Phil graduated from Cambridge University with First Class Honours in Law. He sailed right though his degree, never achieving less than a first in his end-of-year exams. Indeed, he topped his year in many of his papers, winning the Falcon Chambers Prize, One Chancery Lane Prize, Ziegler Prize, Ginsberg Prize, Peter de Somogyi Prize, Henry Arthur Thomas Exhibition, to name a few! And that’s just the prizes! Phil also held numerous scholarships at Cambridge, including the College, Foundation, and Squire Scholarships. Phil previously worked at prestigious law firms LinkLaters and Sullivan & Cromwell, before returning to his true passion in education.
A tutor at heart, Dom decided to leave a career in finance to focus on solving the one problem he faced as a tutor throughout university and high school: a hasslesome, inefficient and inaccessible tutoring system. Prior to co-founding EasyA, Dom worked at The Blackstone Group in New York. Prior to Blackstone, Dom worked at Goldman Sachs in its technology, media and telecom investment banking group. Dominic holds a B.S. in Finance from The Wharton School, where he graduated cum laude as a Benjamin Franklin and Joseph Wharton Scholar.
Oliver is currently studying towards a Master’s Degree in Maths at Cambridge. When he’s not tutoring, he’s using his mathematical abilities to understand the financial markets. Some of his recent research relates to the complex Black-Scholes pricing model, a theory that underpins the derivative markets. He’s also won Gold in the UK Maths Trust Senior Challenge as well as a Certificate of Distinction in the British Maths Olympiad which he took 2 years early! Did we mention that he’s also a member of the Mensa High IQ society? So whatever your question, have no fear - Oliver is here!
Dillon is currently studying towards an MPhil in Biotechnology at Cambridge, where he is working on a dissertation on synthetic biology for Terpenoid Metabolic Engineering in Photosynthetic Microorganisms. He was the Regional Grand Prize Winner of the British Council East Asia IELTS Prize for postgraduate studies in 2018/2019 and was awarded the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Thesis award by AIChE Singapore in 2019. At Cambridge, he also helps design and facilitate workshops to groups of up to 30 students to introduce and promote the field of synthetic biology.
Kathryn is currently studying towards a BA in Biological Natural Sciences at Cambridge. That should come as no surprise, given that she took Maths, Biology, Physics and Chemistry A-Levels and got A*s in all four! Apart from being a science whizz, Kathryn is also a wildlife enthusiast. In July, she volunteered in Kefalonia, Greece, working with Wildlife Sense to help conserve the endangered loggerhead turtles living in the area. She also helped with beach cleans, beach profiles and education of tourists on how best to protect the turtles.
Wendy is currently studying towards an MPhil in Epidemiology at Cambridge. In addition, she’s also working to publish a first-author paper in G3, a genetics scientific journal. Some of her research so far has involved assessing the role of dNab2, a Drosophila RNA-binding protein, in neuro-development as it relates to the human ortholog, ZC3H14, in autosomal recessive intellectual disability. Wendy is also a First Global Rhodes Scholar and a Gates Cambridge Scholar!
Emily achieved the top grades in Maths and Physics A-level, and is currently studying towards a BA in Philosophy at Cambridge. A role model for other students, Emily won the Rotary Club Citizenship Award for “outstanding contribution to the school community” in 2019. In 2018, she won the Harvard Book Prize, awarded to “an outstanding student in the penultimate year who is academically excellent, exhibits exceptional personal qualities and makes a significant c ontribution to the school or community.”
Tomas is currently studying at The Judge School, Cambridge. Originally from Lithuania, Tomas was a maths prodigy from a young age. He was ranked as one of the top 50 mathematicians in Lithuania, a country known for its maths talent, at the age of 12. He first began tutoring students when he was 13 and since then has taught in cities all over the world including Amsterdam, Hong Kong, London and Madrid to name a few.
Misha is currently studying towards a Master’s in Engineering at Cambridge. He achieved top grades in Maths, Further Maths and Physics at A-level. Outside the classroom, Misha has also been involved in the Cambridge University Eco Racing team, where he helped design a roll cage and chassis system to protect drivers in case of accidents. Before coming to Cambridge, Misha also launched his secondary school’s first VEX robotics team, leading it to the UK national semi-finals. When he’s not studying, tutoring or building Misha enjoys hiking, tennis and indoor bouldering.
