Is Online Tutoring a Worthy Investment?

How does it work?

Students and tutors work together in a real time virtual classroom. Powered by state-of-the-art technology and staffed by expert, background checked tutors, Tutor.com gives you the flexibility, freedom and quality you deserve—24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You never need an appointment and there are no time limits on sessions, ever!

  • Connect to a live, expert tutor online 24/7
  • Thousands of fully screened and certified tutors
  • Every session is recorded and available for review

Classroom Features:

  • Instant messaging: communicate with your tutor through online chat
  • Interactive whiteboard: draw problems on a shared whiteboard
  • Shared web browsing: browse the web together
  • File sharing: send your papers and other files to a tutor for review

Why do students prefer online tutors?

This service not only helps the students learn concepts but it greatly increases their confidence in their ability to do so.  Large classrooms with ever increasing curriculum loads just don’t offer as much one-on-one help as some students need.

Many parents don’t have enough time and/or content knowledge to make up for this. If your child really needs more help outside of the classroom, how does Tutor.com compare to in person tutoring?

They can log in to get help right when they need it. There is no need to worry about fitting in a tutor around your busy schedule. No need for tutors to fit you in around their busy schedule. There are hundreds of tutors available online at any given time.  Plus, only pay for the minutes that you use – no session minimum or maximum length. 

Internet communication is intuitive for todays student so the virtual classroom works great for them. Students can get encouragement and help without asking in front of a whole classroom. As a bonus, every tip and example that the tutors provide can be saved or printed for later reference.

Is it worth paying for?

Its roughly the same cost as paying an in-person tutor (~$30/hr) but offers much more flexibility. At the very least, its worth a try.

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Comments

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    Leigh says

    Hm, interesting. We can take classes online. Why not tutoring, too?

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    Chrystal says

    I agree, classes can be online, so why not tutoring?

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    Karen says

    I’ve heard good things about online tutoring, maybe its time to give it a try. Thanks for the promo code!