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A Guide To Earning Extra Money To Pay Student Loans Off Early

Student loans are a big bugbear the world over, with students in the UK and the US spending various decades to fully settle their debts. With many students set to owe around £50,000 by the time they graduate, it is vital to find a way to pay off l...

Land Your Dream Job with a Little Help from Your Mathematics Tutor!

Recent news indicates that today, Brits are more burdened by student debt than they ever have been. Their total debt amounts to over £100bn, and many students are worried about not being able to pay off their debts in a lifetime. Regardless of wha...

University tuition fees are back in the spotlight

A strong education system features prominently in discussions around economic and social development. Business and society on the whole benefit from a well-educated graduate workforce. But how should we continue to invest in education and in the ...

Tutoring to Your Advantage — How to Use it to Reduce Costs

Tutoring is stigmatized to the point where the United States government reports only 21% of all students actively seek help academically. After considering the amount of stress college brings, it makes logical sense to use tutoring services to red...

All about the sales - TutorCruncher February ‘18 Newsletter

The cobwebs have been dusted off and cylinders are fully firing for 2018 as we look fondly back at last year, disappearing hastily in the rearview mirror. More people are using TutorCruncher than ever, whether that be new tutors applying for work ...

Tutor-student matching: what, why, and how

This post is all about how tutoring companies add value to their clients by way of a tutor-student matching process. Last time in our blog, we were discussing the agency model of tutoring companies and why it can be such an effective way to expand...

Tutoring Agencies: How they work and why they work

If you are looking to start/grow a tutoring agency, or you are a tutor considering working with an agency, then this is the blog post for you.

TutorCruncher June Newsletter

Spring ends and summer begins in June. And what a start to the summer we have had in the UK! The records we hit for temperatures make for sweltering reading:

TutorCruncher May Newsletter

May really is the business end of the academic year. Many students across all age groups will have begun sitting down for the final exam push. To those who are still yet to sit their exams, best of luck, to those who have already taken their tests...

Exam Preparation

Invisible ink and UV lights, tiny cameras and earpieces, smartwatches and hollow pens for storing notes — you might be forgiven for thinking this is James Bond’s equipment for his next mission. However, this is in fact how an ever increasing numbe...

Hands-on Learning

The Victoria & Albert museum in London recently announced a national schools programme — Design Lab Nation — which aims to revive art and design education in secondary schools. The project will be funded with the museum’s prize money of the Ar...

The Pitfalls of last-minute studying

Raise your hand if you’ve ever tried to cram information into your head the night before an exam. Leave your hand up if it didn’t work out particularly well — be it in terms of exam results, how much you still remember, or how sleep-deprived you w...

Edtech Software: The Next Chapter Of Reading In Education

One week ago today children once again got to dress up in costumes in honour of World Book Day, collect a £1 book at their local bookstore, and hopefully take away newfound inspiration or motivation to read for pleasure. In its veritable celebrati...

Introducing TC bot

At TutorCruncher, our goal is making running a tutoring company as easy and as profitable as possible. As part of that quest, we are delighted to announce our newest feature: TC bot. Development of this revolutionary new service has been a closely...

Teaching critical thinking in a ‘post-truth’ world

Back in November 2016, Oxford Dictionaries chose their word of the year: the adjective post-truth, defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion an...

The What How And Why Of Setting Up A Tutoring Company

The most common question I’m asked when I tell people that I’m a tutor is ‘But why aren’t you a teacher?’ — a valid question, the answer to which I’m here to explain. Tutoring is often seen as a part-time profession, something you do to bridge gap...

How Tutorcruncher Began

Sitting in a basement, phones ringing veritably every minute, after a buzzing first year in business at Bright Young Things around mid 2007, the initial glee of having a higher turnover than expected was met with a wall of administrative woe. The ...

The Price of Freedom

In March 2016 the government pledged to make all secondary schools academies and free them from LEA control by 2022. After a backlash from the NUT and many conservative back benchers the government last week performed a rather embarrassing U-turn ...

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