Carefully selected, highly-credentialed ACT Reading tutors in Chicago, IL
"I graduated from the University of Rochester, where I studied Public Health, Spanish, and Math. I tutor multiple levels of math, ACT and SAT prep in Math and English, and Spanish. My philosophy as a tutor is that students know more than they think they do. I like to guide my students through solving problems by using their prior knowledge and experience, and asking questions so that they can participate as much as I do."
- University of Rochester - Bachelor of Arts, Public Health
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Calculus, SAT, Pre-Calculus, ACT English, ACT Writing, Middle School Math, Reading, Trigonometry, ACT Science, SAT Writing, ACT Math, ACT, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Math, Algebra, Spanish, SAT Verbal, ACT Reading
"If working for test prep, I would like to work with the student in his or her own test prep book (I will have the same myself) working through specific strategies for each question. My past tutoring and teaching experiences include working with individual college students on English essay writing, Intro Micro- and Macroeconomics, and 4th-5th grade creative writing. I am now working full-time as a tutor/behavior coach with an 8th grade English class on the south side of Chicago. My main interests are English composition and English language/literature. Additionally, I very much enjoy working with students on introductory Economics ...
- Indiana University - BA, English; Speechwriting
- University of Cambridge - MPhil, English
- University of Chicago Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:LSAT, Grammar and Mechanics, Algebra, ACT Science, ISEE, Writing, SAT Writing, SAT Math, Economics, ACT, SAT Verbal, Elementary Math, PSAT, Middle School Math, Essay Editing, HSPT Prep, ACT Math, College Essays, Reading, GRE, History, ACT English, ACT Writing, ACT Reading, SAT
"I do my best to keep lessons fun and interesting by connecting them to a student's interests whenever possible. I believe that one-on-one help is often the best pathway to success, and I enjoy individualizing my lessons to a student's interests and needs. My background is in Linguistics and Communication Disorders, but I have always loved math and science as well. When I'm not tutoring or studying for my own classes, you'll often see me reading, baking, or going for a walk.."
- Harvard College - AB, Linguistics
Tutoring Subjects:Pre-Calculus, SAT, ACT Math, Algebra, ACT, SAT Verbal, Spanish, ACT Reading, ACT English, Mandarin Chinese, SAT Writing, SAT Math, French, GRE, ACT Science, Biology, ACT Writing
" In addition, I also taught courses in GRE, GMAT, SAT, and ACT preparation in addition to training new instructors as the co-lead teacher of the Kaplan center in Highland Park Illinois. In 2006 I was one of approximately 150 in the inaugural class of Chicago Teaching Fellows, a cohort of individuals who sought accelerated alternative teaching certification through a joint program between Chicago Public Schools and National Louis University. After an intensive summer workshop, I taught high school mathematics full time for two years at Chicago Discovery Academy, my courseload included Honors Algebra I and Honors Geometry, AP ...
- University of Kansas - BA, Mathematics
- University of Kansas - BA, Political Science
- Harvard Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, SAT Math, ACT Science, ACT Reading, ACT, Geometry, SAT, Algebra, GRE, ACT Writing, ISEE, Trigonometry, LSAT, Pre-Calculus, ACT Math, ACT English, HSPT Prep, SAT Verbal, GMAT, Calculus, SAT Writing
"I earned a Master’s of Science in Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Environmental Education, and I am currently working as the Education Coordinator for a non-profit organization. There I develop curriculum and provide professional development to educators. I very much enjoy my tutoring positions and have found them to be rewarding, both for me and for my students. The majority of my clients come to me for ACT test prep, but I have tutored many other subjects, ranging from elementary language arts and SSAT/ISEE prep to Algebra II/Trigonometry and college writing. My goal is to teach my students the strategies, ...
- Illinois State University - B.S. Ed, Special Education
- Northern Illinois University - M.S.Ed, Curriculum & Instruction
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:ISEE, ACT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, Pre-Calculus, College Essays, ACT Math, SAT Verbal, ACT English, Grammar and Mechanics, History, ACT Writing, SAT, Spanish, Essay Editing, ACT Science, Phonics, HSPT Prep, Algebra, Reading, Writing, ACT, SAT Math, Biology, PSAT
"If your student needs any help in Language Arts, request me, you won't be disappointed. I've been reading ever since I started reading those little pamphlet books like "See Dick Run." I'm consistently in the middle of two or three books. I'm very interested in movies and tv shows as a medium for excellent writing.."
- Trinity Christian College - BA, English Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, ACT Writing, ACT English, College Essays, ACT Reading, History, Essay Editing
"I am a college graduate from Loyola University in Chicago with a BS degree in Physics. I will pursue a PhD in Chemistry. I am a very logical and rational person, and I believe that is reflected in how I teach my students. I do my best to have students understand concepts rather than just memorizing them."
- Loyola University Chicago - BS, Physics
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Writing, ACT English, Physics, Geometry, ACT Reading, Elementary Math, Calculus, ACT Science, Algebra, ACT, ACT Math, Chemistry, Middle School Math, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry
"Amidst the conflict’s carnage I witnessed on TV, Ambassador Richard Holbrooke and his role as peacemaker enthralled me. Since then, I have dreamt about becoming a United States diplomat. In the more immediate future, I hope to achieve a master’s degree in international relations. My studies have provided me the knowledge and skills to be a useful tutor not only in political science and international studies, but also history, English, writing, American politics and government, research, and literature. In addition, for the last nine years or so, I have studied Spanish." ...
- University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign - BA, Political Science; International Studies
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Science, ACT Reading, Middle School Math, Writing, Algebra, Trigonometry, History, Spanish, ACT English, ACT, ACT Math, ACT Writing
"Since making this decision I have had experience with students of all ages. I taught weekly lessons to 2nd and 4th graders during the first year of my program at Vanderbilt and then student taught in a fifth grade and a kindergarten. Although I enjoy teaching in all subjects, my favorites are language arts/reading, Spanish, and science. I also provide ACT tutoring."
- Northwestern University - BA, Psychology with a minor in Spanish
- Vanderbilt University - M.Ed, Elementary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Phonics, ACT Writing, ACT Math, ACT English, Reading, ACT, ACT Science, Middle School Math, Essay Editing, Elementary Math, Spanish, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Reading
"I love to act, sing, make mixed CDs for friends, play with animals, read, write, and watch good movies. I have tutored independently for the past couple years; my teaching experiences include tutoring an eight-grade boy with Asperger's in reading and math, and a 9th grade girl in essay writing and editing. Most recently, I tutored two brothers, in the 4th and 5th grade respectively, in math. I also volunteer weekly as a mentor to a 4th grade girl at the Evanston YMCA, and have extensive babysitting experience."
- Northwestern University - BA, Theatre/Creative Writing/Psychology minor
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, ACT English, ACT Reading, Elementary Math, SAT Math, College Essays, Reading, ACT Math, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, ACT, ACT Science, SAT, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing, ACT Writing
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