Milly Sellers - Private Tutor in Central London
I graduated last year with 1st class honours in Experimental Psychology (BA) from the University of Oxford. I was three times awarded a college scholarship for my academic achievement, and received the Burton Prize upon graduating for the best college performance across Psychology, Geography, Sociology and Human Sciences. I am now a professional tutor and confident teaching the following subjects; Psychology, Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Geography. I also offer sessions for Oxbridge applications. I first started tutoring as a student and loved working one-on-one with my students to help them achieve their goals. Now tutoring full-time, I am dedicated to offering a tutoring experience that is tailored specifically to my student’s needs, building their confidence to go into their examinations fully prepared.
Subjects I Teach
- 11+ Tuition: Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning; Science; English
- 7/8+ Reading and Writing Skills (English and Maths)
- A Level (AS & A2): Maths; Biology; Chemistry; Geography; Psychology
- GCSE Level: Maths; Biology; Chemistry; Geography; History; English Lit; English Lang
- Supporting Oxbridge applications
- Undergraduate level: Psychology
My Education & Qualifications
University of Oxford, 2014 – 2017
Experimental Psychology (BA): 1st with the Burton Prize for best college performance across Psychology, Geography, Human Sciences and Sociology.
School: St Paul's Girls' School
St Paul's Girls' School is a selective day school in Hammersmith, London. I was educated there from 2007 to 2014. Awards: Chemistry Prize (2014) for the best overall performance in Chemistry in Year 13. Grades: A Levels 3A*s: Maths, Biology, Chemistry AS Levels 4As (highest grade): Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Geography GCSE 10A*s: Maths, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, History, Latin, Geography, Art, English Language, English Literature; 1A: German
My Tutoring & Teaching Experience
Since graduating I have become a full time tutor, working with several agencies, and consequentially am both experienced and confident in my ability to help my students achieve their goals. I additionally have extensive experience working with young persons with learning difficulties and various disorders from volunteering in Sri Lanka for 3 months and working at a psychiatric rehabilitation unit in Hertfordshire. While volunteering in Sri Lanka I was a Peer Mentor, meaning I was responsible for the pastoral care of a rotating group of volunteers. I have loved each of these roles and working with people at many different levels.
My Approach to Tutoring
My past tutoring experience and highly academic background mean that I am very assured in my capabilities to tutor at all levels. I pride myself on my professionalism and take time to prepare lessons that are both stimulating and thorough. Focusing first on any weak spots, I work with my students to fill any gaps in their knowledge and deepen their understanding. I believe my building confidence I can help each of my students to realise their unique potential and flair.
Working directly from the syllabus, I ensure that a thorough grasp of the curriculum is achieved while also improving exam technique using past papers and mark scheme prep. Through the tutorial systemat Oxford University, I have experienced first-hand the progress achieved by working one-on-one with a tutor. By learning to discuss a topic in depth, rather than memorise information, I help my students feel confident tackling the same material presented in different ways.
I love working with my students and watching them become more self-assured over time. This progression gives me immense satisfaction and I am committed to always being approachable, flexible and ready to listen to any concerns. I am dedicated not only to preparing my students for their examinations but to ensure they enjoy it too, as I believe this is instrumental to their success
Fun Facts About Me
I am very motivated to pursue a career in helping others. While tutoring offers a brilliant way for me to do this, I additionally have extensive volunteering experience in other areas.
I have previously worked with Age Concern UK for 9 months, Help Refugees in Calais for 1 month and SLV.Global in Sri Lanka for 3 months. I also love music and play the piano, guitar and completed by Grade 8 Music Theatre in singing while at school.
My favourite thing to do is spend time outdoors and I have trekked across the Dolomites in Italy with my best friend and sailed competitively on a J109 yacht for the past 5 years.
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