Improving Academic Performance

How to Get the Most Out of Private Tutoring

Posted by Mo Murthi on Tue, May 12, 2015 @ 01:32 PM

Finding a good tutor is not easy (we can help with that!), but once you've found someone who works well with you, there are some things you can do to get even more out of the relationship.

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3 Reasons to Consider Private Tutoring

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Tue, Mar 12, 2013 @ 12:11 PM

On the surface, there are many reasons why students and parents consider private tutoring, but in essence they boil down to three fundamental reasons.  The general reasons for hiring a private tutor are listed here in order of reactiveness to proactiveness.

1.  When There’s A Problem

The majority of people looking for a tutor are hoping to solve a problem.  These are parents seeking out tutors because their kids’ report cards are unsatisfactory, or college students looking for help after they bomb the midterm.  The motivation for these sorts of people is primarily damage control, and once the problem is solved they intend to go back to business as usual.  They see private tutoring as a last resort tactic, sort of like stopping at a gas station and asking for directions. 

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3 Ways Private Tutoring Can Reduce the Cost of Education

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Thu, Dec 20, 2012 @ 10:32 AM

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Tags: ACT/SAT, News, cost of college, private tutoring, education system