Thomas is by far the best and most knowledgeable tutor I've ever been under the guidance of. He explains concepts with great clarity which helped me understand difficult concepts and allowed me to excel in my subjects.
Thomas is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic tutor , who has an extensive depth of knowledge in an wide breadth of subjects. He is stern in his tutoring style, yet he makes each lesson enjoyable due to his outgoing character. Thomas, in particular, excels at challenging students to extend and utilise their knowledge in various manners. It has been a pleasure working with Thomas over the past two years; I would highly recommend him to any student wanting to grow their knowledge in a challenging and enjoyable student-tutor environment.
Thomas was an amazing tutor who I found really easy to connect with. He definitely helped lift my grades and get me into medicine at UQ. I always looked forward to the weekly tutoring sessions and knew I could always count on him, particularly during stressful times. 10/10 would recommend
Definitely all the assignment help (especially sciences: Biology and Chemistry) since I wasn't particularly strong in structuring scientific reports but Thomas helped me take it up to a much higher standard of work- can't thank him enough- as well as clarifying lots of chemistry principles and content.
I think Thomas is a great tutor, he really helped me extend my thinking and ideas. For UMAT, he provided me with many resources that helped me expose myself to a variety of questions. He is very knowledgable and has a deep understanding in every subject. I totally recommend Thomas to anyone, He is a very kind and helpful person and coming to him has definitely benefitted me academically at school.
Thomas explains concepts in a way which students understand and can relate to. Often, my teachers can be really confusing and uncommunicative and Thomas helps to fill the gaps in my knowledge. I genuinely look forward to lessons as I feel like the most effective way to learn is if you are able to engage with the teacher, and with Thomas, I am able to approach him with any questions of concern (I had many, many questions). Could have been more flexible with time, but I understand that he has many students!
Very patient, rephrased explanations if I didn't understand them at first. Has a very wide knowledge of chemistry and was able to prepare me for upcoming terms when I understood the current topics. 10/10 would recommend.
Very welcoming and accepting to all knowledge levels in different areas of study. An excellent all rounder of all queries posed in science subjects that excelled in helping polish off final assignments to ensure the deserved mark was achieved.
Thomas’ guidance was more than just the average tutor’s. Every lesson was extremely productive and I found myself understanding concepts/topics with so much more clarity than I had previously. He has a special knack for being able to turn such a complex concept/topic or UMAT question into one that is actually straight-forward. Whenever I had any UMAT queries, he was always able to assist in a constructive manner that taught me HOW to approach those question (rather than just telling me the answer). His guidance gave me such a strong foundation for UMAT preparation and I could not recommend him enough.
Thomas is very helpful and ensures that I understand all of the concepts and explains how to do everything better in future. He explains everything clearly and effectively, and will help explore other ways to approach certain areas if needed.
Thomas is a brilliant tutor. He is a great communicator & is able to provide helpful responses to any queries proposed to him. His aura & ambience, personally, makes me feel very comfortable - taking away any sort of hesitation that might come with asking a question. His ability to help with any assignment - EEI's, ERTs, analytical essays and pieces of creative writing, you name it is second to none. I say with confidence that Thomas is the best UMAT tutor you will find in Brisbane. With any UMAT related query I had, he was able to walk me through getting to the right answer & teach me the appropriate techniques required to solve problems of a similar nature in the future. Thomas has greatly assisted me this year, and his help has no doubt had a significant influence on my results. Thomas is a legend, that pretty much sums it up.
Thomas was very professional and knowledgeable, he was great at helping me identify areas to improve and boosting my confidence before the exam! Always willing to find time for his students, particularly during the busy UMAT season. Highly recommended!!!
Thomas is friendly and knowledgable in regards to UMAT preparation. He has helped me in improving my skills in tacking question and taught me methods to approach questions. He is a good listener and effective communicator. I would recommend him to future students.
Very knowledgable, experienced and down to earth. He is passionate in his job and works hard to focus on improving your individual results. He uses strategies that are specific for your skill and experience rather than applying a generic strategy and expecting you to understand. :) I am a person who lives of constructive feedback, but unfortunately I have none for you Thomas, just very grateful for all the help you've given me! You've been fantastic!
Thomas was empathetic and able to provide the type of learning that was best for me. He has a great amount of knowledge about the topics he teaches. He is also very easy to get along with and encouraging.
I think Thomas is very friendly, approachable, and intelligent, and hence allows his students to grasp concepts to their full potential without having to fear failure. I like that when he is asked to reiterate on things, he does so willingly. Lastly, I appreciate that Thomas creates a comfortable environment for his students, which is very important when learning.
Thomas was a really effective tutor who definitely improved my results. Chemistry was a subject that I was very worried about going into my final year at school. However, with Thomas providing additional assistance and explanations, for both assignment and exam preparation, I was able to conclude the year with an A in Chemistry. Thomas is incredibly proficient at conveying information and explaining concepts in a way that was easy to understand and apply. Additionally, Thomas is very aware of current curriculum elements and teaches all necessary aspects - not wasting precious time on irrelevant concepts.I would highly recommend Thomas for both high achievers, and those wishing to improve their results. Thank you for all your help, Thomas.
The Sessions were great enjoyable and the sessions times were flexible. A Near Perfection for tutoring. He teaches 'Easy'. Has Flexible hours and discusses and any problems that occurs. Pretty Chilled. Really Smart. Relaxing environment and does a great job educating where the teaches fail to. Should become a teacher? Its was very entertaining and quite the learning experience having him as a tutor! I feel motivated to go home and study after our sessions complete. a feeling that rarely occurs
Thanks for putting up with me these last three years tom! I looked forward to every session that were both education and entertaining. I always became inspired to work and study harder after our sessions together! I do hope we meet again in the future and until then best of wishes
Thomas was able to significantly relieve the amount of stress that I experienced in year 12 and ensured i achieved high marks in all subjects. He improve my writing and editing skills and effectively prepared me for university by helping me to distinguish areas in which my work could be improved. With the help of Thomas my work always exceeded teachers expectations and was of a high standard.
