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Margot

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Margot is a highly distinguished English tutor at Premier Tutors. She specialises in English at all levels but in particular HSC English Ext. 2. Margot placed $5^\text{th}$ in NSW for English Ext. 2 and is currently studying English, Creative Writing and Poetry at Yale University in the United States. Margot received offers from 7 out of the 8 Ivy league schools in the US, including Harvard and Princeton, deciding to go to Yale to further her passion for English.

Margot is a dedicated tutor who is passionate about helping each student achieve their best. She has a deep understanding of the necessary components to succeed in each of these areas, with an awareness of the overall picture as well as attention to detail. Margot hopes to provide support and motivation for all of her students, and above all, ensure they enjoy learning.

Without any doubt, Margot is one of the finest Ext. 2 English tutors available in New South Wales. Her own achievements and her tertiary experience studying English at Yale set her tier above even the very best. Her ability to teach students how to generate and execute the most brilliant and unique ideas in English is unparalleled.

Subjects Taught:

English
English
HSC English Adv.
HSC English Adv.
HSC English Ext. 1
HSC English Ext. 1
HSC English Ext. 2
HSC English Ext. 2
K-6 English
K-6 English
ACTs
ACTs
US Admissions Consultancy
US Admissions Consultancy

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Results and Qualifications:

  • ATAR: 99.85
  • School: SCEGGS Darlinghurst (Dux Proxime)
  • State Ranks: $5^\text{th} in NSW for English Ext. 2
  • SAT: 35/36 (equivalent to 99.95)
  • HSC Subjects: English Advanced (96/100), English Ext. 1 (49/50), English Ext. 2 (50/50), Biology (95/100), Modern History (96/100), History Ext. (48/50)
  • Among 144 students in the world selected to attend the Iowa Young Writers Studio in 2018
  • Completed several selective online programs in Writing with Johns Hopkins University
  • Published in the New York Times 9th Annual Found Poem Contest (2018)
  • Finalist John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize Poetry (2019)\
  • $2^\text{nd}$ Place in Senior Secondary for Dorothea Mackellar National Poetry Awards (2017)
  • Competed at Australasian Philosothons (2016, 2018)

Approach to Tutoring:

Margot teaches her students to be driven, free-thinking individuals who value learning. Her lessons are personalised to target each student’s weaknesses, amplify their strengths, and achieve their academic goals.

She provides detailed feedback on items of work and helps students to understand where and how they can improve. Margot particularly encourages students to focus on the skills of articulating and refining their ideas, especially in essays under exam pressure.

Margot aims for all of her students to excel and grow as she helps them navigate the HSC year. She is passionate about each subject that she teaches and hopes to instil this enthusiasm in her students.

Biography:

Margot currently lives in Sydney and graduated in 2019 from SCEGGS Darlinghurst, where her favourite subjects were English and History. She has pursued several other interests through co-curricular activities, including philosophy, public speaking, and tennis.

Margot’s main passion is for creative writing, particularly in the forms of poetry and the short story. She has developed these writing skills over many years and was selected to attend the Iowa Young Writers Studio for two weeks in 2018. She has been acknowledged by national competitions including the Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards and the John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize, and her poetry has been published in The New York Times and The Claremont Review.

Margot's many years of hard work, dedication and love for English came together in her truly remarkable success applying to study in the United States. She received offers from 7 out of the 8 Ivy league schools in the US, including Harvard and Princeton, to study English, Creative Writing and Poetry at the tertiary level. She decided to go to Yale and has been enjoying an enriching and rewarding experience there for the last year.

When Margot isn't tutoring, she can often be found reading or writing. She also spends her time cycling, volunteering at the Sydney Story Factory, and doting on her cat.

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