I have a broad range of interests outside of tutoring. I am a keen musician. I currently play the trombone and have been self teaching piano daily for the past 4 years. As well as this, I have also been involved in a number of different jazz bands. I am also very active. I play football and squash and I have always been a member of a number of different football teams.
I also do a lot of public speaking. Over the past few years I have taken part in a number of debating, mooting and public speaking competitions. I was able to place best speaker and win a number of different competitions. As well as speaking competitively, I also speak publicly for a number of different purposes. Most recently, I gave a speech at West Side Young Leaders Academy, motivating and encouraging young people to believe that Cambridge is a realistic prospect. As well as this I was also awarded the Stephen Lawrence Scholarship recently.
Finally, I have a number of different interests more generally. For example, I am very tech savvy and enjoy teaching myself a number of different programming languages in my spare time. similarly, I enjoy engaging in my own personal projects such as building computers, devices etc.
I have various experiences of teaching, coaching, tutoring and generally mentoring others. My most recent experience involved consistently and successfully tutoring an A-level law student, and giving in-depth feedback to multiple different students on their personal statements, as well as offering specific advice on entrance exam and interview technique to students applying to Cambridge. Although these experiences are academic, I also have various experiences of coaching and teaching students on a much broader level. The most significant example of this is coaching junior debaters for two years.
My approach to teaching is extremely individualistic. I appreciate the fact that every student has a different way of learning, whether it be visually, orally or by any other means. So my approach to tutoring is understanding what exactly the student would like to get out of tutoring and the best way to engage in the subject with them. An important part of this, is providing very specific feedback. It is very easy for a tutor to give general feedback on a subject matter. It takes much more for a tutor to tailor their feedback specifically to the individual. I prefer the tailored approach.
Critical input given. Thank you cory! Will see you soon.
Lesson was insightful. Went through mock interview for law and got constructive feedback from Cory. Look forward to work with you agian:)
BA (hons) Law - University of Cambridge;
A-levels: Law, Government & Politics, English Literature & Language