Tutoring Agencies

The tutoring landscape

When I first started to work as a tutor many years ago, I started off by working for mainstream tutoring agencies that were the most advertised. It didn’t take me long to realize that most of these companies were focused more on the business side of things rather than on student success and tutor satisfaction.…

summer tutoring

The benefits of summer tutoring

I often hear students that attend semestered schools complain that they don’t remember much of what they’ve learned in a previous grade since they’ve been away from a particular subject for close to a year. There are times when a student may have math in the first half of the school year, and then only…

What makes a great tutor?

The qualities of a great tutor are similar to those of a great classroom teacher. Just like a great teacher, a great tutor is caring and tries to identify with the needs of her students. A great tutor not only cares about the academic success of her students but also about their overall well-being. This…