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Sarah Lucy H.

Your Writing & Reading Comprehension Guru

Your Writing & Reading Comprehension Guru

$45/hour

  • 73 hours tutoring

  • Edgewater Chicago, IL 60660

About Sarah Lucy


Bio

Reading and writing are my jam. I earned a perfect score on the Reading section of the ACT on my first attempt. I can help you raise your score on the English or Reading section of the ACT, SAT, SSAT, COOP, ISSAT, HSPT, ISEE or any other standardized test on your horizon. I have a unique approach that focuses on understanding what each standardized test is truly assessing you on--which the testing companies are rarely upfront about. Once you understand what the tests are looking for, you...

Reading and writing are my jam. I earned a perfect score on the Reading section of the ACT on my first attempt. I can help you raise your score on the English or Reading section of the ACT, SAT, SSAT, COOP, ISSAT, HSPT, ISEE or any other standardized test on your horizon. I have a unique approach that focuses on understanding what each standardized test is truly assessing you on--which the testing companies are rarely upfront about. Once you understand what the tests are looking for, you can use that and the standardized format to 'game' the system and achieve your highest possible score. I also love helping students craft that perfect essay--whether it's to get you into the college of your choice, pass an AP test, or bring up your English grade. I'll help you learn to develop an argument, tell a story, find your authentic voice--or all three.

I also work as an actor and director. As a result, I have spent years honing my verbal communications skills. This skill set is immensely important as a tutor. Not only do I have strong academic ability, but I am able to communicate this knowledge to my students in a way they can easily understand. I am an engaging tutor that students look forward to seeing.

I also have hundreds of hours of experience working with students with ADHD. I have helped these learners achieve their academic goals, going from the bottom 10 percent of their class to the top 10 percent of their class, by understanding the unique way their brains work. I have attended advanced seminars on teaching ADHD students and learned scientifically-backed techniques I use specifically for these students.

In addition to my reading and writing skills, I'm a giant history and government nerd that would love to help you prep for your AP History or Government test. I'm available for homework help in English, History, Government, Econ, and Geometry.

I'm truly passionate about all things language. When I was in 6th grade, I read a 200 page book every day (what can I say, I was super popular!) I earned my degree at Brigham Young University in Theater Arts, where I developed an encyclopedic knowledge of Shakespeare and other language-based plays. My years of obsessive reading and writing have perfectly positioned me to help you improve your skills--whether you want to polish your writing, strengthen your reading comprehension, or score higher on your next standardized test. Contact me and together we will put together a personalized learning plan to meet your needs.


Education

Brigham Young University Provo, Utah
Theater Arts

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $45
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 5 miles of Chicago, IL 60660
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 3/18/2018

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Theater

Theater

BA in Theater from BYU Certificate in Professional Acting from Pacific Conservatory for the Performing Arts

Elementary Education

Reading,

Reading

4+ Years of helping Chicago students improve their reading comprehension skills.
Vocabulary

English

ACT English,

ACT English

4+ Years of Helping Chicago Students Ace the ACT
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

I earned a perfect score on the ACT reading on my first attempt. I'll teach you all the skills--and the tips and tricks--to do the same.
Reading,

Reading

4+ Years of helping Chicago students improve their reading comprehension skills.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

4+ Years of Helping Chicago Students Ace the SAT.
Writing,

Writing

I'll teach you how to craft the perfect essay for an class or application.
English, Literature, SAT Writing, Vocabulary

History

American History,

American History

I know American History like the back of my hand. Let me help you find the most effective and efficient ways to learn this subject.
European History, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History

Homeschool

Reading,

Reading

4+ Years of helping Chicago students improve their reading comprehension skills.
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

4+ Years of Helping Chicago Students Ace the SAT.
Writing,

Writing

I'll teach you how to craft the perfect essay for an class or application.
English

Most Popular

Reading,

Reading

4+ Years of helping Chicago students improve their reading comprehension skills.
Writing,

Writing

I'll teach you how to craft the perfect essay for an class or application.
English

Other

Government & Politics

Sports/Recreation

Yoga

Yoga

I am a registered yoga teacher with the yoga alliance. I completed a 200 hour teacher training course. In addition, completed a 50 hour continuing education course.

Summer

Reading,

Reading

4+ Years of helping Chicago students improve their reading comprehension skills.
Writing

Writing

I'll teach you how to craft the perfect essay for an class or application.

Test Preparation

ACT English,

ACT English

4+ Years of Helping Chicago Students Ace the ACT
ACT Reading,

ACT Reading

I earned a perfect score on the ACT reading on my first attempt. I'll teach you all the skills--and the tips and tricks--to do the same.
PSAT,

PSAT

4+ Years of Helping Chicago Students Ace the PSAT!
SAT Reading,

SAT Reading

4+ Years of Helping Chicago Students Ace the SAT.
SAT Writing, SSAT

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews


Patient and knowledgeable

Sarah-Lucy is a very good tutor, she helps my daughter learn with clear explanations and positive reinforcement. She is very knowledgeable. It takes more than knowledge to be a good tutor, you must be a good teacher as well. Very glad I found her.

Monique, 9 lessons with Sarah Lucy

Knowledgeable and patient tutor

Sarah-Lucy works with my son who has ADHD. She usually works on 6th grade math, social studies or anything else he needs to work on for the week. My son enjoys working with her.

Stefanie, 19 lessons with Sarah Lucy

Great Reading Tutor

Sarah-Lucy tutored my son on reading twice so far. She encouraged my son to read the books and provided guidance and tips to improve his reading skills. She was always on time and very responsive. Plan to keep working with Sarah-Lucy throughout the summer vacation.

Miyoung, 5 lessons with Sarah Lucy

Great Writing Tutor

Sarah-Lucy helped me with my grad school essays and recommendations. She is an excellent writer, and helped me expand on topic ideas. I would definitely recommend her!!

Shashank, 1 lesson with Sarah Lucy

Smart, knowledgable and patient tutor!

Sarah-Lucy is fantastic with my daughter. She quickly was able to understand my daughter's - styling of learning - and tailored her approach to her. She was kind and patient - and got my daughter to grasp the content in her own way. She is thoughtful in her approach - and ensures that my daughter "gets the material" and feels proud of her work. I highly recommend Sarah-Lucy!

Pamela, 2 lessons with Sarah Lucy

Helpful

Sarah-Lucy helped make connections and explained some of the curriculum I need help with. We are doing a diagnosis test and will go from there. She has also suggested something I can do on my own that will help. The order she did this in is important because I am confident she will be helpful, I know she will listen to my concerns first.

Kris, 3 lessons with Sarah Lucy

Very responsive , organized and knowledgeable tutor

My daughter had her first session with Sarah. She is very responsive on text and prepared very well on her first lesson. These are very important elements to me as a parent. Per my daughter, Sarah is very friendly, enthusiastic and explains things very clearly. We both are looking forward the coming sessions with Sarah!

Man Ching, 1 lesson with Sarah Lucy

Great tutor!

Sarah-Lucy did a fabulous job tutoring our teenage daughter in reading comprehension test prep. Sarah-Lucy is bright, energetic and well-organized. We highly recommend her.

Mary, 7 lessons with Sarah Lucy
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$45/hour

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$45/hour

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