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Our team of prep instructors at Queen’s collectively has:

101
years of experience
723
prep sessions
>96,000
students helped
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Torah

Instructor
since2004
Prep
sessions105
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Bryan

Instructor
since2000
Prep
sessions73
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Tony

Instructor
since2001
Prep
sessions54
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Luke

Instructor
since2007
Prep
sessions175
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Antoine

Instructor
since2005
Prep
sessions243
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Will

Instructor
since2005
Prep
sessions96
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Chad

Instructor
since2006
Prep
sessions128
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Diane

Instructor
since2006
Prep
sessions38
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Tara

Instructor
since2010
Prep
sessions20
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Kyle

Instructor
since2016
Prep
sessions8
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Jason

Instructor
since2016
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sessions2
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Nadim

Instructor
since2014
Prep
sessions40
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Torah

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%

Bryan

Instructor since 2000
73 prep sessions
15117 students helped
Experience
2006 -Economics University Instructor
2000 -Econ110/111/112 Prep Instructor
2000-6Economics TA
2004-5Macroeconomics University Instructor
Education
2006PhD (Economics)
2001MA (Economics)
2000HBA (Economics)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.81
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.72
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.62
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.65
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.65
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.76
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 80.3%
satisfied 19.7%
not satisfied 0.1%

Tony

Instructor since 2001
54 prep sessions
10771 students helped
Experience
2005 -Psychology Associate Professor
2001 -PSYC100 Prep Instructor
2015Brock University Excellence in Teaching Nominee
2004-5PSYC251S Instructor
2003-5PSYC100 Instructor
2001-5PSYC100 Head TA/Technical Consultant
1999-2000PSYC100 TA
Education
2005PhD (Psychology)
2001MA (Psychology)
1999HBSc (Neuroscience)
1998BSc (Biology)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.75
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.59
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.58
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.73
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.69
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.69
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 76.2%
satisfied 23.5%
not satisfied 0.2%

Luke

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%

Antoine

Instructor since 2005
243 prep sessions
28509 students helped
Experience
2010 -Differential Equations Prep Instructor
2005 -CEGEP Math Instructor (Tenured)
2005 -Calculus (all levels) Prep Instructor
2005 -Linear Algebra Prep Instructor
2005 -Probability Prep Instructor
2001-4University Math Instructor
Education
2002-9Partial PhD Completion (Mathematics)
2005Certificate in University Teaching
2002MSc (Mathematics)
2000BSc (Mathematics)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.81
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.63
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.60
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.75
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.65
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.72
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 75.9%
satisfied 23.7%
not satisfied 0.4%
Will Leckie

Will

Instructor since 2005
96 prep sessions
8612 students helped
Experience
2005 -Mechanics Prep Instructor
2005 -Electricity and Magnetism Prep Instructor
2005 -Physics Prep Instructor
2004-6Electrical Engineering TA
2001-4Mathematics and Physics Tutor
2001Faculty of Science Class Valedictorian
1997-20011st Year Physics TA
Education
2006MSc (Electrical Engineering)
2001HBSc (Applied Physics)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.79
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.68
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.55
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.59
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.69
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.75
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 67.0%
satisfied 32.1%
not satisfied 0.9%
Chad

Chad

Instructor since 2006
128 prep sessions
17880 students helped
Experience
2006 -Chemistry Prep Instructor
2005 -MCAT Chemistry Prep Instructor
2005 -MCAT Organic Chemistry Prep Instructor
2003-7Chemistry Tutor
2004-6Organic Chemistry TA
Education
2008MSc (Medicinal Organic Chemistry)
2006BSc (Honours Chemistry)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.87
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.81
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.74
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.79
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.77
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.87
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 86.6%
satisfied 13.3%
not satisfied 0.4%
Dr. Diane Wowk

Diane

Instructor since 2006
38 prep sessions
3840 students helped
Experience
2008 -Calculus University Instructor
2006 -Calculus, Linear Algebra and Mechanics Prep Instructor
2003 -Solid Mechanics and Dynamics Tutor
2003 -Solid Mechanics and Dynamics TA
1996-1998Solid Mechanics TA
Education
2008PhD (Mechanical Engineering)
1998MSc (Mechanical Engineering)
1996HonsBEng (Civil Engineering)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.60
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.56
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.32
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.45
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.45
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.55
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 70.8%
satisfied 28.5%
not satisfied 0.8%

Tara

Instructor since 2010
20 prep sessions
1606 students helped
Experience
2012 -Biology University Instructor
2010 -Biology Prep Instructor
2005 -Biology, Chemistry and Genetics Tutor
2009-12Biological Diversity TA
2012Excellence in Teaching Award, Queen's University
2011TA of the year, Queen's University
Education
2016 -EdD (Biology)
2012MSc (Biology)
2006BSc (Microbiology)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.45
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.27
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.18
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.50
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.45
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.36
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 62.0%
satisfied 36.5%
not satisfied 1.5%
Kyle Boniface

Kyle

Instructor since 2016
8 prep sessions
966 students helped
Experience
2013 -Organic Chemistry Tutor
2016Chemistry Thesis Student Supervisor
2011-13Organic Chemistry TA
Education
2012 -PhD (Chemistry)
2011HBSc (Chemistry)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.68
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.53
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.29
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.35
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.36
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.60
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 76.9%
satisfied 21.8%
not satisfied 1.3%
Jason Hearn

Jason

Instructor since 2016
2 prep sessions
46 students helped
Experience
2016 -Math, Chemistry & Physics Tutor
Education
2016 -MHSc (Clinical Engineering)
2016BScE (Chemical Engineering)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.41
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.47
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.47
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.82
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.82
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.60
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 62.5%
satisfied 37.5%
not satisfied 0%
Nadim Maghzal

Nadim

Instructor since 2014
40 prep sessions
2812 students helped
Experience
2014-Biology Prep Instructor
2010-Biology Tutor
2007-8BIOL313 TA
2006-7BIOL200 TA
Education
2013PhD (Cell and Molecular Biology)
2006HBSc (Biology) 
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.58
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.56
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.46
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.59
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.58
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.51
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 64.7%
satisfied 33.4%
not satisfied 1.9%
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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%