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Bill L.

34 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $19
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Bill L.

34 Reviews
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SAT/ACT/GRE/GMAT/AP tests in math, science, and programming. 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 10 years of tutoring experience, which will surely come in handy!

I recommend just starting with a single lesson to see if we are good fits for each other, and start a roadmap to progress toward your goals!

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

Dr. "Z" H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Armenian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Dr. "Z" H.

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I can help you prepare for tests such as SAT

About Dr. "Z"

I have a bachelor's degree and went to U.C. Berkeley after high school. I am a unique tutor in that I also have an M.D.degree! I work with children and adults. I have over 15 years of post-high school education and over 11 years of tutoring experience! I have been tutoring students in math, lan

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Christine
I was failing genetics and with online tutoring i went from a 69% to A. He really has your best interests in mind, when i asked him last minute to help and he was too packed helping other students he referred me to another well rounded tutor. dr. Z is worth the wait since he has a lot of patience for disabled students, he truly enables them. Thank you for helping me accomplish such a tough subject.
Mary I.
I just started nursing school at UCLA and had failed my first midterm. Dr. Z was really supportive and taught me how to study. He really knew how to teach the material. After tutoring with him on a daily basis, my grade went up to an A on the final, and I received an A- in the class ! Whoo!!!. This tutor is excellent in every way and I highly recommend him!
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Aalok S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aalok S.

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I'm a test prep specialist. Did you know that over 90% of all standardized tests within the US are developed by one of four major test development companies? I have experience with a wide variety standardized tests and have the unique perspective of seeing how they are all predictable. You can get a better score! Let me get you there.

An integral part of academic and test-prep tutoring consists of making sure students are studying effectively. I've seen too many students study very hard but not learn anything or retain anything.

For study skills, I look to see exactly how the student seems to learn best (writing things down, visually seeing it, or simply by practicing the concept). This yields immediate results and a big boosts in confidence.

I have plenty of experience of working with high school students preparing for high school finals, SAT/ACT and AP Exams at the end of the year, in addition to working with college students prepare for exams like the GRE, MCAT,GMAT, ...

About Aalok

My name is Aalok and I am a full time professional tutor. I can help students who are struggling, students who are looking to excel, and everyone else in between. I strive for complete satisfaction and never charge for a session unless you are completely satisfied. I've even worked with other t

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Ruzanna A.
Great tutor, responsive and very accommodating! Aalok went above and beyond to accommodate our schedule and ensure that my daughter was able to get her work done on time before its deadline!
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Meet Online Test Prep Teachers Serving Chicago, IL

Clifford K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, German, Romanian, Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Awarded Leadership Award for Y2K Project Successful Completion, ahead of schedule from NASA/JPL
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Clifford K.

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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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Michael
Great experience, very through, prompt with providing resources. Clifford is enthusiastic about teaching and went above and beyond to help me learn. Highly recommend!
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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!
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Kyle N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
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Kyle N.

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I hold multiple SANS certifications, such as the GCIH and GCFE. I also hold multiple CompTIA certifications, up to the CySA+. Beyond that, feel free to reach out and ask if I can help with your specific exam needs, not limited to industry certifications either!

About Kyle

I work in a SOC environment, with a long history of information security, computer security, self teaching, and exam preparation. Being ADHD, I understand how important it is that the preparation be as easy and seamless as possible. If the hurdle to getting to study is too big, I know I've put off

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Jasmine L.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jasmine L.

13 Reviews
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Session are 1-2 hours in length and will cover all subject areas as needed, including test-taking strategies.

About Jasmine

I love to teach and tutor kids and adults of all ages in many different subjects. I pride myself in customizing my lessons to suit each individual's learning style and goals. I try to keep my lessons fun and relaxed while ensuring that we still work hard and learn.

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Linda Z.
Jasmine is smart, quick and does excellent work!!! I will definitely use her again!!
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She is very patience with my daughter! Great!

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The average cost of 60-minute test prep lessons in Chicago is $111. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $240 per hour.
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"Always on time. He gets very invested in his students so always do your assignments on time. Other than that he explains step by step in a very easy way."
Sadia
Took Test Prep lessons from Rod K.
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"Natalie's experience with ISEE and the various texts, apps and other studies guides and insights immediately made us feel like we had definitely made the right choice for tutoring. My daughter loved her approach and ability to personalize the session which instantly made her feel comfortable and eager to work. Highly recommend her."
Tammy
Took Test Prep lessons from Natalie G.
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"Natalie's experience with ISEE and the various texts, apps and other studies guides and insights immediately made us feel like we had definitely made the right choice for tutoring. My daughter loved her approach and ability to personalize the session which instantly made her feel comfortable and eager to work. Highly recommend her."
Tammy
Took Test Prep lessons from Natalie G.
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"We originally solicited Rod's support in order to help get our 8th grade daughter up to speed in math class. With high school rapidly approaching, we wanted to ensure that her footing was solid for the rigors of the high school curriculum. As the New York State testing approached, we asked Rod to take some time in the weekly sessions to work on test-taking skills and to do a bit of brushing up on skills that my daughter may run into trouble with. I had my daughter take last year's 8th grade state test (which I found a copy of online), and asked Rod to review her work and help address the learning gaps. Rod's approach was to help my daughter recognize that she actually did know how to do many of the questions that she answered correctly, and with helping her reframe some of the questions, she was able to recognize that the test was not in fact, blind siding her which did wonders for her confidence. Rod spent ample time discussion stress reduction techniques, both before and after the test. As an incredibly supportive gesture, he followed up with us after each of the test days in order to inquire as to how she did, and show she was feeling overall. Rod's contribution definitely helped alleviate her anxiety and bolstered her confidence. By the end of the test she felt confident that she had performed to the best of her ability."
Renée
Took Test Prep lessons from Rod K.
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"Daniel was able to help me quickly with a job assessment and reviewed the general topics with me. He was very communicative. I'd highly recommend!"
Fima
Took Test Prep lessons from Daniel F.
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"My family and I appreciate Natalie so much. I recently PASSED my Reading (Score:44) and Math (Score:52) section in the CBEST exam!!! She has been very patient with me throughout the entire process of reviewing for my CBEST exam. She has helped and guided me all the way. She has provided me excellent materials that I used to help me review for my exam. The first time I took the test, I did not pass, so Natalie provided me additional exercises on material covered between sessions; it is an added plus and surely accelerated my overall progress. She would always remind me to always take my time, read the test questions carefully and double check my answers! During the exam I did exactly what she said and it worked!!! Everything that was on the CBEST exam are the ones we reviewed together. Natalie, you are just THE best - thank you so much for all that you did for me! I will miss our review sessions! I highly recommend her - anyone who would hire her will be in great hands!"
Charina
Took Test Prep lessons from Natalie G.

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