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Farobag C.

40 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music, Gujarati, French
  • Bachelor of Music (BM) from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches Middle School, High School
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Farobag C.

40 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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Anginetta
Very good instructor
Ellen
Learned a lot, very pleased with my first session.
Dot K.
Truly loves to teach. Kind , patient. Loves children and it shows. Remarkable how Mr. Cooper can bring out the best in his students.
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Julia C.

19 Reviews
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $27
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 18; Female: 6 and up
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Julia C.

19 Reviews
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I am a certified High School Math teacher, tutoring for ACT for more than 15 years.

About Julia

I taught Algebra I and Geometry at Clemente High School in Chicago and AP Statistics, Geometry and Trigonometry at Libertyville High School Summer Program. I am currently teaching 7th and 8th grade Math at a private school in Buffalo Grove, IL. I love tutoring students of any age, from elementary t

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Kristen C.
Sogi
My daughter was doing well but short of excelling in math. I sent her to Julia for that extra push and confidence that she needed. She really helped her have confidence and made her thorough with her concepts. She been doing really great ever since!
Alina
Julia is a highly knowledgeable, professional and personable teacher. My son has been tutored by her since the age of 4 and is now 13. His MAP and PARCC scores are off the charts and he just received his placements for Stevenson High School with the recommendations for the highest math classes offered to incoming freshmen. Julia taught him to love and be passionate about mathematics. Her primary goal is to make sure that the students learn in a stress-free environment and with that strategy she is able to accomplish brilliant results. I recommend Julia highly. She is very approachable and patient, loves children and loves what she does.

Bill L.

26 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Bill L.

26 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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Amazing, very efficient. Very recommended.

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Matthew H.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Dean's List from Case Western Reserve University
  • Teaches students 3 to 90
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Matthew H.

35 Reviews
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My subjects include:
Standardized Tests: ACT, SAT, PSAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, ASVAB, GED, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC
Mathematics: algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-algebra, elementary
English: grammar, vocabulary, spelling, reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation, ESL, ESOL
Research Papers: editing, proofreading, outlining, analyzing, citations
Computer: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, QuickBooks
Special Needs: ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, Asperger's, study skills
Music: theory, ear training, sight singing, improvisation, saxophone

About Matthew

Dear Parents and Students, May I be a personal tutor for you or your child? I have been successfully tutoring for over 12 years. I have great references, and I am one of the top tutors because I am so easy to work with. I teach in person, or via TakeLessons classroom, telephone, Skype, FaceTime,

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Rhonda
After speaking to multiple tutoring companies, we discovered Matthew. Matthew was very professional and made my son feel comfortable. They had a total of 5 tutoring sessions covering Math, English, Science and Reading. My son took the ACT after his tutoring sessions and scored a 23. We were very pleased with the progress our son made by going from an ACT score of 19 to 23 after only 5 sessions with Matthew. I would highly recommend Matthew J. Horwich to anyone needing tutoring.
Carroll
Matthew explained his approach to coaching and the plan so we were able to make an educated choice on the best tutor for our son. Matthew was responsive, organized and worked very well with our son. He communicated directly with our son and cc:ed me so that I was aware of the plan and f/u. His scores did improve on the SAT and we were pleased with the investment.
Gaetano
Matt has been awesome for my student. His math skills have improved greatly, and his  writing has come from illegible to what can now be described as neat and readable.  Matt has been very patient and deliberate with our son and has taken the time to really  explain things to Jake in a way he can understand. We would recommend this tutor to  any parent looking for a tutor for their grammar school student! Matt is also reliable and  prompt and showed up when expected which was helpful with our very busy schedules.

Bill L.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Bill L.

26 Reviews
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Online ACT Teacher

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.

Recent Reviews
Louie (Jasmine)
Rachel S.
David
Amazing, very efficient. Very recommended.
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Julia C.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 18; Female: 6 and up
Teaching Locations:
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Julia C.

19 Reviews
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Online ACT Teacher

I am a certified High School Math teacher, tutoring for ACT for more than 15 years.

About Julia

I taught Algebra I and Geometry at Clemente High School in Chicago and AP Statistics, Geometry and Trigonometry at Libertyville High School Summer Program. I am currently teaching 7th and 8th grade Math at a private school in Buffalo Grove, IL. I love tutoring students of any age, from elementary t

Recent Reviews
Kristen C.
Sogi
My daughter was doing well but short of excelling in math. I sent her to Julia for that extra push and confidence that she needed. She really helped her have confidence and made her thorough with her concepts. She been doing really great ever since!
Alina
Julia is a highly knowledgeable, professional and personable teacher. My son has been tutored by her since the age of 4 and is now 13. His MAP and PARCC scores are off the charts and he just received his placements for Stevenson High School with the recommendations for the highest math classes offered to incoming freshmen. Julia taught him to love and be passionate about mathematics. Her primary goal is to make sure that the students learn in a stress-free environment and with that strategy she is able to accomplish brilliant results. I recommend Julia highly. She is very approachable and patient, loves children and loves what she does.

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Average Cost of ACT Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ACT lessons in Chicago is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $100 per hour.
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$33 average
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$44 average
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$62 average

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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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"Not only did my daughter's scores improve to enough to get into the schools she wanted to, but she also received scholarships that we really needed! What a godsend!"
- Debbie
Took ACT lessons from Bill E.
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"Erin is an excellent tutor."
- Alexandra
Took ACT lessons from Erin W.
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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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"My son's score went up OVER 30%! We cannot praise Bill enough. Not only did he push my son, but he made the material (which is normally quite dull) fun and interesting!"
- Colleen
Took ACT lessons from Bill E.
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"We were given Matthews name from a friend that used him for her two sons ACT tests and were happy with the results. My daughter studied with him multiple times at a mutual site preparing for her ACT test. He would not only explain why she missed a problem on a practice test but then teach her so she understood the concept. He was very diligent, professional and thorough in his tutoring. My daughter went up 4 points on her ACT! Couldn’t be happier and HIGHLY recommend Matthew."
- Sheryl
Took ACT lessons from Matthew H.
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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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"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."
- Amy
Took ACT lessons from Matthew H.
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"I learned so much from the way that Katy showed me how do prep the right way for the ACT. The little tips stuck in my head and I increased my ACT score by 5 points!!"
- Kim
Took ACT lessons from Katy M.
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