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Amanda K.
100/hour

Chicago, IL

PhD. in Organic Chemistry, Instructor

I received my Ph.D.in Organic Chemistry from an R1 institution and went on to teach at the university level for a few years teaching Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry and GOB lab and lecture courses. I have a successful record with over 14r... read more

100/hour
5.0 (51)
222 hours tutoring
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I received my Ph.D.in Organic Chemistry from an R1 institution and went on to teach at the university level for a few years teaching Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry and GOB lab and lecture courses. I have a successful record with over 14r... 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
4.8 (16)
61 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

Samin H.
134/hour

Chicago, IL

MIT Grad for MCAT, Biology and Chemistry Tutoring

I'm a recent MIT graduate with dual degrees in Biology and Chemistry, and my research has been on cancer and the immune system. Teaching has been a long-time passion of mine and I hope to continue teaching throughout my life time. I have tutored... read more

134/hour
5.0 (462)
1,773 hours tutoring
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I'm a recent MIT graduate with dual degrees in Biology and Chemistry, and my research has been on cancer and the immune system. Teaching has been a long-time passion of mine and I hope to continue teaching throughout my life time. I have tutored... read more

Mahvand K.
89/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

89/hour
5.0 (12)
21 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.
35/hour

Chicago, IL

Teaching Assistant and Published Researcher tutoring STEM

I am a second-semester senior majoring in Astronomy and Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (ranked #9 university worldwide for physics according to U.S. News Report). I have been a teaching assistant for the astronomy... read more

35/hour
5.0 (7)
24 hours tutoring
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I am a second-semester senior majoring in Astronomy and Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (ranked #9 university worldwide for physics according to U.S. News Report). I have been a teaching assistant for the astronomy... read more

George P.
35/hour

Chicago, IL

I tutor to help. Struggling with a knowledge? Let's figure it out

My name is George, and I have over 15 years of tutoring experience. A time that keeps extending because I have come to realize that I like helping others learn. Almost all of my tutoring time has been applied to helping college students and... read more

35/hour
4.2 (4)
15 hours tutoring
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My name is George, and I have over 15 years of tutoring experience. A time that keeps extending because I have come to realize that I like helping others learn. Almost all of my tutoring time has been applied to helping college students and... read more

Amanda N.
60/hour

Chicago, IL

High school teacher and certified reading specialist.

Hello! I’m glad you stumbled upon my profile. I’m currently a teacher in a high school teaching history. I’m also a certified reading specialist and tutor. I enjoy helping students improve their reading, note taking and writing skills that... read more

60/hour
4.9 (92)
263 hours tutoring
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Hello! I’m glad you stumbled upon my profile. I’m currently a teacher in a high school teaching history. I’m also a certified reading specialist and tutor. I enjoy helping students improve their reading, note taking and writing skills that... read more

Andrew G.
85/hour

Chicago, IL

Demystify the Test, Reduce Stress, and Maximize Your Score

Thanks for considering me as your ACT tutor! I'm a graduate of the University of Chicago, where I majored in English and was named to the Dean's List. I have worked with dozens of students over the years, ranging in age from the elementary to... read more

85/hour
5.0 (111)
526 hours tutoring
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Thanks for considering me as your ACT tutor! I'm a graduate of the University of Chicago, where I majored in English and was named to the Dean's List. I have worked with dozens of students over the years, ranging in age from the elementary to... read more

Jeff C.
125/hour

Chicago, IL

Economics Instructor/Tutor

I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern Illinois University and hold a double major in secondary education and history. I am in my 8th year of teaching and am extremely proud of what I've been able to accomplish thus far in AP... read more

125/hour
5.0 (107)
206 hours tutoring
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I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern Illinois University and hold a double major in secondary education and history. I am in my 8th year of teaching and am extremely proud of what I've been able to accomplish thus far in AP... 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 (41)
246 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

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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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