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Andrew G.
200/hour

Chicago, IL

MLE/Data Scientist/Actuary (FSA) Teaching Efficiently and Effectively

As a tutor with several thousand hours under my belt, I have experience working with a diverse array of learning styles, ages, and disabilities. While everyone has their own learning style and thus approaches must be tailored to each student, I... read more

200/hour
5.0 (239)
710 hours tutoring
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As a tutor with several thousand hours under my belt, I have experience working with a diverse array of learning styles, ages, and disabilities. While everyone has their own learning style and thus approaches must be tailored to each student, I... read more

Jacob W.
60/hour

Chicago, IL

A great teacher makes complexity simple.

Teaching is about more than answers. Answers can be found in a book or online. You don't need me for answers. Teaching is about the distillation of ideas. There is often a difficult way to learn and an easy way to learn, and I am primarily... read more

60/hour
4.9 (22)
66 hours tutoring
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Teaching is about more than answers. Answers can be found in a book or online. You don't need me for answers. Teaching is about the distillation of ideas. There is often a difficult way to learn and an easy way to learn, and I am primarily... read more

Patrick D.
65/hour

Chicago, IL

Experienced music instructor for guitar, bass, and ukulele.

Patrick D. is a multi-instrumentalist whose teaching method empowers students to discover their artistry through the vocabulary of theory, style, and musicianship. Shortly before beginning school at Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2002,... read more

65/hour
5.0 (14)
33 hours tutoring
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Patrick D. is a multi-instrumentalist whose teaching method empowers students to discover their artistry through the vocabulary of theory, style, and musicianship. Shortly before beginning school at Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2002,... read more

David A.
30/hour

Chicago, IL

Prize-winning author, social science researcher

Hi, I'm David! I'm a recent grad from Wesleyan University, where I’ve been tutoring and working as a teaching assistant in Italian, history and economics for the past four years. I was enrolled in the College of Social Sciences as well as the... read more

30/hour
12 hours tutoring
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Hi, I'm David! I'm a recent grad from Wesleyan University, where I’ve been tutoring and working as a teaching assistant in Italian, history and economics for the past four years. I was enrolled in the College of Social Sciences as well as the... read more

Kathryn A.
40/hour

Chicago, IL

Patient, fun and efficient French & ESL instruction

Who doesn't love when the lightbulb goes off and a new concept finally clicks?! This is especially true in language where all of a sudden you can communicate more effectively - or get the grade you're hoping for! I create comfortable environment... read more

40/hour
5.0 (31)
83 hours tutoring
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Who doesn't love when the lightbulb goes off and a new concept finally clicks?! This is especially true in language where all of a sudden you can communicate more effectively - or get the grade you're hoping for! I create comfortable environment... read more

Timothy C.
60/hour

Chicago, IL

Patient and Knowledgeable Math Tutor

I have been tutoring math since 2014, both in schools and as a private tutor, working with students that are in middle school, high school and college. I greatly enjoy supporting and connecting with students to help them understand the math. I... read more

60/hour
4.9 (192)
916 hours tutoring
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I have been tutoring math since 2014, both in schools and as a private tutor, working with students that are in middle school, high school and college. I greatly enjoy supporting and connecting with students to help them understand the math. I... read more

Roberta Ginleiz G.
45/hour

Chicago, IL

Experienced tutor in modern languages

I’m a professional in Higher Education seeking to continue my career by supporting students in their learning journey. Born in Rome, Italy, I was raised bilingual with Italian and Mandarin. Awarded an MA summa cum laude in Oriental Studies, I... read more

45/hour
5.0 (2)
4 hours tutoring
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I’m a professional in Higher Education seeking to continue my career by supporting students in their learning journey. Born in Rome, Italy, I was raised bilingual with Italian and Mandarin. Awarded an MA summa cum laude in Oriental Studies, I... read more

Scott K.
55/hour

Chicago, IL

Tutor for All Levels of High School Physics (including AP-1 and AP-C)

Physics is hard for many reasons, but one of the main ones is that each unit builds off the previous one - it is hard to perform well in Unit 5 if Units 1-4 aren't understood. Within the first 30 minutes of working with a student, I can find where... read more

55/hour
5.0 (110)
215 hours tutoring
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Physics is hard for many reasons, but one of the main ones is that each unit builds off the previous one - it is hard to perform well in Unit 5 if Units 1-4 aren't understood. Within the first 30 minutes of working with a student, I can find where... read more

Brennan M.
35/hour

Chicago, IL

Music and Math Tutor Specializing in Skill-Based Development

I've always had a bad memory -- this fact has fundamentally shaped the way I learn. As I've grown, I've realized that instead, I learn by developing my understanding through practice. This means I need to work with the fundamentals of a topic... read more

35/hour
2 hours tutoring
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I've always had a bad memory -- this fact has fundamentally shaped the way I learn. As I've grown, I've realized that instead, I learn by developing my understanding through practice. This means I need to work with the fundamentals of a topic... read more

Judy W.
70/hour

Chicago, IL

Dedicated, Inspirational, Engaging English, ESL, Business Tutor

Hello Prospective students! With 10 years of tutoring online and in person and a Master’s degree in ESL, I offer my students the latest effective instructional techniques and methods of helping you improve your English speaking, writing,... read more

70/hour
5.0 (387)
1,644 hours tutoring
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Hello Prospective students! With 10 years of tutoring online and in person and a Master’s degree in ESL, I offer my students the latest effective instructional techniques and methods of helping you improve your English speaking, writing,... 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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