Tutor Doctor Success Story: Closing the Confidence Gap

Tutor Doctor Success Story: Closing the Confidence Gap

One of our tutors writes about how helping their student believe in themselves again made their confidence and grades soar!

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  • Tutor Doctor Success Story: Closing the Confidence Gap

    Tutoring

    As soon as I began working with this student, I knew she desperately wanted to succeed. A high school sophomore with aspirations of becoming a nurse, she knew this was a pivotal year and that her grades would be a critical factor for colleges considering ...

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  • Learning Is Not Just For School - It's a Lifelong Skill

    Academic Success Formula

    This blog post summarizes the great insights from the 'Learning for Life' chapter in our Academic Success Formula book. Lifelong learning is about so much more than just simply learning to pass required exams to move on to the next level. Although we often ...

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  • Are you ready for Back to School? Tutor Doctor's Tips to Get Organized!

    Parenting Advice

    Back to School will arrive before you know it, so it’s best to get organized now! Making sure you are ready in advance helps to alleviate the stress of starting a new school year. Tutor Doctor has some helpful tips to make sure you are prepared: Make a ...

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  • The Summer Slide is in Full Effect! Now What?

    Summer School

    The “summer slide” refers to a student’s loss of academic gains during the summer months, usually due to a lack of practice and engagement with material they learned the previous school year. Summer learning loss is a serious issue for many students that ...

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  • Turn Planning Your Summer Trip Into A Learning Experience With These Simple Tips

    family

    Although many students consider summer to be an escape from learning, vacation travel provides many teachable moments. Like a classroom syllabus, your journey will include stepping stones and milestones rooted in the basics: Identify the goal or purpose Is ...

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  • Tutor Doctor Success Story: From Student to Tutor

    Tutoring

    As an elementary student, I excelled in my studies. I was in the gifted program and earned straight A’s, but I always had to work hard at math. When I entered grade 9 math class; suddenly, nothing made sense. The teacher’s teaching style and my learning ...

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  • Summer is a Great Time to Sharpen Test-Taking Skills

    Exams

    A previous post described how excellent preparation can be key to achieving successful test results, while also alleviating stress that can compromise performance. You know that you know the material, but can you prove it at test time? An issue with proper ...

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  • Why Tutoring Is One of the Best Part-Time Jobs for College Students

    Tutoring

    Tutoring is rewarding When it comes down to it, the feeling of being able to successfully teach a student something (and having them retain, practice, and eventually master that concept) is an incredibly rewarding experience. Many of our tutors have a huge ...

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  • How to Ward Off the Summer Slide as a College Student

    College

    While there’s still 24 hours in a day, there’s less time to relax - and an urgency to maintain your edge or advantage. Accordingly, it’s important to find activities that ward off laziness and keep your mind sharp while you’re away from college. An ...

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