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- Graduated with M.Sc. in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing and B.A. (Hons) in Mathematics Science, First Honour, from Oxford University
- Achieved four A's in GCE A-level and one A in GCE AS
Agnes obtained a First Class (B.A. Hons) degree in Mathematics at the University of Oxford before switching to a Master of Science degree in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing, also at University of Oxford. Her master’s enabled her to further explore the application side of maths, particularly on the numerical approaches of Alan Turing’s pattern formation theory. Before university she attended Concord College at Shrewsbury, United Kingdom and Shenzhen Foreign Languages School in Shenzhen, China.
After graduating Agnes joined CANA. She co-edited and helped publish three academic titles for IB maths students with an IB senior examiner. In addition to teaching, Agnes relies on a network of trusted advisers and consultants to help students with various challenges, and remains good friends with her former students.
Currently, Agnes is a Director of CANA. She oversees the Sales and Marketing department, co-leading the UK Admission Consultation Team with Joyce, as well as working on business development. She leads the One-Year International A-Level Course as well as the CANA Elite University Talks, a series of sample lectures and admission seminars delivered by respected academics from prominent universities in the UK.
CANA's consultant team consists of graduates and students from Oxbridge, I think that the team is very reliable, trustworthy and supportive. The consultants organised the tutorial timetable nicely, helping me to avoid procrastination and make me feel well prepared before the interview. Apart from technical support, CANA consultants also gave me invaluable encouragement during the application process.
Cana provides valuable advice on college selection which helps my daughter to develop an appropriate college list and find a best fit college. We have a better understanding of the U.S. college admission processes. Cana also provides good guidance in selecting essay topics and approaches which allow Esther to articulate who she is and what matters to her in a genuine and impressive way.
Cana’s services have helped me realize my dream of getting into medical school. The tutors have given me confidence and courage to fulfill my own potential in a time of uncertainty and nervousness. They have given me knowledge that extends beyond my academic career, I have also gained friendships through Cana’s overwhelming hospitality.
The IB was tough and grueling program, but I credit my peers, teachers and the wonderful tutors at Cana for providing a challenging and fulfilling environment for me to learn. Cana tutors are not only knowledgeable in their fields but also approachable; willing and able to answer any questions I had on hand. Overall, I'm really happy with completing the IB and I can definitely say that the feeling of accomplishment after receiving my score made all the hard work worth it.
CANA gave me direction in my application process. They provided many resources that helped me understand the complex US admissions process and gave me insight into how university admissions officers would see my application.
The tutor, being a graduate of Law from Cambridge, is very familiar with both legal concepts and the Oxbridge interview style. He is also one of the most articulate, critical and intelligent people I have ever met. During the sessions, he pushed and challenged me with the toughest and most difficult interview scenarios and questions. In many cases, I didn't know how to answer them, but he taught me that the most important focus was the reasoning process, not the answer itself. The training proved to be extremely applicable during my real interview.
I knew I was in safe hands after my very first lesson with my consultant. The reading material provided much inspiration for my personal statement, and I was also pushed to navigate through difficult legal scenarios. Never did I imagine that I could feel so passionately about a subject, and would therefore like to thank “Cana” very, very much.
OUR SUCCESS STORIES
Averager IBDP Score
50% scored over 40/45
27% scored over 43/45
Obtained A/A* in IGCSE
Obtained A/A* in GCE
Average Improvement in ACT Composite Score
Scored 700+ in SAT Math
Scored 660+ in SAT Reading/Writing
Oxbridge Law Success