Award-Winning SAT Writing Tutors in Chicago, IL
Stephen "I am a graduate of Grinnell College, a private liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa. I have a Bachelor of the Arts in Computer Science from Grinnell's Department of Math and Computer Science. Since graduation I have tutored students of a wide variety of ages and background in a number of subjects..."
Olivia "I graduated from New York University this past December receiving a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in anthropology with a minor in chemistry. While my focus was in genetic anthropology, my liberal arts major has allowed me to explore a wide variety of subjects during my college experience. I began tutoring as a middle school student back in California and have continued to tutor every year since..."
Kate "...When I am not teaching, I co-direct an art gallery in the Ukrainian Village and work as a printmaker in my studio. Though I tutor a range of subjects, I am most passionate about helping students hone their reading and writing skills. I believe that effective written communication is essential in any career field and have developed a number of techniques that help even the most frustrated students become clear and confident writers..."
Miguel "Before joining Varsity Tutors, I devoted three years to working as an academic instructor and student advisor for several 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..."
Rachel "...To me, tutoring is about really getting to know each student, their strengths, and those areas of weakness that are coming between them and their highest potential. My specialties are math, essay writing, and Spanish. I love algebra because it's so neat and there's always a right answer, and I enjoy helping students realize that it's more straightforward than it seems..."
Daniel "Professionally, I aspire to be an established teacher in a classroom highly enjoying every new group of students for which I will responsibly educate. I aspire for as much teaching and instructional experience in the different fields of social studies so that I can I identify my academic strengths and areas to strengthen. I find it extremely valuable to be a reflective practitioner..."
Lake Forest College - BA, 1) Education 2) History
Emerson "I am an undergraduate student at the University of Chicago, working towards a pre-med double major in Psychology and Biology (with a specialization in Neuroscience). Beginning in my early teens, I began working and volunteering as a tutor in a variety of environments: I began as a volunteer at a summer program for underprivileged children at the Learning and Tutoring Center of East Austin, and since I have worked as a private elementary school tutor, a private SAT-prep tutor, and a preschool tutor for the Neighborhood Schools Program in South Side Chicago. I have taken, and succeeded in, a broad range of Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) classes, and am familiar with the latest formats, question varieties, and scoring guidelines of these standardized tests, along with the SAT..."
Molly "...As such, I do not aim to teach "tricks" for getting the right answer. Rather, I aim to wholly ingrain the skills, strategies, and overall thinking needed to fully understand how and why we can come to certain answers. My goal is not to help students to merely get a good grade on the next quiz, but to help build a foundation that allows him or her to find success on their own in future units of study..."
Dylan "I am a freshman Computer Science major enrolled in the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University. I have a passion for teaching students, and I am experienced with having to give one-on-one guidance in teaching many concepts. Tutoring is very rewarding for me because I am driven to help others and give whatever knowledge I have gained over the years in every field..."
William "I received a B.S. in psychology from Loyola University Chicago in May 2014 and am currently working as a lab manager for the 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..."