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Hilary B. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Hilary B.
15/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

English, literature, reading, and writing Coach

I have a Creative writing MFA and was as Teaching Assistant for senior creative writing thesis at Mills College. I completed with an A “Theories and strategies of teaching writing” and practicum, Mills College. See Hilary's full profile

15/hour
5.0 (40)
42 hours tutoring Writing out of 151 hours
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I have a Creative writing MFA and was as Teaching Assistant for senior creative writing thesis at Mills College. I completed with an A “Theories and strategies of teaching writing” and practicum, Mills College. See Hilary's full profile

Sabrina I. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sabrina I.
35/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Native English Speaker and Language Tutor

English is my native language, and as a voracious reader I can help you write and edit essays, spellcheck, reword phrases, and recommend great pieces of writing. I’m currently a foreign language tutor and am learning new words every day, not to mention constantly discovering something new about languages. See Sabrina's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (179)
41 hours tutoring Writing out of 380 hours
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English is my native language, and as a voracious reader I can help you write and edit essays, spellcheck, reword phrases, and recommend great pieces of writing. I’m currently a foreign language tutor and am learning new words every day, not to mention constantly discovering something new about languages. See Sabrina's full profile

Sally M. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sally M.
40/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Experienced tutor for writing, editing, proofreading, Spanish/ESL

I love to write! My experience and education covers writing research papers, newsletter articles, personal bios, website content, press releases and original poetry. I believe writing is an art. Many components make up good writing - correct grammar, spelling, perspective (i.e., keeping the... See Sally's full profile

40/hour
4.9 (70)
220 hours tutoring Writing out of 476 hours
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I love to write! My experience and education covers writing research papers, newsletter articles, personal bios, website content, press releases and original poetry. I believe writing is an art. Many components make up good writing - correct grammar, spelling, perspective (i.e., keeping the... See Sally's full profile

Adolfo V. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Adolfo V.
40/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

The Math Simplifier

I am a tutor who worked at Wilbur Wright College for 3 years and currently a tutor for a company that tutors grades schools. In my time as a tutor, I have learned that I have a talent for explaining math to others. I have multiple ways of explaining things and I really try to bring you into your own to truly understand... See Adolfo's full profile

40/hour
4.6 (70)
1 hours tutoring Writing out of 354 hours
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I am a tutor who worked at Wilbur Wright College for 3 years and currently a tutor for a company that tutors grades schools. In my time as a tutor, I have learned that I have a talent for explaining math to others. I have multiple ways of explaining things and I really try to bring you into your own to truly understand... See Adolfo's full profile

Austin R. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Austin R.
40/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Passionate Cross-Disciplinary Tutor

Lifelong experience writing lab reports, fiction, poetry, prose, and essays. See Austin's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (10)
2 hours tutoring Writing out of 22 hours
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Lifelong experience writing lab reports, fiction, poetry, prose, and essays. See Austin's full profile

Karishma V. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Karishma V.
45/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

High School and College Tutor Specializing in English

I have taught writing at the high school and college level for a few years. See Karishma's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (38)
62 hours tutoring Writing out of 94 hours
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I have taught writing at the high school and college level for a few years. See Karishma's full profile

Nina W. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Nina W.
50/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

BS in Education and Social Policy with 5+ years of Tutoring

I recently graduated from Northwestern University and completed two theses for my Education major and my Spanish major. These allowed me to revisit my writing skills and English grammar rules in an in-depth way. I enjoy tutoring students in this subject and have been consistently been working with an 11 year-old... See Nina's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (5)
19 hours tutoring
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I recently graduated from Northwestern University and completed two theses for my Education major and my Spanish major. These allowed me to revisit my writing skills and English grammar rules in an in-depth way. I enjoy tutoring students in this subject and have been consistently been working with an 11 year-old... See Nina's full profile

Sarah G. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sarah G.
50/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Experienced Tutor and Emory University Student

