Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

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Hi, I'm Sarah

I have tutored more than 30 GCSE, A level and 11+ students all over London, in home and online. This has accumulated to successive years of tuition, with students proudly obtaining fantastic grades. My tutelage has spanned to students from London, Private schools (e.g. Eton), Grammar schools (applicants particularly) and even international students (IGCSE). I study Masters of Pharmaceutics at UCL and have achieved 7 A* GCSE grades. This, complementary to my tutoring experience, means I confidently, and enthusiastically, teach English, Maths and [Triple]Sciences in core exams such as the 11+, SATs, GCSE and A levels. I am exuberant when endeavoring a student to accelerate academically, beyond their "target grades" and I know that parents hold the same view. In conjunction with academic learning, I understand the importance of targeted examination-style practice which really boosts confid...Learn more

My education

University College London (UCL)

Pharmaceutics - Distinction (2015 - 2016)

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Asked by Zoe

Maths πŸ’―
How do you find the area of a circle??

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

The area of a circle is calculated using the formula: A=Ο€r^2, where A is area, r is radius of the circle and ^2 means radius squared. Pi is a mathem...Learn more

Asked by Ismail

Economics πŸ“ˆ
Why does the demand curve slope downwards?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

When the price of a commodity falls, the consumer's real income rises that is he can now purchase more of the commodity with the same income.

Asked by Aneesa

Economics πŸ“ˆ
How do I do bank statements?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

When you say 'do bank statements' what do you mean exactly? If it's manually creating them, excel will have some pretty good templates. However, ...Learn more

Asked by Steffen

Economics πŸ“ˆ
Where should I buy real estate for great return?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

I think if anyone knew the answer for certain, they'd be pretty rich by now ;) Having said that, it's always worth noting that with greater retur...Learn more

Asked by Yaso

Economics πŸ“ˆ
What causes inflation?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Here's a few causes: The Money Supply. Inflation is primarily caused by an increase in the money supply that outpaces economic growth. The Nati...Learn more

Asked by Heidi

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
What is the difference between a metaphor and a simile?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Both metaphors and similes are literary devices used for figurative comparison. A simile is a figurative comparison between two things using "like" ...Learn more

Asked by Heidi

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
What is the difference between a metaphor and a simile?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

In terms of the precise definition the distinction between the two is the use of β€œlike or as.”

Asked by Daisy

Chemistry βš›οΈ
Thinking about the structure of an atom, why were some alpha particles able to pass through without being deflected?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Those that pass straight through did so because they didn't encounter any nuclei. I just had a look at BBC Bitesize which said this as well. Tho...Learn more

Asked by Molly

Law πŸ“–
Change and continuity in crime and punishment?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Can you clarify what you mean in this question? Do you want to just know how it's changed, or whether the change has been beneficial?

Asked by Kieran

Maths πŸ’―
Using small angle approximations (radians), what does cos(x)-1/xtan(2x) equal to?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

In small angle approximations, cos(x) = 1 - x^2/2 and tan(a) = a. So if we substitute in the equation: cos(x)-1/xtan(2x) 1 - (x^2/2) - (1/(x * ...Learn more

Asked by Jenna

Chemistry βš›οΈ
What’s the difference between oxidative phosphorylation and chemiosmosis, what’s the purpose of the two?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

In all cells, these are both part of the ATP production process (in eukaryotic cells it takes place in the mitochondria, in prokaryotic cells in the...Learn more

Asked by Kieran

General πŸ›
When will Virtual Reality hit its inflection point to become a ubiquitous technology?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

What a question. If I knew the answer for certain, I'd be a pretty rich person ;) One of the problems with VR, I feel, is that its adoption is cu...Learn more

Asked by Camy

Maths πŸ’―
Hello, I’m stuck on this modular arithmetic problem. How can I solve the linear congruence 57x= -3 (modulo 50) ?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

57x = -3 modulo 50 (I prefer to write it like this, as modulo is a function) 57x = -3 (-3 modulo 50 is -3) x = -3 / 57 (We can write this as a dec...Learn more

Asked by Nur

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
Your birthday is approaching and your parents intend to give you a birthday present. What would you like to have? explain your choice. - please help me to get the point of this essay?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Hi Nur, Please explain the subject, what year you're in and the number of marks the essay is worth. Then we can work through it together :)

Asked by Carmen

Art & Drama 🎨
Who was Francisco De Goya?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

One of my favourite artists :) He is a famous Spanish painter from the 19th century. Depending on what you are studying, you may be asked to disc...Learn more

Asked by Demi-Leigh

General πŸ›
What are the rules for a football game inside a leisure centre?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

It depends on the referee. There always crazy rules in unofficial football! Are you talking about just 5 aside rules?

