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Daniel A.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Chinese-Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches High School, College
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Daniel A.

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College Students! Please contact me for special rates!

Writing is one of the most important skills you can have in our current society. My personal instruction includes, critical thinking skills in writing, philosophy, structure and form. Students will learn by evaluating many different levels of text. They will then progress to developing their own techniques and expanding their current vocabulary.

About Daniel

In addition to teaching music, I have also worked as a special education assistant and wrestling/track coach at Lake Zurich Middle School South and an assistant Kung Fu/Tai Chi instructor at Green Mountain Arts in Logan Square, Chicago, Illinois. Jazz piano, Guitar, Singing, and Composition are my m

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Alicia T.
Great teacher. He has patience and so much knowledge. Lessons are going well, I've made more progress in 3 meetings than I did in months with my previous teacher.
Jessica
My son had his first guitar lesson with Daniel and he LOVED it. He's asked me every day since if we get to go back today. This is an incredible win for me, because he never wants to go anywhere that doesn't have video games.
Kristin L.
I've been really struggling to get myself back into playing seriously. I was so nervous reaching out to ask for help, but signing up for lessons with Dan is seriously the best decision I've made! He's got a great approach, really pushes you to believe in yourself, which is huge for me!

He's professional, easy going, and easy to get in touch with, but he's also holding me accountable. Something which I definitely need! Just all around a positive experience!
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Randy S.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Awarded Dean's List from Illinois State University
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts, sequence Acting from Illinois State University
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Randy S.

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Possessing a graduate degree in any of the liberal arts means one can write. It is one of the only verifiable perks, marketability speaking, the liberal arts can boast. I can help a child from roughly age ten with the basics all the way up the the graduate student attempting to master a double thesis piece. I am much better if you come to me with a specific problem as opposed to "make me better." In the latter example the goal may not be attainable to any significant degree, but I digress. If a writing problem exists, I promise I can solve it; or at least figure out how to solve it and point you in the right direction. I can provide behaviors in your academic travails that will help throughout your academic career. Do you keep a personal annotated bibliography? Do you read other than school materials? Can't write if you don't read.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, wi

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Jay
I took poker lessons from Randy. He is awesome! I could not break into money in tournaments for more than a year. but after the 2nd lesson last week, I made into money twice and won a seat in a satellite game. just had my 3rd lesson and wanted to put this out to give a shout for Randy!
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Very knowledgeable and personable. Able to communicate more complex concepts in an easy to understand manner.
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Arnie B.

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Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 10 to 70
  • Awarded Notable Book of 2010 from State Library of Michigan
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Arnie B.

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I bring 20+ years of teaching experience, from elementary through college-aged students and beyond. Whether you're looking for help for your children, building solid writing skills for your high school or college aged student, or just good creative writing fun for all ages, I'm here to help get those words on the page. I've published several books of nonfiction. Your student is working with a solid professional who cares about your needs, while infusing a love for the written word within your student..

About Arnie

I'm an internationally acclaimed author, with five books published and is a contributor to several anthologies. I writes about movies, history, and whatever interests me. I've been interviewed on NPR, MSNBC, blogs & newspapers, and lots of radio & podcast shows in the US, Ireland, Australia, England

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Claire W.

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  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 17 and up
  • Teaches High School, College
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Claire W.

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Nervous about your essay assignment or confused about expectations for college-level writing? Chat with a current college professor about your composition homework, application essay, or other writing projects. I can help you polish a completed piece, revise an early draft, or interpret feedback you have gotten from peers or an instructor. My focus is on providing you with a clear path forward to improve your own work and cultivate your unique voice as a writer. While I specialize in working with college students, I am also happy to tutor high-school juniors and seniors who are about to make the transition to college writing. My goal is to leave you feeling more confident about your writing project, whatever that may be.

I am an American expat and a native English speaker. My background includes:
- A Ph.D. in English from Cornell, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing, and a certification in teaching ESL/EFL to adults
- More than 10 years teaching writing classes at the college level
- Work ...

