Nick Choa - Private Tutor in Central London
Born in New York City, I moved to the UK when I was 12 years old. I attended two North London day schools: The Hall and University College School. I completed both US and UK university applications. I attended Georgetown University, where I earned a Bachelor's degree from the Walsh School of Foreign Service.
I am familiar with the challenges associated with applying to US universities from the UK, as well as what is required to prepare for the SATs in the UK system. I have worked as a trained English teacher abroad and a junior athletic coach in New York City.
Subjects I Teach
My Education & Qualifications
Georgetown University, 2012 – 2016
Regional and Comparative Studies (BS):
School: Nanjing University
My Tutoring & Teaching Experience
In college, I volunteered with a few tutoring programs in Washington DC. I taught the GRE and English as a Second Language. After graduating, I moved to New York City. I worked as an Assistant Coach at a top day school, where I coached cross-country running and basketball. In March 2017, I moved to Indonesia, where I was trained and worked as an ESL teacher for four months.
My Approach to Tutoring
As a student of languages, my greatest personal insights as a student have been about learning how to learn. One of the most rewarding parts of my education was discovering how to relate to new topics on my own. When I work with a student, I encourage them to find an approach to the material that feels right to them.
I understand the importance of good energy and a positive working environment. I am patient and relaxed, but if something isn't working, I know the most important thing is to find a new approach to a goal. A meaningful understanding of the material is priority number one.
Fun Facts About Me
I played basketball through high school and college, and am (slowly!) improving as a tennis player. I am passionate about film and literature.
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