate in English LiteratureTop 10% in ELAT (55/60)All A*s at A-levelAll A*s at GCSE49/50 EPQ2019 Newnham College Wolf Essay Prize2023 Clive Taylor Prize for Sports Journalism3x top student in my yearTEFL

      Hello, my name is Ariana Rubio. I am a recent graduate of the University of Oxford (2023), where I achieved a high 2:1 in English Language & Literature. I scored in the top 10% (55/60) on the ELAT (admissions test for English) and performed well at interview to win a place at Oxford. I am currently teaching English abroad and applying for master’s degrees in English.

      At secondary school, I got 11 A*s at GCSE, including English Literature, English Language, Maths, and Additional Maths. I got an A* in English Literature A-level and D1’s (above the A* equivalent) in History and Philosophy Pre-U’s. I won the Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement, which is awarded to the top scholar in the year, in Years 11, 12, and 13.

      Alongside maintaining my high academic standards, I have tutored for a number of years. I volunteered as a homework tutor at my local library from 2015-2019, helping students in years 1-11. As an academic mentor at my school, I tutored younger students in English and History from 2017 to 2019.

      I am eager to tutor students in English, History, and Religious Studies/Philosophy at GCSE and A-level. I would especially like to assist aspiring Oxbridge applicants with personal statement, ELAT and interview preparation.


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          What are the Common Entrance Exams?

          Common Entrance is a series of exams often taken by students in Year 6 (age 11) or Year 8 (age 13) in order to obtain admission to selective grammar or independent schools.

          How do I register my child for the Common Entrance?

          For pupils applying to grammar schools, the 11-plus exam is normally free. All private schools require you to fill out a registration form and may charge you a non-refundable registration fee (between £100 and £300). Once you accept the position, they may want a deposit, which will be repaid at the end of your child's first term.

          Registration can begin up to 18 months before your child is scheduled to take the examinations, so it's important to apply early to ensure that registration spots are available.

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