Meet Our Tutors

Ali Carella

Ali holds a PhD in education: literacy, language & culture at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has formerly taught language arts, ELL, and other subjects in middle and…

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Amanda Fink

Amanda holds degrees with honors in both English and theater and performance studies from the University of Chicago. Since graduating, she has been tutoring all subjects, grades 7 through 12, with…

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Andrew Cutler

Andrew graduated with honors from the University of Chicago in 2012 with a BA in both English Language & Literature and Theatre & Performance Studies. For the past several years,…

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Andrew Overbye

Andrew graduated from Bates College in 2014 with a bachelors degree in theater and concentrations in philosophy and English.  He taught kindergarten and second grade at Anubanrattanakalasin school in Thailand…

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Andy Rapoport

Andy grew up in Skokie and graduated from the University of Chicago in 2016 with degrees in biology (neuroscience specialization) and public policy (healthcare specialization). He intends to go to…

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Ashley Vena

Ashley is a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Chicago, where she is conducting clinical psychopharmacology research in an effort to understand the development and progression of substance use disorders….

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Ben Cook

Ben earned his BA cum laude in sociology with a minor in French from Northeastern Illinois University in 2013 and completed an MS in infectious disease and immunology research at…

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Benjamin Bobo

Benjamin earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Valparaiso University in Indiana. He will finish his master’s in public policy from the University of Chicago in June, where he…

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Benny Wah

Benny was born and raised in Chicago and is currently in the physics PhD program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He specializes in computational techniques and simulations. With…

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Bethany Walter

Bethany graduated from North Central College of Naperville with a BA in mathematics. She spent five years teaching 6th grade in her hometown of Aurora before moving to Chicago. She…

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Brigitte Baker

Brigitte graduated from Augustana College in 2007 and went on to join Teach For America in Denver, CO. After two years teaching middle school English, she moved back to Chicago…

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