Award-Winning Literature Tutors in Prospect Heights, IL
Asta ...Kong. For the past two years, I worked with a number of students to help prepare them for 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...
University of Chicago - BA, Political Science
Emily ...Northwestern University with a BA in Philosophy in 2009. In May of 2014, I received my JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. I tutor Reading, Writing, History, Public Speaking, Standardized Test Prep, and am available to help with the college application process. Prior to law school, I assisted in the developing of curriculum...
Northwestern University - BA, Philosophy
Loyola University Chicago School of Law - JD, Public Interest Law Certificate
William ...for example, offers us a completely new vocabulary for describing our natural world. My goal is for you to develop a comfortable rhythm using unfamiliar vocabulary and the ideas behind them. Patience, young one, and you will feel empowered, not intimidated on test day! My method involves students in developing their own ways of learning...
Rebecca ...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...
University of Notre Dame - BS, BA, Computer Science, Theology
University of Notre Dame - MBA, Marketing
Kevin ...a large variety of standardized tests, including the ACT, the SAT, and various AP tests. I am especially passionate about teaching students optimal test-taking strategies for conquering standardized tests and honing their critical thinking skills. I believe that education is not only necessary for being successful academically and professionally, but also capable of enriching one’s...
Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BS, Accounting
Katherine I am a multi-level, multi-subject educator offering 8+ years experience in instruction; consistent performance record and excellent reviews; and innovative instructional methods to maximize student understanding and performance across various learning styles, abilities, and interests. It is my pleasure to educate through Varsity Tutors.... My philosophy in education is that all students are smart. It is my job as an educator to meet each student where they are and to guide them in the achievement of their educational goals. Learning should be personalized and fun.
University of St. Thomas - BA, English
Loyola Marymount University - MA, Secondary Education
Michael ...games of basketball and soccer at Chicago parks, and I love the Chicago Bulls. I have 2 dogs, 2 cats, a handful of fish and plants. I am very nature oriented, which is why biochemistry drew me in. I also enjoy travel, art museums, and the theatre, especially the Chicago Shakes on Navy Pier. I...
Beloit College - BS, Biochemistry
Ben ...while in graduate school at UW-Milwaukee, and I spent a considerable amount of time teaching technology - in a sense - through a customer service job at a big cell-phone company. I taught 5th grade in Chicago Public Schools, worked as a substitute teacher in CPS, and finally moved into a middle-school science and reading...
John Carroll University - BA, English/Philosophy
John Carroll University - MA, English
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - ABD (Passed prelim exam), English
Olivet Nazarene University - MA, Reading Education
State Certified Teacher
Thamara ...Issues, at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research. I am gearing up to continue graduate school and a career in public health and creative health prevention programming! I love teaching and tutoring students of all ages, as I am passionate about education and empowering others to become passionate and confident in their skills.
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor - Bachelors, Medical Anthropolgy
Miguel ...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 academic subjects spanning the humanities, mathematics, and...
Harvard University - BA, History and Science; Comparative Literature (French, German)