Carefully selected, highly-credentialed tutors in Chicago, IL
" Teaching is what I do, and I love teaching. I have devoted my life to being an effective teacher so that I can help create lifelong learners as well as readers. It has always been important to me to make a difference in a child's life when it comes to educating them. If I've reached one child and made a difference, than becoming a teacher was worth it.."
- Concordia University Chicago - Masters, Reading Education
- Concordia University Chicago - Masters, Technology Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, History, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Writing, Phonics
" Teaching is something I truly enjoy and a part of my life from which I derive a great deal of fulfillment and inspiration. My enthusiasm for teaching is definitely grounded in my passion for learning. Reading, writing, and language learning are three of my favorite pastimes. Through my own learning experience and my time as a teacher I have developed a great respect for the unique learning process of each individual. I've had the opportunity to explore this process through teaching reading classes (which covered everything from basic phonics to university-level study skills and speed reading) to ESL instruction (including ...
- North Park University - BA, English Literature/ Philosophy
- Valparaiso University - MA, Chinese Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Mandarin Chinese
"I have experience with and specialize in SAT tutoring. 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:SAT Math, ACT English, History, SAT, ACT, HSPT Prep, SAT Verbal, PSAT, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science
" I have been teaching for ten years, and I am certified in English, language arts, speech, theatre/drama, journalism, and reading. I am also a K-12 certified reading specialist. Prior to becoming a teacher I worked in the communications and financial industry. I enjoyed those industries, however, I felt more of a desire to teach children and prepare them for the future."
- Northern Illinois University/Elmhurst College - BA, Communications/English
- University of St. Francis - MS, Reading Specialist
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, PSAT, Writing, Reading, Essay Editing, Phonics
"I fully recognize the importance of learning. For the past two years I taught mathematics at the middle and high school level as a Teach For America corp member in the Dallas Independent School District. I know that the confidence that a student receives when they finally understand a concept that has alluded them is powerful enough to positively impact them in all arenas of their life, not just in school. Confidence in your own ability is a powerful thing! I am excited to be part of the Varsity Tutors program and to continue teaching and inspiring through education!." ...
- University of Kansas - BA, Psychology
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Elementary Math, Essay Editing, Geometry, Writing, Middle School Math, Algebra, Grammar and Mechanics
"in Physics. I really enjoy learning, especially about the way the world and living organisms work. Because of my interest in learning, in addition to courses in physics, I have taken courses in a wide variety of subjects including chemistry, psychology and biology. It is also my interest in learning that makes tutoring something I enjoy doing."
- UC Berkeley - BA, Physics
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, MCAT, ACT Math, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, Middle School Math, ACT Science, ACT, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry, Calculus, Statistics, Elementary Math
"It has been a long road to reach this point, and I could not have reached this point without the assistance and guidance of others. It is for this reason that I have been tutoring students since I was in high school. I understand that often it is necessary to go beyond the home and family to get students the assistance they need. I have worked with children for many years."
- DePaul College of Law - JD, Law
- Morehouse College - BA, African American Studies
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Reading, Writing, Phonics, Elementary Math, Essay Editing
- Wheaton College - BS, Theology
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, ACT Science, SAT Math, ACT English, SAT, SAT Verbal, ACT Writing, ACT, SAT Writing, Chemistry, ACT Math
"I have the skill set, enthusiasm and experience that allow me to be a highly effective French language tutor for students of all ages and all levels. At the University of Illinois, I took and easily aced all of the highest-level grammar and oral French courses that the French Department had to offer to undergrads. Additionally, I was selected to participate in a French studies program in French Canada in 2009. Just a few months ago, I returned to the US from a nearly year-long teaching position at a high school near Dijon, France. I taught French high school students spoken English language and American and British culture." ...
- University of Illinois - BS, Molecular and Cellular Biology
"I genuinely love to educate myself and others, and have successfully managed to apply this enthusiasm for learning and teaching to tutoring at the elementary, high school, and college levels. 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 ...
- University of Chicago - BA, History
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, History, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT English, ACT Writing, Reading, College Essays, Essay Editing
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