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Nick
McGarry

Nick grew up in Hunters Hill, attending SHORE School from Year 7-12, graduating in 2017. Combining his strengths in English, Economics and Business Studies with his growing interests in financial markets and products, he decided to pursue a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance major) and Bachelor of Laws to cater to both his strengths and interests. During his time at University, Nick has excelled, achieving three core rankings in his Commerce degree. In addition to his tutoring commitments, Nick has placed great emphasis on attaining internship experience throughout his degree thus far. In alignment with his degree, Nick has attained experience as a Corporate M&A Paralegal at Norton Rose Fulbright, working on deals such as the Avoka/Technologies sell-side mandate and Vodaphone/TPG merger of equals.

Nicholas has also gained experience as an Investment Banking Intern at LCC Asia Pacific, Investment Banking Winter Analyst at Luminis Partners with exposure to the recent Capgemini/Empired buy-side mandate and will be pursuing an Investment Banking Summer Analyst at Bank of America over the end-of-year break.

In addition to tutoring, corporate experience and academic pursuits, Nicholas loves to travel and is an avid skier. Subject to Covid travel restrictions, Nicholas has applied to various international law schools in both North America and Europe to complete his final semester of 2022. He hopes to be able to finish his final law electives whilst travelling and skiing. Nick is also passionate about physical health, having been a keen footballer throughout his time at SHORE School. He is also a NBA and NRL fanatic, supporting the Bucks and Sea Eagles respectively.

ACHIEVEMENTS PROFILE

  • ATAR: 99.55

  • State ranks: 15th in NSW for English Advanced

  • School: SHORE School

  • University: University of Sydney, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) (Finance major)/Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

    • Dalyell Scholar

  • Subject marks and school ranks

    • 98/100 in English Advanced, 2nd at SHORE

    • 48/50 in English Ext. 1, 2nd at SHORE

    • 97/100 in Business Studies, 1st at SHORE

    • 94/100 in Geography

    • 91/100 in Maths

  • Other accolades, awards and scholarships:

    • SHORE School 

      • 2017 Academic and Sporting Colours

      • 1st XI Football SHORE School (2016-17)

      • Academic Awards for Combined 1st in Economics & Business Studies

    • BCom subject rankings: 

      • 1st in OLET2117: Power and Identity in a Global Era

      • 2nd in FINC2013: Mergers & Acquisitions

      • 3rd in FINC3400: Westpac Industry Project Unit

TUTORING EXPERIENCE

Having graduated from SHORE School in 2017, Nick is a seasoned academic tutor with four years of experience as an Academic Tutor at SHORE School in addition to freelance private tutoring. Having achieved excellent HSC results, Nick is passionate about imparting his wealth of English knowledge at all levels to his students and see them continuously improve. 

 

Nick has specialised particularly in English tutoring across 40-50 students privately in addition to full cohorts at SHORE School in SHORE Study Centre. Nick has an exceptional track record as a tutor, with the majority of students he has tutored, agnostic of prior English competency, achieving a Band 6. 

TUTORING APPROACH

Nick is passionate about leveraging his English knowledge, resources and ‘toolkit’ that not only worked for him but that he has cultivated across his four years of tutoring experience at SHORE School and privately. He strives to impart this advice and expertise to his students with a track record of achieving tangible improvement and superior outcomes.

 

Nicholas is a very communicative, personable and charismatic tutor that not only engages fully with his clients’ substantive subject matter but also provides actionable advice on exam/assessment technique critical to excelling in English at all levels. Nick is consistently prepared for every lesson, efficient with his client time and highly adaptable to the bespoke needs and aptitude of every single one of his clients, having tutored over 100 students in aggregate across his tutoring tenure.