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Brady B. Near Waukegan, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Brady B.
40/hour

Near Waukegan, IL

Experienced English, ESL, and ACT/SAT/AP/TOEFL Test Prep Tutor

I have taught SAT Writing full time for the last six years. See Brady's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (162)
69 hours tutoring Writing out of 497 hours
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I have taught SAT Writing full time for the last six years. See Brady's full profile

Laura L. Near Waukegan, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Laura L.
40/hour

Near Waukegan, IL

Linguistics major with a passion for grammar

I graduated with a degree in Linguistics from Dartmouth College. I am skilled at helping students understand grammatical concepts and apply those concepts to their writing. See Laura's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (22)
136 hours tutoring
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I graduated with a degree in Linguistics from Dartmouth College. I am skilled at helping students understand grammatical concepts and apply those concepts to their writing. See Laura's full profile

Ilya O. Near Waukegan, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ilya O.
45/hour

Near Waukegan, IL

Qualified Russian, Arabic and Hebrew Tutor

I'm a native speaker of Russian (fluent) and have studied Hebrew, Arabic, and Aramaic for five years+, as well as Comparative Semitic linguistics. I am able to teach students at the beginner or intermediate levels and help them with reading, writing, speaking skills or preparing for written exams (including... See Ilya's full profile

45/hour
4.8 (37)
143 hours tutoring
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I'm a native speaker of Russian (fluent) and have studied Hebrew, Arabic, and Aramaic for five years+, as well as Comparative Semitic linguistics. I am able to teach students at the beginner or intermediate levels and help them with reading, writing, speaking skills or preparing for written exams (including... See Ilya's full profile

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

Near Waukegan, 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

Lisa W. Near Waukegan, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Lisa W.
55/hour

Near Waukegan, IL

English Professor Specializing in Literature and College Essays

I am an experience AP Literature and Composition teacher and seasoned Composition I and Composition II English professor. I am passionate about developing my students' writing maturity, accuracy, and style. I have helpful strategies for writing research papers, college application essays "that... See Lisa's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (360)
247 hours tutoring Writing out of 848 hours
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I am an experience AP Literature and Composition teacher and seasoned Composition I and Composition II English professor. I am passionate about developing my students' writing maturity, accuracy, and style. I have helpful strategies for writing research papers, college application essays "that... See Lisa's full profile

Angie M. Near Waukegan, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Angie M.
55/hour

Near Waukegan, IL

Effective Dental Educator, TESOL certified, and student centered

I have 20 years teaching evidence based dentistry at community and 4 year degree programs. I have a passion for dentistry and love to mentor to promote the profession. I am student centered, and approachable. Additionally, I have experience in cirriculum development, research, and evidence based instruction. My focus is... See Angie's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (40)
113 hours tutoring
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I have 20 years teaching evidence based dentistry at community and 4 year degree programs. I have a passion for dentistry and love to mentor to promote the profession. I am student centered, and approachable. Additionally, I have experience in cirriculum development, research, and evidence based instruction. My focus is... See Angie's full profile

Laura G. Near Waukegan, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Laura G.
65/hour

Near Waukegan, IL

Experienced Tutor in Test Prep, AP English, Reading, College Admission

While there I also received a minor/concentration Writing which covered poetry, fiction, and screen/playwriting. I currently teach AP English Literature and Composition at the high school level, and work with students of all levels from freshmen to seniors to improve their argumentative writing... See Laura's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (9)
241 hours tutoring
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While there I also received a minor/concentration Writing which covered poetry, fiction, and screen/playwriting. I currently teach AP English Literature and Composition at the high school level, and work with students of all levels from freshmen to seniors to improve their argumentative writing... See Laura's full profile

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

Near Waukegan, 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

Samuel H. Near Waukegan, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Samuel H.
70/hour

Near Waukegan, IL

Sam, Ivy League Tutor

I have four years' experience on the faculty of Brown University and Phillips Academy, Andover. I am expert in the teaching of Math, science, Latin, French, Greek, History, English, as well as GMAT, SAT, GRE, and ACT. Also, I was a tutor for a large wealthy family in California for five years. I am all but... See Samuel's full profile

70/hour
4.7 (43)
245 hours tutoring
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I have four years' experience on the faculty of Brown University and Phillips Academy, Andover. I am expert in the teaching of Math, science, Latin, French, Greek, History, English, as well as GMAT, SAT, GRE, and ACT. Also, I was a tutor for a large wealthy family in California for five years. I am all but... See Samuel's full profile

