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  • Category: Absenteeism

    • Toward a Better Understanding: Dyslexia

      Of all the learning exceptionalities, few are more misunderstood than dyslexia. While many young people facing this diagnosis are unusually bright, they face the stigma of others thinking they are less intelligent. Let's see if we can bust some myths about this disorder.

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  • Category: Academic Game Plan

    • Welcome the New Year with Tutor Doctor's Goal Setting Tips

      Are you planning to make a new year’s resolution? We suggest setting a new year’s goal instead! When you set a goal, you have a definite end result in mind that you are working towards. Some goals may be harder to reach than others. Whatever your dreams are for 2018, here’s some great tips to help you achieve your goals!

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    • Thinking with the End in Mind – Keep Goals in Sight

      This blog post provides a great summary of a chapter from our recently published book, Academic Success Formula: How ordinary students get extraordinary results. The chapter was written by Ashley Mulcahy, a Tutor Doctor franchisee out of Orange County, California, who has more than 100 tutors in 20 cities.

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  • Category: ACT

  • Category: ACT Prep

  • Category: ADD

    • Career Paths in the Arts You May Not Have Thought Of

      For young people with artistic talent, it can be intimidating to consider career prospects. The image of the "starving artist" is difficult to contemplate, but the good news is that career opportunities do exist for talented creatives in places most people don't consider.

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  • Category: ADHD

    • The Importance of Family Time for Young People

      To say that being a modern parent is exhausting is putting it mildly. Costs are high, salaries are low, and constant worries about bills, retirement, health care and more just make it difficult to create real quality time between parent and child. However, studies consistently show that benefits of “family time” are immense and far-reaching, especially for the child.

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  • Category: Adult Tutoring

    • Challenges Facing Rural Schools

      Life in a rural areas is different from life in cities in many different ways. Similarly, education is different too. Rural schools face unique challenges that often get overlooked, but today we're going to take a look at some of those challenges.

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  • Category: Anxiety

    • 7 Ways to Overcome Test Anxiety and Conquer Your Exams

      We all take tests that can cause stress - English, math, driver’s education or college entrance exams to name but a few. And what we find - regardless of subject or potential consequence - is that feeling prepared is the #1 tool in pushing back against test anxiety.

      Read More
  • Category: apps

    • Great apps to help your children learn to code

      Learning to code is similar a learning a second language, and it is easier to acquire if exposed to at a young age. A whopping 71% of all new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are in the computing field! There is no better time to prepare for the future. Here are some great apps that focus on coding for kids!

      Read More
  • Category: athletics

    • Balancing Sports and Academics

      School athletics are not only great for one’s health, but can also give students a serious advantage when applying for colleges. Being involved in student athletics looks great on any college application, and there are numerous scholarships available to students that participate in sports. However, sometimes balancing sports and academics can be difficult! If you are a student that finds it challenging to manage time

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    • Back to School: Time to Get Organized!

      With the return to school, it's time to start thinking about the year ahead. One of the best things a young person can do for themselves is to get properly organized now so that they hit the ground running! We've got some tips for getting started.

      Read More
  • Category: Back to School

    • Welcome the New Year with Tutor Doctor's Goal Setting Tips

      Are you planning to make a new year’s resolution? We suggest setting a new year’s goal instead! When you set a goal, you have a definite end result in mind that you are working towards. Some goals may be harder to reach than others. Whatever your dreams are for 2018, here’s some great tips to help you achieve your goals!

      Read More
  • Category: Become a Tutor

    • The Benefits of Becoming a Tutor with Tutor Doctor

      As a Tutor Doctor tutor, you can realize many benefits that come with answering the global need for private tutoring services, estimated to be $228 billion (USD) by 2022. And, you’ll join the many Tutor Doctor tutors already working with our 300+ local offices in 16 countries to help change the trajectory of student’s lives. Let’s look at how impactful you can be, not only to others, but to yourself.

