Ashley A.

Ashley Aemisegger has a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. She is currently in a Master’s degree program in secondary education at Grand Canyon University (Arizona) with a focus in STEM.

Ashley has extensive experience tutoring high-school students in physics, chemistry, calculus, and algebra, and prides herself on adjusting her instruction to meet each student’s needs.

Growing up in the military gave Ashley a unique appreciation for different cultures and experiences. Today, Ashley spends much of her time in England and adores travel.

In her free time, Ashley loves reading fantasy novels with one of her cats curled up on her lap.

Shivani J.

Shivani Jain is passionate about helping students excel in math and science. She has 13 years of experience working with middle-school, high-school, and college students.

Shivani has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in math, physics, and chemistry — as well as a master’s degree in International Business.

She is an ideal math tutor for students in algebra 1 and 2, geometry, trigonometry, calculus (1, 2, AP, AB, and BC), physics, and chemistry. In addition, Shivani thrives on helping middle- and high-school students prepare for Mathcounts and AMC 8/10 competitions.

The belief that everyone has the potential to excel in math and science is what drives Shivani’s dedication to helping her students reach their full potential.

In her spare time, Shivani likes to go out on walks, hikes, enjoy nature, dance, and cook.

Alex H.

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 S.

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 G.

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

Ali J.

Ali is studying Biology at McGill University and is currently applying to medical school. His role as a tutor is to improve the student’s academic life and make the school experience much more productive and fun. Moreover, Ali believes coaching can create long-lasting friendships!

Testimonials

“Just wanted to send a quick message letting you know that my daughter is flying through homework and tells me that Ali has ‘changed her life this week’. :)  Thanks Ali. My daughter is looking forward to the next session.” – parent, grade 7 math student

Emily L.

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!

Raphaël T.

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 K.

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.