Melissa is an all-round Maths superstar. Having achieved the highest A-Level grades in Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry, she received the Governors’ Award for Academic Excellence (awarded to the student who achieves the highest overall A-Level results in her year). She also won a gold award in the senior maths challenge. In her summer holidays, Melissa has worked at M&G Prudential and Huawei, learning Mandarin and working on projects involving 5G technology. She has extensive experience tutoring A-Level and Further maths, having helped students boost their grades to A* level in both. When not studying, working or tutoring, Melissa competes as a pole vaulter at the National level (she’s been ranked top 10 in her age group!) and has represented Oxford University in the varsity match against Cambridge University.
Nina is not only a Maths and Physics whizz, but is also a passionate and extremely experienced educator. Since high school, Nina has organized numerous extracurricular maths and physics classes aimed at helping students go above and beyond what is taught at school. In addition to organizing these programs, she has worked as an examiner for numerous national maths competitions, which helps her teach students with unrivaled clarity and experience. She has also worked as a volunteer at the International CERN Masterclasses, an event that attracts over 13,000 high school students from 60 countries across the world. Most recently, Nina was responsible for writing the problems (and solutions) for the largest physics and maths extracurricular course in Sofia, Bulgaria. She has extensive experience teaching students from 11 to 17 years old.
Claudio is currently studying towards a Master’s in Engineering at Oxford. With many years of successful tutoring experience under his belt and top grades at A-Level, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a question that Claudio can’t solve! Claudio’s passion for engineering expands well beyond the classroom, as demonstrated by the numerous projects he has undertaken to put his academic knowledge into practice. Some of his projects include coding a program using MATLAB to simulate a rocket launching and landing, working to design and manufacture the most structurally integral pin-joined bridges, and building and assembling a radio receiver that could successfully receive signals from radio stations! Not only an academic superstar and talented engineer, Claudio was Captain of his local football team, Kentish Town FC.
Gus is currently studying for his MPhys in Physics at Oxford University. In addition to being predicted a 1st class degree, Gus scored top grades in his Maths, Further Maths and Physics A-Levels. Much like all our other tutors, Gus is not only an academic superstar but also a very talented outside the classroom. Not only is Gus a Corporal in the Combined Cadet Force, where he teaches students CCF and teamwork skills, but he is also a passionate musician. He is the founder and president of Oxford’s Red Brick Jazz Band, the Keble A Cappella group, and organizes numerous external recitals for the Keble College Music Society.
Bence is currently studying towards his MPhys in Physics at Oxford University. Prior to Oxford, Bence won gold medals in both the British Physics Olympiad and the UK Senior Maths Challenge, competitions known for their challenging and mind-bendingly complicated questions. Given these impressive feats, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a question that Bence can’t explain in detail! Outside the classroom, Bence has experience teaching not only as a tutor but also as a teacher in the classroom, having worked in the Maths and Physics departments of several top secondary schools (including King’s Maths School in London - a school for gifted mathematicians aged 16-19), meaning that he has a keen understanding of how exams work and how best to prepare. Some of his research involves investigating the theory of special relativity, developed by Einstein in 1905. As if that weren’t enough, Bence also speaks Japanese (we still recommend asking Bence questions in English though)!
Annie is studying medicine at Oxford. A natural educator at heart, Annie has spent much of her time at Oxford teaching other students. This is all the more amazing, since we all know how little free time medical students have! Annie holds pathology tutorials for 2nd year Oxford students, helping them write comprehensive essays on many different subjects. She also holds exam technique tutorials for 3rd year Oxford students, helping them write papers and critique scientific research. When not holding these tutorials, Annie is also a UniAdmissions interviewing tutor, where she interviews and preps prospective Oxbridge students. Just when you thought there weren’t enough hours in the day to do more, Annie is also a mentor for Japanese children studying English as a foreign language, teaching them about the English language, culture and history. So, what questions do you have for our superstar Medical student?