Thinking of going back to school but worried that you won’t have
the time? We understand that families, jobs and time pressures make adult
education a daunting task. That’s why our adult tutors help you
to prioritize, organize and manage your time so that you have the opportunity
for personal development and career advancement.
Causes of Stress
The job market is tough and more people are seeing the benefits of retooling.
Getting a secondary education may mean a better job or a whole new career
for you. Of course your life is busy and complicated and going back to
school places an enormous amount of stress and pressure on the mature student.
There are a number of factors which contribute to the stress that students
- Work on a full or part-time basis.
- Family responsibilities.
- Lagging behind with technological advancements.
- Haven’t kept up with advancements in the field.
- Dated study techniques don’t fit with modern teaching methods.
- Gaps in knowledge base.
- Pressure to be the perfect student.
These concerns lead many adult learners to delay the start of their education
while others feel pressured and overwhelmed by their new school environment.
When stress and pressure threaten to derail your academic aspirations,
it’s time to get a tutor. Tutors understand that you are busy, that’s
why they come to you so that they can teach you in the comfort of your
home and fit in with your schedule.
One-on-one tutoring means that the tutor can find the gaps in your knowledge
base and help you to fill in your foundation. This will help you to catch
up and keep up with the rest of the class.
The tutor will assess your learning style and help you to record information
in a way that you can use while helping you to organize and prioritize
tasks so that you have enough time for everything. This means you are
working smarter, not harder.
Tutors help you set realistic academic goals and formulate a game plan
on how to achieve them. Tutors help you to complete your homework assignments
and work with your curriculum rather than adding on additional tasks for
you to complete.
If you have gaps in your communication and language skills, tutors can
help you to effectively communicate your answers. Many students really
do understand the course materials, but if they are not able to effectively
communicate their understanding or they answer questions in the wrong
way, they won’t get the marks they deserve.
Being an adult student and trying to balance life, work, family and studies
is a very difficult task – we get that and that is why our adult
tutors are trained to help with all aspects of academics from filling
in missing gaps in your knowledge base to helping you with study skills,
their holistic approach will help you to catch up and get ahead.
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