I've tutored at the high school and college level in English -- specifically in essay writing, grammar, and editing -- for the past five years. I am a Political Science History major at Emory University, and am participating in the Honors program with a 4.0 major GPA. I plan to write an honors... See Sarah's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (5)
24 hours tutoring
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I've tutored at the high school and college level in English -- specifically in essay writing, grammar, and editing -- for the past five years. I am a Political Science History major at Emory University, and am participating in the Honors program with a 4.0 major GPA. I plan to write an honors... See Sarah's full profile

Karin M. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Karin M.
54/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

MFA in English Specializing in Test Prep, Reading Comp, Writing

I teach all aspects of English, including reading comprehension, effective essay writing, public speaking, ESL/ELL, marketing and public relations, plus ACT/SAT/GRE/AP/LSAT/Accuplacer/STAAR test strategies. I have a Creative Writing MFA, a Communications BS, teach and... See Karin's full profile

54/hour
5.0 (23)
5 hours tutoring Writing out of 227 hours
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I teach all aspects of English, including reading comprehension, effective essay writing, public speaking, ESL/ELL, marketing and public relations, plus ACT/SAT/GRE/AP/LSAT/Accuplacer/STAAR test strategies. I have a Creative Writing MFA, a Communications BS, teach and... See Karin's full profile

Holly S. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Holly S.
55/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Let's get learning!

Although this is my personal teaching philosophy, I am open to working together to find ways to teach that best helps your child learn, we are all different and we all learn in unique ways, as well! It is my number one goal to help your child to succeed but not only because they are writing down correct answers,... See Holly's full profile

55/hour
4.9 (10)
29 hours tutoring
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Although this is my personal teaching philosophy, I am open to working together to find ways to teach that best helps your child learn, we are all different and we all learn in unique ways, as well! It is my number one goal to help your child to succeed but not only because they are writing down correct answers,... See Holly's full profile

Claire B. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Claire B.
60/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Passionate about APUSH, History, Writing |10+ Yrs Teaching Experience

I graduated from Loyola University Chicago, with a B.A. in History and B.S. in Secondary Education. I also enjoy teaching & tutoring argumentative writing, and historical research writing. I love traveling, and usually plan vacations around historical markers and sites. I bring history alive in our... See Claire's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (78)
1 hours tutoring Writing out of 292 hours
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I graduated from Loyola University Chicago, with a B.A. in History and B.S. in Secondary Education. I also enjoy teaching & tutoring argumentative writing, and historical research writing. I love traveling, and usually plan vacations around historical markers and sites. I bring history alive in our... See Claire's full profile

Linda X. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Linda X.
60/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Art

Art is my foremost and lifelong love. I teach theory and art history, as well as drawing and painting techniques, which include observational drawing, figure painting, modeling, and more. You may see examples of my work in my photos. For your artistic pursuits, I can teach you how to work with oil paints, watercolor,... See Linda's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (50)
20 hours tutoring Writing out of 175 hours
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Art is my foremost and lifelong love. I teach theory and art history, as well as drawing and painting techniques, which include observational drawing, figure painting, modeling, and more. You may see examples of my work in my photos. For your artistic pursuits, I can teach you how to work with oil paints, watercolor,... See Linda's full profile

Ahmed K. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ahmed K.
60/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Won Top Chicagoland Tutors In 2020 & 2021 (100+ 5 Star Reviews!)

Hi I’m Ahmed. And I’m going to make your math and science classes make sense for you and finally give you the confidence in your knowledge and ability that you’ve been wanting all this time so you can pass the classes you’re struggling in currently, easily and happily. Guaranteed. Voted Top Math And Science... See Ahmed's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (4)
19 hours tutoring
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Hi I’m Ahmed. And I’m going to make your math and science classes make sense for you and finally give you the confidence in your knowledge and ability that you’ve been wanting all this time so you can pass the classes you’re struggling in currently, easily and happily. Guaranteed. Voted Top Math And Science... See Ahmed's full profile

Jennifer H. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jennifer H.
60/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Engaging Academic Test Prep & US Military Exam Tutor

