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Tutoring Rates and Rules

Rates and Policies

Tutoring Rates

Our two main options are:

Private tutoring with Vince is $250 per hour. 10 hours is $2250. Vince tutors SAT / ACT students who already have 1400+ / 30+ scores on an official practice test, and GRE students who have already scored above the 60th percentile on an official practice test.

Private tutoring with Matt is $180 per hour. 10 hours is $1620.

Private tutoring with Blake is $180 per hour. 10 hours is $1620.

Private tutoring with Bronte is $150 per hour. 10 hours is $1350.

Private tutoring with Bridget is $135 per hour. 10 hours is $1215.

Why do we charge what we charge?

  • We're specialists: All we do is SAT, ACT, and GRE prep.
  • We're experienced: We range from having 3 to 10 years of experience and are priced according to experience level.
  • Keeping top talent requires top compensation: We pay our tutors more than double the industry average.

During the school year, we typically recommend 90 minutes of tutoring per week for about 3 months leading up to an official test.

During the summer, we typically recommend meeting twice a week for 90 minutes.

To start the process, you can contact the tutor you might want to work with to ask any questions you have, figure out where to meet for tutoring, and schedule a consultation.

 

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Policies 

Payment Policy

Tutoring sessions must be paid for at least 24 hours in advance (the payment form is below).

Tutoring session cancellation / rescheduling policy

We require at least 24 hours notice for any changes or cancellations - otherwise, we reserve the right to charge you for the full appointment.

I realize this may sound strict; however, short-notice changes and cancellations usually mean that we are not able to fill the time slot and we therefore lose income. Furthermore, students who would have liked to schedule during that time generally miss out since they don't know the slot is available.

Tutoring package terms

If you buy a package of hours, any unused hours expire after 6 months.

If you ever would like a refund for any unused hours, we will refund them as if they were purchased without the package discount, provided that you request the refund within 6 months of the package purchase.

The expiration on package hours can be extended by 6 months provided that you buy at least one more hour within a week of the original package expiration date.

Class terms

If you register for a class but then you don't want to attend the class for some reason, your registration can be transferred to a future class date if:

1. you pay a $150 fee*, and

2. It's more than one week before the first class session.

If you register for a class and you would like a refund, I'll refund you provided you request it anytime before the second class session, minus a $150 fee*.

*I charge transfer and refund fees for classes because classes often fill up and, if you change your mind about attending, you may well be preventing another interested student from taking that class.

Please note that we cannot accommodate makeup class requests. If you can't attend a meeting for a particular class, we recommend scheduling a private tutoring session with the class teacher to cover the missed material.

 

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Please use the below form to enter the student’s name, our tutor’s name, and your payment info.

 

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Vince, Matt, Blake, Bronte, or Bridget?
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