Austin U.

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Proven GMAT Tutor

I'm very passionate about teaching content, problem solving methods, and time management skills. I develop lesson plans and test strategies for my students that are centered around their skills and their needs.

I have worked with dozens of students to meet their goals of reaching the top percentiles of GMAT, and I am happy to work with new students to meet their test goals.


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Prepclass Tutor Since: September 2015

My name is Austin, I am a graduate of Statistics from the Yaba College of Technology. I have twelve years of tutoring experience teaching Secondary School Students Mathematics, preparing them successfully for various examinations including GMAT.

During my youth service, i was able to manage 300 students by teaching mathematics with some uncoventional methods which enhanced their learning to 95%. My private classes are always full of impart and moral instruction .My students have always beat my O level results which has always been a threshold.

I am a big advocate of making sure students are equipped with all the tools to learn that will benefit them outside of our sessions , such as organisation and effective study techniques. I believe that it is really important that students learn to break problems down in a logical way so that they have the ability to tackle problems that might initially seem foreign - whether academic or in life! I spend a lot of time asking questions to make sure they truly understand the concepts and then get them to teach it back to me as a way of clarifying their understanding. I try to come up with creative ways to learn and enforce concepts that are applicable to the real world.

Experience
  • Call Center Consultant
    Jul 2014 - Present

    HR INDEXX LIMITED

    • Training of newly recruited consultants on the bank’s products and services. • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining quality and compliance targets. • Monitoring and reviewing of calls, emails, chat, Twitter to ensure high standards of quality.

  • TEACHER(SERVICE YEAR)
    Mar 2012 - Feb 2013

    VICTORY HIGH SCHOOL, EZIRA

    • Prepared lesson notes on Mathematics for junior secondary class two (JSS 2) and Senior Secondary Classes one to three (SSS 1-3) comprising of 300 students in all. • Taught the Students by using some unconventional teaching styles, through illustrations and motivational sessions, this captivated the attentions of the Students and increased interest in learning by 80%.

  • Mathematics Tutor
    Sep 2015 - Present

    Tutor Prepclass ng Ltd

    Every student is unique in his or her approach to learning. I strongly believe it is important to embrace such individuality, tailoring my own approach and teaching techniques to each student's specific needs, whilst drawing out the full potential of this uniqueness. I think that all tutees have the ability to be a very different model student - I do not think that the purpose of tutoring is to create clones. In such a way, I come to tutorials equipped with numerous methods of making requirements stipulated by the syllabus suitable, engaging and exciting for any given tutee.