20 SAT Writing Tutors Found Near Elgin, IL



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Melissa R.

SAT Writing Tutor

Cary, IL 60013

Will travel 12 miles

$45 per hour.

4.92 1027 ratings

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Dyslexia, Public Speaking, Writing, and Career Prep Tutor

Summer Hours are now available! My name is Melissa, and I specialize in academic tutoring for children (especially those with ADHD, Dyslexia, and other learning issues) and career preparation for adults such as public speaking, resume writing, interviewing skills, and job search techniques. I love watching those "thinking light bulbs" go off in children and adults when they learn something new and feel proud of their new skill. I have three young children of my own, ranging from 8 to 15 yea... [more]


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David K.

SAT Writing Tutor

Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Will travel 30 miles

$60 per hour.

4.94 762 ratings

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Experienced & Dedicated in English, Writing, Literature, Test Prep

My strongest qualification for teaching SAT writing is that I have had great success teaching writing in general. The majority of my Lake Forest students, where I taught for three decades and served as department chair, as well as those whom I taught during my 16 summers at Northwestern University's Center for Talent Development, later returned or contacted me to tell me that I had made the difference in the writings, the appreciation for literature, and their general command of the skills inherent in the English class. I have honed these skills while teaching writing of all kinds to student [more]


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Michael W.

SAT Writing Tutor

Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Will travel 20 miles

$75 per hour.

4.83 273 ratings

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Test Prep Tutor for the ACT, SAT, & GRE - BS, MA, MBA tutor

I have a strong background in writing in the school setting along with creative writing. I can help you form essays using an agenda, thesis statements, concluding summary, etc. I mostly work with students now on the ACT, SAT, & GRE. For the ACT, we will go over content that you must know for English & Math. For ex, there are specific reasons when to use a comma. Most likely, you were never taught that. In order to improve your score on the English section, you must learn and study that content. We will work on specific strategies for the Reading and Science sections. Once you feel co [more]


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Lisa W.

SAT Writing Tutor

Libertyville, IL 60048

Will travel 25 miles

$50 per hour.

4.99 227 ratings

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Passion for Literature, Composition, Test Prep, College Applications

I work with the individual student to discover his or her strengths and weaknesses and instill tools and strategies for success on the Reading and Writing sections of the SAT. These tools also translate into success in the language arts classroom. Why tutor? I am an Adjunct Professor of English and professional tutor with a passion for teaching literature, composition, and reading. Assisting students with college applications is also my specialty. I have many different approaches for all types of learners--auditory, visual, and tactile--to achieve success, including differentiated instructi [more]


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Sean P.

SAT Writing Tutor

Schaumburg, IL 60173

Will travel 30 miles

$60 per hour.

4.99 101 ratings

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Ivy League tutor: algebra, geometry, trigonometry, writing, test prep

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." ?William Butler Yeats I am a current senior at Columbia University with a double major in sociology and German. I am a great fit to be your tutor because of my proven academic excellence, educational background, and passion for working with youth to help them realize their full potential. Since high school I have accumulated extensive experience tutoring subjects including algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and writing. I o... [more]


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Paul H.

SAT Writing Tutor

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Will travel 8 miles

$50 per hour.

4.91 112 ratings

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Three decades of experience to brighten your world!

I have taught students the skills they need to compose clear, coherent and compelling essays for many years, including for the SAT. Whether they have to construct an argument or analyze somebody else?s, my students develop the keen insights and proper techniques that can produce high scoring responses to the given Prompts. After twenty-eight years of teaching all aspects of the English Curriculum, I look forward to sharing this accumulated experience, insight and understanding with as many students as I can. Whether diagramming sentences, analyzing poetry, unlocking literature, or preparing f [more]


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Laura R.

SAT Writing Tutor

Sugar Grove, IL 60554

Will travel 35 miles

$250 per hour.

4.98 838 ratings

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Let an Ivy League Ph.D. help you craft the perfect college essay

Learning is my passion, and I love sharing that passion with others. Each summer and fall, I work with students to create a cohesive profile of themselves for their college applications. I will help you perfect your essay so that it is original and exciting, differentiates you from the crowd, and presents your overall best self. I have been an independent instructor and tutor for the past nine years. I have taught college and high school subjects ranging from multivariable calculus and diff... [more]


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Kimberly W.

SAT Writing Tutor

Batavia, IL 60510

Will travel 5 miles

$40 per hour.

4.92 107 ratings

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A tutor wanting to work her way out of a job!

I am a mom of 4. I have helped them since young ages with their difficulties in all subjects. They are now middle schoolers and high schoolers. Before helping my own kids, I had tutored as a volunteer since my high school years. I have worked with students of all ages. My favorite areas are high school and college level math and science, but I have the resources to help middle school and elementary aged children as well. I am an educator by profession. I have a Bachelor's in Chemistry, ... [more]


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John R.

SAT Writing Tutor

Deerfield, IL 60015

Will travel 15 miles

$50 per hour.

4.97 233 ratings

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Tutors English, Writing, and College Essays/Counseling

I work with students to achieve their best possible score on the writing part of the SAT, which tests rhetorical analysis skills within the frame of an argumentative essay. Scored from 1-4 in three areas?reading, analysis, and writing, SAT writing challenges students to identify rhetorical strategies and devices in a passage, showing how an author tries to persuade readers of a central claim. As an experienced writing tutor (200+ hours), I work with students on practice SAT passages, first critiquing reading skills?have you identified the central claim and all of the key supporting evidence? [more]


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Romeo G.

SAT Writing Tutor

Des Plaines, IL 60018

Will travel 15 miles

$55 per hour.

4.8 10 ratings

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Competent, Dynamic & Experienced Public Speaking Coach

Romeo holds a current State Teacher Certification from the State of Illinois to expire 06-30-2015. Prior to approval of the Illinois Teacher Certification, the required background and fingerprint checks were conducted by the state of Illinois. Romeo is a dynamic, competent and experienced public speaking coach brings a wealth of experience into dynamic tutoring role: * active member of Toastmasters International since 1985; Toastmasters clubs worldwide develop members' public speaking and l... [more]