Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Writing tutors in Des Plaines, 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:Essay Editing, History, Latin, Writing, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics
" While I was in graduate school, I taught writing courses and tutored in the university Reading and Writing Center. I’ve worked with students at a variety of levels, from basic reading comprehension to graduate level writing. As an undergraduate at William and Mary, I double majored in Linguistics and Theater. I love English, especially writing, and I love helping students become better writers."
- College of William and Mary - BA, Linguistics, Theater
- Florida State University - MA, English
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Phonics, Reading, SAT, SAT Math, Elementary Math, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Verbal, Writing, Essay Editing, HSPT Prep
"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. Every student is different, and I enjoy the challenge of being able to figure out how to best tailor a session to an individual's learning style.."
- Northwestern University - Bachelor of Science, Economics, Human Communication Sciences
- Rush Medical College - M.D. (in progress),
Tutoring Subjects:PSAT, Algebra, ACT English, SAT Math, Grammar and Mechanics, Trigonometry, SAT Verbal, ACT, ACT Math, ACT Reading, Biology, Elementary Math, ACT Science, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, MCAT, Writing, SAT, SAT Writing, Reading, Pre-Calculus, ACT Writing, Chemistry
" I also have a degree in French with a minor in translation, and I have taught creative writing in both fiction and poetry. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, science fiction (both in literature and in movies), video games, and writing. I look forward to working with you!."
- Western Michigan University - BA, English/French
- Louisiana State University - MFA, Creative Writing
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, French, Writing, Reading
"My main motivation for tutoring is seeing that "a-ha!" moment when a student finally understands a concept with which he or she has been struggling. There is nothing more satisfying! One of my greatest strengths is being able to work with all different kinds of people, and I tailor my approach to each specific case. I look forward to working with you and seeing you reach those "a-ha!" moments!."
- Northwestern University - BS, Communications
- Duke University - The Fuqua School of Business - MBA, Social Entrepreneurship
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, Essay Editing, ACT Reading, Geometry, Algebra, College Essays, ACT Math, ACT Writing, ACT Science, Grammar and Mechanics, ACT, Economics, Middle School Math, GMAT, ACT English
"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. I am now working full-time as a tutor/behavior coach with an 8th grade English class on the south side of Chicago. My main interests are English composition and English language/literature. Additionally, I very much enjoy working with students on introductory Economics ...
- Indiana University - BA, English; Speechwriting
- University of Cambridge - MPhil, English
- University of Chicago Law School - JD, Law
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Elementary Math, ACT, LSAT, HSPT Prep, Algebra, SAT Verbal, PSAT, Grammar and Mechanics, History, Essay Editing, ACT Science, ACT Reading, ISEE, ACT Writing, GRE, ACT Math, Economics, Reading, SAT Math, Writing, Middle School Math, ACT English, SAT, SAT Writing
"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 one-on-one and in small groups with high school students of varying personality types and academic abilities, and have frequently received positive appraisals from both my pupils and superiors. I would say my strengths as a tutor are that I am very patient and understanding of students' individual learning needs. I take ...
- The College of Wooster - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Writing, Essay Editing, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics
" 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:Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Algebra, Economics, Phonics, Writing, College Essays, Essay Editing
" I have many hours of experience in the classroom, teaching reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and art. I also have many years of experience running an after-school program, which included tutoring and homework help for children aged five to fourteen. My interests and hobbies include cooking, walking, exploring Chicago, riding my bike, and both listening to and playing music. I try to use my skills and positivity to encourage children to take an interest in what they are learning."
- Roosevelt University - BA, Elementary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Middle School Math, Elementary Math, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading
"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 at-risk kids in a low-income elementary school in Ohio, I’ve turned students who professed to hate reading and writing into confident and creative writers. I've also helped students excel in history, mathematics and particularly enjoy helping students exceed their own ...
- Oberlin College - BA, Creative Writing
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Writing, SAT, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Essay Editing, SAT Math, Elementary Math, SAT Verbal, Phonics, Middle School Math
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