258 Vocabulary Tutors Found Near Chicago, IL



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Adam C.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60642

Will travel 30 miles

$40 per hour.

5.0 3 ratings

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Gates Scholar Specializing in Writing, Test Prep, and Study Skills

I scored 170 (a perfect score) on the verbal reasoning section of the GRE, which included a vocabulary component. I also scored 800 (a perfect score) on the reading and writing sections of the SAT and a 35 on the English section of the ACT. My college coursework focused on analytical reading and writing, and necessitated the mastery of a large, academic vocabulary. I also tutored students aged 5-17 in a wide range of subjects including vocabulary at Su Casa Catholic Worker. I am an experienced tutor and curriculum designer based in Chicago. Prior to developing content for IXL Learning, a leadi [more]


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Gabe C.

Vocabulary Tutor

Skokie, IL 60077

Will travel 6 miles

$38 per hour.

4.84 70 ratings

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History/Geography/English Tutor

As an undergraduate in College, I got an "A" in Comp 101 and a "B" in Comp 102. In Comp 102, I tutored other college students. My vocabulary skills are very high. I enjoy tutoring students in vocabulary, to increase their proficiency. I spent several years being a substitute teacher in the Chicago Public Schools after Graduate school. I have extensive knowledge of History and Geography. I have a strong training and mentoring background. I enjoy teaching and mentoring students. I have lived in Europe for 2 years and traveled throughout most of Europe many times. Finally, I speak Greek fluently. [more]


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Robyn D.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60622

Will travel 2 miles

$35 per hour.

4.97 207 ratings

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Licensed elementary teacher

Please note that I conduct lessons at the West Town or Humboldt Park library. I am a licensed elementary teacher specializing in math and reading tutoring for learners in grades K-3. My teaching philosophy is based on structured inquiry-based learning. My goal as an educator is to begin with questions and discover the answers with my students, using standards, objectives, and scaffolding to facilitate our solutions. Math: I have taught and tutored math for students in grades K-5. My curric... [more]


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Carrie F.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60625

Will travel 5 miles

$80 per hour.

4.95 150 ratings

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Math and science tutor

I have over 20 years of experience tutoring in math and science. I have a strong math and science foundation. I received my PhD in Molecular Genetics in 2006 from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and I currently work at the University of Chicago as a research scientist. I use math and science in my everyday life. My goal as a tutor is not only to help students learn math and science, but also to share my enthusiasm and passion for these subjects. When I work with students, I make sure t... [more]


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Susan S.

Vocabulary Tutor

Skokie, IL 60076

Will travel 7 miles

$70 per hour.

4.92 158 ratings

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Patience, Professionalism, and Pride for All Students

I am an experienced special education teacher and tutor. Being a special education teacher means that I know how to pinpoint exactly how each student learns best and I have the patience and ability to guide students, no matter if they are in special education, gifted education or somewhere in between. I am the mom of a teenager, and I know how to blend caring and consistency with the firmness needed to get the job done. I have a broad base of knowledge and feel comfortable with any subject up... [more]


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Aladdin A.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60605

Will travel 10 miles

$50 per hour.

4.94 363 ratings

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A Well-Rounded, Experienced, and Science-Oriented Tutor

Despite the fact that I can offer assistance in many subjects to students of all ages, my academic credentials and background which include two Master of Science degrees and several years of teaching experience at a college level make me more inclined to work with college and advanced high school students on science (mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology) as well as standardized test preparation (ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, and MCAT) and academic competition exams. Also, I can work with stude... [more]


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Stephanie O.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60641

Will travel 15 miles

$60 per hour.

4.86 167 ratings

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Ivy Grad - Flexible, Friendly, Gets Results (10+ Years Experience)

I got an 800 on the Verbal section and a 750 on the Writing section of the SAT. I was known as "The Walking Dictionary" in grade school. I like to read. I have a large vocabulary and enjoy wordplay and seeing how words relate, especially from Greek or Latin roots. *** Please read my "How to Work with Me" and "FAQ" sections below before messaging me. This makes it easier for me to help you, since I get a lot of messages. Thank you! *** I went to Princeton University and majored in molecular biology. I was high school salutatorian (2nd in a class of 500+) and completed the International Baccala [more]


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Carrie M.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60610

Will travel 15 miles

$40 per hour.

4.67 18 ratings

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Experienced and dynamic history teacher and writing guru

Hi, my name is Carrie and I have a Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education degree from National-Louis University. I hold a Type 09 certificate in Social Science with endorsements in U.S. History, World History, Civics/Political Science and Middle School Social Science. Along with those subject areas, I am able to tutor students in geography, psychology, and sociology. Although I am not endorsed in English, I am currently a writer for a weekly newspaper where I've honed my writing and... [more]


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Alexander L.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60613

Will travel 10 miles

$45 per hour.

4.97 38 ratings

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Writing, Reading, and Critical Thinking for the Humanities

I have seen the difficulties that students have with writing from several different angles. I teach (and grade papers!) at the college level, and have been doing so for ten semesters, in 100- and 200-level and adult education courses. As a result, I know what your professors will be looking for! The classes themselves have been philosophy, literature, and writing courses, which all involve critical reading and writing, so I have been teaching those skills as part of those classes for just as... [more]


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Charlie M.

Vocabulary Tutor

Evanston, IL 60201

Will travel 20 miles

$75 per hour.

4.91 43 ratings

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Experienced ACT/SAT tutor, Certified Teacher, Math and English

Developing vocabulary is a vitally important component in developing critical reading. My approach to developing vocabulary is through word study, to help students better identify common suffixes, prefixes and root words. I am a certified teacher with 16 years of teaching experience and nearly seven years of tutoring experience, specializing in preparing students for the ACT and SAT. I have a solid history of results with students typically making gains of 5-8 points on their ACT composite, and increases of between 150-300 points on their SAT total scaled score. I also have particular expertis [more]