### Award-Winning ASPIRE Tutors in Hickory Hills, IL

Jessica ...with a BS in History. I have experience with and specialize in SAT tutoring. 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...

John ...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...

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

State Certified Teacher

Taylor ...both Glen Ellyn and Joliet. I presently teach mathematics for Joliet Junior College where my instruction has focused on basic skills, algebra, geometry, and technical mathematics. My interests outside of teaching and tutoring include both men's and women's basketball, working out at the gym, reading, the ongoing changing face of website delivery (PC/laptop to small...

University of Washington-Seattle Campus - BS, Math

Western Illinois University - MBA, MBA

Jessica ...for the last four years. I tailor my tutoring sessions to the student's needs. We work on homework and supplementary materials for content areas in need of improvement. I take the time to understand why the student is struggling in particular areas and how we can create strategies for the student to use to succeed....

Dominican University - Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Education & English

Concordia University-Ann Arbor - Master of Arts, Reading Specialist

State Certified Teacher

Ilana ...their own. I am very patient and understand that sometimes all it takes to understand a difficult concept is to explain it in a few different ways. We all learn differently, so I aim to develop an individualized approach for each student in order to make the most of our time together. While I am...

Northwestern University - BA; BMus, Cognitive Science (Neuroscience); Voice and Opera Performance

Max ...I am an avid golfer and volleyball player. I played each of the sports for all four years throughout high school, and I also played competitive golf during the summers. While I do not play these sports competitively in college, I enjoy participating in them for leisure as well as exercising regularly and lifting weights....

University of Illinois at Chicago - Current Undergrad, Biological Sciences

Lee ...student on more than one class at a time. I also have a lot of experience with test prep and love working with students who need help with standardized tests. I'm a laid back individual, but I like to push my students. I know that every student is able to do well and I really...

Northwestern University - BS, Biomedical Engineering

Northwestern University - MS, Biomedical Engineering

Andrew ...(Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, 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...

University of Notre Dame - BS, Math

Northwestern University - MSED, Math Education

Najla ...with students of all ages. Most importantly, however, I absolutely love working with students, and have a sincere passion and enthusiasm for teaching. I consider it a challenging calling, but one that has been immensely gratifying, both personally and professionally. I look forward to meeting and exploring how we can achieve your educational goals together!

University of Texas - BA, Biology

University of Washington , Columbia University - MA, PhD in progress, History

Kevin ...the ACT, the SAT, and various AP tests. I am especially passionate about teaching students optimal test-taking strategies for conquering standardized tests and honing their critical thinking skills. I believe that education is not only necessary for being successful academically and professionally, but also capable of enriching one’s life experiences. In my spare time, I...

Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BS, Accounting