WyzAnt has been a very rewarding experience for me. I've helped students prepare for anything from an entrance examination to weekly homework to standardized test. The wide range of topics (at least in mathematics) that bring students and those who care about them to WyzAnt is also refreshing. It offers the ability for tutors to conquer different challenges from session to session. I would say that the only thing that I would change is the geographical restrictions, but I understand the reasoning behind them. It provides a more personal feeling to meet face-to-face with a tutor for which driving more than 40 miles can be cumbersome. However, there are certainly some tutoring tasks (at least in mathematics) that can more easily be addressed via email or over the phone. In these cases, for instance, fact checking a mathematical proof or reviewing a short concept. With repeat clients I tend to throw these short conversations in for free, though this can add up. I imagine this could be a new source of revenue for WyzAnt to offer online tutoring help (though conceivably using a different pricing system). Overall, however, my experience has been enriching for me and my students.
This website has been long overdue. It allows parents and students to finally be able to have access to professional tutoring for their children easily and conveniently. I've been tutoring for over 12 years. I only wish this website had been around when I started.
Easy in every aspect.
I have totally enjoyed my experiences with tutoring with Wyzant. Wyzant has been easy in every aspect of tutoring. From finding students to being paid they have made it so simple.
Tutoring made SUPER easy
I never knew how to really take on becoming a tutor though it was something I had wanted to do for a long time. I was surprised when I found out about Wyzant and how easy it was to make a reputable profile for myself. I searched and found quite a lot within my city (which is strange because usually any site like this never has any activity within my city) and I had students within 24 hours!!! I'm a huge wyzant fan! I'll recommend it to any of my friends looking for a little extra cash and that I know can help people out by teaching!
From Nuts to Bolts
I have worked with several tutoring companies over the years and I have to say that WyzAnt is by far my favorite. They have all the bases covered, and the system just works beautifully from nuts to bolts.
Great Marketing (service) Perkins, A. Bronx, New York
I have been with WyzAnt's Team for two months now. WyzAnt serves me with a great amount of clients. I have at least three to four clients within a week. I do plan on working with the WyzAnt's Team for a long time. Thank you WyzAnt Team for your great marketing service. My experience with my clients (scholars have been a beautiful experience and I am confident that it will remain that way.) I have never had a problem with connecting to clients, they are finding me, which is a blessing. Thank you WyzAnt Team
The WyzAnt experience
I have been working with WyzAnt as a math tutor for the last year or so. I have found this to be a VERY rewarding experience for my students and I. I have often been hired after the student has performed poorly in school. My mission, was to turn this failure into a success. Usually, such students, or more likely, parents of such a student, want me to tutor on a regular basis. The result is that more times than than not, after receiving a student who was literally drowning, I am able to to make him/her pass the class! This gives me great satisfaction. The level of satisfaction surpasses the monetary remuneration of my services. My only recommendation to such parents, is to start the tutoring earlier. This gives a greater degree of freedom for both the tutor and student as to how to proceed. Unfortunately, I have had situations, where a parent will ask me to tutor just before and midterm or final exam, for a student who has preformed poorly throughout the year. This results in stress for BOTH the tutor and student, and leaves AT BEST mixed results.
I started working with WyzAnt in March 2010. It has been a wonderful experience. I am an independent contractor. I set up my schedule and set my own fee according to my experience. I am given advertising materials (flyers, business cards) to promote myself. They email me on a daily basis with potential tutoring opportunities. WyzAnt afford me the opportunity to connect with a wide range of students on a constant basis. The students are wonderful and I love my work. Thank You Wyzant!!
Great tutoring website
Wyzant is a wonderful site for tutors, as well as students, as the connection between a student and a tutor is designed very well. For ex: an email from Wyzant is sent out to tutors based on their areas of expertise and geographic location,which notifies them that there is a potential tutoring position available. I find this to be very useful, as I have a blackberry, and I can check my emails frequently. The only improvement I would like to see on the site, is that when I respond to a student's posting, the sent box always shows 0 unread messages, even seconds after I send the message. It would be beneficial to know when a student has opened my email. Other than this minor issue, I find Wyzant to be an excellent site, which benefits both tutors and students, alike.
A joy to use.
I stumbled on WyzAnt as part of a job hunt. Since I joined the site as a tutor, the response has been quick and admirable. The system is easy to use and explain and they have taken the time to make things in depth and easy to use and set up for students and tutors. I commend them on their execution and vision.