### Award-Winning ASPIRE Tutors in Oak Forest, IL

Ilana ...I aim to develop an individualized approach for each student in order to make the most of our time together. While I am not being a tutor, I am a musician. In addition to singing, I play the violin and viola and dabble in everything from Bach to bluegrass to covers of pop songs. As...

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

Brandon ...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...

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - BS, Mathematics

Taylor ...junior colleges in Tacoma, Washington. In Illinois from '96 - '98 I earned a non-conventional MBA degree (concentration -- Rural Community Development) as a Peace Corps Fellow through Western Illinois University and the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs. From there, I returned to Africa to do a couple year stint as an overseas lay missionary...

University of Washington-Seattle Campus - BS, Math

Western Illinois University - MBA, MBA

Eric ...of math as low as elementary school mathematics and as high as Multivariable Calculus and Abstract Algebra. Personally, I prefer to tutor Calculus I. It is one of the most applicable mathematics courses and forces the student to put together all prior math knowledge. My biggest quality as a tutor is that I am able...

Northern Illinois University - BS, Mathematics

Northern Illinois University - MS, Mathematics

Riva ...to both demonstrate problem-solving techniques and then guide students to the point where they can work out the solution and enjoy that moment of insight. I feel like these strategies empower students to approach subject and test material on their own terms. In my spare time I am an avid reader and an aspiring fiction...

Harvard University - Biology, Biology

Cambridge University - PhD, Biology

Tyler ...in Medical Device Sales and in Mortgage Lending. However, my true passion has always been education and at this point in my life I feel it is imperative to align my career satisfaction with how I dedicate myself professionally to society. I am extremely self-motivated, I enjoy working with young minds (because they're often the...

Indiana University - Bachelors, Biological Sciences

Elyse ...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...

Northwestern University - BA, Psychology (Spanish minor)

Vanderbilt University - M.Ed, Elementary Education

State Certified Teacher

Jessica ...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...

Ben ...need to improve their academic performance. This past year I taught 9th grade geology and 10th grade chemistry at Tilden High School in Chicago and volunteered to serve as a tutor for underprivileged students in Revive’s Homework Help Program. I graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Economics in May 2013 and...

University of Michigan - BA, Economics

DePaul University - MAMEd (Master of Arts in Math Edu), Mathematics Education

Andrew ...degree. I then earned my masters in Secondary Math Education at Northwestern University. I have taught all high school subjects (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...

University of Notre Dame - BS, Math

Northwestern University - MSED, Math Education