Alexa is in her second year at McGill University studying Anatomy and Cell Biology. She graduated from CEGEP Vanier College in 2021 where she obtained her DEC in Health Sciences. Alexa has a passion for medicine and loves to paint! Her role as a tutor is to help students learn in a unique way and achieve the grades that they deserve!
Patrick is a recent graduate of the Life Sciences program at Queen’s University. He has been tutoring for 10 years, with extensive experience in CEGEP and university chemistry, math and physics. He loves to coach his students as he recognizes the importance of preparation and focus in all aspects of life.
McGill University: Master of Science, Pathology (IP)
Queen’s University: Bachelor of Science (Honours), Life Sciences
Melissa completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree with distinction at the University of Waterloo (Co-Op program) and is working at Shoppers Drug Mart. She also holds her Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Pharmacology & Therapeutics with Distinction from McGill University. Prior to university, she received her Diploma of Collegial Studies in Health Sciences from Dawson College.
Melissa was a Teaching Assistant at McGill University and received the Tomlinson Engagement Award for Mentoring. Melissa is currently a mentor to undergraduate students and has successfully helped a student receive a PharmD admission.
Melissa uses effective leadership and teaching skills to facilitate learning and help students achieve academic success.
University of Waterloo: Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate, Co-Operative Program [IP]
McGill University: Bachelor of Science, Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Deidre is a science teacher from Upper Westchester, New York. She graduated from Mary Louis Academy in 1984 and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Science and Elementary Education in 1991 at Queens College, and a Master’s of Science in Environmental Science at City University and recently completed 60 + professional credits in science curriculum education. She started her career as a paraprofessional in high school special education and became a science teacher working for the New York City Board of Education until 1993. She raised two beautiful daughters and was an Adjunct professor at St. John’s University, Westchester Community College and Bronx Community College in Biological Science. Her professional journey continued as the Science Chairwoman at Solomon Schechter School in Westchester, and is currently teaching as a tenure track science teacher in the Yonkers Public School system. In addition, she was a cofounder of a non-profit beautification commission called “Keep Rockland Beautiful” which educates students in the preservation of nature and prepares and inspires youth to address the tremendous challenge of protecting our natural resources and providing for healthy, sustainable communities and started a 4H club in her town and fulfilled her interest in raising farm animals and teaching agriculture science.
She believes students learn science by doing science. Her classes are a medium through which her students will learn life skills that are critical for their success in college and future careers.