Alex

Online Tutor

Alex

Graduated from Oxford, Exeter and The University of Law - Studied History, Education and Law - MA(Hons) PGCE LLB MSc

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Oxbridge and UCAS Admissions. A-Level tutor. Also supports undergraduates.

Recent Students: 9 Total Hours: 18 Last Online: 24 Nov 2020
All-time Students: 9 Total Classes: 18 Signed Up: 08 Aug 2020

About me

With over nine years' experience teaching students from a range of backgrounds, I have always maintained positive relationships with students and parents. I am very responsive to student needs and directly target weakness areas, rather than cover ground the student already knows. Differentiation is key to good tutoring and I am good at breaking down complex ideas into bite sized chunks for my students. Alongside tutoring, I am a college lecturer, so I can be sure that my teaching abilities and knowledge are up to date. No matter what your starting ability is, I deliver lessons that are well-planned and directly relevant to the exam board.

I am currently studying an MSc in Law, Business and Management.

Tutor Experience

Qualified teacher with an Oxford degree offering the following services:

* UCAS personal statement support (all subjects)
* Oxbridge interview preparation for History and Law (including joint schools; e.g. Politics, Economics, Spanish)
* Tuition for LNAT, HAT, CHAA and CLT -- for mainly, but not exclusively, Oxbridge candidates
* Postgraduate application personal statement support (Humanities and Social Sciences)
* A-Level/IB/BTEC/Access/Undergraduate tuition for History and Law
* Coursework checking (NOT writing!)

Alongside tutoring online, I am a lecturer at a further education college in a disadvantaged area where I coordinate a successful Oxbridge/Medicine/Dentistry/Veterinary Science applications programme. Approximately 90% of my students are interviewed. Between 10% and 30% gain places. This is far in excess of the local demographic standard and I am now transferring my skills to the online tutor sector. I am also a personal tutor and have supported hundreds of students in their applications to all manner of universities and courses.

Topic Expertise

I have had the pleasure of meeting a range of students from all over the world: from Oxbridge hopefuls to undergraduates suffering from low-esteem...from students with severe SEN needs to military veterans returning to education...from students with behavioural issues to sixth formers in need of a further push...from students retaking A-Levels to GCSE students in need of preparation for college.

My main experience is with History and Law, but I have taught many other subjects. I have experience teaching and/or examining the following exam boards: AQA, OCR, Edexcel, BTEC, Access to Higher Education, University. I contribute to the A-Level Law Review.

Testimonials

"Knowledgeable, helpful, illustrates pointers for success. Very happy". (Parent of A-Level History student - August 2020) "Alex is an understanding and patient tutor. He had all of the lessons tailored to what I needed and really helped me with what I was having a hard time on. Would definitely recommend him to students that are looking for an efficient tutor. Excellent lessons. I’m more confident in answering practice papers after I’ve had lessons from him." (LNAT student - August 2020) "Alex is a fab tutor. Love his teach technique". (Undergraduate Law student - July 2020) "As an A level student, who was retaking her exams Alex has helped me tremendously. He has his own resources, notes and booklets to guide me and explained the content very thoroughly. I am more confident in my essay writing skills and have achieved better grades in my mocks." (A-Level Law student - July 2020) "Great tutor, really helped build my confidence" (A-Level History student - June 2020) "Alex has been tutoring my son for A-Level History through the online portal and we are pleased with how things are going. Alex is very knowledgeable with a strong focus on his needs with the aim of achieving good exam results. My son is very happy with his lessons". (Parent of A-Level History student - January, 2020)

Price: $50-60/hr

No upfront payments

Only pay as you go

Only teaches online

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Qualifications

MSc Law, Business and Management at ULaw - 2020/21 (TBC)
Graduate LLB at ULaw - 2016/19 (Commendation)
PGCE (Humanities) at Exeter University - 2013-14 (Distinction/QTS)
BA (Hons) at Oxford University - 2009-12 (2.1)

Availability

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