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Jennifer C. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jennifer C.
60/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Lighthearted, fun Harvard grad for AP Physics, AP English, AP History.

High level math background in high school through AP calculus BC which includes Algebra 1 and 2, geometry, and trigonometry. Upper level Math 1B (Calc) in college at Harvard. College Algebra for pre-meds at Oakton in Chicago area. Have taught/tutored algebra, pre-calc, and geometry this last... See Jennifer's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (1)
36 hours tutoring
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High level math background in high school through AP calculus BC which includes Algebra 1 and 2, geometry, and trigonometry. Upper level Math 1B (Calc) in college at Harvard. College Algebra for pre-meds at Oakton in Chicago area. Have taught/tutored algebra, pre-calc, and geometry this last... See Jennifer's full profile

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

Near Mount Prospect, IL

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

Accuplacer is part of the College Board’s suite of tests, along with the SAT and CLEP tests, and I have much experience and materials to share in all areas, including arithmetic, algebra, functions, statistics, quantitative reasoning, reading comprehension, plus writing and editing sample essays. These untimed... See Karin's full profile

54/hour
5.0 (23)
227 hours tutoring
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Accuplacer is part of the College Board’s suite of tests, along with the SAT and CLEP tests, and I have much experience and materials to share in all areas, including arithmetic, algebra, functions, statistics, quantitative reasoning, reading comprehension, plus writing and editing sample essays. These untimed... See Karin's full profile

Norbert J. M. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Norbert J. M.
45/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Math / Structural Engineering

Already being WyzAnt pre-qualified in math subjects ranging from Elementary Math through High School Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry (as well as Civil Engineering and Architecture subjects), I possess the study skills needed to thoroughly prepare for the above listed subjects. I have the ability to... See Norbert J.'s full profile

45/hour
5.0 (191)
494 hours tutoring
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Already being WyzAnt pre-qualified in math subjects ranging from Elementary Math through High School Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry (as well as Civil Engineering and Architecture subjects), I possess the study skills needed to thoroughly prepare for the above listed subjects. I have the ability to... See Norbert J.'s full profile

Mark S. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Mark S.
45/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Medical Student and past Biology Teacher

I am a very capable algebra 1 teacher with years of math experience and the ability to address many different challenges that students face. See Mark's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (2)
6 hours tutoring
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I am a very capable algebra 1 teacher with years of math experience and the ability to address many different challenges that students face. See Mark's full profile

Cassie S. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Cassie S.
50/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Experienced Tutor for High-School to College Math

I encourage students to ask questions, and I am always open to hearing ideas for how they can best learn and be taught. I have 5 years of tutoring experience with high-schoolers. I have tutored in: Algebra 1 and 2, Calculus 1, 2, and 3, Linear Algebra, and Trigonometry; my speciality is in Calculus. I... See Cassie's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (8)
41 hours tutoring
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I encourage students to ask questions, and I am always open to hearing ideas for how they can best learn and be taught. I have 5 years of tutoring experience with high-schoolers. I have tutored in: Algebra 1 and 2, Calculus 1, 2, and 3, Linear Algebra, and Trigonometry; my speciality is in Calculus. I... See Cassie's full profile

Tim K. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Tim K.
60/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Expert STEM Tutor with 12+ Years of Tutoring & Teaching Experience

I have over twelve years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Algebra 1. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their algebra... See Tim's full profile

60/hour
4.9 (424)
1,689 hours tutoring
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I have over twelve years of experience tutoring, teaching, and training students in a variety of math subjects, including Algebra 1. I also have over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer. I have lived and breathed mathematics all of my life and have helped many students improve their algebra... See Tim's full profile

David L. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
David L.
50/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Experienced math tutor

I have a BS in Math from the California Institute of Technology. Every math class I took used ideas from linear algebra, and some, like representation theory, were nothing but linear algebra. I was also a TA at UCLA for a course on differential equations that included a unit on n-dimensional linear ODE's. See David's full profile

50/hour
4.8 (59)
256 hours tutoring
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I have a BS in Math from the California Institute of Technology. Every math class I took used ideas from linear algebra, and some, like representation theory, were nothing but linear algebra. I was also a TA at UCLA for a course on differential equations that included a unit on n-dimensional linear ODE's. See David's full profile

Brendan D. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Brendan D.
60/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Algebra, Geometry, Trig, and Precalc, SPED background

Hello world, my name's Brendan! I've worked as a teacher in many different settings. I love working with students and enjoy tackling unusual and difficult problems. I have a wide range of experience as an educator, and I've worked with students of many different ages, backgrounds, and ability levels. I have a no-drama,... See Brendan's full profile

60/hour
4.9 (410)
869 hours tutoring
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Hello world, my name's Brendan! I've worked as a teacher in many different settings. I love working with students and enjoy tackling unusual and difficult problems. I have a wide range of experience as an educator, and I've worked with students of many different ages, backgrounds, and ability levels. I have a no-drama,... See Brendan's full profile

Priti S. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Priti S.
85/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Algebra Knowledge & expertise with 10+ years of teaching experience

