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Subjects Taught


Price Guide
Primary $50.00
Secondary $50.00
NCEA Level 1 $70.00
NCEA Levels 2-3 $70.00
Adult/Casual $70.00


Price Guide
Primary $50.00
Secondary $50.00
NCEA Level 1 $70.00
NCEA Levels 2-3 $70.00
University $70.00
Adult/Casual $70.00


Price Guide
Primary $50.00
Secondary $50.00
NCEA Level 1 $70.00
NCEA Levels 2-3 $70.00
Adult/Casual $70.00

English (Foreign Language)

Price Guide
Primary $70.00
Secondary $70.00
NCEA Level 1 $70.00
NCEA Levels 2-3 $70.00
University $70.00
Adult/Casual $70.00

Personal Description:

Kate is a student at the University of California, Berkeley at the College of Chemistry studying Chemical Biology. Although she has only been in college for one year, she is now at a senior/fourth-year university student level and will graduate in May 2021 with a Bachelor's of Science. The UCB College of Chemistry is ranked second in the world for chemistry-related degrees. Kate was a student at Kristin School, Auckland, studying NCEA and IB diploma programs. She self-taught CIE A-Levels and achieved the highest grade possible (A*) in the two exams she took. Kate was also a student at Harvard University in 2017.

- Interview at Oxford University for biomedical sciences (only for top 10% of applicants)
- Unconditional offer at Imperial College London for Medicinal Chemistry BSc/MSc
- Unconditional offers for UCL, King's College, University of Edinburgh for chemistry/medicine related degrees
- Accepted into the Honors Programme at Monash for Pharmaceutical sciences (ranked first in the world), and offered Commonwealth Supported Place scholarship
- Accepted by exception into Harvard University's Second-year Organic Chemistry course in 2017 as a high school student, passed with A-
-Top 30 rank in the New Zealand Chemistry Olympiad competition
- 34 in the ACT, perfect score of 800 in both SAT Chemistry and Math II Subject Tests
- Current member of the International Society for Cosmetic Chemists and American Chemistry Society
- 2015-2017 New Zealand Future Problem Solving Finalist. 2015-2016 Second Place in New Zealand. 2016 International Finalist. Awarded New Zealand Future Problem Solving Award in 2014.
- Awarded ABRSM ARSM Diploma in Voice in 2017. Selected to represent Harvard University at the Mondanock Choral Festival
- Selected to represent Australasia at Harvard and Yale Model United Nations. 2017-2018 Kristin school UN Youth Ambassador
- Created e-Sports Club which was featured on League of Legends' client homepage. Interviewed by Riot Games, Sky TV and New Zealand Herald.

Kate's interests include medicinal chemistry research, visual art (painting), figure skating and singing.

Tutoring Experience:

- Experienced IB, CIE, NCEA tutor in Chemistry, English, TOK and Mathematics for over 4 years.
- Past students have been accepted into multiple Australasia universities including the University of Melbourne, Sydney University, UNSW and the University of Auckland in their relevant subject majors.
- Past students have been accepted into the University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, University of Edinburgh, UCL, George Washington University, Syracuse University, Lancaster University, University of Aberdeen, University of Kent, University of Glasgow, University of Dublin.
- Also experienced in working with and teaching primary/intermediate Mathematics, English, Chinese and Science for 5 years.

Tutoring Approach:

Kate chooses her teaching style based upon the needs and personalities of the student. All tutoring classes must be conducted online and Kate will offer the best style of tutoring for the student. Generally, Kate likes to use a 'guidance style' to help the student master the required content. Strict, but fair, Kate's tutoring has allowed students to improve their grades with witnessed results.

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Native Language: English
Additional Languages: English, French
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • Kristin School (2018) - International Baccalaureate Diploma (School) (✘ Not On File)
  • Pukekohe Christian School (2016) - Cambridge International Examiniations (School) (✔ On File)
  • Kristin School (2016) - NCEA Level 2 with Excellence Endorsed (School) (✔ On File)

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