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Adam S.

Academic Tutoring & Counseling

Chicago, IL (60615)

Travel radius
8 miles
Hourly fee
$45.00
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I graduated from the University of Chicago (June, 2013) with a major in Psychology: Behavioral Neuroscience, and minors in Biology. I fell only a few credits short of a major in English literature and language, and also had the basic medical sciences (physics, chemistry, organic chemistry, etc.).

Originally from Detroit, MI, I attended public school through primary and secondary schooling. Since then, I have been a resident of Hyde Park.

While attending university, I worked at the SmART Museum for three years as a docent (as well as working in medical research). I led scheduled gallery tours, facilitating discussion (e.g., pitching open-ended questions) and teaching visual learning skills to various patrons, ranging from Pritzker medical students to 3rd to 12th grade students.

I have three years of direct tutoring experience. In the past, I home-schooled a 8th grader for an academic year in algebra and trigonometry. He went from struggling to earn passing marks in mathematics the previous year to consistently receiving A/B marks on progress tests required by his former school district. I've also tutored in ACT/SAT prep, pre-calc/calc, biology, physics, chemistry, and English.

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Adam’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physical Science, Physics, Physiology, Psychology
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Photography
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History, European History, Social Studies
Art:
Photography
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, College Counseling, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Corporate Training:
College Counseling, ESL/ESOL, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Statistics

College Counseling

As a first-generation college applicant publicly schooled in greater Detroit, MI, I was accepted (& have graduated) from the University of Chicago.

I have personally counseled three students in the college admission process: two who are now attending the University of Michigan, and one who is attending Case Western Reserve.

I love helping students realize their own potential and take a fresh, compelling perspective on their own experiences - one fit for the (undaunting!) essay. I was lucky to have two such people in my own life as a high school student (both teachers), and because of this experience, I have developed a deep-seated passion for helping the ambitious.

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Education

University of Chicago (Neuro' Bio' English)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

The second student to join the group may do so at a premium of $10/hour. For the third student and all students thereafter, the additional hourly cost is $5/pupil.

Travel policy

Adam will travel within 8 miles of Chicago, IL 60615.

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