Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Test prep tutors in Highland Park, IL
"I'm also a 2010 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where I earned a Masters degree in creative writing. I love to read and write, cheer for the Chicago Blackhawks, and, of course, help students meet their academic goals. My favorite tutoring subjects include composition and reading comprehension, and I enjoy working with students of all ages!."
- St. Lawrence University - BA, English
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MFA, Creative Writing
Tutoring Subjects:SAT, SAT Writing, HSPT Prep, Reading, ACT Math, SAT Math, Algebra, ACT Science, Elementary Math, ACT, ACT Reading, Writing, Middle School Math, ACT English, ACT Writing, Algebra, SAT Verbal
"I have been teaching for 5 years, and have taught students in Preschool through Middle School. I am certified as an Early Childhood and Elementary teacher, and as a Reading Specialist. The Humanities are my passion, and I like to share that passion with learners. I enjoy tutoring students because of the individualized lesson plans that I can design in the one-on-one setting that tutoring provides. I try to incorporate hands-on games and activities into my tutoring whenever appropriate, as I feel it keeps motivation levels high."
- Bridgewater College - BA, Liberal Studies/Elementary Education
- Concordia University - MA, Reading Instruction
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Reading
"in Mechanical Engineering. My fiancee and I just moved to the Chicago area. My passion for physics and math distinguishes me as a tutor because I explain the "why" behind the "how". My Experience: I have extensive experience with leading study groups while in school at Georgia Tech. Studying with such a diverse group of people allowed me insight into the different ways people learn and think about studying."
- Georgia Institute of Technology - BS, Mechanical Engineering
Tutoring Subjects:Pre-Calculus, Middle School Math, Geometry, ACT Science, Physics, Algebra, Statistics, Elementary Math, Calculus, Trigonometry
"I'm new to Chicago, and I'm really enjoying getting to know the city! My teaching experience began during my Peace Corps service in Nicaragua. I was a Small Business Development volunteer, and taught Entrepreneurship and Life Skills courses to high school students. Each year, the students form small groups, create their own businesses and participate in competitions on a local, regional, and national level. One of the things I enjoyed most was meeting with these groups of students outside of the classroom to work on their business plans, practice their presentations, and help them work through any challenges and feel confident about ...
- Truman State University - BA, Business Administration (Marketing); Minors in Spanish and Psychology
- University of Denver - MA, International and Intercultural Communications
Tutoring Subjects:GRE, Middle School Math, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, Elementary Math, Writing, Essay Editing, Spanish
"I studied theater at an urban, performing-arts high school before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a screenwriter and a film and television actor. After a two year sojourn, I returned to the Midwest to attend college at DePaul University, where I worked as a tutor, mentor, and assistant teacher at the University Center for Writing-based Learning. During my collegiate tenure, I maintained a 3.99 GPA, garnered numerous accolades for literary achievement, received top departmental honors, presented scholarship at various Chicagoland conferences, and became a published author; these efforts all culminated in my June 2012 ...
- DePaul University - BA, History and African Studies
Tutoring Subjects:History, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, Reading, Essay Editing, SSAT, ISEE, Spanish, College Essays, Phonics
"Originally from New York, I went to a Montessori School through the 6th grade, when I transferred to the Brearley School, an all-girls school in Manhattan. I love to act, sing, make mixed CDs for friends, play with animals, read, write, and watch good movies. I have tutored independently for the past couple years; my teaching experiences include tutoring an eight-grade boy with Asperger's in reading and math, and a 9th grade girl in essay writing and editing. Most recently, I tutored two brothers, in the 4th and 5th grade respectively, in math." ...
- Northwestern University - BA, Theatre/Creative Writing/Psychology minor
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Algebra, Elementary Math, ACT Science, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, ACT Reading, ACT English, SAT Verbal, SAT, ACT, College Essays, ACT Writing, ACT Math, SAT Math, Reading
" My goal is to create the best learning environment possible. Students find me very personable, but also know that I will push them to reach their fullest potential. I recently earned my BA degree in Mathematics with a minor in Speech along with my Michigan teaching certificate. I look forward to working together!."
- Hillsdale College - BA, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Writing, Elementary Math, ACT Math, ACT, ACT Reading, Algebra, Middle School Math, Geometry, ACT Science, ACT English
"I've always made time to teach others, whether through informal teaching sessions with underclassmen or formal lectures on anatomy and physiology. I've performed well on multiple standardized tests, including the MCAT and USMLE Step 1 and 2ck, and I would like to share my strategies to help more students succeed. I believe that hard work and determination can lead to great outcomes, but some students also need to learn how to study. Many test-takers get bogged down in the details and try to memorize every little factoid, making complex subjects unmanageable." ...
- University of Wisconsin-Madison - BS, Biology
- University of Illinois - MD, Medicine
Tutoring Subjects:Anatomy, MCAT, Physiology
"I am qualified to teach math and science as well as SAT Prep. Having just finished my Biological Sciences degree and my English minor in March, I am extremely comfortable with science and math as well as SAT Prep. During high school, I tutored other high school students in Chemistry and Calculus, and the students I tutored excelled in their classes, thanking me at the end of the year. At Northwestern, I was a Gateway Science Workshop facilitator in Calculus, leading other undergraduates in a small-group setting through worksheets in order to solidify their grasp of difficult Calculus concepts." ...
- Northwestern University - BA, Biological Sciences
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Math, Biology, Pre-Calculus, SAT Writing, Algebra, SAT, Physics, Calculus, Chemistry, SAT Verbal
"I have experience as a Princeton Review ACT Teacher and have tutored many students from elementary school to high school on various subjects."
- Northwestern University - BS, Biological Sciences
Tutoring Subjects:Geometry, Elementary Math, Reading, SAT Math, Chemistry, Algebra, ACT Writing, ACT Science, Pre-Calculus, ACT, ACT Math, SAT Verbal, SAT, Biology, SAT Writing, ACT English, Calculus, Middle School Math, ACT Reading
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