Besides the obvious better grades at school example, we'll list here our top 10 reasons to find your child a private tutor:
Students with mood disorders and emotional problems are more likely to struggle with their school work than their peers. In fact, sometimes the stress of school and the social atmosphere can make it very difficult for a student to complete even the most basic of tasks. When concentration and focus are extremely low, a student’s ability to keep up might feel like an arduous journey. Yet, many steps can be taken outside and inside of the school to make sure any mood disorder or emotional problem doesn’t halt or trip up your student’s success in school. Tutors can also help to keep a student organized and to aid in finding other ways to study that feel more comfortable.
Winter finals arrive at one of most frantic times of the year: students juggle holiday prep, cookies with Grandma, traveling, sledding, and a slew of other activities as they prepare for their exams.
Teachers are bombarded with last minute pleas for extra credit and extra help. Oftentimes a student will not get the help they need if they wait until the last minute.
So, we’ve collected a few tips on how to make sure any student is prepared well in advance.
While it might be difficult for some parents to accept that their child is struggling academically and requires additional resources, those struggles aren't uncommon and hiring a tutor may be the best option.
Explain to your child why you think a tutor is needed and what a tutor does.
Talk about what you hope will be accomplished with a tutor. Define the goals for your student’s work with a tutor, whether it be improved grades, skills or test scores.
The ACT is difficult not because of the questions, but because the scores have a huge impact on your child's future. Here are some of out tips to help you guide them to increase their ACT score!
Few parts of a college application cause more anxiety for students than the SAT and ACT. So much seems to ride on a single exam completed in a few hours on a Saturday morning.
But how much do SAT and ACT scores really matter in the admissions process? I asked the question of Corry Unis, Director of Admissions at Alfred University, and he replied:
'Though most students won’t take the ACT until their Junior year, it’s important to start getting ready before that.
As parents, we sometimes need a little help - okay, maybe a lot of help. And that’s not a bad thing. It actually makes us great parents.
When we understand our shortcomings as parents and seek outside help to ensure our kids still get the very best, that makes us great parents - that makes us awesome parents!