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Michael C.

Global Studies, Psychology, Statistics, Writing, Biology, Exam Prep

Naperville, IL (60565)

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Dear potential student,

I have experience tutoring friends and colleagues, as well as tutoring students and at-risk youth both in the United States and abroad (e.g., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). I take a tutoring approach that helps mold the student's thought processes in a fashion that will allow them to think most effectively and efficiently about a subject matter and attack relevant challenges. I take a principle-based a approach that enables students to try out a couple of different methods and select the method of study/approach for a subject/problem that best suits their learning style. Once a student understands principles, they have the freedom of selecting the method/approach that works best for them. I have training in psychology, biology and research and have a strong academic background. I am familiar with applied mathematics and have a long history of being a useful resource for friends and colleagues.

As far as academic credentials, I have a Bachelor's of Science in psychology and Minor in biology from DePaul University of Chicago and a Master's of Arts in psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, where I earned a 4.0 GPA. I love statistics and science and am familiar with college admissions processes and earned a 5.5/6 on the writing section of the GRE. Thus, I am good at deconstructing subjects and topics into their constituent parts and delivering information in an effective and digestible way. Furthermore, I am familiar with working with students of all age groups and academic and intellectual levels. I am at ease when teaching.

I have a significant history of working in the medical field (i.e., an environment that requires extreme attention to detail). Thus, I am prepared to instill the importance of attention to detail and need for precision communication in my students. I also have relevant business experience and feel comfortable advising students on any matters related to career choices.

I invite you to message me if you have any additional questions.

I look forward to helping you help yourself. Education is key.



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Michael’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Italian, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Portuguese, Proofreading, Public Speaking, SPSS, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GRE, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Biology, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Physics, Reading, SAT Reading, Statistics, Writing
Special Needs:
GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Adobe Photoshop
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Italian, Portuguese
Biology, Physical Science, Physics, Physiology, Psychology
Adobe Photoshop, Macintosh, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, SPSS
Geometry, Probability, SPSS, Statistics
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing


I am an advanced Mac User. I have taken classes in Photoshop and digital media, as well as completed by Master's degree online with my Mac. I have much experience with computers and am fluent in the use of Macs and PC's. I have even trained medical doctors on how to use a Mac and how to use it for special functions.

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DePaul University

In the China (Master's)

Great tutor! Michael provided excellent tutoring services to our student. He was very helpful and a pleasure to work with. I would definitely recommend Michael to prospective students! ...

— Sarah from Hinsdale, IL on 5/13/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $58.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

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Michael will travel within 12 miles of Naperville, IL 60565.

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