Award-Winning Reading Tutors in Chicago, IL
Kate "I recently returned to the Midwest after completing my master's in acting at London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. I am lucky that I can pursue simultaneously my professional interests in acting and teaching. I am a conscientious, engaged tutor, with five year's experience coaching students in SAT and ACT preparation. In addition to my work with Varsity, I’ve worked as a preferred tutor at a Cincinnati high school that consistently ranks in U.S..."
Indiana University Bloomington - BA, Classical Studies: Latin & Greek, Theatre & Drama, minor in Art History
Mercedes "...I also recently earned my M.A. degree focused on Modernist Literature from the University of Chicago. I am currently a high school English teacher, and would be happy to help you improve your reading, writing, and/or public speaking skills..."
Anita "...My goal is to obtain a license as a registered dietitian. I have been a tutor for a few years now. I have tutored K-12 students in subjects such as math and reading at the Kumon Learning Center, the world's largest after-school math and reading program..."
Emily "I am a licensed attorney in Illinois who primarily represents children in guardianship disputes as the Guardian ad Litem as well as low-income clients in a myriad of housing and family law related cases. I graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in Philosophy in 2009. In May of 2014, I received my JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law..."
Brian "... If there's a test, I know the skills necessary to excel at it and receive a top-notch score! As far as my own education, I attended college at DePauw University in Indiana, where I double majored in English Writing and Biology. I attended graduate school for Biology in Fairbanks Alaska at the University of Alaska, where I researched hands-on with a number of species, and graduated with a Master of Science degree in Biology in 2014. My methods rely on helping students learn not just the information necessary to excel in school and testing situations, but teaching methods for improving learning in all sorts of subjects..."
Michelle "...I graduated Summa Cum Lade, and I was a student in the GPPA (Guaranteed Professional Program Admissions) Medicine Program. I will be attending medical school at UIC in the fall, but I am currently spending my gap year as an Americorps volunteer member in the Chicago Health Corps. Therefore, I have a very flexible schedule and a lot of free time to tutor this academic year. I have a lot of experience tutoring children and teenagers..."
Kayla "I'm a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (go Badgers!)I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Literature and English Language and Linguistics. Additionally, I earned certificates in both European Studies and TESOL. I studied abroad in Madrid, where I had the opportunity to tutor privately and work as a TA in the English Applied Linguistics Department at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid..."
University of Wisconsin Madison - BA, English Language & Linguistics, Spanish Literature (Minors in TESOL and European Studies)
Michelle "I have taught English at both high school and college levels. I have taught reading to children ranging between kindergarten and adulthood.."
Washington University in St. Louis - BA, English Lit and American Studies
Auburn University - MA, English
Northwestern University - MS, Secondary Education
National-Louis University - CAS, Reading Specialist, Educational Leadership
State Certified Teacher
Meggan "I am a firm believer in the motto "It takes a village to raise a child." It is important that we work together as teachers, tutors, parents and family to ensure each child gets the best education possible. My role as a teacher and tutor is to discover each student's individual learning style and tailor the learning material and curriculum to meet the needs of that individual student so that they are able to achieve personal success."
Tip "I am a licensed teacher with endorsements in Middle School, Language Arts and Social Studies. I am currently teaching writing at Northwestern University's Center for Talent Development. Before that, I taught 6th and 8th grade Reading and Social Studies at a charter school in Chicago and was a classroom assistant in a 2nd grade classroom in Wilmette..."