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  • Category: Better Grades

  • Category: Birthday Parties

  • Category: Born Just Right

    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

      Read More
  • Category: Bullying

    • Tips to Help Tackle Cyberbullying

      Social media can be a great platform that helps people all over the world to stay connected, but it’s important to keep an eye on what your kids are being exposed to. If you discover that your child is being bullied by a troll, here’s a few tips that may help:

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  • Category: Career Development

  • Category: Career Path

    • How to Teach Your Teens to be Financially Savvy

      In today’s modern world, being financially savvy is crucial. Between the changing global economy, the rising costs of higher education, and the introduction of digital currencies, it’s more important than ever to start teaching your teens financial skills early on. Here are some great tips on how you can help your teens prepare themselves for the world of money-management!

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  • Category: CCSS

  • Category: Celiac Disease

    • US Supreme Court to rule on special needs students

      Under federal law, public schools in the United States are required to guarantee access to students with disabilities. The law, however, does not specify the quality of education those students are to receive. And now the Supreme Court is set to issue a ruling on just how high (or low) that bar should be set. This ruling has the potential to dramatically affect parents, students and school boards.

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  • Category: Classroom Coping

    • Tips to Help Tackle Cyberbullying

      Social media can be a great platform that helps people all over the world to stay connected, but it’s important to keep an eye on what your kids are being exposed to. If you discover that your child is being bullied by a troll, here’s a few tips that may help:

      Read More
  • Category: Coding

    • Great apps to help your children learn to code

      Learning to code is similar a learning a second language, and it is easier to acquire if exposed to at a young age. A whopping 71% of all new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are in the computing field! There is no better time to prepare for the future. Here are some great apps that focus on coding for kids!

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  • Category: College

    • Tutor Doctor's Top Tips For Writing a Great Essay

      Writing an essay can definitely be a challenging task, and many people have trouble figuring out where to start – commonly referred to as “writer’s block.” Being able to effectively compose a written response to a topic is a vital skill you will use throughout your educational journey, and many students will find themselves submitting heavily-weighted essays with their college applications. Here are some quick and ea

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  • Category: College Admissions

    • Tutor Doctor's Top Tips For Writing a Great Essay

      Writing an essay can definitely be a challenging task, and many people have trouble figuring out where to start – commonly referred to as “writer’s block.” Being able to effectively compose a written response to a topic is a vital skill you will use throughout your educational journey, and many students will find themselves submitting heavily-weighted essays with their college applications. Here are some quick and ea

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    • Tutor Doctor's Top Tips For Writing a Great Essay

      Writing an essay can definitely be a challenging task, and many people have trouble figuring out where to start – commonly referred to as “writer’s block.” Being able to effectively compose a written response to a topic is a vital skill you will use throughout your educational journey, and many students will find themselves submitting heavily-weighted essays with their college applications. Here are some quick and ea

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  • Category: Common Core 101

    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

      Read More
    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

      Read More
    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

      Read More
  • Category: Common Core State

    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

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  • Category: Community Service

    • Career Paths in the Arts You May Not Have Thought Of

      For young people with artistic talent, it can be intimidating to consider career prospects. The image of the "starving artist" is difficult to contemplate, but the good news is that career opportunities do exist for talented creatives in places most people don't consider.

      Read More
  • Category: cyberbullying

    • Tips to Help Tackle Cyberbullying

      Social media can be a great platform that helps people all over the world to stay connected, but it’s important to keep an eye on what your kids are being exposed to. If you discover that your child is being bullied by a troll, here’s a few tips that may help:

      Read More
    • Career Paths in the Arts You May Not Have Thought Of

      For young people with artistic talent, it can be intimidating to consider career prospects. The image of the "starving artist" is difficult to contemplate, but the good news is that career opportunities do exist for talented creatives in places most people don't consider.

      Read More
  • Category: Education

    • 7 Ways to Overcome Test Anxiety and Conquer Your Exams

      We all take tests that can cause stress - English, math, driver’s education or college entrance exams to name but a few. And what we find - regardless of subject or potential consequence - is that feeling prepared is the #1 tool in pushing back against test anxiety.

      Read More
  • Category: Educational Toys

    • Great Educational Apps for All Ages

      At Tutor Doctor, we think technology is awesome! When it comes to “apps”, people often think of social media, entertainment, or email. Believe it or not, there are actually a ton of great educational apps that help make the learning process fun and engaging! Here are three of our top picks, which are great for students of all ages.