I have tutored many students in the basic Algebra course & students who also have taken advanced courses. I have worked with students who have difficulty understanding the basic foundations of the course. I try to understand the missing links in their concepts and teach them effectively with my unique... See Priti's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (540)
2,912 hours tutoring
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I have tutored many students in the basic Algebra course & students who also have taken advanced courses. I have worked with students who have difficulty understanding the basic foundations of the course. I try to understand the missing links in their concepts and teach them effectively with my unique... See Priti's full profile

Adam B. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Adam B.
95/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

A "Young" Professor of Mathematics recently retired

I have over 25 years of experience teaching Mathematics. Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, the entire Calculus sequence, Multivariable Calculus, and Differential Equations. What sets me apart from your average tutor is the in-depth knowledge I have acquired throughout my years of teaching all these... See Adam's full profile

95/hour
5.0 (349)
1,037 hours tutoring
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I have over 25 years of experience teaching Mathematics. Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, the entire Calculus sequence, Multivariable Calculus, and Differential Equations. What sets me apart from your average tutor is the in-depth knowledge I have acquired throughout my years of teaching all these... See Adam's full profile

Jason F. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jason F.
40/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Purdue University graduate with 5+ years of tutoring experience

Hi there! My name is Jason and I am an undergraduate student at Purdue University majoring in Computer Engineering with a minor in Mathematics. I am specialized in tutoring science classes (Physics, Chemistry), Mathematics (Geometry to Calculus l) and French. I have always loved the feeling of satisfaction that arises... See Jason's full profile

40/hour
4.9 (139)
263 hours tutoring
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Hi there! My name is Jason and I am an undergraduate student at Purdue University majoring in Computer Engineering with a minor in Mathematics. I am specialized in tutoring science classes (Physics, Chemistry), Mathematics (Geometry to Calculus l) and French. I have always loved the feeling of satisfaction that arises... See Jason's full profile

Jim L. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jim L.
40/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Software & Computer Assistance

My main goal in helping people to use computers is to try to maximize the time spent on computers by using computers to increase overall efficiency. I also believe that it's important to be sincere and positive in the style that I exhibit when providing tutoring services. I have worked in the computer software and... See Jim's full profile

40/hour
4.8 (10)
154 hours tutoring
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My main goal in helping people to use computers is to try to maximize the time spent on computers by using computers to increase overall efficiency. I also believe that it's important to be sincere and positive in the style that I exhibit when providing tutoring services. I have worked in the computer software and... See Jim's full profile

James L. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
James L.
100/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

180 LSAT Scorer! (Plus physics, calculus, writing, and more)

Algebra is one of those subjects I've never achieved less than an A in throughout my education. Algebra is also one of those subjects that keeps coming back in many of your other classes. I can give you the confidence you need to tackle algebra wherever you see it. See James's full profile

100/hour
4.9 (139)
832 hours tutoring
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Algebra is one of those subjects I've never achieved less than an A in throughout my education. Algebra is also one of those subjects that keeps coming back in many of your other classes. I can give you the confidence you need to tackle algebra wherever you see it. See James's full profile

Michelle H. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Michelle H.
60/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

English as a Second Language Specialist

Since high school, I have had the pleasure of tutoring high school students preparing for the ACT exam (all sections) and schoolwork in English, reading, math (algebra, pre calculus, geometry, trigonometry) and science (biology and chemistry). I recently tutored adult basic education and English as a Second... See Michelle's full profile

60/hour
4.0 (1)
10 hours tutoring
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Since high school, I have had the pleasure of tutoring high school students preparing for the ACT exam (all sections) and schoolwork in English, reading, math (algebra, pre calculus, geometry, trigonometry) and science (biology and chemistry). I recently tutored adult basic education and English as a Second... See Michelle's full profile

Richard K. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Richard K.
70/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Expert Tutor with Advanced Training in Math and Science (Chem., Phys.)

I can help you come to grips with challenges in physics, chemistry, math and related subjects (see list of subjects). I am available to tutor students at all levels, up to and including grad. school. I have experience tutoring elementary and high school, ACT, SAT, college, MCAT, and graduate school. Whether you are... See Richard's full profile

70/hour
4.9 (344)
1,302 hours tutoring
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I can help you come to grips with challenges in physics, chemistry, math and related subjects (see list of subjects). I am available to tutor students at all levels, up to and including grad. school. I have experience tutoring elementary and high school, ACT, SAT, college, MCAT, and graduate school. Whether you are... See Richard's full profile

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

Near Mount Prospect, IL

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

15+ years experience tutoring grade school and high school students in all areas of math (pre-algebra, algebra I, algebra II, pre-calculus, statistics, geometry, trigonometry, calculus AB, calculus BC). Also experienced with standardized testing (SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT), science (chemistry, physics,... See John's full profile

70/hour
4.9 (9)
38 hours tutoring
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15+ years experience tutoring grade school and high school students in all areas of math (pre-algebra, algebra I, algebra II, pre-calculus, statistics, geometry, trigonometry, calculus AB, calculus BC). Also experienced with standardized testing (SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT), science (chemistry, physics,... See John's full profile

