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My name is Stuart and I attained a IB score of 41 in 2015 at Scotch College Perth (Dux of Year 12) scoring the top mark in my school year group in all of my subjects, and achieving an A in Theory of Knowledge and the Extended Essay. I have since gone on to maintain WAM of 86 in my university studies in music and neuroscience, balancing the two worlds of the creative arts and sciences.
I’ve learnt in all my academic pursuits that success is often best brought on by being interested. This might not sound profound. But how many times have you opened a textbook, soon to close it because it was boring? What about stopping studying to watch a particularly captivating internet video? If you’ve done these things, it’s because you weren’t sufficiently interested in your studies. Boredom steered you firmly away from productivity.
My goal as a tutor is to cultivate this interest and enthusiasm so that you will achieve greater results in your IB study, and be excited for future academic pursuits. In my tutoring sessions we will focus on what interests you about the subject of study, working on increasing and expanding that interest as much as we can. You will become powerfully motivated and studying will become that much easier. YouTube will seem boring in comparison!
I am familiar with the current IB syllabus for Literature HL (6), Psychology HL (7), Japanese (JLPT N2) and Music HL (6), meaning I can offer you up to date advice on your study. I am an experienced tutor of the IB diploma, with 3+ years of teaching experience. I can aid in Internal Assessment preparation and execution, final exam preparation and any other subject-specific external assessments.
My service includes 7 days a week phone/e-mail contact, so should you have any questions or concerns between lessons I am free to address them as needed. I am also happy to read any pieces of work you’re working on before a lesson so I can give you the best feedback possible. I am based in the Bentleigh area and where we tutor is up to you. I am available 7 days a week and so will do my absolute best to find you a time slot most convenient to you.
I am only charging $50 per hour, and will not charge a travel fee unless the journey exceeds 30 minutes. I hold a valid Working with Children’s Check, and I offer both face-to-face and online tutoring.