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The first thing you as a student should do to prepare for your first visit with your Tutor, is to gather all of the correspondence you have between your Teacher or Professor and yourself.  Key items would be a syllabus, or a list of things your Teacher or Professor expects you to accomplish during your course.  This list should include a list or chart of how the grading will be assessed for that course.  If any of this is no longer in your possession, get a new copy and protect it.    The next thing you should do is to gather all of the resources available to you for the course.  These items include textbooks, online links, handouts, and tools.  This should include anything recommended by your Teacher or Professor to help you succeed in the course.  This also should include anything you normally use for that course, even if it was recommended by someone else, such as an adviser.  Have a general idea of what each of these items are... read more

I am new to the Wyzant website and have been assigned my first student to tutor. The student lives about 30 miles away from my current location. I am charging 30 dollars per hour, 45 for two hours and 60 for three hours. I am not aware of the proper etiquette when it comes to tutoring and was wondering if meeting at a location between our homes would be an idea okay to propose.   Any suggestions would be beneficial.   Thanks   Keith M.

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