Daniel M. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Daniel M.
50/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Professional PHP/Laravel/SqlServer Developer

Hello. My name is Daniel Martin, but please call me Danny. I work as a PHP Developer for a debt collection agency with 4 years of true development experience. Our technology stack is Laravel (PHP), AngularJS (JavaScript), HTML/CSS, and Sql Server for our database. I am also well versed in MySQL. I know how to... See Daniel's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (8)
27 hours tutoring
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Hello. My name is Daniel Martin, but please call me Danny. I work as a PHP Developer for a debt collection agency with 4 years of true development experience. Our technology stack is Laravel (PHP), AngularJS (JavaScript), HTML/CSS, and Sql Server for our database. I am also well versed in MySQL. I know how to... See Daniel's full profile

Gabriel V. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Gabriel V.
60/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Master Mathematics and Science Teacher, ACT/SAT Test Prep Tutor

I have taught/tutored in Algebra 1 and believe the best way to learn is by developing the concepts being learned. I also feel it is important to follow where students are, because they know a lot already, and build from there. My style is Socratic/Vygotskian and stresses practice built on understanding. See Gabriel's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (1322)
4,710 hours tutoring
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I have taught/tutored in Algebra 1 and believe the best way to learn is by developing the concepts being learned. I also feel it is important to follow where students are, because they know a lot already, and build from there. My style is Socratic/Vygotskian and stresses practice built on understanding. See Gabriel's full profile

Carrie F. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Carrie F.
90/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Math and science tutor

I have over 20 years of experience tutoring in math and science. I have a strong math and science foundation. I received my PhD in Molecular Genetics in 2006 from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and I currently work at the University of Chicago as a research scientist. I use math and science in my everyday life.... See Carrie's full profile

90/hour
4.9 (159)
606 hours tutoring
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I have over 20 years of experience tutoring in math and science. I have a strong math and science foundation. I received my PhD in Molecular Genetics in 2006 from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and I currently work at the University of Chicago as a research scientist. I use math and science in my everyday life.... See Carrie's full profile

Sarah C. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sarah C.
40/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Physics Graduate Student Specializing in Physics and Algebra

Working with students rather than just talking at them and having them actively engaged in every step is crucial in their understanding of the material. As a physics student, I use math on a daily basis, specifically algebra, so I have a very good understanding of the fundamentals. I find students often... See Sarah's full profile

40/hour
4.9 (18)
52 hours tutoring
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Working with students rather than just talking at them and having them actively engaged in every step is crucial in their understanding of the material. As a physics student, I use math on a daily basis, specifically algebra, so I have a very good understanding of the fundamentals. I find students often... See Sarah's full profile

Jeff S. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jeff S.
50/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Physics and Math Tutor

I have taught Astronomy, Physics, Math and Physical Science at Wright College, Daley College, Columbia College Chicago and Lake Forest College. I have tutored from grade school to college level and have experience with special needs. I can meet you at your house or other location at anytime of day or night. I have a... See Jeff's full profile

50/hour
4.7 (62)
294 hours tutoring
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I have taught Astronomy, Physics, Math and Physical Science at Wright College, Daley College, Columbia College Chicago and Lake Forest College. I have tutored from grade school to college level and have experience with special needs. I can meet you at your house or other location at anytime of day or night. I have a... See Jeff's full profile

Taryn T. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Taryn T.
80/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Experienced Math Teacher who loves helping students feel confident!

I have taught and tutored Algebra for 5 years. I specialize in working with middle and high school students including students with different learning needs. See Taryn's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (244)
342 hours tutoring
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I have taught and tutored Algebra for 5 years. I specialize in working with middle and high school students including students with different learning needs. See Taryn's full profile

Andrea H. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Andrea H.
85/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Experienced, Creative Tutor for Math, Chemistry, and Physics

Whether students love math and science or despise them, I am usually able to make the experience better for them. I tailor tutoring sessions based on students’ needs and parents’ expectations. When a student is struggling, I provide specific help where it's needed. I am particularly good at making Chemistry much... See Andrea's full profile

85/hour
4.8 (158)
725 hours tutoring
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Whether students love math and science or despise them, I am usually able to make the experience better for them. I tailor tutoring sessions based on students’ needs and parents’ expectations. When a student is struggling, I provide specific help where it's needed. I am particularly good at making Chemistry much... See Andrea's full profile

Timothy C. Near Mount Prospect, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Timothy C.
80/hour

Near Mount Prospect, IL

Math Prof with 20+ Years of Teaching and Tutoring Experience

I have taught courses in college algebra, trigonometry, intermediate algebra, and elementary algebra. These courses are address the algebra and trigonometry content taught in high school. I am comfortable using graphing calculators in teaching and tutoring any of this content, and practice... See Timothy's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (1242)
3,856 hours tutoring
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I have taught courses in college algebra, trigonometry, intermediate algebra, and elementary algebra. These courses are address the algebra and trigonometry content taught in high school. I am comfortable using graphing calculators in teaching and tutoring any of this content, and practice... See Timothy's full profile

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