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)
Rachel ...The same positivity, creativity, and meticulousness that have made me a seasoned performer and award-winning writer also make me a passionate and effective tutor. Whether it's grammar, algebra, or standardized test prep, I'm dedicated to enhancing and deepening every student's learning. I believe the best way to tutor a student is to approach the problems they're facing directly from their perspective. That's why I take a highly individualized approach. Everyone learns best in different ways,...
Northwestern University - Current Undergrad, Creative Writing / Vocal Performance
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
Sahil ...student, I know that hard work and dedication are necessary to success. Over the last few years, I have been privileged to tutor lots of students from kindergarten level to college. The most satisfying part has been making the students realize their own potential and see their grades improve. I tutor in many different subjects such as various levels of math, science, history, English, Test-taking strategies, and writing. I strongly believe that each student has...
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Bachelors, Molecular and Cellular Biology
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
Kelly ...acceptance rate. Our model is unique because our 9th graders come to us from a wide range of academic skills and successes, and it is our job to provide the instruction, support, and encouragement to prepare each student for the country's top colleges and universities. As such, after-school tutoring is a large part of the job and I've really come to appreciate the unique benefits that come from one-on-one instruction and intervention. As your tutor,...
New York University - Bachelors, English and American Literature
Saint Joseph's University - Masters, Masters of Education
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