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I am a third year student at the University of Auckland, studying a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science. In 2017, I intend to study a Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching.
In high school, I did NCEA for all my subjects and I also did Cambridge Maths on top of NCEA maths (so 2 lots of exams at the end of the year).
I obtained an excellence endorsement at all three NCEA levels, as well as subject endorsements at excellence level in English, Statistics, Music, Biology and Chemistry. I was awarded the Excellence Scholarship from Victoria University (2015) and the Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship from Otago University (2015). Currently at Victoria, I am in my second year of a degree majoring in English Literature and Psychology achieving at an A grade average.
I am currently studying at Wellington College in my final year, taking English, Digital Technology, Spanish, Statistics and Business.
Last year, I completed A-Level Maths, as well as NCEA Level 3 Calculus, Physics and Accounting, also gaining Scholarship in all of those subjects, including an Outstanding Scholarship in Physics. I have gained Excellence Endorsements at all levels of NCEA, and gained University Entrance as a Year 12 student last year.
I have also had great success in extra-curricular competitions, having won a prize, or been in the winning team for competitions such as ICAS, the VUWMA Comp, Mathswell and the NZ Maths Olympiad.
I went to Hutt Valley High School, where I completed NCEA Level 3 with an Excellence endorsement. At Level 3, I was pleased to receive top of subject awards in German and music, having received awards in German and Media Studies the previous year. Currently I am finishing off a BA degree at Victoria University of Wellington, majoring in International Relations and minoring in Linguistics and Spanish. Here I have enjoyed 'A' averages throughout my studies.
I am studying towards a teaching degree and have had experience in both Primary and Secondary schools. I have taken high school classes on Science and Chemistry and have helped out in Geography classes. I have had some experience tutoring students for NCEA Chemistry through another tutoring company. During High School I was also a Swim Teacher after-school, which I believe has helped me work on skills such as clarity, time management and building connections with my students!
My past tutoring experience in high school ranges from ESOL students to Year 9 and 10 students and private in-home tutoring for high school seniors. At university level I was also an academic mentor in a residential college at the University of Otago (St Margaret's College), assisting students in both pre-med and second year Neuroscience courses.