Asked by Franki

Maths πŸ’―
What is a linear sequence?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

A linear number pattern is a sequence of numbers whose difference between all the terms is the same. For example: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Asked by Rose

Maths πŸ’―
What is half of 7 minutes and 24 seconds?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

A minute is 60 seconds. 7 minutes is therefore 420 seconds. If we add 7 minutes (420 seconds) to 24 seconds, we get 444 seconds. Half of th...Learn more

Asked by Isla

Maths πŸ’―
If Isla has 3x the amount of money as Jed, who has Β£2.50, how much money does Isla have?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Β£7.50, because 3 x Β£2.50 is Β£7.50.

Asked by Phoebe-Lily

History πŸ•Œ
What was life like in the trenches?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Beyond the constant fear of enemy attack, one of the biggest issues in the trenches was the spread of diseases like cholera. Conditions weren't grea...Learn more

Asked by Minnie

Applying for Medicine πŸ‘©β€βš•οΈ
I’ve done medical work experience and really loved it but I feel as though I don’t have the passion to be able to pursue medicine - is doing something like biochemistry a better option for someone who isn’t 100% invested?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

There's two ways to answer this: 1. I may want to medicine but I don't want to commit to it yet. If that's what you're thinking, then you should ...Learn more

Asked by Simrandeep

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
What are the different ways a celebratory atmosphere is presented throughout a Christmas carol novel?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

The theme of the novella is clear from the title - A Christmas Carol - which refers to the traditional carols that are sung at Christmas time. F...Learn more

Asked by Flora

Biology 🌱
What is the best way to support my 4-year-old with phonics? He’s behind already?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

There are a few really useful tips that you can find online, but I had a similar issue when I was younger myself so I've read around phonic developi...Learn more

Asked by Joe

Maths πŸ’―
What is cos/sin equal?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

It's 1/tan(x) or cot (x)

Asked by Luke

Maths πŸ’―
What is 245Γ—50?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

12,225! If it's a mental maths question, I usually just multiply by 100 and divide by 2.

Asked by Eloise

General πŸ›
Can you help me with Latin??

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Sure. What do you need help with exactly? It may be worth asking the Scoodle team to help you find a tutor. Sometimes, they put students in touch wi...Learn more

Asked by Tee

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
What do I have to revise for the English Language GCSE ?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

First, have a look at your English Language syllabus/ specification - you can ask your teacher for this. After that, identify what key concepts you ...Learn more

Asked by Phoebe-Lily

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
I need help on my speech about the attributes of lady Macbeth. Can anyone help me describe those attributes??

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Hey! These resources may help: http://www.shakespeare-online.com/plays/macbeth/sketchofladymacbeth.html

Asked by Hollie

Politics πŸ›
Who criticises Marxism?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Hi! Marxism has many critiques. You can read about them here: https://revisesociology.com/2016/04/11/eight-criticisms-of-the-traditional-marxist-vie...Learn more

Asked by Josie

History πŸ•Œ
What is the Scottish Enlightenment?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Scottish Enlightenment, the conjunction of minds, ideas, and publications in Scotland during the whole of the second half of the 18th century and ex...Learn more

Asked by Mia

Maths πŸ’―
What’s 12x9?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

108 πŸ™‚

Asked by Sandy

Religious Studies πŸ“Ώ
Did Jesus forgive Pontius Pilate when he was crucified?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

A very interesting question with no easy answer. When on the Cross, [referring to the Roman Soldiers], Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they ...Learn more

Asked by Aymbu

Business πŸ‘”
What’s break even (for business)?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

The break-even point (BEP) or break-even level represents the sales amountβ€”in either unit (quantity) or revenue (sales) termsβ€”that is required to co...Learn more

Asked by Liv

Chemistry βš›οΈ
What is the difference between a mixture and compound?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

All components in a mixture do not chemically react, while the components in a compound do react and their original properties are lost.

