256 Vocabulary Tutors Found Near Chicago, IL



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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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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 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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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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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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Jason M.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60640

Will travel 40 miles

$70 per hour.

4.89 434 ratings

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Incredibly Expert Tutor with Twelve Years of Full-Time Experience

I've worked as a full-time, professional tutor for the last twelve years. In the wide field of test prep, my areas of specialty include GRE, GMAT, ACT, SAT, SAT Subject Tests (literature and U.S. history), the CARS section of the MCAT, AP tests (literature, language, all histories, human geography, and government), and TOEFL. I have helped between two to three thousand students improve their scores on all of these tests. Though I have an extensive liberal arts background, please note that ... [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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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]


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Robert R.

Vocabulary Tutor

Chicago, IL 60647

Will travel 10 miles

$40 per hour.

5.0 50 ratings

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DePaul Graduate with Years of Tutoring Experience

Hello and welcome to my profile! I have years of experience explaining complex subjects to folks of all backgrounds, ages, and learning abilities. While I attended DePaul University, earning my degree in English Literature, I tutored fellow students at the University Writing Center. After I graduated, I worked at Huntington Learning Center for four years, where I helped students prepare for the HSPT, ACT, SAT, and GRE. I've consistently scored in the 99th percentile on the ACT and the 90th p... [more]


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Neil L.

Vocabulary Tutor

Evanston, IL 60201

Will travel 0 miles

$65 per hour.

4.93 184 ratings

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Verbal tutoring: Grammar, Logic, Rhetoric, Test Prep

Hello! As a tutor of all things verbal, I bring a wide range of experience and training. I hold an MA in English and Creative Writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. I did two years of additional graduate work in Comparative Literature at Kent State and I studied English and American Literature with a concentration in Modern Literature at the University of Kentucky. I have published poetry in a number of literary magazines and am the author of a chapbook of poems. I spent ten... [more]