      Read More
  • Category: Elementary School

    • Why You Shouldn't Give Your Math Skills a Break

      In many high schools around the world, students have their courses split into semesters. When students find themselves studying North American History in one grade and World Wars the following year, the months that fell in between don’t necessarily matter as much as they tend to with other subjects. For example, what you learn about electricity in this year’s science class may have no direct relation to the optics co

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  • Category: Emergency Plan

    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

      Read More
  • Category: Engineering

    • Great apps to help your children learn to code

      Learning to code is similar a learning a second language, and it is easier to acquire if exposed to at a young age. A whopping 71% of all new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are in the computing field! There is no better time to prepare for the future. Here are some great apps that focus on coding for kids!

      Read More
  • Category: English Tutor

    • Tutor Doctor's Top Tips For Writing a Great Essay

      Writing an essay can definitely be a challenging task, and many people have trouble figuring out where to start – commonly referred to as “writer’s block.” Being able to effectively compose a written response to a topic is a vital skill you will use throughout your educational journey, and many students will find themselves submitting heavily-weighted essays with their college applications. Here are some quick and ea

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    • Why your kids should consider volunteer work

      Volunteer work is a great way of giving back to your community, and also helps to foster a sense of personal self-accomplishment! Helping others actually has some surprising benefits that may not immediately come to mind when we think of volunteer work! Here are some great reasons to consider volunteering in your community.

      Read More
  • Category: Essay Writing

    • Tutor Doctor's Top Tips For Writing a Great Essay

      Writing an essay can definitely be a challenging task, and many people have trouble figuring out where to start – commonly referred to as “writer’s block.” Being able to effectively compose a written response to a topic is a vital skill you will use throughout your educational journey, and many students will find themselves submitting heavily-weighted essays with their college applications. Here are some quick and ea

      Read More
  • Category: Exams

    • 7 Ways to Overcome Test Anxiety and Conquer Your Exams

      We all take tests that can cause stress - English, math, driver’s education or college entrance exams to name but a few. And what we find - regardless of subject or potential consequence - is that feeling prepared is the #1 tool in pushing back against test anxiety.

      Read More
  • Category: Executive Skills

  • Category: family

    • The Best Way to Balance Study and Fun Over the Holidays

      This time of year, many of our students will find themselves on a well-deserved break from school! Everyone should try to take a breather during the holiday season, but it can be hard to get “back into gear” when vacation is over. Most teachers give assignments over the holidays, and knowing how to balance study and fun can “make or break” your vacation!

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  • Category: Find a Tutor

    • Celebrating our incredible tutors for National Tutoring Week

      We’re committed to helping our students achieve their academic potential, whether that’s getting the grades needed to attend the college of their dreams or increasing their confidence in class. This could not be achieved without our incredible tutors. Every day our tutors are making a profound difference in the lives of our families, in our communities and our organization, and we are extremely proud of the work they

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    • Back to School: Time to Get Organized!

      With the return to school, it's time to start thinking about the year ahead. One of the best things a young person can do for themselves is to get properly organized now so that they hit the ground running! We've got some tips for getting started.

      Read More
  • Category: Games

    • Great Educational Apps for All Ages

      At Tutor Doctor, we think technology is awesome! When it comes to “apps”, people often think of social media, entertainment, or email. Believe it or not, there are actually a ton of great educational apps that help make the learning process fun and engaging! Here are three of our top picks, which are great for students of all ages.

      Read More
  • Category: Gaming

    • Great Educational Apps for All Ages

      At Tutor Doctor, we think technology is awesome! When it comes to “apps”, people often think of social media, entertainment, or email. Believe it or not, there are actually a ton of great educational apps that help make the learning process fun and engaging! Here are three of our top picks, which are great for students of all ages.

      Read More
  • Category: Giving Back

    • Why your kids should consider volunteer work

      Volunteer work is a great way of giving back to your community, and also helps to foster a sense of personal self-accomplishment! Helping others actually has some surprising benefits that may not immediately come to mind when we think of volunteer work! Here are some great reasons to consider volunteering in your community.