Asked by Lucy

History πŸ•Œ
Was Pitts own actions or other factors outside of his control the most important reason for his long tenure?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Hi, you can read about Pitt's tenure here: http://www.markedbyteachers.com/as-and-a-level/history/why-did-pitt-dominate-politics-1783-93.html

Asked by Devi

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
How can I get a good grade in English language?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Hi! As with any subject, knowing theory, plenty of reading and accompanying it with exam practice! We're here to answer any other questions you migh...Learn more

Asked by Sofia

Biology 🌱
Why is menstruation important?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

The menstrual cycle provides important body chemicals, called hormones, to keep you healthy. It also prepares your body for pregnancy each month. A ...Learn more

Asked by Shannon

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
What is the best way to approach the creative writing question in Eng Lang, P1?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Hello, please specify which exam board you are referring to, as well as which level, GCSE or A-level? Generally, approaches to creative writing a...Learn more

Asked by Tal

Philosophy ❓
How would Ayn Rand’s philosophy be summed up into a few sentences?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

From her website: "Ayn Rand wrote volumes urging people to be selfish. What? Aren’t people already too selfish? Just do whatever you feel lik...Learn more

Asked by Teagan

Sociology 🀝
Discuss how far sociologists would agree that teacher expectations are the main reason for social class differences in educational achievement?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Hello! This is a complex question and you may find this article helpful for articulating some thoughts: https://revisesociology.com/2015/11/18/socia...Learn more

Asked by Jeniffer

History πŸ•Œ
Were the Crusades caused primarily by religious devotion or by the desire for political and economic gain?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Hi Jeniffer! It was a bit of both. The call for the Crusades was because of religious devotion but many answered the call for political and econo...Learn more

Asked by Micheal

Physics πŸš€
Why has no one unified the 4 fundamental forces? What are the key differences?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Hi Michael! The four fundamental forces are: gravitation, electromagnetism, the weak interaction, and the strong interaction. These forces haven'...Learn more

Asked by James

Biology 🌱
Why is a food web a more realistic way of portraying an ecosystem than a food chain?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

It's more practical because of the reality you can include more living beings in with the general mish-mash, and show how they associate with one ...Learn more

Asked by Nabi

Study Skills πŸ“š
How can I find a tutor?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Each kid has unique needs. So it is important to know what you want, and the ask as many questions as you can about their skill, experience, know-h...Learn more

Asked by Micheal

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
Is the word "leave" a countable or uncountable noun?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

The word leave for this situation is a verb (activity) going about as a thing (a man, place, thing, or thought) in the expression "leave of absence"...Learn more

Asked by Phuluso

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
Relationship between alignment concepts and complementary concepts?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Please be clearer in your question - I'm not sure what you're referring to.

Asked by Phuluso

Computer Science πŸ–₯
Reflect on the problem of information systems and information management strategy alignment, examine implications of misalignment for organisation performance?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

You might find this paper useful: https://www.regents.ac.uk/media/1392308/RWPBM1406-Gutierrez-A.pdf

Asked by Ashia

University πŸŽ“
If your current university has capped your final year mark, does that mean another university is less likely to accept you?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Hi! The answer depends on your final grade. Whilst your final year mark is important, it may not be reflective of your whole degree. Additionally, y...Learn more

Asked by Tim

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
Are all possessives and demonstratives pronouns, rather than adjectives? If so, why is this?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

here are 2 kinds of pronouns that show possession; - a possessive closed-class word takes the place of a noun that belongs to somebody or one thing...Learn more

Asked by Richard

Science πŸ”¬
How does a pendulum demonstrate that the earth rotates?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

On February 3, 1851, a 32-year-old Frenchman definitively demonstrated that the Earth indeed rotated. Following up on a hunch, LΓ©on Foucault ha...Learn more

Asked by James

History πŸ•Œ
How did Americans at home react to Vietnam?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

The development against U.S. association in the Vietnam War started small– among peace activists and liberal scholarly people on school campuses– ye...Learn more

Asked by Audrey

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
Are the rules for using semicolons different for writing poetry than the rules for their use with just normal writing?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Truly. In verse, there are no guidelines. A poem can utilize a semicolon in any capacity it needs. Frequently, if an artist utilizes a semicolon, th...Learn more

Asked by Micheal

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
Do poems have to have rhythm or rhyme?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

I think you mean rhyme when you say musicality? I say this since you give the case of "I was once informed that when you can't a mood, you 'twist'...Learn more

