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Karin M.
47/hour

Chicago, IL

MFA ACT, SAT, AP Test Prep Expert

I teach all aspects of English, including critical reading, persuasive writing, comparative literature, public speaking, specializing with ACT/SAT/AP and other test strategies. I've taught and lectured at universities, schools and with individuals... read more

47/hour
5.0 (9)
54 hours tutoring
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I teach all aspects of English, including critical reading, persuasive writing, comparative literature, public speaking, specializing with ACT/SAT/AP and other test strategies. I've taught and lectured at universities, schools and with individuals... read more

Jack P.
45/hour

Chicago, IL

Versatile Cello Teacher

I started playing the cello when I was 13 years old and I have been playing ever since! I am originally from Louisville Kentucky and began studying the cello at the University of Louisville School of Music while I was a cello major at a performing... read more

45/hour
5.0 (7)
18 hours tutoring
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I started playing the cello when I was 13 years old and I have been playing ever since! I am originally from Louisville Kentucky and began studying the cello at the University of Louisville School of Music while I was a cello major at a performing... read more

Daniel K.
40/hour

Chicago, IL

I want to share my knowledge and skills in math with others

Hi! My name is Daniel and I am new to the Chicago area. I recently graduated from Indiana University where I studied Finance and minored in Healthcare Management & Policy, and I am now working for a company in Chicago as a Financial Analyst. I... read more

40/hour
5.0 (3)
21 hours tutoring
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Hi! My name is Daniel and I am new to the Chicago area. I recently graduated from Indiana University where I studied Finance and minored in Healthcare Management & Policy, and I am now working for a company in Chicago as a Financial Analyst. I... read more

Piper M.
25/hour

Chicago, IL

STEM Tutor Specializing in Algebra, Calculus, and Physics

Hey, I’m Piper! I’m a sophomore at Smith College, and I’m majoring in mechanical engineering. I have been tutoring in my neighborhood since high school, and I love working with others to solve a problem. I have been passionate about... read more

25/hour
5.0 (3)
12 hours tutoring
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Hey, I’m Piper! I’m a sophomore at Smith College, and I’m majoring in mechanical engineering. I have been tutoring in my neighborhood since high school, and I love working with others to solve a problem. I have been passionate about... read more

Susan Z.
45/hour

Chicago, IL

UC PhD Candidate Experienced Writing Tutor; Humanities, Religion, and

Hi! I'm Susan. I’ve been working with first year college students to improve their writing for over 15 years. It been enormously rewarding to watch students grow in their thinking as they learn techniques they can use in their writing throughout... read more

45/hour
4.9 (39)
107 hours tutoring
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Hi! I'm Susan. I’ve been working with first year college students to improve their writing for over 15 years. It been enormously rewarding to watch students grow in their thinking as they learn techniques they can use in their writing throughout... read more

Mahvand K.
123/hour

Chicago, IL

Physics Lecturer

I am a Physics lecturer at Loyola University Chicago. I have a Ph.D. in Computational Biophysics from Ohio University as well as two Master of Science degrees in Physics and Cosmology. I have a special interest in teaching. I enjoy making... read more

123/hour
5.0 (32)
62 hours tutoring
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I am a Physics lecturer at Loyola University Chicago. I have a Ph.D. in Computational Biophysics from Ohio University as well as two Master of Science degrees in Physics and Cosmology. I have a special interest in teaching. I enjoy making... read more

Danylo S.
40/hour

Chicago, IL

Teaching Assistant and Published Researcher tutoring STEM

I hold a bachelor's degree with distinction in astronomy and physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (ranked #9 university worldwide for physics according to U.S. News Report). I have been teaching for 4 years a variety of... read more

40/hour
5.0 (13)
38 hours tutoring
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I hold a bachelor's degree with distinction in astronomy and physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (ranked #9 university worldwide for physics according to U.S. News Report). I have been teaching for 4 years a variety of... read more

Eric S.
80/hour

Chicago, IL

SAT/ACT Prep Specialist

I am an alumnus of Northwestern and the University of Virginia who is starting a private tutoring practice after several years of teaching ACT, SAT, and GRE prep for Kaplan. I am familiar with the most current version of each test, having taken... read more

