Hayley L.


Hayley L.

Tutor

Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Will travel 7 miles

$42 per hour.

4.91 177 ratings

Early ACT Prep + College Counseling = Stress-Free Senior Year!

Besides working professionally in traditional print publishing, I specialize in academic tutoring for high school and college prep students, particularly those looking to expand their skills in English, reading, language arts, writing, and history. I have training in ACT, SAT, ISEE, HSPT, COOP, Terra Nova, ISAT, and EXPLORE Test strategy and method, and I used to work as a certified College Admissions Counselor (NACAC). If your student is looking to write a killer college application, I have... [more]


American History

I double-majored with History for my undergraduate degree, and have published a nonfiction book on pop culture ethnology in the 20th century. I held one history-based internship during my undergraduate years of college. In high school, I scored perfect 5's on the AP European History, AP US History, and AP Government exams.


Vocabulary


Grammar


European History


Reading


Writing

I received an MFA in Writing with two awards of distinction in 2016. I have published three nonfiction books, including one bestseller, and multiple articles. I majored in Creative Writing for my undergraduate degree, and I have worked as an editor in the publishing industry for 3+ years.


Geography


English

I have a Master of Fine Arts in Writing, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing. I have studied English Language and Literature at a post-grad level, which has necessitated the publications of theory papers in academic and mainstream journals.


Government & Politics


Literature


World History


Proofreading


SAT Reading


SAT Writing


TOEFL


PSAT


SSAT


Spelling


ACT Reading

I have been trained in ACT strategy both as a College Admissions Counselor and as an ACT-specific tutor. On my own ACT, I scored a 36 in the Reading portion and a 34 composite.


ACT English

I have been trained in ACT strategy both as a College Admissions Counselor and as an ACT-specific tutor. On my own ACT in 2004, I scored a 36 in the English portion and a 34 composite.


ACT Science

On my own ACT, I scored a 34 in the Science portion and a 34 composite.


College Counseling

I worked as a certified college counselor (through NACAC) for Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois for the 2009-2010 admissions cycle. I attended over 25 college recruitment fairs and interviewed several hundred students, as well as having evaluated applications for admission. Additionally, I have been a college application adviser for the last three years at a private tutoring firm.


Anthropology

I have written and published in the field of cultural anthropology, with one of my works ranking as high as #7 on the Amazon nonfiction bestseller list. I will also be keynoting a conference on cultural anthropology at a large state university during the Fall 2013 semester.


COOP/HSPT

I have tutored for both tests through a private tutoring firm in the last three years. All of my students have been accepted to their top-choice secondary schools, including parochial schools and high-ranking magnet schools.


Sociology

I have written and published in GWRS (intersectional feminist sociology and media criticism), with one of my works ranking as high as #7 on the Amazon nonfiction bestseller list. I can tutor at a high school level and content-read papers for undergraduate college students.


Social Studies

I have written and published in the field of cultural anthropology, with one of my works ranking as high as #7 on the Amazon nonfiction bestseller list. I will also be keynoting a conference on cultural anthropology at a large state university during the Fall 2013 semester. Additionally, I majored in history as an undergrad and have tutored in the subject since that time.