Samara Melwani - Private Tutor in Central London

Samara Melwani Private Tutor in Central London

I am a driven and enthusiastic tutor with over 8 years of tutoring experience. I have a passion for learning, and am currently completing a doctorate in Clinical Psychology at UCL.

Given my academic background, I have experience teaching GCSE, A level and undergraduate level Psychology. I also have experience tutoring creative writing, English literature / language, and maths.

I have spent time training and working at The Princeton Review in New York where I taught English as a second language to children and adults, and worked with highly driven students on US boarding school and university test preparation (SSATs, SATs, ACTs). I have a specialized knowledge of US higher education.

I have spent time working in a private children’s therapy clinic, and my career has lent itself to working with students with a diverse range of learning styles, including working with students with special learning needs (i.e. ADHD, autism spectrum, dyslexia / dyspraxia / dyscalculia etc).

I hold an MA in Clinical Psychology, and a BA in Sociology from the University of Toronto. I believe in recognising the unique potential in each of the students I work with.

Subjects I Teach

  • ACT
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Primary Maths
  • Psychology
  • SAT
  • SSAT
  • working with children with learning difficulties

My Education & Qualifications

  • UCL, 20192021
    Clinical Psychology (Doctorate):
  • The New School for Social Research, 20152017
    General Psychology (MA):
  • University of Toronto, 20092013
    Sociology, Psychology (BA):

Fun Facts About Me

I love to bake!

My Client Testimonials

  • ACT Tutoring via Skype during Coronavirus
    ""[My daughter] has not yet taken the ACT, but Samara has been a pleasure to work with. She is warm and focused, gives clear guidance and homework, and is flexible for meeting by Skype (especially important with COVID-19, but she was already doing it before because [my daughter]'s school and sports schedule was complicated).""
  • US ACT and SAT Standardised Tests
    "Very happy ... Samara has been terrific."

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