Seasoned tutor specializing in academic, professional certification and military entrance aptitude tests. Former commissioned officer in the USAF and current executive professional in the nonprofit sector. After separating from the Air Force I fell into the nonprofit sector, serving in many senior and executive level... See Jennifer's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (75)
949 hours tutoring
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Seasoned tutor specializing in academic, professional certification and military entrance aptitude tests. Former commissioned officer in the USAF and current executive professional in the nonprofit sector. After separating from the Air Force I fell into the nonprofit sector, serving in many senior and executive level... See Jennifer's full profile

Linda W. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Linda W.
60/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Master's - Journalism, BA - English lit, Post-bac - creative writing

- Majored in journalism and English literature in college - Master's in journalism from Columbia U - Worked as journalist in NYC and Seattle - Continue to work as freelance writer, editor, copy-editor, proofreader - Have helped many students with college essays See Linda's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (83)
22 hours tutoring Writing out of 293 hours
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- Majored in journalism and English literature in college - Master's in journalism from Columbia U - Worked as journalist in NYC and Seattle - Continue to work as freelance writer, editor, copy-editor, proofreader - Have helped many students with college essays See Linda's full profile

Fran L. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Fran L.
60/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Master's degree from Harvard, years of writing and editing expertise

This social science requires a great deal of communication with audiences ranging from subject matter experts to the lay public. I have been using these communication skills to conduct research, write, edit, and tutor for the last decade. See Fran's full profile

60/hour
4.9 (12)
18 hours tutoring Writing out of 29 hours
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This social science requires a great deal of communication with audiences ranging from subject matter experts to the lay public. I have been using these communication skills to conduct research, write, edit, and tutor for the last decade. See Fran's full profile

Jason M. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jason M.
70/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Incredibly Expert Tutor with 18 Years of Experience

I have helped between two to three thousand students improve their scores on these tests. I direct SAT summer camps for two international organizations, and I write SAT materials for a major test prep company. Though I have an extensive liberal arts background, I am equally adept at tutoring algebra, algebra II,... See Jason's full profile

70/hour
4.9 (529)
101 hours tutoring Writing out of 2,074 hours
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I have helped between two to three thousand students improve their scores on these tests. I direct SAT summer camps for two international organizations, and I write SAT materials for a major test prep company. Though I have an extensive liberal arts background, I am equally adept at tutoring algebra, algebra II,... See Jason's full profile

Kathryn S. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Kathryn S.
70/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Experienced Spanish teacher ready to help (Online/in person)

Hola a todos! I am a licensed Spanish teacher with 16 years of teaching experience. I am certified to teach Spanish to grades K-12, I taught grades 6-8 for 13 years and and I currently teach grades 3-5 in a high-achieving district with forward-thinking curriculum. I completely understand the rigor that is involved in... See Kathryn's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (26)
32 hours tutoring
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Hola a todos! I am a licensed Spanish teacher with 16 years of teaching experience. I am certified to teach Spanish to grades K-12, I taught grades 6-8 for 13 years and and I currently teach grades 3-5 in a high-achieving district with forward-thinking curriculum. I completely understand the rigor that is involved in... See Kathryn's full profile

John B. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
John B.
70/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

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

I have helped students develop their English reading and writing skills over the past 15 years. I take the time to speak clearly and slowly and teach all concepts no matter how basic. I also excel at writing and editing English essays and papers, and many of my students have gone on to the top colleges in... See John's full profile

70/hour
4.9 (9)
10 hours tutoring Writing out of 38 hours
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I have helped students develop their English reading and writing skills over the past 15 years. I take the time to speak clearly and slowly and teach all concepts no matter how basic. I also excel at writing and editing English essays and papers, and many of my students have gone on to the top colleges in... See John's full profile

Iliana M. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Iliana M.
75/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Special Education Teacher with 9 years of experience