MICHAEL K. Near Waukegan, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
MICHAEL K.
80/hour

Near Waukegan, IL

Voracious reader who has written four books (3 fiction, 1 nonfiction)

I know how to write, and I know how to make it easy for you to write. Whether you are penning a memoir, instruction manual, or college essay, it all works the same way and it is easy to learn. We write the words to communicate an idea. I can help you turn writing from a challenge into a... See MICHAEL's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (32)
96 hours tutoring
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I know how to write, and I know how to make it easy for you to write. Whether you are penning a memoir, instruction manual, or college essay, it all works the same way and it is easy to learn. We write the words to communicate an idea. I can help you turn writing from a challenge into a... See MICHAEL's full profile

Gary S. Near Waukegan, IL, available for online & in-person tutoring
Gary S.
100/hour

Near Waukegan, IL

Reading, Writing, History, Political Science, and LSAT Tutor

Every student is unique, and I try to customize my tutoring to the particular needs of the student. I am currently a reading tutor for an adult who suffered a stroke. As an attorney, I honed my reading and writing skills for over 30 years; I look forward to teaching these skills to students. I have... See Gary's full profile

100/hour
4.8 (5)
13 hours tutoring Writing out of 78 hours
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Every student is unique, and I try to customize my tutoring to the particular needs of the student. I am currently a reading tutor for an adult who suffered a stroke. As an attorney, I honed my reading and writing skills for over 30 years; I look forward to teaching these skills to students. I have... See Gary's full profile

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Deborah S.
40/hour

Creative Writing and Managing Narrative

Learning to write well takes practice. Learn to focus your thoughts with precision and style to fully exploit this important aspect of communication. Careers are made through good writing. Don't get left behind. Contact me to... See Deborah's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (363)
421 hours tutoring Writing out of 1,293 hours
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Learning to write well takes practice. Learn to focus your thoughts with precision and style to fully exploit this important aspect of communication. Careers are made through good writing. Don't get left behind. Contact me to... See Deborah's full profile

Near Waukegan, IL Tutoring
Danisha T.
45/hour

Ph.D. with 10+ years of writing, proofreading, and editing experience

I have been writing academically for over ten years. I have experience writing a capstone project, as well as a dissertation. I am well versed in APA format and can offer tips on structuring academic papers. I can help students... See Danisha's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (54)
23 hours tutoring Writing out of 156 hours
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I have been writing academically for over ten years. I have experience writing a capstone project, as well as a dissertation. I am well versed in APA format and can offer tips on structuring academic papers. I can help students... See Danisha's full profile

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Mikayla L.
50/hour

Kind and Knowledgeable Writing Tutor and Editor

Writing has been a passion of mine since I was six years old. I pursued writing several novels and have participated in many writing challenges. In addition, I have researched the craft of writing since I was fourteen.... See Mikayla's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (141)
237 hours tutoring Writing out of 802 hours
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Writing has been a passion of mine since I was six years old. I pursued writing several novels and have participated in many writing challenges. In addition, I have researched the craft of writing since I was fourteen.... See Mikayla's full profile

Near Waukegan, IL Tutoring
Erika T.
55/hour

Credentialed multiple subject teacher

I have a clear California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. My specialties are reading, phonics and grammar with a love for drama! In teaching reading, you just might hear your student and I voicing the different characters in a story! In... See Erika's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (877)
63 hours tutoring Writing out of 1,609 hours
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I have a clear California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. My specialties are reading, phonics and grammar with a love for drama! In teaching reading, you just might hear your student and I voicing the different characters in a story! In... See Erika's full profile

Near Waukegan, IL Tutoring
Josh K.
55/hour

10+ Years of Teaching Elementary Students Within Public Schools

Often times, these standards were shared with the students, as well. Often I was required to write on the board how the lesson weaved in the speaking, reading. writing, and listening standards. This assisted with how I structured the... See Josh's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (291)
22 hours tutoring Writing out of 1,207 hours
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Often times, these standards were shared with the students, as well. Often I was required to write on the board how the lesson weaved in the speaking, reading. writing, and listening standards. This assisted with how I structured the... See Josh's full profile

Near Waukegan, IL Tutoring
Linda W.
60/hour

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... See Linda's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (82)
22 hours tutoring Writing out of 292 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... See Linda's full profile

