Qualified Tutors: U of T Medical school & Harvard
Alexi,B.A. neuroscience, Cum Laude
Harvard graduate and University of Toronto Medical Student with 8 years of proven tutoring experience, Alexi received both his SSGD and IB diploma (42 points) from the Toronto French School. Scoring a 98th percentile for his first and only MCAT exam and a similar score for his SAT's, Alexi is highly qualified tutor and is fully trilingual in English French and Spanish. With a 4.0 in math from Harvard Alexi knows his material well and how to explain it. "Having an educator as a mom instilled in me a passion for teaching and the ability to plan lessons according to individual student needs." A former Team Canada athlete, Alexi understands how to motivate and uncover the drive it takes to get ahead.
Andrea, Bachelor of Health Sciences
Medical student at the University of Toronto, Andrea obtained her honours bachelor in health sciences at Wilfrid Laurier University with a double minor in chemistry and biology. Andrea was a supplemental instructional leader for first year biology and an instructional assistant for organic chemistry in her third and fourth undergraduate years. She is also very interested in epidemiology and population health research and methods. In her undergraduate thesis Andrea studied the adherence to preventive health screenings, eventually hoping to improve health in Canada. Andrea also mentors students interested in a science or med school career path, sharing her journey and offering tips and advice.
Tutoring first year university biology and chemistry, introductory organic chemistry and statistics she also helps with any high school science course including physics and all math courses at any age.
Andrea's approach is to understand each individual student and thoroughly assess strengths and weaknesses before coming up with a tailored study plan.
Ali, Bachelor of Science
Medical student at the University of Toronto, Ali has a profound passion for teaching, academics, and mentorship. As a senior biochemistry student at McMaster University, he served as a teaching assistant (TA) for undergraduate biology and chemistry, where students voted “TA of the year”. After obtaining a seat at UofT’s faculty of medicine, Ali decided to mentor the next generation of aspiring physicians by teaching an introductory Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) course at three campuses across the GTA (UofT, York, and UTM). Ultimately, Ali hopes to pursue a clinician-educator role that balances his enthusiasm for teaching with his interest in the medical sciences.
Julien, B.A. Psychology, minor in Economics
Harvard Graduate and Osgoode Hall Law Student Julien specializes in tutoring children in math, french, reading, essay writing and other subjects. With older students he typically focuses on Math, Economics, English, international languages, IB prep and mentoring. He also specializes in tutoring for the LSAT having scored above the 97th percentile at 170, having published in the Duke Law Journal. Julien inspires his students towards the path to excellence and has worked with some the most cited legal scholars in the world.
Sam, 4th year undergraduate
Harvard Student Entering his fourth year at Harvard University this fall, Sam will be graduating with the class of 2022 majoring in Computer Science with Honours, and minoring in Economics. Pertinent coursework has included statistics, linear algebra, multivariable calculus and data structures and analysis. During his time at Harvard Sam has been selected as a John Harvard Scholar, awarded to students in the top 5% of their class. At Harvard, Sam has worked for several years as a tutor in Harvard’s introductory economics course in addition to tutoring with YMTS. As a varsity co-captain student athlete Sam understands what it takes to push through a challenge..
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Nancy,OCT, B.ED, Hon BFA, RCM certified
Certified high school Music and Visual Arts teacher with 20+ years experience, Nancy raised two sons, both graduates of Harvard University, now students of Medicine and Law, attending the most prestigious programs in Canada. Nancy understands how to motivate and guide students for success as she did with her own children. Whether a serious musician or just looking to learn music for fun, Nancy recommends lessons for any age from child to adult. There are many advantages to starting early including a greater chance at developing perfect pitch. But adults can also have great musical success and enjoyment with Nancy's approach. Given her background and experience, Nancy understands the value of education and offers high quality instruction, teaching the RCM method and popular styles including theory. Along with tutoring, Nancy also offers educational consulting, sharing her experience guiding her own children through their educational journey to a top Ivy League school. Sounds unique? It is!
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