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Tutors are more popular now than ever before. Attempting to teach a child at home today can be a real challenge when our lingo and approach seems to be a foreign language to them.

The methods used to teach our children are far different than how we learned several years ago. However, a qualified tutor can both explain a subject in current terms, and provide the teaching patience that many families are looking for. So how do parents go about finding the best tutor for their child?

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5 stars
Wyzant Best-In-Class Blue Ribbon Award

WyzAnt is the expert in education and training. Their easy-to-use database of qualified tutors is both free and wide-ranging. Qualified tutors are available across the nation to teach just about any subject to students of all ages. When looking for a tutor, your search should start with WyzAnt.
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4 stars
Varsity Tutors


Varsity Tutors is an online tutoring site that helps you get lessons specifically built for you in a one-on-one setting and to fit into your schedule. Varsity Tutors does the research, vetting, and interviewing of any potential tutor and only provides the most experienced tutors. Fee amounts depend on the subject and the individual tutor's rate.
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4 stars


Care is a provider of babysitters, elder care providers and more. They have a large database of tutors accessible with monthly membership. The average hourly price for a tutor is dependant on each individual but tends to run below the average. While education is not their specialty, Care offers affordable tutoring options worth looking into.
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3.5 stars


For high school and college-age students who need help with school, Chegg is a convenient option. Tutors can help students at any time of day or night, and pricing plans can be chosen on a weekly, monthly, or as-needed basis. Customers should keep a close eye on their billing, however; many users report being overcharged for help or having difficulties with getting subscription plans cancelled. Read More... Visit

3.5 stars


Mathnasium offers onsite learning centers for those struggling with match. We appreciated that Mathnasium measures students success by how well they improve in school. For those challenged in other subjects, they will need to look elsewhere for a tutor. Read More... Visit

3 stars
School Tutoring Academy


Despite some confusing lingo, School Tutoring Academy only offers tutoring via online. For those unable to find a tutor in their local area, this might be an only option but we were concerned with the effectiveness for many children trying to learn via a web cam. Read More... Visit

1.5 stars
Sylvan Learning Center


Sylvan misses the mark with undisclosed pricing and expensive evaluation fees. We found numerous complaints of Sylvan's customers that had paid thousands of dollars in tutoring fees and were unhappy as a result. For more affordable, and convenient tutoring options we recommend you choose a higher ranked company. Read More... Visit

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A number of tutor services exist today that match qualified personal tutors, trained in one or several subjects, with the student in need. However, these services and respective tutors can vary greatly in price and the subjects they teach.

Before you hire a tutor for your child, you should consider the following:

  • Focus. Which age groups and learning subjects does the company provide tutoring for?
  • Location. Will the tutoring occur at your home, at a separate location, or online?
  • Cost. What is the cost of the tutoring service? has reviewed and ranked the best Tutor Services available today. We hope these reviews help you find the right tutor for your child's needs!

New study: 2018-2025 tutoring software report on global and United States market forecast

Market segment by Type, the product can be split into Exam preparation (Standardized tests GRE,GMAT,MCAT,ACT,SAT), Licensing, Online courses, Private tutors. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications ...

Published:  Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:34:00 GMT

If star tutors can ensure HKDSE success, is the exam unfit for purpose

I refer to recent comments from your correspondents about the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exam and star tutors ("HKDSE means peak season for star tutors, but are students losing out on learning" April 17). As someone who has been teaching ...

Published:  Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:14:00 GMT

Academic Support Center opens new tutoring service

ThinkingStorm is an online platform that offers access to highly experienced tutors in subjects such as math, science, writing, and foreign language and will be offered free to VSU students. All of the company's tutors hold bachelor's degrees ...

Published:  Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:24:00 GMT

O-level exam cheating trial: Student received help from tutors for 5 papers

SINGAPORE - For five of his O-level examination papers here, Chinese student Zhou Zice relied on three tutors to help him fill in the blanks. The tutors, who were stationed at a tuition centre, read the answers to him through a small earphone, which was ...

Published:  Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:56:00 GMT

Calistoga students are failing math, plan in place to improve test scores, tutors needed

Calistoga students are failing in math at proportions high enough for the high school's math teachers to alert district trustees to the problem, put together a plan for improvement and ask the community for help. Calistoga High School math teachers ...

Published:  Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:24:00 GMT

YiXue and SRI International Extend Artificial Intelligence Research Collaboration to Offer Virtual Tutors for Chinese Students

Known for its AI-driven adaptive learning system, YiXue is one of the most promising education startups in the Chinese market. Through its online learning platform and in over 600 affiliated learning centers across China, YiXue's proprietary intelligent ...

Published:  Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:08:00 GMT

HKDSE means peak season for star tutors, but are students losing out on learning

Amid the debate over the pressure of sitting public exams like the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE), I wish to highlight the role of the cram school culture in Hong Kong. The HKDSE causes great stress to pupils, as they are under ...

Published:  Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:30:00 GMT

Elitist politics, tutors and predatory sports teams: Oxford university's battle to save itself

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Published:  Mon, 16 Apr 2018 04:31:00 GMT

READ program tutors needed

In light of a new tutor training session starting at the end of the month, Alpena County Library READ coordinators Leslie Kirchoff and Pat Hummel recently shared some impressive statistics. READ tutors contributed more than 1,200 hours in the last year.

Published:  Fri, 13 Apr 2018 05:00:00 GMT

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