# Award-Winning Calculus Tutors in Downers Grove, IL

## Nichola

Certified Calculus Tutor in Downers Grove, IL

...recently moved to Chicago, but I have thoroughly enjoyed my short time here. I am originally from Detroit, Where I finished my bachelor's degree in secondary education at Wayne State University, majoring in math and minoring in physics. I have always been very interested in math, how logic-oriented it is and how it applies to almost everything in the real world. Aside from school I enjoy travelling, playing tennis, reading, and watching football on Sundays....

### Education & Certification

Wayne State University - Bachelor in Arts, Secondary Education--math

DePaul University - Master of Science, Pure Mathematics

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

SAT Mathematics

ACT Math

College Algebra

+20 subjects## Igor

Certified Calculus Tutor in Downers Grove, IL

...I use familiar analogies as needed to paint a picture of the models students should imagine to successfully solve problems and wrap their heads around the concepts. After learning with me, you will be able to navigate any problem because you will know the subject backwards and forwards, from the ground up. I have three years of experience tutoring high school and college students algebra, calculus, SAT/ACT, physics and chemistry. I have a bachelor's degree...

### Education & Certification

University of Wisconsin - Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering AND Chemistry

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

College Physics

SAT Subject Test in Physics

College Chemistry

+55 subjects## Brian

Certified Calculus Tutor in Downers Grove, IL

...being ultimately able to reach a high level, I was never the first to pick up on any new concept but struggled through each one to understand. I still remember the conceptual hoops one needs to jump through in order to learn the material. I have a more personal approach and like to explain things so they are simple. Working with me will be a process of practice and talking through the concepts until you...

### Education & Certification

Stanford University - Bachelors, Physics

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitt Mnchen - Masters, Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

Science

ACT Science

Newtonian Mechanics

+33 subjects## Stephen

Certified Calculus Tutor in Downers Grove, IL

...and science and high school students in advanced Math, chemistry, writing, and helped them prepare for standardized tests for college admittance. I have also tutored adults preparing for academic proficiency tests for their jobs and with GRE prep for those interested in going to graduate school. Additionally I have taught English grammar, reading, and conversational skills to ESL students in Chicago, Ecuador, and Colombia. While I tutor a number of subjects, I particularly enjoy helping...

### Education & Certification

Grinnell College - Bachelor in Arts, Computer Science

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

English

Essay Editing

ACT Math

+67 subjects## Nikolaj

Certified Calculus Tutor in Downers Grove, IL

...Shakespeare, especially since I've found that a lot of people don't really know how to engage with it. But there's a whole world of depth and complexity to explore in his works, and helping students open that door has been very rewarding for me. I believe that the key to learning effectively is to want to learn. That sounds a bit trite, but I've found that when students don't see any value in the material...

### Education & Certification

Northwestern University - Bachelor in Arts, Theatre

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

Differential Equations

English

Mandarin Chinese

+27 subjects## David

Certified Calculus Tutor in Downers Grove, IL

...subject of mathematics. For the past ten years I have, in varying capacities, been involved with teaching or tutoring mathematics at the middle school to post-secondary levels. My goal for my students is for them to question why they are studying what they are so they can foster a deeper understanding of the material. To aid in this, I draw from my extensive knowledge of the subject of mathematics and expand upon what they are...

### Education & Certification

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Bachelors, Mathematics

Eastern Illinois University - Masters, Mathematics

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

IB Mathematics HL

SAT Mathematics

IB Further Mathematics HL

+27 subjects## Deven

Certified Calculus Tutor in Downers Grove, IL

...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 helping my younger siblings...

### Education & Certification

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

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

College Algebra

Chemistry

AP Physics 2: Mechanics

+61 subjects## Hannah

Certified Calculus Tutor in Downers Grove, IL

...with a major in Psychology and a minor in Women and Gender studies. After graduating I worked for a year as an Americorps fellow for a program called AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps, and I am currently working with young adults with Aspergers at a social service agency. I have extensive experience tutoring and mentoring children, teenagers, and young adults, including those with developmental and/or learning disabilities. These experiences have taught me to approach every...

### Education & Certification

Washington University in St Louis - Bachelor in Arts, Pre-med/Psychology, Minor in Gender Studies

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

Science

Test Prep

Adult Literacy

+42 subjects## Meriam

Certified Calculus Tutor in Downers Grove, IL

...and an Honors BA in French, and have been a tutor for years. Having worked in countries all over the world, I am comfortable working with a diverse range of people, regardless of their language fluency and subject expertise. Since graduating, I have been attending a post-bac program at the University of Toronto in intensive Spanish and Arabic, before continuing on to medical school. I have also been tutoring numerous subjects for over 10 years,...

### Education & Certification

Loyola University-Chicago - Bachelors, Biology and French

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

MCAT Verbal Reasoning

College Algebra

ACT English

+63 subjects## Rajiv

Certified Calculus Tutor in Downers Grove, IL

...potpourri of subjects. I enjoy teaching Math and Writing 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,...

### Education & Certification

University of Michigan - Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

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

### Tutoring Subjects

Calculus

LSAT

Test Prep

English Grammar and Syntax

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