Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Social studies tutors in Hyde Park, IL
"As a writing tutor, my purpose is to be a sounding board for your ideas and to help guide you through the writing process. Each student is unique, and my tutoring methodology is specialized for each and every student's particular educational needs.."
- DePaul University - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, College Essays, History, Essay Editing, Latin
"I have 4 plus years of successful tutoring experience for companies like The Princeton Review and College Living Experience. I am excited at the opportunity to ensure your student will attain the grades they deserve. ."
- DePaul - BS, Biology/ Psychology
- CSOPP - MA, Forensic Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, Reading, Essay Editing, History
"As a tutor, I prefer to address students for the unique people they are. This interpersonal approach allows me to assess and evaluate students’ academic strengths and weaknesses vis-à-vis their own personalities, interests, and most importantly, learning needs. I do not simply seek to impart or prepare, but rather to take advantage of the opportunity to form a substantive, intimate bond with individual students and help them to assimilate knowledge and concepts in meaningful ways that resonate with them personally. ."
- University of Chicago - BA, History
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, ACT Writing, Writing, Reading, History, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT Reading, ACT English
" I graduated from the University of South Dakota with a BSED (Bachelor of Science in Education) in Mathematics. I have experience with teaching in South Dakota, Wyoming, Kansas, and a DoDD's school. My student teaching experience was in England in a DoDD's school. I taught Geometry and Algebra I. I enjoyed the classes where I was able to teach students in a more one-on-one environment. After graduating, I got a job as a high school Mathematics teacher in a small town in Wyoming."
- University of South Dakota - BS, Mathematics Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Algebra, Economics, Geometry
"Watching someone learn, understand, and grow and knowing that you've helped in that process is incredibly fulfilling. My teaching style is very easy to work with. I like to see what the students know first, then work with them in a way that builds upon their strengths while tackling their weaknesses, so that they never feel left behind or confused. It's very important to me for the students to understand and be comfortable with the material, and I'd never want to push something on them that they're not ready for."
- The Ohio State University - BA, International Relations and Diplomacy
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Phonics, French, History, College Essays, Essay Editing, Spanish, Writing
"I have extensive experience in teaching roles, from working as a Leadership Advisor at the National Student Leadership Conference, to working as a Team Counselor for the YMCA, to working as a Teaching Assistant in Graduate School. My main strengths as a tutor lie in my passion for communicating complex ideas into simpler terms that my students can understand. ."
- UNC Chapel Hill - BSBA; BS, Business; Economics
- Universitat Pompeu Fabra - MSc, Finance
Tutoring Subjects:Statistics, Economics, Finance
" As an associate buyer for a Fortune 500 retailer, I am well-versed and constantly immersed in concepts vital to business, including marketing, advertising, finance, and product innovation and research. Due to the nature of my position, I am results-oriented and committed to achieving success, recognizing opportunity, and creating actionable goals and objectives. In my current position, I teach sales reporting and analytics to new buyers. I am highly competent in communicating and educating cross-functional partners; I am able to tailor my style of communication to ensure comprehension and to engage my audience. Prior to ...
- Michigan State University - BA, Advertising
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, College Essays, Reading, Economics, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Phonics, Writing
"I have taught business classes at the post secondary level in the UK, and have also tutored a wide variety of subjects to students at various skill levels back here in Chicago. I truly enjoy helping students reach their goals and maintain their motivation toward success, and I believe that the best tutoring experience begins with the tutor properly determining the needs and goals of the student. I look forward to working with you! ."
- Southern Illinois University - B.A., Biology
- Hult International Business School - M.B.A., International Business
Tutoring Subjects:ACT, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT English, ACT Science, History, Chemistry, ACT Writing, Finance, ACT Math, ACT Reading, College Essays, Writing, Reading, Microbiology
"I teach time management techniques and tricks in addition to the actual material on the test. I go over the types of questions that are most likely to show up on the test, and make sure that students are completely comfortable with them. I customize my tutoring plan to each student's strengths and weaknesses, and hopefully by the time we are done the student will have no weaknesses! ."
- Northern Illinois University - BS, History
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Math, PSAT, SAT Verbal, SAT, ACT Science, History, SAT Math, ACT English, ACT Reading, HSPT Prep, ACT
" Teaching people to read and write is one of my favorite activities. I have taught or tutored in many different arenas, from high school teaching and tutoring to legal intern and lawyer training, and from summer camps and after-school programs to caring for my elementary-and-toddler-aged nieces and nephew. Currently, I teach high school math, science, English, social studies, and theater arts when those classroom teachers aren't available. That's right. I'm a substitute teacher so that I can tutor in the evenings instead of lesson planning and grading." ...
- University of Wisconsin - BA, Political Science
- University of Wisconsin - JD, Law
- University of Illinois - Chicago - MEd, Instructional Leadership
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, ISEE, History, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, SSAT, Phonics, Essay Editing, Economics, Writing
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