Near Waukegan, IL Tutoring
Sam S.
70/hour

Read/Write - Math - Elementary - Can Help Challenged Learners

In 2015 I took the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) to reapply to graduate school and amongst two tests received a 159 (81st percentile) in verbal, 156 (64th percentile) in math, and a 5.0 (93rd percentile) in writing. I completed... See Sam's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (1258)
1,209 hours tutoring Writing out of 5,958 hours
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In 2015 I took the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) to reapply to graduate school and amongst two tests received a 159 (81st percentile) in verbal, 156 (64th percentile) in math, and a 5.0 (93rd percentile) in writing. I completed... See Sam's full profile

Near Waukegan, IL Tutoring
Katherine K.
72/hour

Personalized Lessons With a Dedicated Tutor

... Second Language (ESL); Learning to Read and Reading Comprehension; Formal Essay Writing (expository, research, persuasive, literary, TDA, etc.) and Creative Writing (narrative, reflective, poetry, etc.); Vocabulary; Grammar; Proofreading/editing... See Katherine's full profile

72/hour
5.0 (999)
769 hours tutoring Writing out of 2,812 hours
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... Second Language (ESL); Learning to Read and Reading Comprehension; Formal Essay Writing (expository, research, persuasive, literary, TDA, etc.) and Creative Writing (narrative, reflective, poetry, etc.); Vocabulary; Grammar; Proofreading/editing... See Katherine's full profile

Near Waukegan, IL Tutoring
Ben G.
80/hour

10+ Years Working on Writing Skills. Application Essays. 3200+ hours

Asking for help is actually the most difficult part of the writing process — I promise it gets easier from here! Overall, I’ve spent about a decade working with students to improve their writing skills. As an instructor, I’ve... See Ben's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (834)
1,149 hours tutoring Writing out of 3,519 hours
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Asking for help is actually the most difficult part of the writing process — I promise it gets easier from here! Overall, I’ve spent about a decade working with students to improve their writing skills. As an instructor, I’ve... See Ben's full profile

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Amy A.
85/hour

Award-winning author, widely read journalist, and writing teacher

I honed my skills writing four published books and more than 200 articles in major newspapers and magazines including The Wall Street Journal, NPR's magazine and Village Voice Media. I taught magazine writing at universities... See Amy's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (1473)
1,609 hours tutoring Writing out of 6,655 hours
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I honed my skills writing four published books and more than 200 articles in major newspapers and magazines including The Wall Street Journal, NPR's magazine and Village Voice Media. I taught magazine writing at universities... See Amy's full profile

Near Waukegan, IL Tutoring
Frank S.
85/hour

Language Expert! AP Lang, ASL, Biblical Languages, Public Speaking

Bachelors of Science in English AP English - Language & Composition Teacher Reading/Writing Teacher See Frank's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (567)
10 hours tutoring Writing out of 2,071 hours
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Jonathan R.
90/hour

Skilled Editor and Writing Coach

Using my talent for explaining the fine points of grammar, diction, and argument, I have assisted many people with the planning, composing, and editing of their essays and papers. In particular, I have helped a number of students with the... See Jonathan's full profile

90/hour
5.0 (2869)
576 hours tutoring Writing out of 11,510 hours
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Using my talent for explaining the fine points of grammar, diction, and argument, I have assisted many people with the planning, composing, and editing of their essays and papers. In particular, I have helped a number of students with the... See Jonathan's full profile

Near Waukegan, IL Tutoring
Karen K.
90/hour

Writing/Editing/Proofreading/Public Speaking, Doctorate/College Essays

I wrote submissions for industry journals and magazines, press releases, proposals, presentations, and advertising material. I specialize in writing, revising, editing, and proofreading essays. I am available to support the entire process,... See Karen's full profile

90/hour
4.9 (118)
173 hours tutoring Writing out of 481 hours
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I wrote submissions for industry journals and magazines, press releases, proposals, presentations, and advertising material. I specialize in writing, revising, editing, and proofreading essays. I am available to support the entire process,... See Karen's full profile

Near Waukegan, IL Tutoring
Katelyn P.
105/hour

Private Academy Writing Teacher and Tutor

The writing process can be complex and intimidating and most students feel nervous about it as a whole. I give my students confidence, success, and skills to produce writing they never knew they capable of. Task identification,... See Katelyn's full profile

105/hour
5.0 (367)
307 hours tutoring Writing out of 918 hours
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The writing process can be complex and intimidating and most students feel nervous about it as a whole. I give my students confidence, success, and skills to produce writing they never knew they capable of. Task identification,... See Katelyn's full profile

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