Award-Winning Elementary Math Tutors in Buffalo Grove, IL
Zach ...two years and grew to love the act of teaching and sharing knowledge. I especially enjoy working on test prep, mathematics and writing as these are, from my point of view, the essential skills towards navigating today's world. I also have extensive background in the higher levels of music theory, which I'm always happy to share. In tutoring, I am very insistent on simplifying and strategizing. There are only so many ways of approaching any...
Northern Illinois University - BF, Music Performance
Alex ...with ACT, SAT and GMAT test prep. One of the greatest investments you can make is in improving your college/grad school aptitude testing skills, as just a couple hours of study per week can yield enormous results in admittances and scholarships. On the weekend you might find me running with my dog, playing board games with my daughters, snowboarding, or just hanging out with a book. I love learning new languages and am working on...
University of Wisconsin - Madison - BA, Economics & International Relations
University of Southern California - BA, MBA Finance & Real Estate
Chris I bring over five years documented tutoring experience in math and the physical sciences. I've tutored for the University of Maryland and Georgetown Tutoring, LLC and have been a teaching assistant at both the University of Maryland and the University of Chicago. I look forward to working with you!... Patience and empathy. It's important to acknowledge the challenges the student is facing, to reassure them of the challenges, and then to develop an effective strategy to get the student where they want to be at the end of the tutoring session.
University of Maryland College Park - Bachelors, Chemistry
University of Chicago - Masters, Geophysical Sciences
Asta ...college in the United States. Even though I tutor a wide range of subjects, I enjoy teaching English and standardized test preparation the most. I love helping my students find beauty in the English language in addition to helping them achieve their college goals. I also love working with students on their college essays because that's when I feel I get to know my students the best, as we talk through dreams, aspirations, and life...
University of Chicago - BA, Political Science
Tina ...all ages of students. Most of the time I tutor all levels of mathematics, but 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...
University of Hawaii at Manoa - BS, Mathematics
Max I am an aspiring high school teacher. I graduated DePaul University with a degree in Finance in 2013. I worked as an accountant for a large financial services firm for 2 years (July 2013 - June 2015). During my time there, I passed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 examination. I have intentions to go back to school for Secondary Education to teach economics/social studies.
Judie ...- from High School Math (Algebra I) to first grade phonics. I enjoy helping students discover they can understand a concept that had been confusing before. I coach volleyball at the eighth grade level, and have done so for more than ten years - it's a great activity to develop confidence and teamwork. I come from a large family- -12 brothers and sisters - and like to make people laugh. Even when we are doing...
Monmouth College - BS, Psychology and Physical Education
Harvard Graduate School of Education - Masters of Education, Education, General Purposes
Koga ...as a Teach For America corp member in the Dallas Independent School District. I know that the confidence that a student receives when they finally understand a concept that has alluded them is powerful enough to positively impact them in all arenas of their life, not just in school. Confidence in your own ability is a powerful thing! I am excited to be part of the Varsity Tutors program and to continue teaching and inspiring...
University of Kansas - BA, Psychology
State Certified Teacher
Rushi ...at Northwestern University in Evanston, and teaching has always been a passion of mine. From my younger brother to my years of informal tutoring experience, I have developed the skills necessary to help others become successful. I enjoy the genuine process of developing a relationship with someone and cultivating that relationship, whether it be academic, personal, or professional. I enjoy working with others towards a common goal and helping all parties be mutually successful.
Northwestern University - Current Undergrad, Industrial Engineering
Rachel ...center in Peru, to providing individual academic support to suburban Chicago youth involved in mentoring programs. To me, tutoring is about really getting to know each student, their strengths, and those areas of weakness that are coming between them and their highest potential. My specialties are math, essay writing, and Spanish. I love algebra because it's so neat and there's always a right answer, and I enjoy helping students realize that it's more straightforward than...
Northwestern University - B.S., Human Development and Psychological Services, Spanish minor