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So, you found a tutor, agreed on a rate, located the ideal tutoring location and time...here are a few things you can do to get the most out of your session. Send your tutor a copy of your assignment or project the night before. Why waste precious tutoring time watching your tutor read your assignment during your tutoring session. By sending your tutor your assignment before your session,... read more

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Most students show up for a study session not really knowing what to expect. A tutor should ask you what you are having trouble with specifically, but if you don't know then neither will they.  The more you and your tutor know about what the problem is the better prepared the tutor will be to help you. Here are some tips for your first study session:   1. Bring everything... read more

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There's an old martial arts/Zen story about a student who came to a new teacher eager to prove how worthy he was of being taught. The student talked on and on about his ideas and knowledge and questions while the teacher remained silent. The teacher then offered the student a cup of tea. The teacher poured a full cup, then continued to pour and pour and pour until the tea was overflowing and spilling... read more

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When you are preparing to go meet your new tutor for the first time, remember the tutor is just as excited to meet you too! To make the most of everyone’s time, remember a few simple things: Everyone will be a bit nervous! It is everyone’s first time meeting each other. The younger your child is, the higher the chance they will be shy or possibly cry. Schedule- Try to come prepared... read more