Here is one of the biggest tips I can offer to tutors aiming for 5 star ratings.
The idea is very basic. I don't know of anyone who likes a "Scrooge", a penny-pincher. You are in the service industry, so customer service matters a lot. It's never fun to round down time spent (so you get less pay), but it pays off in the long-run. If
you've been with a student an extra few minutes...
One question I just received on a different blog was how to handle the 4-star ratings that come up. No matter how good you are, someone will not be satisfied. I personally have received two 4-stars here on WyzAnt, one when I was just starting out, and one
For the 4-star early on, it was from a weekly student who only rated the very first meeting as a 4-star. When I learned it...
Here's a study tip I gave to a student just tonight. One of the issues that I see with students is that they only study for tests, starting the night before or so. As a tutor, I know that strategy rarely works well. When I ask the student why he/she doesn't
study just a little bit every day, the response is generally the same: there's no point studying beforehand since I'll have forgotten it...