Everyone deserves a truly individualized education. Tutoring can deepen and accelerate learning, help students discover and develop aptitudes, remedy problems, and maximize educational opportunities.
Our tutoring emphasizes:
Learning to learn
Building thinking skills
All tutors undergo an intensive application and interview process, including a criminal background check.
In addition to individual and small group tutoring services, we offer affordable test preparation classes.
Learning is a lifelong process! We welcome students of all ages.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get started?
Most clients schedule a free consultation to talk about goals and how tutoring may work for them. This also helps us match clients with a tutor that best fits their needs
How much does it cost?
Regular academic tutoring costs $40-60 an hour.
Where does tutoring take place?
Current tutors offer sessions at area libraries, coffee shops and student homes.
I only need tutoring for a limited time. Do you offer that?
Yes, we can schedule just one or two sessions, if that is all you require, though we are not able to offer last minute scheduling to new clients.
What about preparing for the ACT and the SAT?
We offer individual and group preparation, scheduled around students' needs. Individual sessions are $45 an hour and group classes cost about $30 an hour per person.
Do you guarantee your results?
No, we cannot make a promise that just by coming to tutoring you will increase your scores or your grades, though most students do so. Test results involve many variables such as test administration peculiarities, students' states of mind and particular test content. We discuss all of these in tutoring.
How are tutors screened?
Tutors are recommended to us, then they apply to work through Periscope. After an initial interview, which includes a review of credentials, Periscope performs a criminal background check.