      Read More
  • Category: gluten intolerance

  • Category: Gluten Intolerant

  • Category: Gluten Sensitivity

  • Category: Goal Setting

    • Extrinsic Motivation Works (Until It Doesn’t): How to Cultivate Intrinsic Motivation

      Motivating students to perform can be a challenge. In times of struggle, tutors and parents will often choose the path of least resistance to help bring a child’s focus to the task at hand. It can be easy to settle for any port in a storm. Nevertheless, when these strategies rely on extrinsic rewards, they may be doing more harm than good. Praise, punishment, and bribery may be easy, low-hanging motivational fruit

      Read More
  • Category: Goals

    • Extrinsic Motivation Works (Until It Doesn’t): How to Cultivate Intrinsic Motivation

      Motivating students to perform can be a challenge. In times of struggle, tutors and parents will often choose the path of least resistance to help bring a child’s focus to the task at hand. It can be easy to settle for any port in a storm. Nevertheless, when these strategies rely on extrinsic rewards, they may be doing more harm than good. Praise, punishment, and bribery may be easy, low-hanging motivational fruit

      Read More
  • Category: Health

    • 5 Tips to Help Teens Cope with Stress

      Since stress can be a lifelong challenge, teenage years are an ideal time to develop coping skills and learn to focus on what matters most. Several accessible activities can help teens mitigate their stress. Check them out!

      Read More
  • Category: High School

    • Why You Shouldn't Give Your Math Skills a Break

      In many high schools around the world, students have their courses split into semesters. When students find themselves studying North American History in one grade and World Wars the following year, the months that fell in between don’t necessarily matter as much as they tend to with other subjects. For example, what you learn about electricity in this year’s science class may have no direct relation to the optics co

      Read More
  • Category: History

  • Category: Holiday activities

    • The Best Way to Balance Study and Fun Over the Holidays

      This time of year, many of our students will find themselves on a well-deserved break from school! Everyone should try to take a breather during the holiday season, but it can be hard to get “back into gear” when vacation is over. Most teachers give assignments over the holidays, and knowing how to balance study and fun can “make or break” your vacation!

      Read More
  • Category: Holiday Season

    • The Best Way to Balance Study and Fun Over the Holidays

      This time of year, many of our students will find themselves on a well-deserved break from school! Everyone should try to take a breather during the holiday season, but it can be hard to get “back into gear” when vacation is over. Most teachers give assignments over the holidays, and knowing how to balance study and fun can “make or break” your vacation!

      Read More
  • Category: Homeschooling

  • Category: In-Home Tutor

  • Category: In-Home Tutoring

  • Category: Inspiration

    • Welcome the New Year with Tutor Doctor's Goal Setting Tips

      Are you planning to make a new year’s resolution? We suggest setting a new year’s goal instead! When you set a goal, you have a definite end result in mind that you are working towards. Some goals may be harder to reach than others. Whatever your dreams are for 2018, here’s some great tips to help you achieve your goals!

      Read More
  • Category: K12

    • Career Paths in the Arts You May Not Have Thought Of

      For young people with artistic talent, it can be intimidating to consider career prospects. The image of the "starving artist" is difficult to contemplate, but the good news is that career opportunities do exist for talented creatives in places most people don't consider.

      Read More
  • Category: K-12

    • Career Paths in the Arts You May Not Have Thought Of

      For young people with artistic talent, it can be intimidating to consider career prospects. The image of the "starving artist" is difficult to contemplate, but the good news is that career opportunities do exist for talented creatives in places most people don't consider.

      Read More
    • Back to School: Time to Get Organized!

      With the return to school, it's time to start thinking about the year ahead. One of the best things a young person can do for themselves is to get properly organized now so that they hit the ground running! We've got some tips for getting started.

      Read More
  • Category: learning apps

    • Great apps to help your children learn to code

      Learning to code is similar a learning a second language, and it is easier to acquire if exposed to at a young age. A whopping 71% of all new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are in the computing field! There is no better time to prepare for the future. Here are some great apps that focus on coding for kids!

      Read More
  • Category: Learning Styles

    • Born Just Right

      April is Limb Loss Awareness month and if you have never spoken to your kids about limb loss, this is a great time to broach the subject.

