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Amy R.

Reading, Writing, English, Finance Tutor

Chicago, IL (60610)

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Hourly fee
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Amy's Tutoring Subjects

Approved subjects are in bold.
Corporate Training:
Accounting
Business more »
Economics
ESL/ESOL more »
Finance more »
Grammar
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Proofreading
Statistics
Test Preparation:
ASVAB
CFA more »
GED more »
Praxis more »
TOEFL
Homeschool:
Accounting
Algebra 1
Biology
Economics
Elementary (K-6th) more »
English more »
ESL/ESOL more »
Prealgebra
Reading
Statistics
Study Skills more »
Writing more »
Special Needs:
Dyslexia more »
Phonics more »
Business:
Accounting
Business more »
Economics
Finance more »
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Art:
Art History
Drawing more »
Painting more »
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th) more »
Grammar
Phonics more »
Reading
Spelling
Study Skills more »
Vocabulary
Language:
ESL/ESOL more »
TOEFL
Science:
Biology
Philosophy
Psychology
Computer:
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Windows
Microsoft Word
Math:
Algebra 1
Prealgebra
Statistics
English:
English more »
ESL/ESOL more »
Grammar
Literature
Proofreading
Reading
TOEFL
Vocabulary
Writing more »

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All of Amy’s current tutoring subjects are listed at the left. You can read more about Amy’s qualifications in specific subjects below.

Business

I have an MBA with an emphasis in marketing, finance, and economics. I have worked for several consulting and financial firms and have held responsible positions in marketing, research, financial analysis, and operations. As a manager, I have trained a number of employees in business development and operations.

CFA

I passed the CFA Level 1 exam and studied the Level 2 for two years.

Drawing

I have studied drawing for five years, and my work is for sale online and at a local frame shop / gallery in Chicago. I have taught drawing to children and adults in my home.

Dyslexia

I have experience working with students with dyslexia, teaching them reading and writing skills.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a master's degree in education and have taught and tutored elementary school students in reading, writing and math.

English

I currently tutor English grammar, usage, mechanics, and writing. As an experienced teacher and tutor, I have taught English grammar and writing to children and adults. In addition, I am a freelance writer/editor and blogger.

ESL/ESOL

I have tutored children and adults in speaking, reading, and writing English as a second language. Sessions have included pronunciation, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and usage, as well as conversational English.

Finance

I have a an MBA with an emphasis in marketing and finance, as well as a master's degree in finance. I have worked in the financial industry in research, operations, and management. While in the industry, I studied for the CFA exams and passed Level 1.

GED

I have experience teaching adult students preparing for the GED and similar tests. As a former teacher, I have a master's degree in education, an MBA, and a master's in finance.

Painting

I have studied painting for five years, and my work is for sale online and at a local frame shop / gallery in Chicago. I have taught painting to children and adults in my home.

Phonics

I have an Master's degree in education with a specialization in reading.

Praxis

I am familiar with the Praxis ICTS Basic Skills Test. With three graduate degrees (education, business, finance) and past teaching experience, I am able to tutor all aspects of the test, including reading comprehension, grammar and usage, algebra and geometry, and statistics.

Study Skills

I taught study skills at several community colleges in Hawaii. The class content included note taking, outlining, mind mapping, time management, memorization strategies, exam strategies, and critical thinking.

Writing

As a former community college instructor, I have taught English grammar, usage, and writing to native English speakers and ESL students. I have also worked as a technical writer and editor for various corporations, written for several blogs, and worked as a freelance writer.

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Approved Subjects

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