Award-Winning SAT Writing and Language Tutors in Chicago, IL
Asta ...rather education teaches us how to learn. Outside the classroom, I'm a well-traveled certified SCUBA diver who enjoys spending time kayaking and weightlifting. I also played ice hockey through college and performed as a classical pianist on campus and in Europe. When I'm not feeling so active, I can be found knitting, crocheting, reading, writing, and daydreaming about where I want to travel to next. I'm working on becoming a true Renaissance woman.... As a tutor, I don't spoon feed my students information they learned in class. I try to identify weak areas then ask questions to lead my students to a better understanding.
University of Chicago - BA, Political Science
Miguel ...non-profits dedicated to educational advocacy and academic enrichment. I thus have extensive experience working with middle and high schoolers in a variety of educational environments - including public, charter, and private schools throughout New York City. My individual-driven approach to tutoring has been shaped by working with students with diverse needs and educational backgrounds. In addition to standardized test preparation, I enjoy tutoring a variety of academic subjects spanning the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences.
Harvard University - BA, History and Science; Comparative Literature (French, German)
Rushi ...University in Evanston, and teaching has always been a passion of mine. From my younger brother to my years of informal tutoring experience, I have developed the skills necessary to help others become successful. I enjoy the genuine process of developing a relationship with someone and cultivating that relationship, whether it be academic, personal, or professional. I enjoy working with others towards a common goal and helping all parties be mutually successful.
Northwestern University - Current Undergrad, Industrial Engineering
Jordana ...can be achieved with strong communication skills. My teaching philosophy is that any student can learn and that education does not have to be boring! Teaching requires discovering the student's strengths and passions and tailoring creative educational approaches that connect with the student's interests. My outside activities and interests include theater, improv comedy, color guard, Drum Corps International, reading new books and obsessively rereading my old favorites, video games, and exploring the local forest preserve.
Elmhurst College - BA, History/Communications
Loyola University-Chicago - MEd, Elementary Education
Alex ...I still feel ardently that the best way to fully understand a subject is to teach it! I have years of experience teaching algebra I & II, economics and Spanish, but also love to assist students with ACT, SAT and GMAT test prep. One of the greatest investments you can make is in improving your college/grad school aptitude testing skills, as just a couple hours of study per week can yield enormous results in admittances...
University of Wisconsin - Madison - BA, Economics & International Relations
University of Southern California - BA, MBA Finance & Real Estate
John ...and relevance of the written word and will work to instill that same passion in my clients. I am currently studying Screenwriting at DePaul University, where I hold a 3.836 cumulative GPA. I previously studied English Literature and History at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh Scotland. I achieved excellent SAT, ACT and Advanced Placement scores in high school. I truly love writing, the English language and history. I will approach my clients' issues with...
DePaul University - BA, Digital Cinema
William ...Visual Cognition Lab at Northwestern University. I'm from Cincinnati, OH and love spending weekends there with my family. I'm planning on attending doctoral school for a PhD in Neuropsychology after a few years of working and traveling. I fell in love with Italy while studying abroad in Rome and will take any chance I can get to go back! When I'm not working, I enjoy visiting art museums and seeing musicals and plays. I was...
Loyola University-Chicago - BS, Psychology
Igor ...anything. This is a promise. I know the pitfalls and ambiguities which prevent people from understanding concepts in math and the sciences, and I know how to get around them. I explain every concept in straightforward and totally plain language to describe the relationships between all of the moving parts in math and science subjects. I use familiar analogies as needed to paint a picture of the models students should imagine to successfully solve problems...
University of Wisconsin - BS, Chemical Engineering AND Chemistry
Karen ...I believe a personalized approach works best and work with each student's strengths to find the best strategies. I also have experience with subject tutoring for elementary, middle, and high school students. If a student is behind or struggling in class, I'll help him or her gain a solid understanding of the material. I truly enjoy helping students reach their academic and testing goals, and I provide an approach tailored to each student's learning style.
Bradley University - BS, Multimedia with a minor in Business Administration
Ellie ...juniors and seniors at a local high school about community engagement through the lens of philanthropy. Through this, I have the unique opportunity to empower students to become leaders in their community; to provide them a platform to change issues about which they are most passionate. This experience inspires my desire to educate young students; to provide them the tools to be leaders, whether that be in the classroom, on the playing field, or in...
University of Chicago - BA, Economics