Carefully selected, highly-credentialed SAT Verbal tutors in Chicago, IL
"Previously I worked as a high school math teacher in Chicago Public Schools. I graduated from the University of Rochester, where I studied Public Health, Spanish, and Math. I tutor multiple levels of math, ACT and SAT prep in Math and English, and Spanish. My philosophy as a tutor is that students know more than they think they do."
- University of Rochester - Bachelor of Arts, Public Health
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Verbal, ACT Science, ACT, SAT Writing, Calculus, Spanish, ACT Reading, Reading, SAT Math, ACT Math, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Algebra, ACT Writing, SAT, Pre-Calculus, ACT English, Middle School Math, Trigonometry
"If working on a school or college subject, I will incorporate the students' own classroom texts with my own additional examples or readings. If working for test prep, I would like to work with the student in his or her own test prep book (I will have the same myself) working through specific strategies for each question. My past tutoring and teaching experiences include working with individual college students on English essay writing, Intro Micro- and Macroeconomics, and 4th-5th grade creative writing. I am now working full-time as a tutor/behavior coach with an 8th grade English class on the south side of Chicago. My main interests are ...
- Indiana University - BA, English; Speechwriting
- University of Cambridge - MPhil, English
- University of Chicago Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Math, ACT, Grammar and Mechanics, GRE, Reading, ACT Science, History, PSAT, Writing, Essay Editing, College Essays, SAT Verbal, SAT, ACT English, ACT Reading, ACT Writing, LSAT, ISEE, Economics, Middle School Math, Algebra, SAT Writing, Elementary Math, HSPT Prep, SAT Math
" I don't train my students to recite facts and figures. Rather, I encourage them to become self-motivated learners by creating a positive experience that is tailored to each individual. My lesson plans are thus very flexible, and designed with the likes and interests of the student in mind. My goal as a tutor is to prepare students for academic evaluations while also setting them up to enjoy a lifetime of learning."
- University of Chicago - BA, Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Writing, French, SAT Writing, Essay Editing, German, SAT Verbal
"in Math Education from Purdue University. My experience ranges from a traditional curriculum at an elite college preparatory school to student-based "discovery learning" in a Chicago public high school to working with adults at one of the City Colleges of Chicago. Because I have worked with these varied approaches to teaching and with these different groups of students, I have the tools to discover YOUR best way to understand the material. My current full-time job applies my teaching skills to real life, as Business Manager of a professional theatre company." ...
- Purdue University - BS, Actuarial Science
- Purdue University - MS, Math Education
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Calculus, Algebra, SAT, Geometry, GRE, Statistics, SAT Math, Trigonometry, SAT Writing, Pre-Calculus, SAT Verbal
"I tutor a wide variety of subjects and I love helping students reach their full potential by teaching them various learning techniques. I do my best to keep lessons fun and interesting by connecting them to a student's interests whenever possible. I believe that one-on-one help is often the best pathway to success, and I enjoy individualizing my lessons to a student's interests and needs. My background is in Linguistics and Communication Disorders, but I have always loved math and science as well. When I'm not tutoring or studying for my own classes, you'll often see me reading, baking, or going for a walk.." ...
- Harvard College - AB, Linguistics
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Math, SAT, SAT Writing, Mandarin Chinese, French, SAT Math, ACT Reading, ACT, Biology, Pre-Calculus, ACT Science, GRE, ACT Writing, SAT Verbal, Algebra, ACT English, Spanish
" I served as an instructor for Kaplan Test Preparation and Admissions from 2002-07, leading over 25 separate full courses. In addition, I also taught courses in GRE, GMAT, SAT, and ACT preparation in addition to training new instructors as the co-lead teacher of the Kaplan center in Highland Park Illinois. 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 ...
- University of Kansas - BA, Mathematics
- University of Kansas - BA, Political Science
- Harvard Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, ACT Writing, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, ACT Math, GRE, HSPT Prep, ACT, Calculus, SAT, ACT English, GMAT, ISEE, SAT Writing, Algebra, SAT Math, Geometry, Trigonometry, SAT Verbal, LSAT, ACT Science
"I worked as a middle and high school classroom teacher for six years. I earned a Master’s of Science in Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Environmental Education, and I am currently working as the Education Coordinator for a non-profit organization. There I develop curriculum and provide professional development to educators. I very much enjoy my tutoring positions and have found them to be rewarding, both for me and for my students. The majority of my clients come to me for ACT test prep, but I have tutored many other subjects, ranging from elementary language arts and SSAT/ISEE prep to Algebra II/Trigonometry and ...
- Illinois State University - B.S. Ed, Special Education
- Northern Illinois University - M.S.Ed, Curriculum & Instruction
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Math, HSPT Prep, History, ACT Math, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, Algebra, SAT Writing, ACT Reading, Writing, ACT English, Spanish, ISEE, PSAT, ACT, Biology, Pre-Calculus, Essay Editing, Phonics, SAT, ACT Writing, SAT Verbal, ACT Science, SSAT, Reading
"Throughout my academic career, I garnered extensive peer tutoring experience -- so I am here for all of your tutoring needs! I would love to share all of my SAT and ACT test-taking tips and strategies with you. Additionally, I have a passion for math, science, and writing, and can help with essay writing and editing. I believe everyone has the capacity to learn; you just have to find the way that fits your personality. I LOVE seeing people grow and succeed! In my spare time, I enjoy playing soccer or running (weather permitting)."
- Northwestern University - BA, Biological Sciences
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, Physics, ACT Science, ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Writing, ACT, SAT Math, SSAT, SAT Verbal, ACT Reading, Writing, SAT Writing, College Essays, Biology, Essay Editing, Algebra
"Recognizing that hard work becomes easier with interest and engagement, I make the learning environment relaxed and enjoyable - and sometimes outright fun! I find tutoring to be incredibly rewarding, and strive to have my students view their work the same way, leaving them feeling more comfortable in their coursework, confident in their abilities, and excited for new challenges. For three years I worked as an ACT teacher and tutor, helping students raise their scores an average of 4 points, and as many as 9. Most recently, I worked with a struggling college senior (self-described as "bad at math") to achieve a score of 100% on her college ...
- Duke University - BS, Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Science, ACT Math, SAT Math, SAT Verbal, Algebra, ACT English, Geometry, SAT Writing, Trigonometry, ACT, ACT Reading, Pre-Calculus, SAT, ACT Writing
" My area of concentration is Rhetoric and Composition. While I was in graduate school, I taught writing courses and tutored in the university Reading and Writing Center. I’ve worked with students at a variety of levels, from basic reading comprehension to graduate level writing. As an undergraduate at William and Mary, I double majored in Linguistics and Theater."
- College of William and Mary - BA, Linguistics, Theater
- Florida State University - MA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, SAT, College Essays, HSPT Prep, Writing, SAT Verbal, Reading, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Math, Phonics
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