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  • Category: Math Tutor

    • Why You Shouldn't Give Your Math Skills a Break

      In many high schools around the world, students have their courses split into semesters. When students find themselves studying North American History in one grade and World Wars the following year, the months that fell in between don’t necessarily matter as much as they tend to with other subjects. For example, what you learn about electricity in this year’s science class may have no direct relation to the optics co

      Read More
  • Category: Middle Child

    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

      Read More
  • Category: Middle School

    • Why You Shouldn't Give Your Math Skills a Break

      In many high schools around the world, students have their courses split into semesters. When students find themselves studying North American History in one grade and World Wars the following year, the months that fell in between don’t necessarily matter as much as they tend to with other subjects. For example, what you learn about electricity in this year’s science class may have no direct relation to the optics co

      Read More
  • Category: Motivation

    • Extrinsic Motivation Works (Until It Doesn’t): How to Cultivate Intrinsic Motivation

      Motivating students to perform can be a challenge. In times of struggle, tutors and parents will often choose the path of least resistance to help bring a child’s focus to the task at hand. It can be easy to settle for any port in a storm. Nevertheless, when these strategies rely on extrinsic rewards, they may be doing more harm than good. Praise, punishment, and bribery may be easy, low-hanging motivational fruit

      Read More
  • Category: News

    • Career Paths in the Arts You May Not Have Thought Of

      For young people with artistic talent, it can be intimidating to consider career prospects. The image of the "starving artist" is difficult to contemplate, but the good news is that career opportunities do exist for talented creatives in places most people don't consider.

      Read More
  • Category: One-on-One Tutor

    • Should I Take the ACT or SAT®?

      At Tutor Doctor, we know choosing between the ACT and the SAT® can be a difficult decision! When it comes down to it, students should take the test best suited to their needs. Here are three important questions that you may want to ask yourself before registering for one of these challenging exams!

      Read More
    • The Benefits of Becoming a Tutor with Tutor Doctor

      As a Tutor Doctor tutor, you can realize many benefits that come with answering the global need for private tutoring services, estimated to be $228 billion (USD) by 2022. And, you’ll join the many Tutor Doctor tutors already working with our 300+ local offices in 16 countries to help change the trajectory of student’s lives. Let’s look at how impactful you can be, not only to others, but to yourself.

      Read More
    • The Benefits of Becoming a Tutor with Tutor Doctor

      As a Tutor Doctor tutor, you can realize many benefits that come with answering the global need for private tutoring services, estimated to be $228 billion (USD) by 2022. And, you’ll join the many Tutor Doctor tutors already working with our 300+ local offices in 16 countries to help change the trajectory of student’s lives. Let’s look at how impactful you can be, not only to others, but to yourself.

      Read More
  • Category: organization

    • Welcome the New Year with Tutor Doctor's Goal Setting Tips

      Are you planning to make a new year’s resolution? We suggest setting a new year’s goal instead! When you set a goal, you have a definite end result in mind that you are working towards. Some goals may be harder to reach than others. Whatever your dreams are for 2018, here’s some great tips to help you achieve your goals!

      Read More
    • Welcome the New Year with Tutor Doctor's Goal Setting Tips

      Are you planning to make a new year’s resolution? We suggest setting a new year’s goal instead! When you set a goal, you have a definite end result in mind that you are working towards. Some goals may be harder to reach than others. Whatever your dreams are for 2018, here’s some great tips to help you achieve your goals!

      Read More
  • Category: Parenting Advice

    • How to Teach Your Teens to be Financially Savvy

      In today’s modern world, being financially savvy is crucial. Between the changing global economy, the rising costs of higher education, and the introduction of digital currencies, it’s more important than ever to start teaching your teens financial skills early on. Here are some great tips on how you can help your teens prepare themselves for the world of money-management!

      Read More
  • Category: Peer Pressure

    • Tips to Help Tackle Cyberbullying

      Social media can be a great platform that helps people all over the world to stay connected, but it’s important to keep an eye on what your kids are being exposed to. If you discover that your child is being bullied by a troll, here’s a few tips that may help:

      Read More
  • Category: Personal Tutor

    • Should I Take the ACT or SAT®?

