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Megan R

Tutor in Pretoria, Gauteng • 28 years old

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I am a motivated person who enjoys helping others. My hobbies include art, reading and outdoor activities such as hiking and swimming.

I try to see things from my student’s perspective, so that I can make the work relatable to them individually. I believe that each student is capable of achieving high goals, and I enjoy helping them to reach their full potential.


• Studies at the University of Pretoria:
• 2020 - current: MSc Medical Immunology
• 2018: BSc Biochemistry Honours (cum laude)
• 2015 - 2017: BSc Biochemistry (cum laude)

My Proudest

• I made it onto the Dean's List for the Top 30 Academic Achievers and received my undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree Cum Laude. I also achieved a distinction for the subsequent Honours degree.
• I achieved the second-highest national level (Youth or National B) in 2012 for swimming.


  • School Tutoring

Life Sciences (Biology)

Grade 1 - Grade 12 NSC

I achieved Cum Laude for my undergraduate Biochemistry degree, with one of my main subjects being Physiology ( University-level life sciences). I love the subject and also enjoy helping others understand the concepts.


Grade 1 - Grade 12 NSC

I have completed a first year Chemistry course which was complementary to the school syllabus. I am very good at explaining this subject, due to my passion for it and have helped my varsity peers in this regard.


Grade 1 - Grade 12 NSC

I achieved a near distinction for English Home Language in my final school year. I completed an Internationally based schooling system (ACE School of Tomorrow) from grade 1-10, which greatly aided my language skills, through, for example, extra spelling courses.

Business Studies

Grade 1 - Grade 12 NSC

I received a Distinction for Business Studies in high school and have taught the subject on a volunteer basis at Louis Botha Children's Home.


Grade 1 - Grade 12 NSC

I volunteer at Louis Botha Children's Home as a part-time tutor and help the children with homework.


Grade 1 - Grade 12 NSC

I have previously tutored high school Mathematics and achieved a distinction for my University Mathematics module as part of my B.Sc Biochemistry degree (Module WTW 134).

Physical Science

Grade 1 - Grade 12 NSC

I have experience teaching Physical Sciences, and studied the subject further in University, achieving a Cum Laude for both my undergraduate and Honours Biochemistry degrees.

Mathematics Literacy

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I achieved a distinction for my Mathematics module at the University of Pretoria as part of my BSc Biochemistry degree. I also have experience tutoring the subject.

Life Orientation

Grade 1 - Grade 12 NSC

I enjoy teaching life skills and achieved a distinction for the subject in Matric.

  • University Tutoring


First Year - Postgrad BCM 251, 252, 261, 262, 368, 357, 367, 356, 774, 771, 773, 775

I completed my B.Sc undergraduate and Honours degrees with distinction (Cum Laude) and have experience tutoring the subject.


First Year - Second Year GTS 161, 251 and 261

I have completed two years worth of genetics courses, covering introductory genetics, molecular genetics, and genetic diversity and evolution.


First Year - Third Year FLG 211, 212, 221, 222, 327, 330, 331, 332

Learning body functioning is a passion of mine. The courses I completed were in Neurophysiology, lung and renal physiology, acid-base balance and temperature, circulatory physiology, as well as digestion, endocrinology and reproduction.

Applied Statistics

First Year BME 120

I have completed a course in Biometry, and am highly skilled when it comes to solving and explaining the problems presented. I am able to understand the subject matter in a logical way and have helped fellow peers with this course in my first year.

Organic Chemistry

First Year CMY 127

I am able to visualize and understand the problems presented, something quite crucial with regard to explaining Organic Chemistry. I have completed a semester course in Organic Chemistry which was also combined with a semester in Physical Chemistry.


First Year - Second Year MBY 161, MBY 261

I achieved distinctions for the Microbiology courses listed, as part of my B.Sc Biochemistry degree.

  • Sports Coaching


Beginner - Intermediate

I achieved the second highest National level in swimming (National Level B or Junior), under the guidance of renowned national coach, Dean Price. I would love to teach the necessary techniques and help others develop a passion for the sport.


Megan will travel up to 10km from Pretoria, Gauteng to you.

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Reviews from others

“She helped me in more ways than I expected, helped me plan and get a schedule in motion. Gave me extra tips to make things easier, went the extra mile to help me understand ”
- Caylin
“always on time, easy to work with and patient with our son, she even gave him notes to help him while studying. ”
- Confidence
“Megan understanding of the subject matter and how she relay the information to me is absolutely wonderful. I am quite grateful to have someone like her to assist me.”
- Thabang
“Megan goes out of her schedule to assist them”
- Lola
“Megan has given practical advice and provided good references to Caroline when she needed to look up various things.”
- Kathleen
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