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" My credentials: I graduated in the top 5 of my high school class and took numerous AP classes as well as the SAT, ACT, and SATII. I recently took an intensive Princeton Review GRE class and will take the GRE this spring. Standardized tests aren't as scary as they look. It's all about pattern recognition and practice, practice, practice. I graduated from Northwestern University in March 2012 with a dual degree in Political Science and International Studies."
- Northwestern University - BA, Political Science, International Studies
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, Essay Editing, SAT Math, College Essays, ACT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing, History, Reading, ACT Writing, SAT Verbal, ACT English, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Science, ACT Math, French, ACT
" In 2006 I was one of approximately 150 in the inaugural class of Chicago Teaching Fellows, a cohort of individuals who sought accelerated alternative teaching certification through a joint program between Chicago Public Schools and National Louis University. After an intensive summer workshop, I taught high school mathematics full time for two years at Chicago Discovery Academy, my courseload included Honors Algebra I and Honors Geometry, AP Calculus, Algebra I, and a formal preparation course for juniors taking the PSAE (which includes, among other components, ths ACT). I thoroughly enjoy the rewarding experiences I have had ...
- University of Kansas - BA, Mathematics
- University of Kansas - BA, Political Science
- Harvard Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, ACT Math, SAT Writing, ACT, Algebra, ACT English, Trigonometry, SAT Math, ACT Science, GRE, SAT Verbal, HSPT Prep, Pre-Calculus, Algebra, Geometry, ACT Writing, Calculus, ACT Reading, ISEE, LSAT, GMAT
"Since early high school, I have tutored both peers and younger students in a variety of subjects. I received my BA with Honors from Brown University in 2010, where I studied Spanish and Biology, and am currently pursuing my Master's Degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Northwestern University. My areas of expertise include: Spanish, math through Algebra 2, biology, chemistry, physics, English (writing, comprehension and college essay instruction), and test preparation for the GRE, ACT, and SAT."
- Brown University - BA, Hispanic Studies and Pre Med
- Northwestern University - MS, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Tutoring Subjects:Microbiology, Physics, Elementary Math, Essay Editing, ACT Reading, Spanish, Geometry, College Essays, SAT, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Math, PSAT, Algebra, Biostatistics, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing, ACT English, Chemistry, ACT Math, ACT, ACT Science, Middle School Math, Biology, Trigonometry
"While I expect hard work from a student, I am patient above all and listen before I lecture. I specialize in teaching standardized tests (ACT and SAT I and Subject Tests), math and statistics, writing, French, and economics. In my spare time, I run religiously, listen constantly to music, and read. I look forward to teaching students with Varsity Tutors!."
- Pomona College - BA, Economics
Tutoring Subjects:Calculus, PSAT, Elementary Math, ACT, French, SAT Writing, Reading, Physics, College Essays, Geometry, Writing, ACT Reading, SAT Math, History, ACT Science, Economics, Pre-Calculus, Algebra, ACT Math, Middle School Math, SAT, Trigonometry, ACT Writing, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Verbal, ACT English
"There I gained a strong background in math and science, but also the humanities, while not thought of due to the name of the school, were also very strong. I am a very good standardized test taker, and know all of the tricks and tips that you need to get ahead. I am very capable at the SAT and ACT as can be seen by my scores, and also am well suited to tutor the MCAT as well as I have taken it with the intention of applying to medical school. I am very easy going and sociable. I have experience tutoring elementary school and middle school age students in all subjects. I am also able to tutor high school students in a variety of subjects, as well as college ...
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BS, Biochemistry
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, Calculus, Anatomy, Geometry, ACT English, Organic Chemistry, Biology, ACT Writing, SAT Math, ACT Math, Chemistry, SAT Writing, ACT Science, ACT, Physiology, PSAT, Trigonometry, Algebra, SAT Verbal, Pre-Calculus, SAT, MCAT, Physics
"I try to employ a variety of techniques to accommodate the different backgrounds, learning styles, and academic and career goals of the students during teaching. I am constantly inspired by the progress and enthusiasm of the students. During my free time I like to read books, watch movies or paint. I also enjoy playing volleyball and spending time with my family."
- University of Illinois at Chicago - Bachelor of Science , Teaching Secondary MathematicsBachelor of Science Concentration: Teaching Secondary Mathematics
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Science, SAT Math, Elementary Math, Calculus, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Geometry, ACT Math, Algebra
"I LOVE seeing people grow and succeed! In my spare time, I enjoy playing soccer or running (weather permitting). I can be found relaxing at the piano or with my flute, and look forward to learning even more musical instruments. Some day, I hope to travel around the world and experience as many different cultures as I can!."
- Northwestern University - BA, Biological Sciences
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, SAT, Biology, ACT Science, SSAT, Writing, SAT Math, ACT Reading, Physics, ACT English, Algebra, ACT Writing, ACT Math, Essay Editing, ACT, SAT Verbal, SAT Writing
"I am currently applying to medical schools in the Chicago area. I began tutoring while home on breaks from college by helping my younger sisters with their high school courses and by helping them prepare for the ACT and SAT tests. I didn't become a formal tutor until my senior year of college when my physics professor from the previous year asked me to take up a position as a teaching assistant because of my performance in the class and social nature. I thoroughly enjoyed my teaching experiences and I am looking forward to helping new students as a Varsity tutor.." ...
- Georgetown University - BS, Biology of Global Health
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:MCAT, ACT Science, ACT English, SAT Math, ACT Writing, Physics, SAT Writing, SAT, ACT, Biology, ACT Math, ACT Reading, Chemistry, SAT Verbal
" My specialities are writing and SAT prep, although I enjoy working with students on a variety of different subjects, including math. I worked for three years at the Princeton Writing Center, helping students with brainstorming, organization, structure, and revision in academic writing. I also worked on SAT prep and college applications with high school students for Let's Get Ready, a nonprofit organization. I am excited to meet new students in Chicago! I excel at listening to student's needs and creatively finding a plan to meet them.." ...
- Princeton University - AB, Public and International Affairs
- Yale University - MA, European and Russian Studies
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Algebra, SAT, Writing, Essay Editing, Elementary Math, PSAT, SAT Verbal, SAT Math, GRE, Grammar and Mechanics
"Currently I'm a novelist, the head writer for an independent gaming studio, and a freelance carpenter. I've played jazz saxophone for fourteen years and garage punk bass for three. My skills would best be utilized by either a young child who needs general homework help or a high school student looking for extra support, with an added focus on assistance in writing college essays."
- Pomona College - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, SAT Verbal, College Essays, Essay Editing, Reading, SSAT, SAT Math, SAT, PSAT, SAT Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, History, Middle School Math
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