80/hour
5.0 (56)
356 hours tutoring
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I am an alumnus of Northwestern and the University of Virginia who is starting a private tutoring practice after several years of teaching ACT, SAT, and GRE prep for Kaplan. I am familiar with the most current version of each test, having taken... read more

Kathryn A.
40/hour

Chicago, IL

Patient, fun and efficient French & ESL instruction

Lower anxiety with easy, well prepared sessions, and gain the freedom that comes with mastering new language skills in French or English! I am a certified French teacher with a master's in Applied Linguistics/Teaching English as a Second... read more

40/hour
5.0 (22)
52 hours tutoring
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Lower anxiety with easy, well prepared sessions, and gain the freedom that comes with mastering new language skills in French or English! I am a certified French teacher with a master's in Applied Linguistics/Teaching English as a Second... read more

Chuck H.
55/hour

Chicago, IL

Senior .NET Developer with 10 years of industry experience

Hi, my name is Chuck. I'm a Senior .NET Developer currently working at Alliant Credit Union where I utilize the latest Microsoft technology to develop our large lending platform to enable our users to apply for credit cards, buy a car, get a... read more

55/hour
4.9 (22)
81 hours tutoring
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Hi, my name is Chuck. I'm a Senior .NET Developer currently working at Alliant Credit Union where I utilize the latest Microsoft technology to develop our large lending platform to enable our users to apply for credit cards, buy a car, get a... read more

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Ecology has been a fascinating subject for me for years. I have studied it, as it deals with the supply and demand of resources in the environment. I have studied ecosystems, energy flow through a food web, the balance of nature. the impact of pollution, and many other such subjects integral to ecology. I can explain concepts of ecology in a very practical and understandable way.I also have the ability help a student understand what a course is looking to teach, so that a student can maximize study time, to ace a course. I enjoy finding different student's methods of learning and helping students define and realize their dreams through successful education. Additionally, I can explain what the courses are looking for a student to learn, and how to study to ace the courses.
Matthew A.
I have been playing the flute since I was twelve years old. I played in my junior and senior high school bands and symphonies. I was a member of the Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches. I play the flute every Sunday at Mass and am compensated for special events such as the Christmas Pageant and Midnight Mass. In addition, I am frequently hired to play at special events such as weddings.
Brenda D.
I haven't played tennis on a professional team, but I am very much knowledgeable with the rules and how to play. I also have a close friend who has played tennis all his life and is a physical education teacher and who would be willing to help out as well; just as he's taught me more.
Rachel S.
I earned my English degree while in undergraduate school and have studied literature for the majority of the program. I have taken courses focusing on different types of literature, ranging from American to British, to sub genres of Gothic, Romantic, Modernist, and a variety of others. I also am familiar with different theories that surround the subject, including but limited to race theory, queer theory, feminist theory, and Marxist theory. I also have helped my peers understand literature on a surface level as well.
Elizabeth J.
I took the Michigan Teacher Certification Test in social studies and in history, which cover a number of things. They are United States history from colonization to present; world history from early civilization to present; Michigan history major events; geography locations, characteristics and how they are interrelated; different types of government in the world, their characteristics, how they are different, and legal processes that different countries use. I also have experience researching history papers and determining types of sources and using citations.
Kelly S.
I am currently teaching in Florida. While our standards are officially "The Florida Standards," they are almost identical to the CCSS. Additionally, my Master's Degree in K-8 Math and Science Education was based on the Common Core standards.
Aryn D.
I am a Christian and graduated from a Christian high school and have had in depth study of scripture all my life.
Caitlin N.
I have a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry and 10 years of experience tutoring all levels of chemistry.
Lori C.
I have a phd in aerospace engineering from Virginia Tech, the majority of which is mechanical engineering based. I have coursework in thermodynamics, statics, dynamics, and mechanics of materials. I maintained a stellar gpa the entire time.
Erin C.
I am very qualified to tutor Biochemistry to students. I received an A in both semesters of Biochemistry during my undergraduate degree and I have received an A in my graduate coursework. I have a lot of experience in taking the course and understand the subject very well. I am able to tutor students in Biochemistry effectively.
Evan B.

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