Award-Winning Computer Science Tutors in Northbrook, IL
Shivam ...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 at college because I enjoy the subject so much. I try to make sure my students...
University of MIchigan Ann Arbor - BS, Computer Sciense
Richard ...when he understands a concept is priceless. The power a student feels when she is able to understand and solve problems is unlimited. I believe that people learn best when they can connect the material they are trying to learn, to something they already know. I try to help students make those connections. When I am not working, I enjoy Astronomy and have started participating in HAM Radio. I am also working on several DIY...
Iowa State University - BS, Computer Engineering
Iowa State University - PhD, Computer Engineering
Anton ...my elementary school – I have experience both in introductory math courses and in higher-level AP courses, including AP Calculus BC. As the Tutoring Coordinator for my high school's chapter of the National Honor Society, I've spent two years coordinating student tutors and tutoring students myself in subjects including Physics, Geometry, and Algebra 2 / Trigonometry. I try to be as flexible as possible in terms of scheduling, and am happy to travel to tutor...
Harvard University - Current Undergrad, Economics
Rebecca ...in 2005 and my MBA in Marketing in 2011. While completing my undergraduate degrees, I was a teaching assistant for the Introduction to Engineering class. I enjoyed working with the students and seeing them master the material over the course of the semester. Professionally, I have worked both as a programmer and as a marketer. I believe my greatest strengths are in teaching math and helping students prepare for standardized tests, including the GMAT. In...
University of Notre Dame - BS, BA, Computer Science, Theology
University of Notre Dame - MBA, Marketing
Rajiv ...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 they need to be in an environment like tutoring where they are allowed to be wrong...
University of Michigan - BS, Electrical Engineering
University of Michigan - MS, Industrial and Operations Engineering
Eric ...pitfall of all; boredom. By adjusting one's teaching style to match a student's learning style, the information can flow smoothly, as can a passion for the subject. Achieve this, and learning becomes not only empowering but fun! My past experiences include a recent semester as a student teacher at the middle school age level. I also have many years as a leader in the Boy Scouts Program. Currently I serve as a tutor at NLU.
University of Illinois at Chicago - BA, Psychology
National Louis University - MA, Elementary Education
Stephen ...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 students with standardized test strategy and following their scores as they increase towards their goal. When I tutor, I aim to lead students to an...
Grinnell College - BA, Computer Science
Ryan I have a lot of fun with the sciences, and experience shows that inciting enthusiasm in a student is as important as making sure they pass the next test. I think the greatest barrier to learning is the avoidance of the unknown, so I concentrate on building strong foundations. My hobbies include engineering, snowboarding, most sports, and reading.
Northern Illinois University - BS, Electrical Engineering
Iavor ...to any endeavor I take on. I like to take on difficult challenges and set goals for myself that require a lot of effort and do not stop until I achieve them. I love to help others in achieving their goals as well, whether it is helping someone through an academic struggle or helping a friend accomplish other goals. I believe that I am very friendly and outgoing and am able to get along with...
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Bachelors, Accountancy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Masters, Accountancy
Julian ...the world, as well as improving critical thinking and problem solving. In my spare time I like to go cycling, rock climbing, and play billiards. All three of these activities I use as avenues to find and deepen my own focus. The bicycle is a device that is meant to make life easier, but allows the rider to make the experience as physically challenging as possible. I find that both rock climbing and billiards are...
Florida Institute of Technology - BS, Physics
Boston University - MS, Physics