Alex has two bachelor’s degrees, one in Psychology and another in Mathematics and Chemistry. Throughout his degrees he was consistently on the Dean’s List and was awarded multiple awards for academic achievement. He has been tutoring for over five years and loves finding new ways to help students understand the foundations of science and math. He takes a friendly and easygoing approach that adapts to your needs, and pushes you step-by-step to build confidence gradually. He likes to explore the big-picture meaning behind topics so that students feel connected to why what they’re studying matters, as well as focusing closely on the finer details so that the student will know how to adapt to the many kinds of problems they may be presented with. He strives to help students get the grades that they desire while also developing a new appreciation for the subject that they are studying, so that it feels more exciting to learn.
Humza is graduating from McGill University this year with a BSc in Microbiology & Immunology. He will be continuing his education in the same field by beginning his PhD in September at McGill. Humza has been teaching and coaching students for over five years. As a youth, he was an award-winning competitive athlete in Track & Field for fifteen years. Additionally, Humza enjoys rock climbing, board gaming, and is passionate about space exploration.
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.
Ashwini wants to make learning fun for her students and have them enjoy the process. She believes this can be implemented by having a good rapport with the students and providing them with real life applications of a certain problem or topic!
McGill University: Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering)
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
Zach is an enthusiastic and engaging coach with experience tutoring students in Math, Physics, Chemistry and English using creative instructional techniques. Currently a McGill Bioengineering undergraduate student, Zach has many years of experience working with youth and young adults, ensuring his sessions deliver content in a dynamic and relatable way. Whether it be for elementary or pre-university subjects, Zach is highly adaptable and is ready to meet your unique needs!
McGill University: Bachelor of Engineering: Department of Bioengineering (IP)
Gareth has a Bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science and a minor in Mathematics from McGill University. Gareth has over 5 years of tutoring experience, and has taught at all levels ranging from middle school to first year university. Gareth has tutored in many subjects, but specializes in high school science and math. Gareth’s approach to tutoring is to create an individualized experience and adapt to the students’ needs, and to try to find a good balance between going through concepts and homework problems to keep the sessions varied and engaging.
McGill University: Graduate of Cognitive Science; Minor in Mathematics
Emily is currently studying life sciences and psychology at McGill University. She is passionate about making tough topics less daunting by motivating students and explaining lessons to match with each student’s individual learning styles.
Emily grew up in Southern California and, as a result, has experience with the SATs, ACTs, and the American university application processes. She looks forward to guiding your child to academic success!
EN: Raphaël has his DEC in Arts and Sciences from CEGEP de Jonquière and a joint Major in Biology and Mathematics from McGill University. What he likes most about coaching is helping students adopt a positive and confident approach to academic challenges, whether it is with theoretical knowledge or strategies for time and stress management. He likes to listen to students and offer personalized guidance depending on each student’s needs.
FR: Raphaël est titulaire d’un DEC en arts et sciences du CEGEP de Jonquière et d’une majeure conjointe en biologie et mathématiques de l’Université McGill. Ce qu’il aime le plus dans le coaching, c’est d’aider les étudiants à adopter une approche positive et confiante face aux défis académiques, que ce soit avec des connaissances théoriques ou des stratégies de gestion du temps et du stress. Il aime écouter les étudiants et offrir un accompagnement personnalisé en fonction des besoins de chacun.
Barry holds a Doctorate in Physical Chemistry specializing in Material Science. During this time Barry participated in the development of lithium ion batteries at the laboratories at General Motors. He continued his research of lithium batteries at the University of Oklahoma as well as teaching chemistry. Barry went on to hold the position of Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Utah State University.
Barry taught at the University of Alberta, and has four years of experience teaching High School Chemistry. Barry has years of experience tutoring students. Subjects include High School Chemistry and Math for grades seven to nine.