Over 2750 tutoring hours

Michelle H.

Carol Stream, IL

$45/hr

French, ACT, math & more! Online available late evening hours

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Background check passed as of 7/21/14
4.9 Avg. Rating
 
 
1148 Ratings
 
 
1hr Response Time
Great kids tutor
— Danielle, Gilberts, IL on 5/29/15

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Missouri State University
French
DeVry University
Master's

Education

Missouri State University (French)

DeVry University (Master's)

About Michelle

**Price break available on rate! If you are in Carol Stream OR can meet at the Carol Stream library (or very nearby similar location), rate is only $38/hour! Online tutoring is also $38/hour!**

Hello/Bonjour, potential student! I am a former high school teacher of 5 1/2 years that would like to help you with various subjects. I was a French teacher, but I also did official district homebound instruction (for students that cannot attend regular high school for health related reasons) for 2 years as well. I also tutored officially after school for students on campus, again in various subjects. I have been tutoring through WyzAnt for 6 1/2 years now and very much enjoy it!

My philosophy of tutoring is to tailor the lessons to meet your needs. Every student learns in his or her own way and I do my best to present the topics in the way that works best for you.

I have both lived and taught (English as foreign language) in France, and enjoy helping students from all different backgrounds. I graduated from Missouri State University with a 3.62 overall (4 point scale), thus I feel that I am qualified to tutor in many areas. At the end of December 2014, I earned my Masters in Educational Technology, with distinction.

I look forward to helping you achieve success in your subjects, so please contact me as soon as you are ready to learn!

Online tutoring hours available for late night help, even on short notice--just ask!
**Price break available on rate! If you are in Carol Stream OR can meet at the Carol Stream library (or very nearby similar location), rate is only $38/hour! Online tutoring is also $38/hour!**

Hello/Bonjour, potential student! I am a former high school teacher of 5 1/2 years that would like to help you with various subjects. I was a Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required

Price break available! If you are in Carol Stream OR can meet at Carol Stream library (or similar location very nearby), rate is only $38/hour! This discount also applies to online tutoring.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Carol Stream, IL 60188
Background Check: Passed

"Great kids tutor"

- Danielle, Gilberts, IL on 5/29/15

"Great tutor!"

- Lynn (Morgan-son), Bartlett, IL on 5/21/15

"Experience Counts!"

- Naomi, Lombard, IL on 3/11/15

"Very patient"

- Christie, Aurora, IL on 2/26/15

"Very dependable"

- Cheryl, Naperville, IL on 2/23/15

"Very good tutor"

- Mia, Bartlett, IL on 1/28/15

"Excellent tutor"

- Maureen, Wheaton, IL on 1/20/15

"Michelle is great"

- Dan, Carol Stream, IL on 10/23/14

"Great Tutor!"

- Gopi, Carol Stream, IL on 5/14/14

"Progress was made"

- Margo, Bartlett, IL on 5/11/14

"Very Patient"

- Sara, Glen Ellyn, IL on 5/2/14

"Professeur Michelle"

- George, Streamwood, IL on 4/30/14

"Fantastic Tutor!"

- Cookie, Lombard, IL on 11/23/13

"Great tutor"

- Greg, La Grange, IL on 8/7/13

"Great teacher."

- Nicholas, New Orleans, LA on 3/8/13

"Great Tutor!!"

- Julie, Carol Stream, IL on 2/21/13

"Always patient and available"

- Trish, Aurora, IL on 12/17/12

"Very patient!"

- Sarah, Sycamore, IL on 7/30/12

"One of the best"

- Stefan, Chicago, IL on 7/17/12

"Love our tutor!"

- Kathy, Palatine, IL on 6/19/12

"Great Tutor!"

- Jaromir, Elk Grove Village, IL on 12/15/11

"Very efficient approach, personable, conscientious tutor in such a short time!"

- For Vanessa, Warrenville, IL on 10/17/11

"Great for French conversation"

- Anne Mary, Geneva, IL on 9/18/11

"Wonderful"

- Daniel, Dundee, IL on 9/2/11

"Professional, timely, responsible and encouraging tutor."

- Marci, Glen Ellyn, IL on 7/8/11

"A great help!"

- Kathleen, North Aurora, IL on 5/25/11

"Exceptional French tutor"

- Laura, Roselle, IL on 2/17/11

"Best tutor!"

- Hillary, Saint Charles, IL on 12/30/10

"Michelle is a gift!"

- Mariajose, Aurora, IL on 2/17/10

"Excellent learning strategies "

- Claudia, Arlington Heights, IL on 1/18/10

"Michelle is a terrific tutor"

- Nancy, Western Springs, IL on 10/15/09

"Patient, determined tutor"

- Don, Glendale Heights, IL on 1/18/09
Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English
Science:
ACT Science
Language:
French
History:
American History, Geography
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Study Skills
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Elementary (K-6th), English, French, Geometry, Prealgebra,
Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math,
ACT Reading, ACT Science
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking
Corporate Training:
French

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT Math

I have tutored numerous students in ACT; average improvement of score is 3-5 points (see testimonials).

Algebra 1

Before I knew I was going to teach French, I was originally going to become a math teacher. I have had numerous students tell me that I should teach math, as they really enjoy my step-by-step, simple breakdown method. I have helped a lot of people conquer their fear of math.

Algebra 2

Before I knew I was going to teach French, I was originally going to become a math teacher. I have had numerous students tell me that I should teach math, as they really enjoy my step-by-step, simple breakdown method. I have helped a lot of people conquer their fear of math.

Prealgebra

Before I knew I was going to teach French, I was originally going to become a math teacher. I have had numerous students tell me that I should teach math, as they really enjoy my step-by-step, simple breakdown method. I have helped a lot of people conquer their fear of math.

Missouri State University
French
DeVry University
Master's

Education

Missouri State University (French)

DeVry University (Master's)

Great kids tutor — Michelle tutored my son in French. He thoroughly enjoyed working with Michelle and she made it fun for him to learn. Michelle is reliable and always quick to respond if ever I needed to contact her. I highly recommend Michelle. ...

— Danielle, Gilberts, IL on 5/29/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Price break available! If you are in Carol Stream OR can meet at Carol Stream library (or similar location very nearby), rate is only $38/hour! This discount also applies to online tutoring.

Travel policy

Michelle will travel within 20 miles of Carol Stream, IL 60188.

Background Check Status for Michelle H.

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