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Zane offers a discount of 25% on their first / introductory lesson!

Math

Price Guide
Elementary $40.00
Secondary $50.00
College / University $60.00
Casual $50.00

English

Price Guide
Elementary $40.00
Secondary $40.00
College / University $40.00
Casual $40.00

Chemistry

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Elementary $40.00
Secondary $50.00
College / University $60.00
Casual $50.00

Physics

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Elementary $40.00
Secondary $50.00
College / University $60.00
Casual $50.00

Computer Skills

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Elementary $40.00
Secondary $50.00
College / University $60.00
Casual $50.00

Science

Price Guide
Elementary $40.00
Secondary $50.00
College / University $60.00
Casual $50.00

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Personal Description:

I am a University of Toronto Graduate student in Medical Biophysics. I got my Bachelor of Medicine degree in Peking University in China. My college entrance exam score is above 99.9% percentile, GRE math is 800/800 (>99% percentile), GRE verbal 600/800 (86% percentile) and TOEFL 108/120. My undergrad GPA is 3.72 (rank 3/75). Undergrad courses: 93 in Advanced Math, 95 in General Physics , 91 General Chemistry, 94 in Cell Biology, 95 in bioinformatics, 96 in Pathology.

HOBBIES
Long-distance running, swimming, photography

2008-2010 A member of Mountaineering Association of Peking University
10/18/2009 Completed Half Marathon in 2009 Beijing International Marathon within 2hours 00 min 07 sec
2015-present Approaching photography as a hobby
Photographer for Ikura lab portraits and Faculty of Medicine Halloween Party

HONORS AND AWARDS

2013-2019 University of Toronto
Connaught International Scholarship

2011-2012 Peking University
Model Excellent Student
First Class Scholarship

2010-2011 Peking University
Model Excellent Student
First Class Scholarship

Tutoring Experience:

I have been teaching Math and Science since 2017 (30 individuals). My most recent successful case: improved a grade 10 student performance from D- to B (tutoring math).

2017-present math and science tutor
1. Use analogy and encouragement to facilitate learning
2. Carefully plan course content & goal
Regularly evaluate student learning
3. Continuously revise teaching method and course goal

SUNDAY (1-3pm): GRADE 12 math, group session (2-3 students) at 101 college street, 20 CAD per hour! Currently ACCEPTING students!

Monday to Friday (8-10am): U of T MAT135, BIO120, CHM135, PHY131, GRE, GMAT, MCAT, DAT; Currently ACCEPTING students!

Weekends (9-10pm): Online sessions, first hour 50% off! Currently ACCEPTING students!

Thursday 6-7pm and Weekends (flexible): U of T MAT135/136, BIO120, CHM 135, SAT Math, Grade 12 Math, Chemistry, Physics, Grade 11 Math, Chemistry, Physic. Currently ACCEPTING students!

Tutoring Approach:

I believe analogy is the best kept secrets in education. It will be often used in my class to facilitate students understanding of subjects. I would give my students a lot of encouragement to create a rewarding learning environment and let learning happen, after all nine tenths of education is encouragement. Of course my teaching strategy varies depending on which learning method works best for my students (such as hands-on learning, visual learning, auditory learning, etc). Prior to our class, I need to know tutee’s subject/topics of interest and current academic performance. I will carefully plan the course goal and content together with tutee/their parents and continuously revise it after evaluating student learning in assignments/quizzes/exams.

My rates vary according to travel distance and level of difficulty of the subject(40-60 CAD/hour).
First session 10 dollar off (first tutor platform fee reimbursement)!

Grade 1-10: 40 cad per hour
Grade 11-12: 50 cad per hour
SAT: 50 cad per hour
Undergrad: 60 cad per hour
GRE, GMAT, MCAT, DAT: 60 cad per hour

Two hour session: 10% off

Group rates:
Two persons: 10% off
Three persons: 20% off
Four persons: 30% off

Can Meet:
Up to 20 minutes away for no additional charge (biking distance)
Up to 30 minutes away for a flat fee (10 bucks for TTC/GO fares)
Up to 1 hour away at my regular hourly rate

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Native Language: Chinese
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • Peking University (2008) - Bachelor of Medicine (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)

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