University of Roehampton
Nutrition and Metabolic disorders
University of the Western Cape
Summa Cum Laude (2011)
University of the Western Cape
Complementary Health Sciences
Summa Cum Laude (2009)
Information about Carmen
I am passionate about biology and aim to improve students grades by providing them with a better understanding of the subject. Helping with the core knowledge, application of biological concepts and exam strategies.
I obtained a degree in Health Sciences with a special interest in human anatomy, physiology and nutrition. And recently completed an MRes degree in Nutrition and Metabolic disorders at the University of Roehampton. I also have 3 years of experience in tutoring Life sciences at University level. While I have been tutoring A level Biology for over 4 years now.
I have experience in tutoring students from different exam boards (AQA, OCR) and adapt my teaching accordingly.
Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Group revision (4 students) sessions on request for exam prep
Willing to travel: 5 miles
Experience: I am a summa cum laude Science graduate with 3 years of University tutoring experience in Life Sciences.
I have recently completed an MRes degree in nutrition and metabolic disorders.
I have been tutoring A level Biology (AQA, OCR and Edexcel) for over 4 years.
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Feedback For Carmen (36)
Carmen is an excellent tutor, my son Josh has already built up a rapport with Carmen and enjoys his biology lesson.
I would definitely recommend Carmen.She helped my daughter to improve her AS biology level from an E to a B.My daughter find it her tutoring is really beneficial.
Carmen was very professional . She was very patient with my daughter and explained each topic very clearly. Would recommend her 100%. Very great teacher and thank you for all your hard work and support that you have given my daughter.
Carmen is a great tutor. She provides lots of resources (e.g. practice questions) to help, both during the tutoring sessions and to reinforce understanding after covering a particular topic. She is adaptable, and happy to cover any subject requested and has good knowledge of both subject area and exam technique. Friendly and approachable.
Dedicated, organised and subject matter expert
Tutor users various examples to explain a matter of interest. Secondly also informs you of a good way to approach a subject.Thirdly if you mention something that you are unsure of , the tutor ensures that she can best answer the respective query.
Carmen I a wonderful tutor.With her help I have been able to comprehend and understand the most difficult concepts and processes taught at A level biology. She is well versed with the content of the specification and exam technique.
Carmen is a very knowledgeable tutor who helps break down A level Biology topics into simple steps to ensure a clear understanding as well as providing advice on how to tackle exam questions.
Carmen is a great tutor! She has helped me loads in biology and I would recommend to anyone as she is brilliant at explaining things simply and has been a huge help with exam questions too.
Carmen really listens to questions and designs sessions thoughtfully to cater to any areas of misunderstanding - she is fantastic at explaining very tricky concepts in an easily understandable way and has an excellent knowledge of exam board content.
Carmen is very professional and with considerable knowledge of her field.
Carmen is very professional and with a huge knowledge of her field.
Carmen is helping my son with his Biology A` level and I would highly recommend her as a tutor. She is professional, organised and my son really enjoys his lessons. Carmen is flexible, working on those topics and concepts that my son needs particular help with, providing clear explanations and ensures he has a thorough understanding before moving on. Her lessons are well planned and she sets homework and provides detailed feedback during the lessons.
Thoroughly helps in understanding of theory and teaches how to apply knowledge very well.
Carmen has helped my daughter enormously with her A level biology studies. She has a very good technique of explaining concepts clearly and is very accommodating in providing additional information and feedback on work that my daughter had done. I would thoroughly recommend her.
Carmen is a great tutor, she goes through the content precisely ensuring that you understand the content. She is extremely dedicated and provides resources such as exam questions that recap the lesson to ensure the content has been embedded. I would highly recommend Carmen.
Miss Carmen is polite , well prepared and explains difficult topics very well alongside providing exam questions on every topic. She knows what she is talking about and my daughter is already seeing drastic improvements in her test and homework grades. Would highly recommend.
Clear explanations. Tutor is very knowledgeable.
My son is studying a level biology in year 12 and has been having sessions with Carmen once a week. She is organised and practical with lessons and works around Joshua and his needs. He enjoys the sessions and finds them extremely helpful in supporting his learning of the course. We would recommend Carmen.
My daughter has only just started seeing Carmen but she has already seen an improvement in her biology understanding.
Outline expectations,Encourage goal-setting,Identify strengths & weakness and working on it.Doing more past papers & giving detailed explanation. Personally I am very happy. Highly recommended.
Carmen recently began tutoring me and so far she has been a amazing. She`s very patient and always makes the theory behind complicated topics easier to understand.
Carmen has been such a great help to me. I am very glad to have found her! She knows her subject very well and teaches it with great clarity and interest.
Very committed and a wonderful teacher
I highly recommend Carmen as a tutor. Her lessons are well prepared and her teaching style is dynamic and engaging. She would always follow up the lessons with additional information and practice questions. Carmen prepared my daughter exceptionally well for her A Level Biology exams, developing both her understanding and confidence.
Whether it was the question papers, extra notes and helpful links she emailed me throughout the week or the slow and thorough way in which we paced through each aspect of the course, I couldnt have gotten through biology A level without Carmens constant support.
She is very patient in explaining points and highly knowledgeable about the subject, further than just the course itself.
With weekly lessons I was able to improve my grade immensely!
I would definitely recommend!
Carmen is a brilliant tutor and I would definitely recommend her
Great tutor, highly recommend her.
Really informative and thorough in reviewing high level work. Highly recommended!
Carmen has been tutoring my son for A2 Biology for the past two months. She is very engaging and has been invaluable over this period. My so has really enjoyed the time spent with her. His understanding of Biology has grown considerably through her teaching and guidance. I have no problem in recommending her to any potential students who need some extra help with this subject.
Carmen has been a few times and my daughter has found the confidence she needed and her grades have increased significantly. I would thoroughly recommends Carmen.
Carmen is an excellent tutor and my son really enjoys working with her. She provides extra reinforcement and tailors the sessions to his needs.
Fantastic tutor, well organised, extremely helpful and a really lovely person. Daughter enjoys her lessons with Carmen every week.
We would recommend Carmen, my daughter has found the tutoring very beneficial. Carmen explains the subject really well, gives lots of examples and communicates the subject in a way she can understand.