Carefully selected, highly-credentialed tutors in Chicago, IL
"During my time as an undergraduate, I immersed myself in a rich array of writing and literature courses, developing a keen ability to read critically and write competently in a wide range of styles. Since graduating, I have applied my verbal skills to helping high school students improve their own command of the written word. I have worked for two years as an English tutor and Writing instructor for Upward Bound, a federally-funded educational enrichment program designed to help students in low-performing high schools improve their college-readiness skills. As an Upward Bound tutor and instructor, I have grown comfortable working ...
- The College of Wooster - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, Writing, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays
" I have donated many hours teaching at grade and high schools on various subjects in the U.S. and abroad, many times in several languages. My primary objective is to get students from a basic understanding of the material to a level where they can independently think and apply the material in practical situations or to problem solve. This is one of the greatest goals and benefits of the educational experience."
- Augustana College - BA, Biology
- Illinois State University - M.S., Ecology
- University of Missouri - Ph.D., Ecology and Evolution
Tutoring Subjects:Anatomy, Grammar and Mechanics, College Essays, ACT Science, Essay Editing, Chemistry, Biology
"I graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May of 2012 with a degree in History and Social Studies Secondary Education. I am currently substitute teaching in Illinois Township High School District 214. I finished my fourteen week student teaching at South Elgin High School in South Elgin, IL. I also have student observation experience at schools in Champaign, Urbana, and Decatur, in Illinois."
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BA, History, Social Studies Secondary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Reading, History, College Essays, Essay Editing, Economics
" Science topics have included honors biology, biology I, biology II, anatomy & physiology, forensics, environmental science, earth science, physics, algebra and associated labs. I feel that my perspective on math and science is well grounded from 15 years as an engineer with GE, Kawasaki and Zeon Chemicals in several different capacities in manufacturing, design and business development. Working with students to 'get the light bulb to turn on' is very rewarding and keeps me returning to the classroom. One-on-one tutoring has even greater rewards for the student, and is essential to maintaining their educational momentum. I ...
- Univ of South Florida - BS, Engineering
- Virginia Commonwealth University - MT, Science Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Physiology, Anatomy, Algebra
"I am extremely proficient in writing, language arts, English, history, and a host of other topics. I possess superb communication skills and am especially easy to get along with. Your needs as a client are most important to me, and the desire and need to uncover such needs is paramount and priority one with any of my clients. English and writing are often considered to be some of the most difficult subject areas to tackle, but I am here to assure you that it is quite the opposite."
- Columbia College in Chicago - Bachelors of Arts, Journalism
- John Marshall Law School - Juris Doctor, Criminal Law
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Elementary Math, History, Essay Editing, Phonics
" I tutor for math because it's what I love. I am a certified math teacher for grades 6-12. I earned my undergraduate degree in mathematics from Northern Illinois University and I'm hoping to get started on my masters degree soon. When I'm not doing math I enjoy reading and spending time outside."
- Northern Illinois University - BA, Math
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Middle School Math, Geometry
"I have been tutoring for over 12 years and it is something I truly enjoy and I will keep doing regardless of the discipline that I am in. I have tutored dozens of students in all areas of mathematics and science. I am a patient tutor who enjoys helping students grow to their full potential.."
- Pittsburg State University - BS, Chemistry and Biology
- Pittsburg State University - MS, Chemistry/Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tutoring Subjects:Chemistry, Elementary Math, Middle School Math, ACT Math, Algebra, SAT Math, Organic Chemistry, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry
"in Biology. I was a teaching assistant there for several Biology classes for over two years, and I've taught students both in a classroom setting and one-on-one. I always try to get students to be inspired by the material they are studying, because I think that is the best way to learn it. If I can get a student genuinely interested in the subject they are studying, then I am sure the better grades and test scores will follow."
- University of Chicago - B.A., Biological Sciences
Tutoring Subjects:Anatomy, College Essays, Physics, Organic Chemistry, Reading, Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Physiology, Writing
"I lived in Brazil for six months where I taught English to elementary school kids, and after that experience, I realized that teaching and tutoring give you some of the best feelings you could ever have. 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." ...
- The Ohio State University - BA, International Relations and Diplomacy
Tutoring Subjects:History, Spanish, Essay Editing, Phonics, College Essays, Writing, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, French
"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:ACT Reading, SAT, Elementary Math, SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, ACT English, Middle School Math, ACT Math, Algebra, Algebra, ACT Science, ACT, ACT Writing, HSPT Prep, Writing, SAT Math, Reading
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