Award-Winning Reading Tutors in Schaumburg, IL
Kevin ...reading, and have personally succeeded in a large variety of standardized tests, including 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 enjoy playing guitar, skateboarding, and reading.
Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BS, Accounting
Ben ...then taught composition. I taught composition while in graduate school at UW-Milwaukee, and I spent a considerable amount of time teaching technology - in a sense - through a customer service job at a big cell-phone company. I taught 5th grade in Chicago Public Schools, worked as a substitute teacher in CPS, and finally moved into a middle-school science and reading position in the northwest suburbs, where I recently began my 10th year as a...
John Carroll University - BA, English/Philosophy
John Carroll University - MA, English
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - ABD (Passed prelim exam), English
Olivet Nazarene University - MA, Reading Education
State Certified Teacher
Rebecca ...I taught English and Communication (public speaking) at Robert Morris College. I also taught Humanities and Creative Writing. Presently, I freelance in publishing with a few major academic publishers. Mostly I index, proofread, and copy edit manuscripts. For my B.A., I double majored in English Literature and Philosophy at Miami University (1996). There I tutored extensively for two years, gaining the maximum clients possible (30 students a week) while still holding down full-time coursework. Twice I...
Mengyi ...and Translation and Intercultural Communication. I will be attending Columbia Law School from 2014 to 2017, working toward a Juris Doctorate degree. I have tutored a wide range of subject areas during college, including languages (I have native fluency in Chinese and French - and have also tutored beginner to intermediate Spanish, Arabic and Russian), math (through calculus), intro micro- and macroeconomics, Statistics, and test prep (ACT, SAT, GRE, APs, and select IB subjects). I...
Princeton - BA, International Relations
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
Pedro ...Masters degree in Global Technology and Development and I would like to help other students by tutoring them. My main areas are Spanish and English, and international-related subjects. I can also help in tutoring students who are writing essays. I am very flexible and I truly want to meet the needs of my students. I have a friendly personality and am good at making students feel comfortable, especially those who are learning languages.
Zach ...and play flute around the Chicagoland area, I simply couldn't resist also enrolling at Columbia College Chicago to pursue studies in Acoustics. At Northern, I tutored various subjects for two years and grew to love the act of teaching and sharing knowledge. I especially enjoy working on test prep, mathematics and writing as these are, from my point of view, the essential skills towards navigating today's world. I also have extensive background in the higher...
Rebecca ...While completing my undergraduate degrees, I was a teaching assistant for the Introduction to Engineering class. I enjoyed working with the students and seeing them master the material over the course of the semester. Professionally, I have worked both as a programmer and as a marketer. I believe my greatest strengths are in teaching math and helping students prepare for standardized tests, including the GMAT. In my spare time, I enjoy cross country skiing, cooking,...
Vinny ...play “Knights” or “Cowboys” and, while he reluctantly agreed to put on a costume and join me in my antics, we managed to create literally hours of fictional adventures that felt so real we would completely lose track of our time, wrapped in our own magical world. At the age of five, I had no idea that such behavior could lead to a rewarding life focus in education. So my passion for theatre began at...
University of California Irvine - Bachelors, Drama
Ally ...up my Master's in Curriculum and Instruction with a Bilingual Endorsement from National Louis University. My teaching philosophy is student centered and provides students with hands-on activities to engage in. I am consistently displaying the highest level of personal and professional standards. I am passionate about being a life-long learner. My professional goal is to be the spark to light the fire of learning for others. When I am not teaching, I enjoy coaching basketball,...