Mr Zhou - Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae


Gifted Education Programme (GEP) and Raffles Institution Alumnus

Singapore Math Olympiad Gold Medalist 
(Ranked 23rd in Singapore)

High Distinctions & Distinctions in Local & International Math Competitions

Studied Bachelor of Dental Surgery at NUS Faculty of Dentistry
Currently studying for a degree with the University of London

Math Educator with Many Years of Experience in teaching GEP, High Ability and Integrated Programme Students

PSLE Math (A*); O Level 'E' Math (A1); O Level 'A' Math (A1); 

A Level 'C' Math (A); SAT Math (800/800) 


Primary
- Tao Nan Primary School (Pri 1 to Pri 3)
- Gifted Education Programme in Rosyth Primary (Pri 4 to Pri 6)
High Distinction and Medal Winner in the University of New South Wales International Maths Competition (Pri 4)
- High Distinction and Medal Winner in the University of New South Wales International Science Competition (Pri 5)
- 1st Prize in Level for Science (Pri 6)
- PSLE : 267; English (A*); Chinese (A); Math (A*); Science (A*)

Secondary 
- Raffles Institution (Gifted Education Programme) (Sec 1 to Sec 4)
- Gold award in the Singapore Mathematical Society Mathematical Olympiad (Junior Section) and was ranked 23rd overall in Singapore. 
- Was selected for weekly Math Olympiad trainings (on Saturday Mornings) organized by the Singapore Mathematical Society at NUS Department of Mathematics. (Sec 2)
- Attended training camp for the International Mathematical Olympiad organised by the Singapore Mathematical Society at NUS in June 1998. 
- Distinction in the American High School Mathematics Competition (AMC).
- 'O' Levels : English Language (A1); Mathematics (A1); Additional Mathematics (A1); Physics (A1); Chemistry (A1); Biology (A1); History (A1); Geography (A2)

Junior College 
- Victoria Junior College
- Took ‘C’ Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology 
- 'A' levels : 'C' Math (A); Biology (A); Chemistry (A); Physics (B)
- It was compulsory for all 'A' level students in the 2001 to 2004 batch to take the SAT which was then a requirement for university admission. 
- Scored 730/800 (Verbal) and a full score of 800/800 (Maths) for the SAT placing him in the 99th percentile of the 'A' Level Cohort. 
- Took SAT II in 2003 and achieved a score of Writing (620/800), Biology-M (780/800), Chemistry (790/800).

National Servic
- In the SAF, he was a 3rd Sergeant of a Chemical Defense Medical Company.

University
- In 2005, he accepted a place to study Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore. 
- In 2009 during the final year of his Bachelor of Dental Surgery studies, he found that his pre-existing eye injury that he sustained in National Service prevented him from carrying out dental surgery on his patients satisfactorily.
- He made a hard decision to withdraw from his Dental studies towards the end of his final year in 2009. The Ministry of Health also waived all his Bond Obligations related to the Bachelor of Dental Surgery in view of his eye injury.
- Mr Zhou spent the next 2 years setting up and running NickleBee Tutors before deciding to embark on studies in the field of Accountancy, where he can use his problem solving skills and mathematical ability to great effect.
- He is currently studying for his BSc (Hons) degree with the University of London International Programmes (Lead College : London School of Economics).
- He hopes to pursue a Masters in Education in future.


Academic Credentials

(All Certificates and Transcripts will be presented for verification before the 1st lesson)

2007/2008 Transcript 
(Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore) 
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Third Professional Exam)
Medicine (B); Surgery (B); Oral Pathology (B-)

2006/2007 Transcript 
(Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore) 
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Second Professional Exam)
Microbiology (B+); Pathology (B+); Pharmacology (B-); Dental Materials (B)

2005/2006 Transcript 
(Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore) 
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (First Professional Exam)
Anatomy (B); Dental Anatomy & Histology (B); Biochemistry (B); Physiology (B+)

2003 
SAT II (The College Board)
Writing (620/800), Biology-M (780/800), Chemistry (790/800)

2003 
SAT I (The College Board)
Verbal (730/800), Math (800/800)

2002 
GCE A Level (Victoria Junior College)
Mathematics (A), Physics (B), Chemistry (A), Biology (A), General Paper (B)

2002 
Testimonial (Victoria Junior College)

2000 
GCE O Level (Raffles Institution; GEP)
English Language (A1), 'E' Mathematics (A1), Additional Mathematics (A1), Physics (A1), Chemistry (A1), Biology (A1), History (A1), Geography (A2)

2000 
Testimonial (Raffles Institution; GEP)

1999  
American High School Maths Examination 
American Mathematics Competition (Certificate of Distinction)

1997  
Singapore Mathematical Society
Mathematical Olympiad (Gold Award; 23rd Overall in Singapore)

1996 
PSLE (Rosyth Primary School; GEP)
Aggregate : 267
English Language (A*), Chinese Language (A), Mathematics (A*), Science (A*), Social Studies (Distinction)

1995 
International Competitions for Schools (The University of New South Wales)
Science (Certificate of High Distinction)

1994 
Primary Schools Mathematics Competition (The University of New South Wales)
Mathematics (Certificate of High Distinction)