      At Tutor Doctor, we know choosing between the ACT and the SAT® can be a difficult decision! When it comes down to it, students should take the test best suited to their needs. Here are three important questions that you may want to ask yourself before registering for one of these challenging exams!

      Read More
    • The Benefits of Becoming a Tutor with Tutor Doctor

      As a Tutor Doctor tutor, you can realize many benefits that come with answering the global need for private tutoring services, estimated to be $228 billion (USD) by 2022. And, you’ll join the many Tutor Doctor tutors already working with our 300+ local offices in 16 countries to help change the trajectory of student’s lives. Let’s look at how impactful you can be, not only to others, but to yourself.

      Read More
  • Category: Private School

    • Why You Shouldn't Give Your Math Skills a Break

      In many high schools around the world, students have their courses split into semesters. When students find themselves studying North American History in one grade and World Wars the following year, the months that fell in between don’t necessarily matter as much as they tend to with other subjects. For example, what you learn about electricity in this year’s science class may have no direct relation to the optics co

      Read More
  • Category: Private Tutor

    • Career Paths in the Arts You May Not Have Thought Of

      For young people with artistic talent, it can be intimidating to consider career prospects. The image of the "starving artist" is difficult to contemplate, but the good news is that career opportunities do exist for talented creatives in places most people don't consider.

      Read More
  • Category: Programming

    • Great apps to help your children learn to code

      Learning to code is similar a learning a second language, and it is easier to acquire if exposed to at a young age. A whopping 71% of all new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are in the computing field! There is no better time to prepare for the future. Here are some great apps that focus on coding for kids!

      Read More
  • Category: Public School

    • Why You Shouldn't Give Your Math Skills a Break

      In many high schools around the world, students have their courses split into semesters. When students find themselves studying North American History in one grade and World Wars the following year, the months that fell in between don’t necessarily matter as much as they tend to with other subjects. For example, what you learn about electricity in this year’s science class may have no direct relation to the optics co

      Read More
  • Category: Rewards

    • Extrinsic Motivation Works (Until It Doesn’t): How to Cultivate Intrinsic Motivation

      Motivating students to perform can be a challenge. In times of struggle, tutors and parents will often choose the path of least resistance to help bring a child’s focus to the task at hand. It can be easy to settle for any port in a storm. Nevertheless, when these strategies rely on extrinsic rewards, they may be doing more harm than good. Praise, punishment, and bribery may be easy, low-hanging motivational fruit

      Read More
  • Category: SAT Prep

  • Category: Science Fair

    • Four Amazing Students From Across America

      Some students do well in school. Some students do really well in school. Then there are some, a special few, who accomplish feats that can only be called extraordinary. Let's take a look at four of these achievers!

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  • Category: Sick days

    • Toward a Better Understanding: Dyslexia

      Of all the learning exceptionalities, few are more misunderstood than dyslexia. While many young people facing this diagnosis are unusually bright, they face the stigma of others thinking they are less intelligent. Let's see if we can bust some myths about this disorder.

      Read More
  • Category: Social Media

    • How to Protect Your Child on Social Media

      Social media can be a great way to stay connected with others, keep up to date with current events, and even aid the learning process! However, it is important to remember to talk to your children about the responsibilities that come with using these technologies. Here are a few ways to protect your kids on social media!

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  • Category: Special Needs

    • Career Paths in the Arts You May Not Have Thought Of

      For young people with artistic talent, it can be intimidating to consider career prospects. The image of the "starving artist" is difficult to contemplate, but the good news is that career opportunities do exist for talented creatives in places most people don't consider.

      Read More
  • Category: Sports

    • Balancing Sports and Academics

      School athletics are not only great for one’s health, but can also give students a serious advantage when applying for colleges. Being involved in student athletics looks great on any college application, and there are numerous scholarships available to students that participate in sports. However, sometimes balancing sports and academics can be difficult! If you are a student that finds it challenging to manage time

      Read More
  • Category: Standards

    • Career Paths in the Arts You May Not Have Thought Of

      For young people with artistic talent, it can be intimidating to consider career prospects. The image of the "starving artist" is difficult to contemplate, but the good news is that career opportunities do exist for talented creatives in places most people don't consider.

