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Bill L.

27 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
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Bill L.

27 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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Vikas N.
Bill is good at teaching. Only thing class room technology did not work.
Jayden
Bill was great as support in completing a school project regarding app inventing.

Julia C.

19 Reviews
Vernon Hills, IL
Starting at $27
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches High School
  • M. Ed. in Curriculum and Instructions, with honors from Loyola University, Chicago
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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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She is nice and understands when you make a mistake
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Matt G.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Mandarin, Thai
  • Teaches High School
  • B.A. in Economics with a minor in Business Management from Auburn University
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Matt G.

41 Reviews
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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.

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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My experience learning with Matt was memorable. He's genuine and cares about your progress. When something seems to not work, he will try a different approach to the learning target.
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Janet S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society from State of Florida
  • Bachelor of Arts in Exceptional Education from St. Petersburg College
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Janet S.

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I tutor in ACT English

About Janet

Hi, I am a certified teacher from Florida. I have certifications/endorsements in English as a Second Language, Exceptional Education, Business Education, and Reading as a component of Language Arts for struggling readers. My Master's Degree is in Cultural Psychology. I am bilingual (Spanish) at

Bill L.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaching since 2012
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Bill L.

29 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.

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Yuma
Vikas N.
Bill is good at teaching. Only thing class room technology did not work.
Jayden
Bill was great as support in completing a school project regarding app inventing.

Natalie G.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • High School Diploma from Fresno University High School
  • Teaching since 2010
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Natalie G.

8 Reviews
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For over 9 years, I’ve tutored many high school students in ACT test prep. I use different techniques to approach each section so they can score high.

The ACT Math section is similar to the SAT math section but with a visible focus on geometry and trigonometry concepts; it also has a more diversified mixture of advanced math problems and a tighter time limit. Out of all the ACT sections, I have worked the most on ACT Math. Students first go through a complete concept review based on their performance in practice material. Then we work on concept-specific practice questions to ensure that they avoid past mistakes and raise their scores.

The ACT English section tests grammar usage, mechanics, and rhetoric. Students need to understand and recognize correct grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure to score well in this section. I have helped many students with ACT English, targeting concept knowledge and skill application as part of their test prep. They continue to study ...

About Natalie

During the past 9 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I want to help you help yourself. As the saying goes, you have to be open to accepting help before you can be helped. I understand that because we are all students our entire lives; I know from my own experience how hard it is to learn

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Tammy
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.
Grace
Natalie has taught me numerous of great skills which are effective in a good way. She has taught me Algebra 1 and English and ever since she was my tutor, my grade started increasing by A LOT after 3-4 lessons! I'm so thankful that she is my tutor even though i always ask her numerous of questions but she is very patient and fun to talk with. Thank you SO much Natalie! I highly recommend her as your tutor!
- Jessica
Tammy
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.

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Average Cost of ACT Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

The average cost of 60-minute ACT lessons in Des Plaines is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $100 per hour.
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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."
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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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"Terrific and patient. My daughter is actually enjoying her tutoring!"
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Took ACT lessons from Erin W.
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"His lessons were very helpful."
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Took ACT lessons from Akib A.
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"Erin is an excellent tutor."
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Took ACT lessons from Erin W.
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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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"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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"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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