Brilliant young woman
Not only is she a brilliant young woman, but she is capable to adjust to a 13 year old who does not like academics, and who would rather play than concentrate on physics or geography. Ilona is an exceptional woman, she was a "gifted" child, verbally eloquent who understands the power of sharing knowledge in creative ways. They sat and studied, they went in the garden, to the museum, used colors, books, papers of all sorts. She has strong ethics, discipline, punctuality, and care. She tutored for CE, and IB. Email me if you want more details.
Common Entrance Admissions
too early for CE results, but a better interest in all academic subjects.
A True Professional
Ilona has a very easy open manner enabling her to establish excellent rapport with her students. The result is that she can identify where the extra teaching needs to be focused very quickly. Working closely with the student she handles each learning curve in a systematic way and in my experience delivers great results in a short space of time. Overall she is professional, knowledgeable and reliable and she made the difference in helping my son get the best possible grades he can.
Ilona is the best you can hope for!
Excellent support on essay writing and coursework!
Ilona is a very good teacher who relates well with her pupils. She helped to prepare my son for his assessment at a selective london prep. She taught him maths, English, handwriting and helped instill in him the required level of classroom discipline. She also helped with his level of focus - this was a major issue as my son found it very hard to concentrate on the same task for long periods at a time. Thanks to the support provide by llona, my don got into our school of choice.
Ilona is an excellent teacher and I have no hesitation in recommending her.
Recommendation for Ilona
Ilona tutored twin students from the Middle East, for a period of several years whilst they studied for their GCSE's, then International Baccalaureate (IB) and Cambridge Pre U. This was done in the UK during term time and the Middle East during school vacations. Ilona quickly established a good working relationship with her students and created an environment in which they found it easy to discuss areas of concern. This rapidly increased their level of confidence in the subject.
She spent considerable time with them, identifying areas of weakness in their understanding and building knowledge in those areas. She also provided excellent guidance on exam technique.
As the final examinations approached, Ilona demonstrated a high level of commitment to the students and great flexibility in finding time within her busy schedule to fit in extra tutoring sessions. This ensured that the students entered their examinations feeling very well prepared and confident.
I have no hesitation in recommending Ilona as a tutor.
Both students outdid expectations in their GCSE's and gained entry to their Universities of choice.
A great tutor and a lovely person.
Ilona is currently tutoring my 2 nieces aged 15 yrs and 9 yrs. The eldest one will be taking her GCSE's next year and is receiving help with her maths and English. The youngest one is mostly receiving help with numeracy.
Both girls have needed this extra support as their mum passed away 18 months ago and so their schooling has subsequently suffered.
Ilona visits once a week and has been able to seamlessly manage both of their ages and needs. They thoroughly enjoy working with her, there are no groans on Tuesday evenings and both are eager for her arrival.
My youngest niece said, 'I think my brain is being unlocked.'
You can't ask for more than that can you? Great stuff!
A huge confidence burst for 2 girls who have been struggling with their schoolwork.
Hoping that good GCSE results in the summer will enable my niece to go to the college of her choice.
Excellent skype tutoring
We live in Canada and are going to move to London. Ilona prepared my sons for 11+ and 13+ entrance exams over Skype. She is very knowledgable, patient, well prepared and fun to learn with, my sons always looked forward to have tutoring with her.
I'm very impressed by her teaching ability and highly recommend her.
We applied for Wellington college and Sevenoaks school and my boys got accepted into both of them. schools.
Ilona has been training my 16years old daughter, Natalia to write English essays and i was incredibly impressed by the motivation she has managed to arouse in her . Natalia is going
To her GCSE exam with so much confidence. we are grateful to Ilona for this.
Motivation, confidence, interest.
Very Highly recommended
Ilona has been an invaluable help to an anxious 15 year old with confidence problems. She has been preparing her for GCSE science and also she has occasionally helped with Maths.
She knows her stuff is kind, has a warm, open manner and is very empathetic. She quickly gained my daughter's trust and has helped stop her being overwhelmed by fear of exams she is very capable of doing well in; but needed reassurance and the help to believe that she could succeed.
The results are not in yet, and although I am confident all will be fine, pass or fail Ilona's patient, firm but calm manner have made a very stressful time much easier for all.
Improved confidence and a greater understanding of subjects she was struggling with.
Great 11+ experience
Ilona prepared my daughter for her 11+ maths entrance exams. Maths is her favourite subject but she had received no preparation at all for the exams from her (state) primary school. In just a term Ilona covered all the main bases and introduced her to exam strategies that really boosted her confidence. Aside from the great outcome it was a pleasure having Ilona help us - she was consistently well prepared, focussed, patient and fun, and my daughter absolutely loved the lessons with her.
Offers from top schools including Godolphin and South Hampstead
Excellent tutor-highly recommended
Ilona has helped my 11 year old son immensely with his maths since she started tutoring him a few weeks ago. She is very empathetic and has built his confidence and belief in himself in just a few sessions already. She is always curtious and punctual, and is extremely knowledgable in many subjects. I would highly recommend Ilona for any child that is struggling at school and needs someone to bring the best out of them. My son always looks forward to being taught by Ilona. Thank you Ilona and Tutorfair!
Yr 9 maths catch-up and general numeracy
I embarked on maths tutoring for my 13-year-old daughter because she has struggled with numeracy since primary school, was falling further behind in class and lacked confidence to the point where she considered herself 'useless' at numbers. She'd previously received extra help in maths from her school but always in a group setting which hadn't proved particularly helpful. I hoped Ilona could boost her confidence and bring her numeracy up to speed so she had a good chance of achieving at least a grade C in maths GCSE. Within six months of being tutored by Ilona, my daughter has already improved beyond my expectations. Not only has her attainment increased markedly she actively enjoys maths now - and looks forward to her sessions with Ilona. She reports that she is often ahead of her classmates at school in maths, and that she finds it easier to work out maths problems. Ilona has used some innovative approaches, such as colour coding, which seem to have really helped her understanding. On a personal level, Ilona is punctual, courteous and a pleasure to have around. I highly recommend her as a tutor.
Improved attainment and confidence in maths
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Super nice, smart and reliable Tutor who helps you achieve the best in you!
For everyone who is struggling with their personal Statement and who needs help with their choices, Ilona is the perfect Tutor. When I applied for Universities in the U.K last year, I was hardly struggling with my personal Statement. I only had about 2 weeks before my application was due and I was sitting there with uncertainty about my choices and couldn't put my words on the paper for my personal statement. This was when I contacted Ilona, who provided me with such detailed information about plenty Universities out of her head during our first session which made it really easy for me to decide which Uni's I preferred. Since I am going to school in Canada, we had our sessions via skype which worked really well because Ilona was able to answer all my questions on such short notice. We then started to work on my personal Statement, she gave me in depth detailed comments/tips which made it incredibly easy for me to structure my statement and say what I really wanted to say. Ilona puts all her attention towards you when she works with you and supports with plenty of well-structured information that she creates based on your personal interests. All in all, I couldn't have asked for a nicer, smarter and fun to work with tutor during my application process.
Only one week after I sent in my application I got accepted to the University of Durham, Bath and Warwick.