Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Middle School Math tutors in Buffalo Grove, IL
"I am currently attending graduate school to get my Master of Education in Secondary Biology and Chemistry at Northwestern University. I completed my Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in 2008 at the University of Vermont. I LOVE science, and its applications with math, and am very excited to be helping students in these fields! In my free time, I play in three softball leagues and love watching professional sports. I love running for exercise, and in 2011 ran an 8k, a 15k, 3 half marathons, and the Chicago Marathon."
- The University of Vermont - BS, Biochemistry
- Northwestern University - MS, Secondary Education
Tutoring Subjects:Statistics, Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, Elementary Math, Physical Chemistry, Algebra, Geometry, Middle School Math, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Chemistry
"My name is David and I am currently a first year master's student at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. Prior to attending the Harris School, I worked as a GMAT instructor at the Bluedata International Institute in Manhattan and as an SAT math instructor at the Excel Class Academy in Queens. I also have experience tutoring the GRE and the GMAT in a one-on-one setting. My tutoring style is influenced by my background in philosophy."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Philosophy
- Stony Brook University - M.A., Philosophy
Tutoring Subjects:Calculus, SAT, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Statistics, SAT Verbal, Geometry, Algebra, SAT Writing, GRE, SAT Math, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, Pre-Calculus
"My name is Madeline (Maddie), and I am currently a sophomore at Northwestern University majoring in theatre and English (creative writing), with a minor in psychology. Originally from New York, I went to a Montessori School through the 6th grade, when I transferred to the Brearley School, an all-girls school in Manhattan. 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." ...
- Northwestern University - BA, Theatre/Creative Writing/Psychology minor
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Middle School Math, Algebra, ACT Writing, SAT Verbal, ACT Science, ACT Math, SAT, ACT English, ACT Reading, ACT, Elementary Math, SAT Math, College Essays, Essay Editing, SAT Writing
"I am a life-long learner and former classroom teacher who loves to work one-on-one with students. I find this is the best opportunity for me to utilize all my skills and techniques to help others maximize their potential. As a teacher and tutor, I have worked with students in all grades from kindergarten through tenth grade. The majority of my teaching and tutoring has been done with students in grades five through eight, which are some of my favorites. I also have a masters degree in gifted education, which taught me to strengthen higher levels of thinking and learning with students." ...
- University of New Orleans - BA, Elementary Education
- Northeastern Illinois University - MA, Gifted Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Middle School Math, Elementary Math, Algebra, Algebra, Writing, HSPT Prep, Geometry, Phonics
"I have tutored a broad range of academic levels from basic arithmetic to Algebra II and Calculus to even Statistics. I have always wanted to be a math teacher and enjoyed tutoring on the side, as well as helping some of my peers who have returned to college with their math courses. I have always felt that my credibility as a teacher would increase should I have other career experience under my belt. Hence, my insurance job! However, I absolutely love math and cannot wait to have my job where I get to teach it every day. I feel that the best way to help someone learn is to make sure that they actually understand how to do something and why they are doing ...
- University of Illinois at Chicago - BS, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:Statistics, Algebra, ACT Math, Middle School Math, ACT Science, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, Elementary Math
"Who I am: I am a recent graduate of The Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. My fiancee and I just moved to the Chicago area. My passion for physics and math distinguishes me as a tutor because I explain the "why" behind the "how". My Experience: I have extensive experience with leading study groups while in school at Georgia Tech."
- Georgia Institute of Technology - BS, Mechanical Engineering
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Science, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, Calculus, Geometry, Physics, Elementary Math, Middle School Math, Statistics, Algebra
"Hi, I am Shashank and am really excited to be a tutor at Varsity Tutors. I am currently working full time as a Manager for Risk Management at one of the largest banks in the world. I joined Varsity out of my keen interest in teaching mathematics and helping students. Throughout my career and during my masters and undergrad, I enjoyed teaching to direct reports, junior analysts, classmates and students. I graduated from University of Texas at Austin with a Masters degree in Civil Engineering with a 4.0 GPA in 2006."
- Indian Institute of Technology - B. Tech, Civil Engineering
- The University of Texas at Austin - Masters, Civil Engineeting
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Geometry, SAT Math, Calculus, Differential Equations, Elementary Math, Algebra, GRE, Statistics, Pre-Calculus, ACT Math, Trigonometry
"I have completed my BS in Biology from DePaul University and am working towards my Masters in Education, also from DePaul. I love to promote science literacy. I believe that science and the maths are vital componants that make our world function. I want to help every student realize how important the sciences and math are, while instilling in them how interesting and fun they can be."
- DePaul University - BS, Biology
- DePaul University - M. Ed, Secondary Education
Tutoring Subjects:Chemistry, Middle School Math, Biology, Algebra
"I studied psychology and Spanish at Northwestern University and then got my Master's degree in elementary education from Vanderbilt University. Although I always thought teaching sounded exciting, it was not until I began volunteering in a third grade classroom that I was sure I wanted to pursue education as a career. 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." ...
- Northwestern University - BA, Psychology with a minor in Spanish
- Vanderbilt University - M.Ed, Elementary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, ACT English, Spanish, Essay Editing, ACT Writing, Reading, Middle School Math, Writing, ACT, ACT Science, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Reading, ACT Math
" Ever since I was a little girl, I have dreamed of being a teacher. I would play "school" with my little brother by helping him read, write, and complete his math homework. I decided to do the very best for myself by attending one of the nation's top schools for teacher preparation, Michigan State University. Through my schooling, I have learned an incredible amount regarding children, the way they learn, different methods for teaching, and strategies for helping young ones achieve. Outside of the college classroom, I have learned even more about how to work with children by getting to know students one on one." ...
- Michigan State University - BS, Elementary Education
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Middle School Math, HSPT Prep, Phonics, Essay Editing, Writing, Elementary Math, Reading
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