It teaches the writing standards from grades 2-12, and increases their writing performance. It provides different writing strategies: FUNDAMENTALS IN THE SENTENCE WRITING STRATEGY (GRADES 2+), PROFICIENCY IN THE SENTENCE WRITING STRATEGY (GRADES 3+), PARAGRAPH WRITING STRATEGY (GRADES... See Iliana's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (154)
350 hours tutoring
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It teaches the writing standards from grades 2-12, and increases their writing performance. It provides different writing strategies: FUNDAMENTALS IN THE SENTENCE WRITING STRATEGY (GRADES 2+), PROFICIENCY IN THE SENTENCE WRITING STRATEGY (GRADES 3+), PARAGRAPH WRITING STRATEGY (GRADES... See Iliana's full profile

Tanya W. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Tanya W.
75/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Expert Editor

I specialize in helping students grow confident about their writing. From supporting ideas with specific examples to formulating sentences which invite being read aloud, I seek to help students hone their writing abilities to meet a variety of writing challenges. Students can expect to walk away... See Tanya's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (138)
125 hours tutoring Writing out of 363 hours
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I specialize in helping students grow confident about their writing. From supporting ideas with specific examples to formulating sentences which invite being read aloud, I seek to help students hone their writing abilities to meet a variety of writing challenges. Students can expect to walk away... See Tanya's full profile

Jennifer D. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jennifer D.
77/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

ADHD Writing Tutor and Teen Motivation Coach

I continue to master existing and new writing styles on a regular basis. For example, I'm an award winning writer, a published writer, a journalist with a career working for local TV stations and newspaper since I was 17, and a technical writer. I love writing projects that include blogging,... See Jennifer's full profile

77/hour
4.8 (58)
12 hours tutoring Writing out of 225 hours
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I continue to master existing and new writing styles on a regular basis. For example, I'm an award winning writer, a published writer, a journalist with a career working for local TV stations and newspaper since I was 17, and a technical writer. I love writing projects that include blogging,... See Jennifer's full profile

Deborah P. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Deborah P.
85/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Master's in Teaching: Highly Experienced in Teaching Writing Skills

I teach students at all levels (elementary school, middle school, high school, and college students, in addition to adults who are returning to school or merely wish to improve their writing skills.) I am also specialized in helping high school students write their personal essays for their college... See Deborah's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (1660)
670 hours tutoring Writing out of 3,353 hours
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I teach students at all levels (elementary school, middle school, high school, and college students, in addition to adults who are returning to school or merely wish to improve their writing skills.) I am also specialized in helping high school students write their personal essays for their college... See Deborah's full profile

Regina R. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Regina R.
95/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Former Ivy League Instructor Helps You Create Your Best Writing

Berkeley and masters in English literature from Cornell University. Experience teaching literature and composition classes. I'm currently a professional copywriter who loves writing and helping others create writing they are proud of. Don't like to write? I'll make it as painless as... See Regina's full profile

95/hour
3.0 (3)
5 hours tutoring Writing out of 16 hours
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Berkeley and masters in English literature from Cornell University. Experience teaching literature and composition classes. I'm currently a professional copywriter who loves writing and helping others create writing they are proud of. Don't like to write? I'll make it as painless as... See Regina's full profile

Steven F. Near Des Plaines, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Steven F.
225/hour

Near Des Plaines, IL

Cartooning and Cartoon Storytelling from a Professional Cartoonist

I believe that anyone with a genuine interest in storytelling can effectively express and communicate their ideas, regardless of their drawing skill level. My lessons show you how. I have worked as a published cartoonist, writer, and film producer since 1989. My work has been published by HarperCollins, 9-1-1 Magazine,... See Steven's full profile

225/hour
5.0 (12)
28 hours tutoring
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I believe that anyone with a genuine interest in storytelling can effectively express and communicate their ideas, regardless of their drawing skill level. My lessons show you how. I have worked as a published cartoonist, writer, and film producer since 1989. My work has been published by HarperCollins, 9-1-1 Magazine,... See Steven's full profile

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