Carefully selected, highly-credentialed SAT Writing tutors in Chicago, IL
"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. I like to guide my students through solving problems by using their prior knowledge and experience, and asking questions so that they can participate as much as I do."
- University of Rochester - Bachelor of Arts, Public Health
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, ACT Science, ACT Math, Spanish, ACT, Calculus, SAT, Trigonometry, SAT Verbal, Pre-Calculus, SAT Writing, ACT English, ACT Reading, Middle School Math, ACT Writing, Reading, Algebra, SAT Math
"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 English composition and English language/literature. Additionally, I very much enjoy working with students on introductory Economics ...
- Indiana University - BA, English; Speechwriting
- University of Cambridge - MPhil, English
- University of Chicago Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Economics, ACT English, ISEE, History, Writing, ACT Writing, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, SAT Verbal, HSPT Prep, SAT Math, ACT, SAT, LSAT, Algebra, Elementary Math, SAT Writing, PSAT, Essay Editing, GRE, Middle School Math, College Essays, Reading
" 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:Essay Editing, SAT Writing, Writing, SAT Verbal, Reading, German, French
" 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. I'm looking forward to helping you achieve success!." ...
- Purdue University - BS, Actuarial Science
- Purdue University - MS, Math Education
Tutoring Subjects:GRE, SAT Math, SAT Writing, Calculus, Geometry, Middle School Math, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, SAT, Algebra, Statistics, SAT Verbal
"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 Writing, Biology, Mandarin Chinese, SAT, SAT Writing, ACT, French, Spanish, SAT Verbal, SAT Math, Algebra, ACT Reading, GRE, Pre-Calculus, ACT Math, ACT Science, ACT English
" 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 full time for two years at Chicago Discovery Academy, my courseload included Honors Algebra I and Honors Geometry, AP ...
- University of Kansas - BA, Mathematics
- University of Kansas - BA, Political Science
- Harvard Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:ISEE, ACT Math, ACT Reading, HSPT Prep, GMAT, SAT Verbal, Geometry, Trigonometry, ACT Writing, SAT Writing, SAT Math, ACT, GRE, Calculus, SAT, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, ACT English, Algebra, LSAT, ACT Science
"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 college writing. My goal is to teach my students the strategies, ...
- Illinois State University - B.S. Ed, Special Education
- Northern Illinois University - M.S.Ed, Curriculum & Instruction
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:HSPT Prep, ACT Writing, SSAT, SAT Math, Algebra, College Essays, ACT, SAT Writing, Spanish, ACT English, Reading, PSAT, Pre-Calculus, ACT Science, Essay Editing, ISEE, Phonics, ACT Math, Writing, Biology, ACT Reading, SAT, SAT Verbal, History, Grammar and Mechanics
"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). I can be found relaxing at the piano or with my flute, and look forward to learning even more musical instruments."
- Northwestern University - BA, Biological Sciences
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, SAT Writing, SAT, ACT Science, Algebra, Physics, ACT, ACT English, ACT Math, Writing, Essay Editing, SAT Verbal, SSAT, Biology, ACT Writing, College Essays, SAT Math
"Most recently, I worked with a struggling college senior (self-described as "bad at math") to achieve a score of 100% on her college algebra final. Though I've worked extensively with the ACT, I found myself teaching and tutoring subjects as diverse as Shakespearean writing and calculus to my two younger sisters and many ambitious peers who sought my assistance. During the school day, I'm generally busy with my life coaching practice. I view coaching and tutoring as different means to the same end of helping others grow and achieve even the loftiest goals they set for themselves." ...
- Duke University - BS, Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, ACT Reading, Algebra, SAT Writing, ACT Writing, ACT Math, ACT, SAT, Pre-Calculus, ACT Science, SAT Math, Geometry, SAT Verbal, Trigonometry
"I love to act, sing, make mixed CDs for friends, play with animals, read, write, and watch good movies. I have tutored independently for the past couple years; my teaching experiences include tutoring an eight-grade boy with Asperger's in reading and math, and a 9th grade girl in essay writing and editing. Most recently, I tutored two brothers, in the 4th and 5th grade respectively, in math. I also volunteer weekly as a mentor to a 4th grade girl at the Evanston YMCA, and have extensive babysitting experience."
- Northwestern University - BA, Theatre/Creative Writing/Psychology minor
Tutoring Subjects:ACT English, SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, Middle School Math, Reading, ACT Writing, ACT Reading, SAT, ACT Math, ACT, Algebra, ACT Science, SAT Math, Essay Editing, College Essays, Elementary Math
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