Carefully selected, highly-credentialed SAT Writing tutors in Northbrook, IL
"Learning has always been a passion of mine, and I strive to impart that passion to my students. 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."
- University of Chicago - BA, Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
Tutoring Subjects:German, SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, French, Reading, Writing, Essay Editing
"Hello! My name is Hannah, and I am in the process of pursuing a graduate degree in Women and Gender Studies. 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."
- University of Rochester - Bachelor of Arts, Public Health
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Pre-Calculus, Spanish, SAT Math, Algebra, Trigonometry, Elementary Math, SAT, ACT, ACT Science, SAT Verbal, ACT Math, ACT Writing, ACT Reading, Middle School Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Calculus, ACT English, Reading, SAT Writing
"I began teaching in 1999, both in the classroom and through individual tutoring sessions, after earning an M.S. 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." ...
- Purdue University - BS, Actuarial Science
- Purdue University - MS, Math Education
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, Statistics, SAT Verbal, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Writing, Middle School Math, Geometry, Algebra, Calculus
"I've been enthusiastic about learning for many years, and as such I'm eager to share this appreciation and joy for learning with others as a tutor. Patience, engagement, and understanding are each components of my personality that allow me to connect with students in an intellectual and personal way. A rising junior at Northwestern University, I am working towards majors in Political Science and International Studies. Along the way, I have enjoyed analyzing poems, discovering the evolutionary roots of language, thinking on ethics and public policy, and conversing in Spanish via my core requirements and elective classes." ...
- Northwestern University - Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and International Studies, also member of Philosophy/Civic Engagement program
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, College Essays, Spanish, Writing, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Math, History, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, SAT Writing
"I recently graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BA in Latin and biology. I hope to convey my passion for these subjects to my clients. I have had a great deal of tutoring experience working with a wide age range of students."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Biology & Classics (Latin)
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Math, SAT Writing, Latin, SAT, Algebra, Chemistry, ACT, ACT Writing, SAT Verbal, ACT Math, ACT English, Biology, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, ACT Science, ACT Reading
"As a tutor, I like to begin with structured strategies for learning concepts and applying them to new tasks. 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." ...
- Indiana University - BA, English; Speechwriting
- University of Cambridge - MPhil, English
- University of Chicago Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Math, ACT Science, Economics, ISEE, Essay Editing, ACT Reading, SAT, Grammar and Mechanics, History, College Essays, ACT English, SAT Verbal, HSPT Prep, ACT, Middle School Math, PSAT, SAT Math, ACT Writing, Writing, GRE, SAT Writing, Elementary Math, Reading, Algebra, LSAT
"Hello! My name is Neha and I just finished my first year of medical school at Rush Medical College. I graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in communications, and I am originally from the Chicago suburbs. I've worked with high school students for the past 5 years and absolutely love teaching! In my experience, most students already have the knowledge they need to do well. Teaching is really about building confidence and helping a student tie together bits and pieces they already know to answer a problem."
- Northwestern University - Bachelor of Science, Economics, Human Communication Sciences
- Rush Medical College - M.D. (in progress),
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, ACT English, ACT Reading, ACT, SAT Verbal, Pre-Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary Math, SAT Math, Algebra, ACT Math, Essay Editing, MCAT, PSAT, Trigonometry, Writing, Middle School Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Biology, SAT, SAT Writing, ACT Science, ACT Writing
"I possess extensive teaching and tutoring experience in a variety of academic disciplines. 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 ...
- University of Kansas - BA, Mathematics
- University of Kansas - BA, Political Science
- Harvard Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:ISEE, ACT Math, Algebra, Algebra, HSPT Prep, Calculus, Geometry, SAT Math, ACT Writing, ACT Reading, GMAT, Pre-Calculus, LSAT, GRE, ACT Science, ACT, ACT English, Trigonometry, SAT Verbal, SAT, SAT Writing
"Hi there! I am a conscientious, experienced Latin tutor. I recently relocated to Chicago from Cincinnati, OH, where I was a preferred Latin tutor at a high school that consistently ranks in U.S. News' and Newsweek's lists of top 100 high schools in the nation. In Cincinnati, I worked with Latin students at all levels."
- Indiana University Bloomington - BA, Classical Studies: Latin & Greek, Theatre & Drama, minor in Art History
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, ACT Reading, Latin, SAT Writing, Elementary Math, ACT Writing, SAT, ACT English, SAT Math, PSAT, Writing, SAT Verbal, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, College Essays
"As a tutor, my goal is to enable kids to become stellar students by demystifying the writing process. From mastering basic study skills to writing a killer college application essay, I want students to feel confident with their ability to communicate ideas effectively. My experience as a tutor, mentor and editor has provided me with the opportunity to help a variety of students, from kindergarteners just learning to read, to high school seniors writing the essays that will gain them access to top-tier universities. In my years as a teacher’s assistant for college freshmen, a workshop teacher at 826 Chicago, and a literacy tutor with ...
- Oberlin College - BA, Creative Writing
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Writing, SAT Math, SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, SAT, Phonics
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