### Award-Winning ACT Tutors in Chicago, IL

Ahad ...Chemistry lecture, tutoring center, private tutor, and teaching in Turkey. Each of these experiences have taught me that teaching revolves around mentoring and friendship. I hope to learn from all of you as much as you will learn from me. I firmly believe that success in any field lies in first understanding the concepts fully and then applying them to different problems. Hence, in my tutoring sessions, I first explain the concepts, which are followed...

Loyola University-Chicago - BS, Molecular Biology

Andrew ...Algebra 2, Precalculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Statistics, and Finite Math) and prepared students for the ACT, SAT, SAT subject tests, AP exams, and college placement exams. When tutoring, I will start by showing students good examples and all the steps, but by the end of the session, the student is showing me all the steps without any assistance. We both need to be confident that the student can talk through the problem and solve...

University of Notre Dame - BS, Math

Northwestern University - MSED, Math Education

Love ...a lot of hard work and effort as it is very important for the teacher to look at things from the student's perspective. I absolutely love teaching Mathematics and I feel proud to share that most of my students have become Math's wizards even though they didn't like the subject earlier. My teaching pedagogy involves innovative hands-on exercises and discussions designed to foster creativity and rationality among children using real life applications on concepts. I...

DIT - B Tech, Computer Science

Kelley School of Business - MS, Information Systems

Alyssa ...technical institute called CETPRO Betania. I have previously tutored a broad range of subjects and age groups, and I have especially enjoyed working with students to develop their writing skills. I tutor ACT Test prep and English with a focus on critical reading and writing skills. I am passionate about learning and I try to impart a love of learning to my students. In my spare time I enjoy painting, playing the piano, and reading.

University of Notre Dame - BA, English, Psychology

Igor ...and totally plain language to describe the relationships between all of the moving parts in math and science subjects. I use familiar analogies as needed to paint a picture of the models students should imagine to successfully solve problems and wrap their heads around the concepts. After learning with me, you will be able to navigate any problem because you will know the subject backwards and forwards, from the ground up. I have three years...

University of Wisconsin - BS, Chemical Engineering AND Chemistry

Elise ...and have some time off this summer. While at MIT, I came to really enjoy teaching. I have degrees in Physics and Linguistics, and am proficient in a variety of subjects including (but not limited to) math, physics, English, and foreign languages. I am fluent in German (both speaking and reading), and I studied Spanish extensively in school. My teaching experience includes tutoring throughout middle and high school, as well as several teaching assistantships at...

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Bachelors, Physics/Linguistics

Molly ...to bolster a strong subject area foundation. 3. Impart test-taking skills and strategies necessary for school success. I teach with the tenets of the Common Core State Standards in mind. As such, I do not aim to teach "tricks" for getting the right answer. Rather, I aim to wholly ingrain the skills, strategies, and overall thinking needed to fully understand how and why we can come to certain answers. My goal is not to help...

Columbia University - BA, History

Northwestern University - M.S.Ed., Elementary Education

John ...field of Math but also work with Science, English and Social Studies. This is my 5th year teaching in the South Chicagoland area. I chose a career in teaching because I have always had a knack for helping people understand difficult concepts. Since high school, I was always helping friends and classmates with homework and tests. My favorite part of being a teacher is seeing when "the lightbulb" turns on when someone finally gets it.

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign - BS with a Secondary Teaching Degree, Mathematics - Secondary Education

State Certified Teacher

Emily ...my hand to ask, and so on the days I couldn't hear I would draw the same picture over and over, wondering what it would be like to climb a ladder all the way to the sky. My kindergarten teacher eventually called to tell my mother that though I was a creative and bright child, I did not pay attention or speak up for myself. Later, I started to forget or lose assignments and leave...

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Bachelors, International Business

Brandon ...teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.-Confucius As a tutor it is my goal to not only teach my students the material they need to learn, but to better their core understanding of a subject and their methods of learning for the future. This way, they can continue to learn at an advanced level long after they no longer require the service of a tutor.

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - BS, Mathematics