Alison W.

Des Plaines, IL

$50/hr

Alison W: Test Prep & Essay Writing

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Background check passed as of 7/28/15

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North Central College
English with Writing Emphasis

Education

North Central College (English with Writing Emphasis)

About Alison

Alison is a professional tutor with a Bachelor's degree in English Writing. She has five years of tutoring experience and has worked with students ages 4-24 in various disciplines. Her experience in a wide variety of tutoring environments gives her the tools to make each student comfortable and relaxed.

Alison works with parents and students to determine their goals, develops a plan to achieve these goals, and continually updates parents on progress. She finds creative, innovative ways to make learning fun for students, while giving them the tools they need to succeed. Her specialties include essay writing, test prep, study skills, and grammar/mechanics.
Alison is a professional tutor with a Bachelor's degree in English Writing. She has five years of tutoring experience and has worked with students ages 4-24 in various disciplines. Her experience in a wide variety of tutoring Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Des Plaines, IL 60016
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, SAT Math
Science:
ACT Science, Philosophy
Language:
Latin, Spanish
History:
American History,
Social Studies
Art:
Art History, Drawing,
Painting
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science,
Grammar,
Phonics, Reading,
Spelling,
Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
GRE, Marketing, Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Word,
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English,
Reading,
SAT Math, SAT Reading,
Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Math, ACT Reading,
ACT Science, GRE, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
SSAT
Corporate Training:
Grammar,
Latin, Microsoft Word,
Proofreading,
Public Speaking, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT English

I have experience tutoring students in this subject as part of a recognized ACT preparation program.

ACT Reading

I have experience tutoring students in this subject as part of a recognized ACT preparation program.

American History

I took APUSH in high school and received a 3/5 pass on the APUSH test.

Drawing

I have eight years of experience as a private art student, where I developed an in-depth understanding of the elements of art (value, perspective, texture, etc.). I even developed my own study unit, which has been utilized by new students in the same program.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am currently employed at a local tutoring center where I work with students ages 4-18 on all subjects.

Elementary Math

I have tutored students of all ages on this subject.

Elementary Science

I have tutored students of all ages on this subject.

English

I have a Bachelor's degree in English Writing and five years experience in tutoring students in essay writing, grammar/mechanics, and ACT essays.

Grammar

I have a Bachelor's degree in English Writing and five years' experience in tutoring students in essay writing, grammar/mechanics, and ACT essay writing.

Literature

I have a Bachelor's degree in English and two years' experience in tutoring students in reading and writing.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I have been using Microsoft PowerPoint for 8+ years for school and work presentations. I also have experience with Keynote for Macs.

Microsoft Word

I have 10+ years experience using Microsoft Word for school papers, business letters, resumes, charts, and even greeting cards! I also have experience with Pages for Macs.

Painting

I have eight years of experience as a private art student, where I developed an in-depth understanding of the elements of art (value, perspective, texture, etc.). I even developed my own study unit, which has been utilized by new students in the same program.

Proofreading

I have a Bachelor's degree in English Writing and two years' experience in tutoring students in essay writing/editing, grammar/mechanics, and ACT essays.

Reading

I have a Bachelor's degree in English Writing and two years' experience in tutoring students in reading comprehension, writing, and grammar/mechanics.

SAT Reading

I have experience tutoring students in this subject as part of a recognized SAT preparation program.

SAT Writing

I have a BA in English Writing and have tutored students in this subject in a recognized SAT preparation program.

Spelling

I have a Bachelor's degree in English Writing and two years' experience in tutoring students in reading, spelling, vocabulary, grammar/mechanics, and writing.

Vocabulary

I have five years of experience tutoring students in spelling, vocabulary, grammar/mechanics, and writing.

Writing

I have a Bachelor's degree in English Writing and two years' experience in tutoring students in essay writing, grammar/mechanics, and reading.


North Central College
English with Writing Emphasis

Education

North Central College (English with Writing Emphasis)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Alison will travel within 10 miles of Des Plaines, IL 60016.

Background Check Status for Alison W.

Alison W. passed a background check on 7/28/15. The check was ordered by Alison through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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