Carefully selected, highly-credentialed History tutors in Chicago, IL
"I teach time management techniques and tricks in addition to the actual material on the test. I go over the types of questions that are most likely to show up on the test, and make sure that students are completely comfortable with them. I customize my tutoring plan to each student's strengths and weaknesses, and hopefully by the time we are done the student will have no weaknesses! ."
- Northern Illinois University - BS, History
Tutoring Subjects:ACT, ACT Science, ACT Reading, ACT English, SAT Math, SAT, PSAT, SAT Verbal, HSPT Prep, ACT Math, History
"As a tutor, I prefer to address students for the unique people they are. This interpersonal approach allows me to assess and evaluate students’ academic strengths and weaknesses vis-à-vis their own personalities, interests, and most importantly, learning needs. I do not simply seek to impart or prepare, but rather to take advantage of the opportunity to form a substantive, intimate bond with individual students and help them to assimilate knowledge and concepts in meaningful ways that resonate with them personally. ."
- University of Chicago - BA, History
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Writing, History, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Reading, ACT Writing, Reading, ACT English, Essay Editing
"U.S. History teacher. In 2008 I became a reader for the A.P. Exam."
- Northeastern Illinois State College - BA, History
- Northeastern Illinois University - MA MA, Conselor Education & Administration
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, Writing, History, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics
"I returned back to my home city, Chicago, in October 2012 and since then have been working at Northwestern University in the admissions department for the Kellogg School of Management. My interests including traveling and learning about new cultures, as well as staying active. I played lacrosse at Marquette and am currently training for the Chicago marathon in October."
- Marquette Univeristy - BA, Political Science
Tutoring Subjects:History, Latin, Reading
"It may sound trite, but I deeply enjoy the intellectual and interpersonal challenge of the teaching experience. While I expect hard work from a student, I am patient above all and listen before I lecture. I specialize in teaching standardized tests (ACT and SAT I and Subject Tests), math and statistics, writing, French, and economics. In my spare time, I run religiously, listen constantly to music, and read."
- Pomona College - BA, Economics
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, SAT, SAT Math, ACT, Grammar and Mechanics, French, Calculus, Writing, History, Algebra, ACT Science, Trigonometry, Economics, Essay Editing, ACT English, Geometry, College Essays, SAT Verbal, ACT Writing, ACT Math, SAT Writing, Elementary Math, Pre-Calculus, ACT Reading, PSAT, Physics, Reading
"I also helped coach a state-qualifying high-school girls cross-country team. In my graduate career I tutored refugee children who had resettled in the United States. I find that because of my academic background I am easily able to relate to others and help them achieve their goals. At my core I am a problem solver; I find satisfaction in using teamwork to complete tasks that may not have otherwise been achievable."
- Illinois Wesleyan University - BA, Psychology
- Syracuse University - MA, International Relations
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Writing, Biology, Anatomy, Essay Editing, GRE, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Math, Physiology, History, ACT English, ACT Reading, College Essays, ACT Science, Spanish, Writing, ACT, Reading
" Whatever is needed, be it micro (grammar or mechanics), macro (essay editing and creative writing), or test prep, I can help students of any age become better readers, writers, and test-takers. This leads to not only short-term perks like better grades and increased test comprehension, but long-term perks such as complete confidence in an increasingly digital world. I graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with an English degree in 2008. When I'm not a teacher, I'm a copywriter, reader, sports watcher, and dog walker.." ...
- U of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Writing, Phonics, Grammar and Mechanics, History, Essay Editing, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ACT Math, ACT, ACT Writing, ACT English
"My academic interests are History (US and World), English and Political Science. I also have experience with Algebra as well as the SAT and ACT standardized tests. I really enjoy working with students and I find myself able to help all types of students and all types of learners.."
- Northwestern University - Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, ACT English, Reading, ACT, History, ACT Science, ACT Writing, Writing, ISEE, ACT Math, Algebra
"During my collegiate tenure, I maintained a 3.99 GPA, garnered numerous accolades for literary achievement, received top departmental honors, presented scholarship at various Chicagoland conferences, and became a published author; these efforts all culminated in my June 2012 graduation: summa cum laude, with dual majors in History and African Studies. After graduation, my girlfriend and I moved to Seattle to experience the Pacific Northwest. Chicago was suddenly too big and crowded for our tastes, and we wanted to live in closer proximity to the great outdoors. Since moving, I have continued to pursue educational ...
- DePaul University - BA, History and African Studies
Tutoring Subjects:SSAT, Spanish, Essay Editing, Phonics, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, ISEE, College Essays, History
"I finished my fourteen week student teaching at South Elgin High School in South Elgin, IL. I also have student observation experience at schools in Champaign, Urbana, and Decatur, in Illinois. In addition to my teaching experience, I've also tutored for a year in the Champaign-Urbana area. I have also been a lifeguard and swim lesson instructor since 2006. My teaching style is very student-centered."
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BA, History, Social Studies Secondary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, College Essays, Reading, Essay Editing, Economics, History
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