# Award-Winning Calculus Tutors in Des Plaines, IL

## Riva

Certified Calculus Tutor in Des Plaines, IL

...tutor for biology, chemistry, physics, and Spanish courses; I also taught health education workshop to Boston area high school students. When I am tutoring I feel it is important to both demonstrate problem-solving techniques and then guide students to the point where they can work out the solution and enjoy that moment of insight. I feel like these strategies empower students to approach subject and test material on their own terms. In my spare time...

### Education & Certification

Harvard University - Bachelors, Biology, General

Cambridge University - PHD, Biology, General

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

PSAT Mathematics

Spanish 2

SAT Subject Test in United States History

+84 subjects## Tina

Certified Calculus Tutor in Des Plaines, IL

...I also enjoy tutoring high school physics or chemistry. I tutor Mandarin Chinese as well. I love tutoring a variety of subjects. I have found that students sometimes have a hard time understanding the concepts or sometimes they just choose not to learn the concept. But I can always find a way to help them realize that math is not a complicated subject. What they really need is a little bit of encouragement and a...

### Education & Certification

University of Hawaii at Manoa - Bachelor of Science, Mathematics

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

Algebra 2

Languages

Mandarin Chinese

+19 subjects## William

Certified Calculus Tutor in Des Plaines, IL

...expression in their writing. Essays are essentially portraits of your character and logical flow, which is often where students are lost, is crucial towards creating a compelling voice. Mathematics is similar; it requires a practiced hand and a clear mental map. I am happy to guide students at any level and tailor lessons to their needs. Although I enjoy writing and mathematics the most, I have a passion for physics, earth sciences, reading comprehension French...

### Education & Certification

New York University - Bachelor in Arts, History

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

IB Mathematical Studies

IB Mathematical Studies SL

Algebra

+66 subjects## Shivam

Certified Calculus Tutor in Des Plaines, IL

...most out of each session. I love tutoring because I know how important it is. I took tutoring sessions myself when I was in high school to prep for AP and ACT exams. Those sessions really helped me, and that is what inspired me to become a tutor and help others. I also have a huge passion for math. I have loved and excelled at it since elementary school. I'm doing a minor in mathematics...

### Education & Certification

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor - Bachelor of Science, Computer Sciense

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

Algebra 2

Pre-Calculus

Geometry

+23 subjects## Deven

Certified Calculus Tutor in Des Plaines, IL

...a given problem. On the flip side, I continually remind my students to critique and to question what I am presenting, especially if a point is unclear. This not only helps my students to gain a complete understanding, but it also drives me to improve how I explain a concept. My passion for being a tutor comes from my family. I am the oldest son in a family of four children and took great pride...

### Education & Certification

University of California-San Diego - Bachelor of Science, Bioengineering

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

Biomedical Engineering

College Algebra

AP Chemistry

+61 subjects## Hannah

Certified Calculus Tutor in Des Plaines, IL

...they do. I like to guide my students through solving problems by using their prior knowledge and experience, and asking questions so that they can participate as much as I do. My favorite thing about tutoring is getting to know my students on an individual basis, and figuring out how they learn best. In my free time, I love being with my family and friends, reading good books, dancing and exploring the city of Chicago-my...

### Education & Certification

University of Rochester - Bachelor in Arts, Public Health

DePaul University - Master of Arts, Women's & Gender Studies

State Certified Teacher

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

SAT Math

Algebra 2

Elementary Math

+36 subjects## Carolyn

Certified Calculus Tutor in Des Plaines, IL

...mostly on better teaching practices outside the classroom, utilizing technology to teach, and getting girls interested in Math and Science. I have an informal, friendly teaching style. I like to show students that they CAN do physics and math, even if they have a mental block that says they're "bad at it" or "just can't do it." I try to show that the subjects fun and relatable, explaining why students would want to know things...

### Education & Certification

University of Chicago - Bachelor in Arts, Physics

Northwestern University - Master of Arts, Learning Sciences

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

Trigonometry

High School English

AP Physics 2: Electricity and Magnetism

+58 subjects## Rajiv

Certified Calculus Tutor in Des Plaines, IL

...the most because of my comprehensive knowledge of the former, and my love of the latter. I don't believe everyone needs to love a subject like Writing, yet they do need to be effective in it no matter what career they eventually pursue. To push that philosophy, my teaching style is Socratic. Students learn best by teaching and doing, not by being spoon fed information. Certainly, sometimes they need a helping hand, and other times...

### Education & Certification

University of Michigan - Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

University of Michigan - Master of Science, Industrial and Operations Engineering

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

Test Prep

IB Mathematics HL

LSAT

+52 subjects## Marvin

Certified Calculus Tutor in Des Plaines, IL

...America, and I've passed all of my elementary certification exams, while working on finishing my teacher license this academic year from calumet college, St. Joseph. My undergraduate degree is in Economics from the University of Chicago, and I did a lot of statistics, too! I like having kids how to read, write, and do math. Because I loved doing those in school, and I'll be teaching that this up coming school year. To have a...

### Education & Certification

The University of Chicago - Bachelor in Arts, Economics

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

5th Grade

SAT Reading

Public Speaking

+56 subjects## Miguel

Certified Calculus Tutor in Des Plaines, IL

...as an academic instructor and student advisor for several non-profits dedicated to educational advocacy and academic enrichment. I thus have extensive experience working with middle and high schoolers in a variety of educational environments - including public, charter, and private schools throughout New York City. My individual-driven approach to tutoring has been shaped by working with students with diverse needs and educational backgrounds. In addition to standardized test preparation, I enjoy tutoring a variety of...

### Education & Certification

Harvard University - Bachelor in Arts, History and Science; Comparative Literature (French, German)

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

SAT Reading

Reading

College Chemistry

+44 subjects