      Read More
  • Category: STEM

    • Great apps to help your children learn to code

      Learning to code is similar a learning a second language, and it is easier to acquire if exposed to at a young age. A whopping 71% of all new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are in the computing field! There is no better time to prepare for the future. Here are some great apps that focus on coding for kids!

      Read More
  • Category: Stress

    • 5 Tips to Help Teens Cope with Stress

      Since stress can be a lifelong challenge, teenage years are an ideal time to develop coping skills and learn to focus on what matters most. Several accessible activities can help teens mitigate their stress. Check them out!

      Read More
  • Category: Study Tips

    • Welcome the New Year with Tutor Doctor's Goal Setting Tips

      Are you planning to make a new year’s resolution? We suggest setting a new year’s goal instead! When you set a goal, you have a definite end result in mind that you are working towards. Some goals may be harder to reach than others. Whatever your dreams are for 2018, here’s some great tips to help you achieve your goals!

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  • Category: Summer School

  • Category: technology

    • How to Protect Your Child on Social Media

      Social media can be a great way to stay connected with others, keep up to date with current events, and even aid the learning process! However, it is important to remember to talk to your children about the responsibilities that come with using these technologies. Here are a few ways to protect your kids on social media!

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  • Category: Teenagers

    • How to Teach Your Teens to be Financially Savvy

      In today’s modern world, being financially savvy is crucial. Between the changing global economy, the rising costs of higher education, and the introduction of digital currencies, it’s more important than ever to start teaching your teens financial skills early on. Here are some great tips on how you can help your teens prepare themselves for the world of money-management!

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  • Category: Television Time

    • Helping Kids Deal With Disasters

      Our screens are dominated by terrifying images of giant disasters. Those directly affected by these events have a hard road ahead, but for young people around the world these images can induce deep fear, insecurity, even anxiety. It's time to help our young people face up to those fears and learn how to live in a world that can sometimes feel frighteningly insecure.

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  • Category: Test Anxiety

    • 7 Ways to Overcome Test Anxiety and Conquer Your Exams

      We all take tests that can cause stress - English, math, driver’s education or college entrance exams to name but a few. And what we find - regardless of subject or potential consequence - is that feeling prepared is the #1 tool in pushing back against test anxiety.

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  • Category: Test Prep

    • 7 Ways to Overcome Test Anxiety and Conquer Your Exams

      We all take tests that can cause stress - English, math, driver’s education or college entrance exams to name but a few. And what we find - regardless of subject or potential consequence - is that feeling prepared is the #1 tool in pushing back against test anxiety.

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  • Category: Tutor Doctor Book

  • Category: Tutoring

    • The Benefits of Becoming a Tutor with Tutor Doctor

      As a Tutor Doctor tutor, you can realize many benefits that come with answering the global need for private tutoring services, estimated to be $228 billion (USD) by 2022. And, you’ll join the many Tutor Doctor tutors already working with our 300+ local offices in 16 countries to help change the trajectory of student’s lives. Let’s look at how impactful you can be, not only to others, but to yourself.

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  • Category: University

    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

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  • Category: Volunteer Work

    • Why your kids should consider volunteer work

      Volunteer work is a great way of giving back to your community, and also helps to foster a sense of personal self-accomplishment! Helping others actually has some surprising benefits that may not immediately come to mind when we think of volunteer work! Here are some great reasons to consider volunteering in your community.

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  • Category: volunteering

    • Why your kids should consider volunteer work

      Volunteer work is a great way of giving back to your community, and also helps to foster a sense of personal self-accomplishment! Helping others actually has some surprising benefits that may not immediately come to mind when we think of volunteer work! Here are some great reasons to consider volunteering in your community.

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  • Category: Women in Education

  • Category: Writing

    • Tutor Doctor's Top Tips For Writing a Great Essay

      Writing an essay can definitely be a challenging task, and many people have trouble figuring out where to start – commonly referred to as “writer’s block.” Being able to effectively compose a written response to a topic is a vital skill you will use throughout your educational journey, and many students will find themselves submitting heavily-weighted essays with their college applications. Here are some quick and ea

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