# Award-Winning ASPIRE Tutors in Evanston, IL

Elyse ...sounded exciting, it was not until I began volunteering in a third grade classroom that I was sure I wanted to pursue education as a career. Since making this decision I have had experience with students of all ages. I taught weekly lessons to 2nd and 4th graders during the first year of my program at Vanderbilt and then student taught in a fifth grade and a kindergarten. Although I enjoy teaching in all subjects,...

Northwestern University - BA, Psychology (Spanish minor)

Vanderbilt University - M.Ed, Elementary Education

State Certified Teacher

Morgan ...specialize in tutoring biology, chemistry, and ACT prep. I also tutor students in math. I have tutored students ranging from middle school to college. Most of my students show dramatic improvements in their grades and test scores after receiving my help. I like to tailor my teaching style to the individual student because I know that everyone has a different learning personality. I get to know my students and discover the reasons they struggle. Although...

University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign - BS, Molecular and Cellular Biology

Petra ...a variety of subjects, and specialize in test prep including SAT and AP testing, as well as middle school and high school math. My favorite subject to teach is any kind of test prep because its easy to track how quickly a student is learning, and helps me adjust my teaching style to be most effective for each individual student. My teaching philosophy is that every student is completely unique, and it is my job...

Northwestern University - Current Undergrad, Economics

Kevin ...tutoring K-12 children in math and reading, and have personally succeeded in 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 life experiences. In my spare time, I enjoy...

Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BS, Accounting

Andrew ...I then earned my masters in Secondary Math Education at Northwestern University. I have taught all high school subjects (Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Statistics, and Finite Math) and prepared students for the ACT, SAT, SAT subject tests, AP exams, and college placement exams. When tutoring, I will start by showing students good examples and all the steps, but by the end of the session, the student is showing me...

University of Notre Dame - BS, Math

Northwestern University - MSED, Math Education

Max ...very excited to one day become a physician at a teaching hospital. The subjects that I'm passionate include chemistry, biology, psychology, and mathematics (mainly algebra and geometry). My first experience as a tutor was during my junior year of high school when I tutored and mentored middle school-aged students interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. In addition to some one-on-one tutoring, I also helped to develop a curriculum that my peers...

University of Illinois at Chicago - Current Undergrad, Biological Sciences

Carolyn ...physics organizations, published several papers about gamma rays, and traveled to South America to work on experiments. I then went to graduate school at Northwestern University, where I received my Master's Degree in Learning Sciences (which is like a degree in Education with an emphasis on public policy.) I focused 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...

University of Chicago - BA, Physics

Northwestern University - MA, Learning Sciences

Lee ...envision staying here for a long time. As a tutor, I have had students ranging from sophomores in high school to adults transitioning into a new career. My Engineering curriculum at Northwestern was heavily centered around Math, Chemistry, Biology and Physics, so I can work with a student on more than one class at a time. I also have a lot of experience with test prep and love working with students who need help with...

Northwestern University - BS, Biomedical Engineering

Northwestern University - MS, Biomedical Engineering

Ben ...to improve their academic performance. This past year I taught 9th grade geology and 10th grade chemistry at Tilden High School in Chicago and volunteered to serve as a tutor for underprivileged students in Revive’s Homework Help Program. I graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Economics in May 2013 and am currently a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (Ma.M.Ed.) program at Depaul University. My background in...

University of Michigan - BA, Economics

DePaul University - MAMEd (Master of Arts in Math Edu), Mathematics Education

Jessica ...earning my Masters of Reading in order to become a Reading Specialist. In addition, I have done private tutoring for the last four years. I tailor my tutoring sessions to the student's needs. We work on homework and supplementary materials for content areas in need of improvement. I take the time to understand why the student is struggling in particular areas and how we can create strategies for the student to use to succeed. I...

Dominican University - Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Education & English

Concordia University-Ann Arbor - Master of Arts, Reading Specialist

State Certified Teacher