I felt that Thomas could guide and help me understand the learning in my subjects that I struggled with, better. I found the editing most helpful as it helped improve my work to make more sense. Improvements? Nothing, you were such a great help and I couldn't thank you enough!
Thomas has been nothing short of excellent. Having Thomas for UMAT, English, Biology and Chemistry, I can easily say that there’s nothing that Thomas doesn’t know; he has an extensive knowledge on every subject. With his ability to create a comfortable learning atmosphere, great communication skills, and your best interest at heart, he is everything that you would want in a tutor. Saying this with 100% confidence, he’s the best UMAT tutor you’ll find in Brisbane. He provides up to date resources, and can teach you how to approach and solve any UMAT question. In terms of assignments, he has an profound understanding of assessment criteria, thus ensuring that all work reaches a high standard. Not to mention, his editing skills are impeccable! English assignments, EEI’s, ERT’s, you name it. I come out of every lesson feeling confident in my work. Would highly recommend!
The tips and tricks Thomas gave about his experience of how to do the questions on the UMAT exam were very useful and it helped me understand better. I wish that we could have more time and I would have known you sooner. Overall it was very very good.
The face-to-face interaction was an essential part of my tutoring experience with Thomas. It enabled me to clearly understand concepts and methods for understanding answering questions. His extensive knowledge also meant that he could give very insightful answers. Furthermore, the easy-going yet productive atmosphere provided a great area to learn and engage in study. Everything was great, the only improvement I could suggest is to be available for more time slots.
Very professional and insightful preparation techniques for interviews. He was quite knowledgeable in all the aspects regarding medical applications. We focussed on preparing responses that were well constructed but didn't seem rehearsed which I thought was good. I ended up feeling very confident following my interview despite some tricky questions. He also helped me with editing my personal statement and portfolio with a lot of detail and made it really stand out. He had a professional and easy going attitude. Highly recommended
Thomas was very helpful in exam preparations- we went through the revision sheets and
then other questions that I haven't already done in the text book. When there weren't
answers to revision questions, he would tackle it in a logical, helpful way.
I owe a lot of my success to Tom. He maintains a friendly and welcoming atmosphere but
always ensures that the work is done, and done well. He is extremely dedicated to his
students and will always lift the content and creativity of the work to a higher standard. I
had no hesitation in asking him questions or to stop and elaborate on a point as he is truly
someone you can have a genuine conversation with and be entirely comfortable around,
which is important in a tutor. Tom is able to connect with the student and possesses a
certain level of reliability which a lot of other tutors lack and because of this, I never felt
as though going to tutoring was a task. Instead, it was something I looked forward to.
With our tutoring sessions always being the most productive two hours of my day, I have
and will continue recommend Tom to all my friends.
Thomas provided me with excellent guidance on my assignments and other in class
work. I felt as if Thomas was not just my tutor but my mentor at times, with this came
great results. Thomas was always prepared for my lessons with a positive attitude as well
as an easy to understand lesson plan. I recommend Thomas to all who wish to have a
highly knowledgeable and understanding tutor. Thank you for my final year Thomas, I
wish you the best of luck in your future endeavours.
Probably the best English tutor my sister and I have ever had. He teaches everyday of
the week and always goes above and beyond to fit as much into one lesson as possible.
An extremely interesting tutor with a wide knowledge of every different topic
All was great. Cannot think of an improvement. Would be great if tutor could also do
Home Visits if possible. But everything was a great experience.
Thomas is not only a tutor but also a mentor for students. He not only has a great
knowledge on tutored subjects but he is also great with young people. His
communication and student approach is excellent.
Thomas is able to motivate a student, and is excellent for students who are shy or lack
confidence like my nephew was at first.
He also teaches students "How to study, research information and present" - skills
students can use later in life such as University or in general.
Thomas just gives that bit extra to each of his tutoring sessions.
Tom was very helpful and accomodating to all my work that I needed and questions that I
asked. I was able to send questions and assignments through outside of my session and
they were answered and the assignments were sent back with feedback that I have found
Tom is the best when it comes to writing assignments. I've had tutors before and none of
them sit down and actually really help they just talked. I was afraid that this would be the
case. You can tell Tom has helped a lot of assignments because he knows exactly what my
teacher wanted. Even The first lesson he setup a full structure for me just by looking at
the task sheet a for few seconds so i could start writing straight away. Tom goes through
my writing line by line and if there is a better way to put it he can think of it straight away
and he explains exactly why so my writing skill improves as well. When I show him what I
have written he tells me exactly what my assignment needs so when I walk away I know
exactly what to do when i get home. Since tutoring with Tom I haven't been afraid of
starting assignments and essays
I learn best when I talk things out and have meaningful discussion, which is what I most
liked about Tom's way of teaching. I did think that possibly having a slightly more
structured approach to learning would have helped (eg. goals and timeline), but overall
great teaching and value for time/money.
Thomas comes well prepared, he explains the subject matter well and does not move on
to the next topic until he knows I have a full understanding of the topic. Tom gives
examples for me to do in the lesson. Tom was enthusiastic and patient with me. My results
have improved drastically since tutoring with Tom started last year.
My Mum and I were very happy with his considerable commitment to my studies, his
willingness to continue teaching even after the lesson time expired, if there was something
that I still needed to grasp before the rest of the school week. The way he was always able
to think up of a better sounding sentence or key point was impressive.
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