Asked by Vantasia

Programming πŸ–₯
Why do you think eligible professionals (EPS) must implement and utilize an ONC-certified EHR program,rather than a non-certified program, to qualify for MU & obtain incentive money through the HITECH Act ?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

HITECH requires that practitioners use a an EHR program that is ONC-certified to receive incentive. They want for all of the eligible professionals ...Learn more

Asked by Ashia

University πŸŽ“
Architecture or Architectural design technology? Which course has better job prospects?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Planners are the conjurers behind the enchantment of tastefully and wonderfully outlined structures. What today is considered as a standout amongs...Learn more

Asked by Maria

University πŸŽ“
My university wants to ask me questions that they ask everyone with an unconditional offer via a call. Should prepare myself and what should I expect?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

You can contact the admissions team about the format of the interview. In general, you should take a mature attitude to interviews, prep yourself we...Learn more

Asked by Rimboi

Physics πŸš€
What is the basic education qualification required for pursuing a serious career with the physical education in India?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

We are in a period, where we adore sports and understand the significance of games. Playing sports (diversion) in schools and universities level n...Learn more

Asked by Rebecca

Programming πŸ–₯
Is Minecraft dead? Are Fortnite and Roblox taking over?!?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Indeed so far right now Fortnite is all around refreshed and more mainstream than Roblox, however as of September 2018, Roblox has 70 million month ...Learn more

Asked by Max

History πŸ•Œ
What technology made trench warfare obsolete?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Trench fighting is a static method for battling and depends upon the way that the two adversaries confront each other involving settled position and...Learn more

Asked by Audrey

Biology 🌱
Where are the humerus, vertebrae, radius and ulna located?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

The humerus is the main bone of the upper arm, the radius and ulna make up the forearm, and the vertebrae are the bones of the spine

Asked by Sarah

Music 🎢
What are examples of verses from Rap songs, with the artist, that show exact rhyme, internal rhyme, end rhyme, and slant rhyme?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Clarification: "I probably shouldn't boast, yet dag, I stun and flabbergast/The issue is I got a considerable measure of brains yet no polish" ...Learn more

Asked by James

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
Can you explain the differences between present continuous, simple present, simple past, and past continuous?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

We use the prevailing simple tense while we need to talk about fixed habits or exercises – matters that don’t alternate. We use the present conti...Learn more

Asked by James

Biology 🌱
Why are the pulmonary veins called veins if they carry oxygenated blood? Why are pulmonary arteries called arteries if they carry deoxygenated blood?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Veins transport blood towards the center, whereas arteries transport blood removed from the center. A pneumonic \"artery\" is delegated a supply ...Learn more

Asked by Max

Biology 🌱
Do neurotransmitters either increase or decrease the likelihood the next neuron will fire? Are they destroyed by chemicals in the synapse?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

For both, your questions answer is YES. Contingent upon the kind of synthetic substances discharged from an axonic terminal (=presynaptic handle)...Learn more

Asked by Richard

Science πŸ”¬
If there is a supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy, why is our galaxy so stable?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

We tend to consider dark openings as some sort of enormous vacuum cleaner, always sucking in all the material around it. And keep in mind that the f...Learn more

Asked by Tamzin

Career Advice πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€
I’m looking to do a degree apprenticeship in accounting but recently I was told that the exams taken via the apprenticeship route are harder than those taken if I was to go directly to university, I would like to know how much the exams differ ?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

The best way would be to speak to people who've done each one of the routes, as this will have you make a fair comparison.

Asked by Jeniffer

Physics πŸš€
What is a solar day?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

The period of time during which the earth makes one complete revolution on its axis, relative to the sun.

Asked by Sarah

Politics πŸ›
What is federalism?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Federalism is a political system through which two or more governments have shared authority over the same geographical area. Most democratic countr...Learn more

Asked by Liam

English πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
What is the meaning of the prefix "para"?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Interesting question, Liam. The prefix 'para' actually has many different meaning derived from different sources. From Greek: the prefix 'para' ...Learn more

Asked by Micheal

Biology 🌱
What are alleles?

Sarah Terris

UCL Graduate in Pharmaceutics with 3 years of tutoring experience

Hi Michael! Alleles are forms of a specific gene. For example, the gene for your hair colour has a brown allele and a blonde allele πŸ’‡