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The Best college application Tutors in Chicago, IL

44 Chicago private college application tutors / Find the best local college application tutor in Chicago

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Melissa A.
50/hour

Near Chicago, IL

High School Teacher

I teach AP psychology, history, and work with students on navigating the college application process. I love to help students feel confident in their knowledge and find strategies to help them become better learners. I have my master degree in school counseling and teach a college prep program at the high... read more

50/hour
5.0 (9)
12 hours tutoring
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I teach AP psychology, history, and work with students on navigating the college application process. I love to help students feel confident in their knowledge and find strategies to help them become better learners. I have my master degree in school counseling and teach a college prep program at the high... read more

Aneesha P.
140/hour

Chicago, IL

Northwestern University Graduate

I have experience writing personal statement essays, college specific essays, and resumes for college applications. I was accepted into Northwestern University and had written applications for a multitude of other colleges. I have worked with other students to help them get into top 10 colleges as well. read more

140/hour
5.0 (5)
7 hours tutoring
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I have experience writing personal statement essays, college specific essays, and resumes for college applications. I was accepted into Northwestern University and had written applications for a multitude of other colleges. I have worked with other students to help them get into top 10 colleges as well. read more

Michael H.
30/hour

Near Chicago, IL

Real Tutoring-Math, SAT, ACT, Reading, Writing, English and much more.

I can help you through each step of the entire college admissions process. I have several decades of experience with local, regional and national college programs. I can simplify the process of exploring career directions, applications, college acceptance and financing solutions thus improving your chances of success. I... read more

30/hour
4.9 (331)
2,343 hours tutoring
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I can help you through each step of the entire college admissions process. I have several decades of experience with local, regional and national college programs. I can simplify the process of exploring career directions, applications, college acceptance and financing solutions thus improving your chances of success. I... read more

Kristee B.
75/hour

Near Chicago, IL

Experienced Spanish Professor Specializing in AP/IB/College Tutoring

I am also able to customize my approach to accommodate materials you already have, if that is what you prefer. Whether you are a high school student in Spanish I, an upper-level secondary student preparing for the Spanish AP exam, a college applicant preparing for placement exams, a college student in need of... read more

75/hour
5.0 (512)
1,427 hours tutoring
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I am also able to customize my approach to accommodate materials you already have, if that is what you prefer. Whether you are a high school student in Spanish I, an upper-level secondary student preparing for the Spanish AP exam, a college applicant preparing for placement exams, a college student in need of... read more

Jessica B.
50/hour

Chicago, IL

former high school teacher, current college advisor @ a non-profit

I have extensive experience working in college admissions and residence life at two private institutions. I am equipped to provide advising on the entire college application process, from researching programs and preparing materials to submitting applications. I currently tutor for SAT's Reading and Writing... read more

50/hour
5.0 (454)
819 hours tutoring
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I have extensive experience working in college admissions and residence life at two private institutions. I am equipped to provide advising on the entire college application process, from researching programs and preparing materials to submitting applications. I currently tutor for SAT's Reading and Writing... read more

John B.
65/hour

Near Chicago, IL

Stanford PhD Tutor in GRE, SAT, ACT, Math, Essay Writing

Also experienced with standardized testing (SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT), science (chemistry, physics, environmental science), English, reading, essay writing, and college applications and interviews. read more

65/hour
4.9 (9)
38 hours tutoring
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Also experienced with standardized testing (SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT), science (chemistry, physics, environmental science), English, reading, essay writing, and college applications and interviews. read more

Susan Z.
55/hour

Chicago, IL

UC PhD Candidate-Experienced: Writing, App Essays, Religion, Buddhism

Hi! I'm Susan. I’ve been working with college and graduate students to improve their writing for over 15 years. It has been enormously rewarding to watch students grow in their thinking as they learn techniques they can use in their writing throughout college and beyond. I've also taught courses in Humanities,... read more

55/hour
5.0 (76)
192 hours tutoring
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Hi! I'm Susan. I’ve been working with college and graduate students to improve their writing for over 15 years. It has been enormously rewarding to watch students grow in their thinking as they learn techniques they can use in their writing throughout college and beyond. I've also taught courses in Humanities,... read more

Abby M.
50/hour

Chicago, IL

Experienced Science Tutor For Middle School-College

I'm Abby! I recently graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University with a major in Neuroscience and a minor is Psychology, in addition to completing and performing very well in all Pre-Med courses. I am now continuing with science as I work in research full-time at Northwestern University while completing my med... read more

50/hour
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I'm Abby! I recently graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University with a major in Neuroscience and a minor is Psychology, in addition to completing and performing very well in all Pre-Med courses. I am now continuing with science as I work in research full-time at Northwestern University while completing my med... read more

Timothy A.
50/hour

Near Chicago, IL

Don't go to any college - go to the RIGHT college for you. Talk to me

I have helped four of my own children visit, select and apply to four wildly different colleges, including one on full scholarship. At some point, all these college visits and applications turned into a sort of hobby. I have visited dozens of colleges and attended their orientations and I know what... read more

50/hour
5.0 (1)
1 hours tutoring
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I have helped four of my own children visit, select and apply to four wildly different colleges, including one on full scholarship. At some point, all these college visits and applications turned into a sort of hobby. I have visited dozens of colleges and attended their orientations and I know what... read more

Aayush P.
40/hour

Near Chicago, IL

UCLA Undergraduate Student

Having received A's in all of my high school courses, I believe I have a diverse perspective when it comes to high school courses. I am also interested in helping individuals with the college application process, as I was admitted into some of the top public universities in the country. I understand how... read more

40/hour
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Having received A's in all of my high school courses, I believe I have a diverse perspective when it comes to high school courses. I am also interested in helping individuals with the college application process, as I was admitted into some of the top public universities in the country. I understand how... read more

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