About Claire

College writing professor with more than 10 years of classroom and tutoring experience. I particularly enjoy working with undergraduates on essay assignments and with international students who want to build confidence in their English writing skills. I'm an American expat and native English speaker

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Christopher A.

13 Reviews
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  • Economics from pitzer college
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Christopher A.

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I have taught writing for over five years and love to teach it because writing is my passion. I have written several award winning screenplays and work also work as a freelance writer. I have helped students write college essays which have helped them get into their first choice, graduate students with their research papers on psychology, nursing and business as well as young students writing some of their first creative essays... and everything in between.

About Christopher

I have tutored all sections of both the ACT and SAT as well as many other subjects for over five years and have logged over 3,000 tutoring hours as well as over 650 five star ratings through other tutoring services. I tutor because I love the challenge of helping people understand new ideas and en

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Best experience! My son who is on 6th grade had to take the SSAT in a short period of time and Chris got him engaged from the first class, not easy for an online class. He was easy to communicate and was open to work with our schedule. Thanks for all the work you did!
Shaniya
Great Algebra tutor! Chris was tutoring my daughter in algebra. He picked up very quickly to see where her weakness is. He is very patient and takes his time in making sure my daughter gets it done. Excellent tutor.
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Stephenie G.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephenie G.

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Experienced English writing teacher of 10 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of English writing skills. I specialize in academic writing, essay writing, and creative writing such as poems and short fiction and nonfiction. I typically use Practice Makes Perfect books, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: examples of academic and essay writing, English grammar books and creative writing books. .

About Stephenie

Hi there! My name is Stephenie. I have an extensive history of teaching a variety of subjects throughout my adult life starting in 1992 with violin lessons given in my home. I played classical violin throughout my childhood and early adulthood. I have also taught jewelry making at a local bead s

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Mei
Stephenie is a patient and enthusiastic teacher. Highly recommended!
Mei
Stephenie is patient and enthusiastic in her teaching. Highly recommended.

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"Nick worked absolutely miracles with my very-reluctant-to-learn 13 year old boy. He kept him engaged and built a real relationship of trust - and helped my son grow as a writer, reader, and editor. I absolutely recommend Nick as a fantastic teacher and tutor."
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"Nick worked with my son, a freshman in college, to support his completion of essays in his freshman english class. My son will speak to Nick's tutor skills, but I need to speak to Nick's service - he is incredibly friendly, and his response time is excellent. Any time we needed to ask a question, I got a reply within minutes (or, if he was teaching, at his earliest break). Scheduling sessions can be tricky when doing tutoring, and having a responsive, communicative tutor who is organized and manages an efficient schedule is KEY. Nick is all these things. I highly recommend him as a tutor!"
Judy
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"My son just had his first lesson with Dr. D and he said he learned so much from Dr. D and is really looking forward to learning more from Dr. D. Thank you Dr. D!"
Willard
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Wow! Very thorough and caring professional. Interested in evaluating where the individual's writing skills are; what are their goals; and how to develop a lesson plan based on the age and school district requirements. On our second lesson, my 13 y/o daughter's sentence structure has already noticibly improved! Can't wait to see how much more she improves!
Would recommend without hesitation!"
Danni
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Nick is helping my kids with reading and writing. He’s very skilled, experienced, patient and thoughtful."
Aydin & Mikah
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"My son enjoys writing lessons with Steve and has improved writing skills just after 3-4 sessions with Steve. Before he used to hate doing writing at home but now he likes it which is a big change."
Rital
Took Writing lessons from Steve S.
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"My son said "she is good and nice"!"
Vladimir
Took Writing lessons from Elisa A.
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"Perfect lesson! Dr. Ulyana is very nice, patient, and very professional."
Alan
Took Writing lessons from Ulyana H.
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"Dr. Dianala is very personable and professional."
Ellis
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"I expressed an interest in having a second opinion/ or set of eyes to get another read on what I was writing. The feedback offered was helpful. Thanks!"
Yolanda
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