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What Does It Take to Make an A+ Tutor?

One could make the argument that great tutors (like great leaders) are made, not born. If they are A+ tutors, they are also tested, trained, evaluated, auditioned, and cleared. They have passed background checks and completed orientations. They are forged from a combination of experience, education, and compassion.

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A+ Tutors Bring Experience and Dedication

What does it take to make an A+ tutor?

A+ tutors come from many different backgrounds. Their skills are varied: they calculate surface area; they structure sentences and paragraphs; they proctor tests. Some tutors provide executive functioning support and help alleviate test anxiety. Others have the periodic table memorized. Yet all our tutors have one thing in common: a passion to help students succeed.

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Featured Tutor: Kevin Holsopple

Meet Kevin Holsopple, our A+ tutor in the spotlight.

Kevin has worn many hats in his lifetime, and he brings the accompanying experience with him to A+ Test Prep and Tutoring to serve our students.

Care to discuss degrees? Kevin holds both a BS and MS in nuclear engineering from Penn State. He also possesses an MBA and a master’s in environmental engineering from the same institution.

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ACT Tip: Be Mindful of Your Time

Time management takes practice - especially when a student is taking a standardized test like the ACT. Find out why being mindful of your time is so important with our video tip below. 

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FAQ: What If I Don't Like My Tutor?

What happens if the assigned tutor is not the best match for your student? While we make every effort to match our students with the best possible tutors, this happens from time to time. Don’t worry – we will find a solution.

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FAQ: Do A+ Test Prep Tutors Teach Test-Taking Strategies and Tips?

We often get asked what our tutors focus on in tutoring sessions. Watch the video and read on to learn more. 

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FAQ: What Motivates A+ Tutors to Help Students?

If you are considering making an investment in your child's education by hiring a tutor, you want to know that he or she is passionate about helping students. Find out what motivates our tutors. 

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Philadelphia-Area Tutors for Students with Learning Disabilities

A+ Test Prep & Tutoring helps students get to the next level. Sometimes that means preparing a student to earn the few extra SAT points he needs to be accepted into his dream school. However, we also help students with a broad range of learning disabilities to prepare for the SAT and ACT. As a parent, you may feel stress, anxiety, and guilt about your student’s learning issues—but you’re not alone. Whether you live near our Gwynedd or Jenkintown location or prefer in-home sessions, our tutors can bring your student the specialized attention he needs to succeed. The following are some reasons that A+ Test Prep & Tutoring’s one-to-one services may be particularly beneficial to students with special learning needs.  

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What Does the SAT Redesign Mean for Philadelphia-Area A+ Tutoring Students?

The SAT completely changed in March 2016—The College Board redesigned the SAT to more closely align with what students are learning in high school. At A+ Test Prep & Tutoring, our education experts have created a new curriculum to prepare our students from the Main Line, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties for the new test. Below are some of the key changes students will see on the redesigned SAT. 

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A+ Test Prep is Hiring SAT and ACT Tutors for Fall 2015

 

One-to-One SAT/ACT Tutor Jobs

We are hiring tutors for Fall 2015. Please note: this is not a summer job.

A+ Test Prep and Tutoring believes that superior one-on-one test prep is achieved by superior tutors. We are committed to finding, training, and supporting the best instructors available with industry-leading curricula, professional development, and online program management tools.

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We are looking to add talented tutors to our team of experienced test prep instructors.

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