|Recent Students: 13||Total Hours: 210||Last Online: 02 Dec 2020|
|All-time Students: 14||Total Classes: 146||Signed Up: 16 Apr 2020|
With a background in investment banking and as a professional IB-only and UCAS application tutor, I have over 2,500 hours of tutoring experience under my belt (both face-to-face and online). I sat the IB at the prestigious Rome-based St. Stephen's School in May 2012, following which I read Economics at the University of Warwick and completed a Master's degree in Management at the London School of Economics (LSE). Native in Italian and English, I have established a very strong rapport with all of my previous tutees, many of whom still reach out for some mentoring and academic advice during their university years. Finally, as one of the highest rated tutors in my subjects when working with leading tutoring agencies in London, I have been invited to run group courses around IB-Economics and IB-Mathematics.
Fun fact: I was a professional poker player a few years ago!
Having sat the IB, I believe in the power of specialization, reason why I only tutor IB Economics and IB Mathematics and do not cover other exam boards. Indeed, I know the ins and outs of how to outperform in both subjects and therefore focus heavily on exam technique with my students; I add value by pointing out how certain key words in exam questions are indicative of how a question is to be tackled to score top marks.
83% of my IB Economics and IB Mathematics students scored a '7' last year, and all of my Economics Extended Essay students have scored an 'A' in my multi-year tutoring career.
Most importantly, whilst I do cover the whole IB syllabus thoroughly, I do not read out any textbook to my students, as I believe that a successful tutor is one who can simplify complex topics by explaining the underlying concepts in a logical manner, thereby allowing students to jump to intuitive conclusions themselves.
Finally, having successfully written personal statements which won me admission at the University of Warwick and the London School of Economics (LSE), I have helped countless students win places at prestigious universities by supporting them with their UCAS applications and personal statements, along with guiding them through university and degree choices that best match their future career goals.
Unlike other tutors out there, I am a highly specialized tutor, as I solely focus on IB-Economics and IB-Mathematics, having sat the IB myself in May 2012. I therefore only tutor those subjects and exam boards where I can add superior value, knowing the ins and outs of what the examiners are looking for, reason why 83% of my tutees scored a '7' last year.
I also support students with Economics-based Extended Essays, as I scored top marks in my own Economics Extended Essay and all my students have scored As too.
Having gone through the UCAS personal statement-writing process and having attended top schools like Warwick and LSE, I support students in UCAS applications - ranging from personal statement support to mentoring students on which degree or university to attend to match their future career goals.
IB-Economics student, graduation year 2019 (final score 6): "I just received my Economics summer exam results for my 1st year on the IB diploma programme, so wanted to take this opportunity to write a review for my IB Economics tutor, Sankalp. Sankalp is a one-in-a-kind tutor, who unlike any other tutor I have encountered, knows the syllabus inside-out and does not even use a textbook when teaching! He knows how to make connections between different parts of the syllabus, yet always gives the big picture of how topics are structured so I know the general direction in which we are headed. But most importantly, the enthusiasm with which he teaches, combined with the fact that he truly takes my studies and performance to heart is very reassuring. Finally, unlike my previous Economics tutor which I had through another company, Sankalp's way of explaining concepts makes them easy to understanfd because he knows some subtle concepts which other tutors or even teachers do not know. Indeed, Sankalp's ability to explain why things are the way they are rather than simply repeating the syllabus to me is how I have truly come to see Macroeconomics as one big and inter-connected chapter." IB-Economics & IB-Maths student, graduation year 2019 (final score 7): "Brilliant tutor, constantly committed towards helping the student. In addition, his flexibility with lesson times is remarkable, and the help with SL Maths, EE and HL Economics has been impeccable." IB-Economics student, graduation year 2018 (final score 7): "Sankalp is a great tutor. He always makes sure I understand everything and challenges me. I finally understand Economics!" Job Applicant: "Sankalp was a phenomenal help and an excellent insight when I applied to Goldman Sachs. He successfully prepared me to excel at the gruelling Goldman interview. His depth of knowledge and understanding of the inner-workings of the investment banking division is truly exceptional. I could not recommend him more."
- Over 2,500 hours of tutoring experience.
- Highest rated tutor at leading London-based tutoring agencies which have resulted in being invited to run group revision courses.