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Making the Most Out of Your Tutoring Sessions

September 17, 2012

Students learn to make the most out of your tutoring sessions with a tutor in Canada.

You’ve made the decision to hire a tutor.  Now what?  Your ultimate goal is to master the skills necessary to succeed on your own.  Here are a few tips to help you make the most out of your tutoring sessions, so you can improve your academic performance and achieve your goals.

Choose the Right Location.
Where your tutoring sessions take place is just as important as the subject matter that is covered during those sessions.  Select a place that is quiet and has few distractions, so you can focus on what your tutor is teaching.  Good choices include your home or local library. 

Come Prepared.
A tutor can’t help you if they don’t know what you need help with.  Bring past and future assignments to your tutoring sessions.  Previous ass

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Strategies for Effective Studying

June 18, 2012

Strategies for effective studying for students across Canada.

Does this sound familiar?  It’s the night before a big exam, and you’re sitting down to study for the first time.  You spend a few hours cramming what has taken you weeks or months to learn, hoping to earn a passing grade.  You know there are better, more effective ways to study but you’re not sure where to start.  Take advantage of the eight strategies listed below to help you study effectively, and be confident and prepared on the day of the exam.

Take Notes.
If you frequently find yourself daydreaming during class, it’s time to stop, and start focusing on what your teacher is saying.  Write down the key concepts from each lesson.  These points will serve as the starting point for your studying.

Do Your Homework.
Your teacher does n

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The Benefits of Private Tutoring

March 16, 2012

The benefits of private tutoring for students and parents in Canada.

Tutors are best known for their ability to help students improve their grades.  But the benefits of private tutoring go beyond academic performance.  Tutors help students of all ages and skill levels reach their full potential by providing individualized attention they cannot get in a classroom.  Whether you are struggling in school or want to gain an edge over your classmates, here are five ways a private tutor can help you.

Improve Academic Performance
When your grades are suffering, it may seem like you will never be able to catch up.  But with help from a tutor, it is possible to get back on track.  A tutor will help you gain a thorough understanding of the material you are studying in class, while teaching you other valuable skills that are essential to a

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