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Farobag C.

42 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music, Gujarati, French
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
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Farobag C.

42 Reviews
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Specializing in Reading and Math sectors

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as

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Great experience!
Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
Anginetta
Very good instructor

Bill L.

31 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Bill L.

31 Reviews
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I stress understanding (geometrically/analytically) rather than memorizing formulas. This ensures my students can derive formulas/solutions even without memorization.

I know firsthand how difficult it is to learn test taking skills whether you are a total newbie, or a budding intermediate, but I have overcame these challenges myself and will guide you to overcome them too. I also have close to 8 years of tutoring experience, which will surely come in handy!

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.

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Caroline I.
Bill is very knowledgeable about Java and really goes the extra mile to help a student learn.
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Matt G.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Mandarin, Thai
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches High School
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Matt G.

43 Reviews
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For best results, I only accept students who purchase a minimum of 5 lessons as we need time to work through a lot of material to prepare for this test. Students I have been teaching the ACT subjects for a long time now and when you take classes with me we will start with a practice test to get an idea of where your needs are. From there we will begin working on the highest subject area needs and work from there to get everything ready for the exam. Discounts are available for long-term students for the ACT

About Matt

I went to Pensacola Catholic High and graduated in 2003. I then attended and Auburn University, where I became a Christian, and graduated in 2007. Once I finished, I went overseas to teach English and do missions. I taught in Thailand from 2003-2007 and then in China from 2012-2016. I have been tea

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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Polish
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
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I teach every level and prepare students to take ACT, SAT, GRE tests. I always strive to motivate and engage my students to make the learning interesting and fun.

All my tutoring sessions include reviews of previously learned material and if possible the use of technology. I use students books but often bring extra study materials if necessary.

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am e

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Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.

Natalie L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BS Economics from University of Michigan
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Natalie L.

4 Reviews
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I am familiar with ACT content, received a very high score myself, and am very knowledgeable about test taking strategies.

About Natalie

After graduating high school at the top of my class, I got full funding for an economics degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where I was born. I was very busy in college--my extracurriculars included 2 semesters abroad (Spain, Singapore), writing an honors thesis, being a consultant t

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Steve R.
Natalie is very conscientious in her ESL tutoring services to my student-client. The student is reporting enjoying the learning process and feels Natalie is well prepared. Natalie's efforts to remain in communication with my as a third party is impressive!
Steve Rau
Competent, dependable tutor.
Kim
“Very helpful”

Clifford K.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, German, Romanian, Spanish, French
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 1992
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Clifford K.

6 Reviews
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'Dr. Cliff,' a part-time college/university professor, teacher and tutor with 5 master's and 3 doctoral degrees in a variety of topics: Mathematics, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, MBA, Leadership, Education and Administration. He has always used proven educational techniques to instruct undergraduate students, graduate students and school children/teenagers (K-12). In addition, Dr. Cliff is a Certified Tutor by American Tutoring Association and National Tutoring Association (Math); he holds California Teaching Credentials in Math (CSET I,II,III), Business (I,II,III), and Educational Technology/Computers (I,II); he is a Sylvan Certified Teacher in Math and Arts/Language K-12.

About Clifford

****Dr Cliff requires that you contact him through the Ask-A-Question feature prior to booking lessons with him. Please be sure to provide him with the following: -Location -Age -Subject -Skill Level -Goals -Schedule request. 'Dr. Cliff,' a part-time college/university professor, t

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Beth
Dr. Cliff was great! He was patient, thorough, and kind. He even gave me a few extra minutes to be sure the material was covered completely. Highly recommended!
Brandon A.
Great teacher, kind and funny!

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Average Cost of ACT Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ACT lessons in Chicago is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $100 per hour.
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"Matt is a patient, creative and effective tutor for all subjects and all cities. In addition to teaching for public schools, he currently teaches 20+ private sessions each week, K-12th grade, as well as college students and business professionals. Matt teaches in person in Ohio, as well as online in all US time zones and abroad. He is available weekdays or weekends, days or nights, throughout the entire year. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Case Western Reserve University where he earned a Provost Scholarship. His tutoring specialties include test prep for the ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, HSPT, ISEE and ASTB, as well as math and English. I highly recommend Matt if you need a private tutor."
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Took ACT lessons from Matthew H.
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"Terrific and patient. My daughter is actually enjoying her tutoring!"
Paige
Took ACT lessons from Erin W.
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"As you can see I’ve written a review for Matthew regarding my daughters success (her test was last year) so I’d like to write one for my son also. My son was not driving at the time and Matthew agreed to drive to our home and teach him for an additional nominal fee. My son also took multiple tutoring sessions with Matthew and learned something new every time. He felt confident going into the test, confident in his ability to complete the exam and do well on it. Matthew takes his time with each individual and works with their specific needs. My children needed help in different areas of the ACT and Matthew was more than capable of helping them in those areas. My sons ACT score also went up 4 points after working with Matthew! I can’t say enough how professional, kind and thorough he is."
Sheryl
Took ACT lessons from Matthew H.
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"Erin is an excellent tutor."
Alexandra
Took ACT lessons from Erin W.
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"His lessons were very helpful."
Sagufta
Took ACT lessons from Akib A.
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"I am very satisfied with the work Joanne is doing with my daughter to prepare her for the PSAT and would definitely recommend her."
Kimberly
Took ACT lessons from Joanne T.
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"My daughter loved her first math lesson with Julia, and looking forward for the next one! Julia is very engaging, knowledgeable, and patient with kids! She made the first lesson fun, interactive, easy to follow and learn! Great experience!"
Sasha
Took ACT lessons from Julia C.
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"My son had to take the ACT for grad school and did not have enough time to prepare thoroughly. Bill was able to clarify all the majority of my son's questions and drilled on particular questions that gave him trouble. The preparation genuinely helped as my son received a 33 overall on the ACT."
Olivia
Took ACT lessons from Bill L.
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"Erin is an excellent tutor."
Alexandra
Took ACT lessons from Erin W.
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"She is nice and understands when you make a mistake"
Mahi
Took ACT lessons from Julia C.
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