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Our team of prep instructors at U of T collectively has:

50
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262
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>24,000
students helped
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Torah

HMB 265

Instructor
since2004
Prep
sessions105
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Luke

CIV 100

Instructor
since2007
Prep
sessions175
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Hamid

MAT 188

Instructor
since2012
Prep
sessions47
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Saeid

MAT 186

Instructor
since2015
Prep
sessions20
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Mike

APS 110

Instructor
since2014
Prep
sessions23
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Katanya

PSL 300

Instructor
since2016
Prep
sessions3
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Adam

BCH 210

Instructor
since2017
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Meg

BIO 230

Instructor
since2017
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Torah

HMB 265
Instructor since 2004
105 prep sessions
9344 students helped
Experience
2015-Biochemistry Prep Instructor
2008-Genetics Prep Instructor
2007-Cell Biology University Instructor
2006-MCAT Biology Prep Instructor
2004-Cell Biology Prep Instructor
2004-6Human Genetics TA
2002-6Cell Biology TA
2002-4Developmental Genetics TA
Education
2009PhD (Molecular Genetics)
2001BSc (Molecular Genetics)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.70
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.50
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.40
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.71
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.64
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.61
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 62.9%
satisfied 36.4%
not satisfied 0.7%

Luke

CIV 100
Instructor since 2007
175 prep sessions
22267 students helped
Experience
2007-Dynamics, Physics, and Statics Prep Instructor
2007-Electricity and Magnetism Prep Instructor
2007-MCAT Physics Prep Instructor
2007Oscillations and Waves Lecturer
2004-6Physics Lab Demonstrator
2005Communications for Physicists Lecturer
2002-4Physics Tutor
2002-3Online Physics Course Co-developer
2002-3Electronics Lab Demonstrator
Education
2005MSc (Physics)
2004MSc (Physics)
2002BSc (Physics)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.73
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.61
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.43
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.71
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.51
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.65
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 72.6%
satisfied 26.6%
not satisfied 0.8%
Hamid Ebrahimi

Hamid

MAT 188
Instructor since 2012
47 prep sessions
3875 students helped
Experience
2014 -Math & Statistics University Instructor
2012 -Engineering Math Prep Instructor
2011 -Statistics TA
2008 -Linear Algebra TA
2009-12Calculus TA
2011Thermodynamics and Kinetics TA
2010-11Physics: Waves and Fields TA
2009-10Mechanics and Physics TA
2009Solid State Physics TA
Education
2016PhD (Biomedical Engineering)
2011BEng (Mechanical Engineering)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.76
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.70
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.56
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.67
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.69
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.64
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 69.0%
satisfied 30.8%
not satisfied 0.2%
Saeid Samiezadeh

Saeid

MAT 186
Instructor since 2015
20 prep sessions
1946 students helped
Experience
2015 -Calculus and Linear Algebra University Instructor
2015 -Calculus Prep Instructor
2015 -Calculus College Instructor
2012-15Calculus and Differential Equations TA
2014-15Linear Algebra TA
2013-15Engineering Design TA
2013Biomechanics TA
2012Material Science and Mechanics of Machines TA
2011Calculus University Instructor
2010Design Software College Instructor
Education
2016PhD (Mechanical Engineering)
2011MSc (Mechanical Engineering)
2008BSc (Mechanical Engineering)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.71
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.62
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.62
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.65
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.63
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.60
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 69.0%
satisfied 31.0%
not satisfied 0.1%
Mike Moore

Mike

APS 110
Instructor since 2014
23 prep sessions
1271 students helped
Experience
2016 -Nanoscience University Instructor
2014 -Chemistry Prep Instructor
2013-16Analytical Chemistry, Quantum Chemistry and Nanoscience Guest Lecturer
2012-15Analytical and General Chemistry Tutor
2013-14Assistant Laboratory Coordinator for General Chemistry
2012-13Analytical and General Chemistry TA
2010Philosophy Tutor
2007-8Math and Physics Tutor
Education
2015 -PhD (Chemical Education)
2014MSc (Industrial Chemistry)
2012HBSc (Nanoscience)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.80
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.65
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.49
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.86
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.64
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.79
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 68.8%
satisfied 30.9%
not satisfied 0.2%
Katanya Alaga

Katanya

PSL 300
Instructor since 2016
3 prep sessions
73 students helped
Experience
2016 -Biology Prep Instructor
2016 -MCAT Biology Prep Instructor
2015 -Biology TA
2015-16Physiology Tutorial Instructor
Education
2016MSc (Anatomy and Cell Biology)
2014BMSc (Medical Sciences)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.46
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.62
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.30
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.59
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.58
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.60
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 59.3%
satisfied 40.7%
not satisfied 0%
Adam Mepham

Adam

BCH 210
Instructor since 2017
prep sessions
students helped
Experience
2011-13Chemistry Tutor
Education
2013-PhD (Biomedical Engineering)
2013BSc (Chemical Biology)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
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Meg Haggitt

Meg

BIO 230
Instructor since 2017
prep sessions
students helped
Experience
2017-MCAT Prep Instructor
2004-15Biology TA
2004-15Biology Tutor
Education
2016PhD (Biology, specialized in Biochemistry and Genetics)
2005HBSc Co-op (Biology)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
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Saghar

Biol 241, Biol 311, Chem 351
Instructor since 2010
10 prep sessions
427 students helped
Experience
2013–presentPrep Instructor, Mechanics 
2013–presentPrep Instructor, Statics
2012–presentTutor, Statics, Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials
2012–13TA, Engineering Mechanics II
2012–13TA, Mechanics of Solids 
2011-13TA Mechanics of Materials 
2011TA, Engineering Economics
2010TA, Engineering Design & Communication 
Education
2012–presentPh.D. [Mechanical Engineering]
2012M.Sc. [Mechanical Engineering]
2009B.Sc. [Mechanical Engineering]
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
3.79
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.71
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.58
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
1.75
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.83
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.75
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 31%
satisfied 68%
not satisfied 1%