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Abel tutors in Chicago, IL

Abel F.

Private tutor in Chicago, IL

5Abel F.

134 reviews


Polytechnic Institute of New York University - Bachelors, Chemical Engineering , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - PHD, Chemical Engineering


I think that at the heart of tutoring should be learning and not teaching. I believe in providing the student with the tools necessary to become an independent learner. Students best learn through example, humor, and asking questions. I use a combination of approaches in my tutoring sessions, including visual and written aids. Learning comes in several stages, but the ultimate goal should be a student that is confident and capable of performing the work with little assistance.I personally enjoy learning and have been a tutor in various forms form many years. The subjects that are my greatest strength are chemistry, English, math, physics, and test prep (ACT and SAT). I earned my bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and my Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. I attended Polytechnic Institute of New York University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. In my free time, I enjoy dancing the tango, reading, and running.


Weekdays at any time, Weekends at any time

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10 miles at my regular hourly rate


Tango, running, and reading

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