TutorCruncher Blog - Tutoring


How to Keep Students Focused on Studying During the Christmas Holidays

 Jeff Blaycock
Holidays? How hard it is to keep students concentrated on their essays and other assignments when you can hear Christmas songs singing from every store, and…
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What Makes a Great Personal Statement for Tutoring Jobs

 Robert Wilson
For a neophyte in this online tutoring or home tuition arena, writing a captivating (yet truthful) personal statement could be quite a challenge to begin with.…
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How Private Tutoring Can Help Children with ADHD

 Susan Wallace
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a mental disorder that affects mostly boys, making it extremely difficult for them to concentrate and focus…
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How to Teach Students to be More Creative

 Chrissy Jones
Can creativity be tutored? While the creative attributes of a person are largely determined by personality attributes developed and set in our formative years,…
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How to Avoid Burnout as a Freelance Tutor

 Chrissy Jones
It may come as a surprise that 25% of Americans find their jobs as the number one stressor in their lives. For a freelance tutor, the stress of the job can…
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Free tutoring management software - can it work?

 Sam Jenkins
For those of you who aren’t already aware, TutorCruncher offers business management software specialised to the needs of the tutoring industry. We’re pretty…
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TutorCruncher is having a party!

 Sam Jenkins
We are having a party at our new office! The plan is to celebrate the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year on our office rooftop, which will (fingers…
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Managing Your Tutors Whilst Managing Your Risk

 Chrissy Jones
The business of managing people is laden with risk which could cost the business in the long run. With a 7% decline in UK HR budgets, according to CIPD stats,…
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Lessen Your Student Loan Burden With These Easy Tips

 Chrissy Jones
It is estimated that by 2022, 10 million people in the UK workforce will be in professional occupations. These numbers might not be that surprising considering…
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A Guide To Earning Extra Money To Pay Student Loans Off Early

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

 Chrissy Jones
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…
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University tuition fees are back in the spotlight

 Luca Cattaneo Ferrari
A strong education system features prominently in discussions around economic and social development. Business and society on the whole benefit from a well-…
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Tutoring to Your Advantage — How to Use it to Reduce Costs

 Chrissy Reynolds
Tutoring is stigmatized to the point where the United States government reports only 21% of all students actively seek help academically. After considering the…
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All about the sales - TutorCruncher February ‘18 Newsletter

 Sam Jenkins
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…
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TutorCruncher November Newsletter

 Sam Jenkins
30 days has September, April, June, and November. The advent calendars are out and the busy festive period is getting going. Not everyone in the TutorCruncher…
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Flexible Billing

 Sam Jenkins
At TutorCruncher, we offer a specialised business management system for tutoring companies around the world. The fact that we work with a global clients is…
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The importance of being reliable

 Sam Jenkins
When choosing a product that best suits your needs, it is good to think about how well it can hold up in certain scenarios, such as planning long-term to see…
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Tutor-student matching: what, why, and how

 Sam Jenkins
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…
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Tutoring Agencies: How they work and why they work

 Sam Jenkins
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. At…
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The 21st Century Workplace

 Sam Jenkins
The employment status of individuals in the workplace can be a confusing world with important implications to consider. To go along with those who found jobs…
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Tutoring Software Wars — Part 2 - Oases, TutorPanel and TutorCruncher

 Sam Jenkins
The first installment of Tutoring Software Wars introduced and compared two of our competitors — LearnSpeed and Teachworks. Give Part 1 a quick read if you…
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Online reviews and why they matter

 Sam Jenkins
The provision of high quality products and services is what business is all about and is key to any company’s success. Whilst this should come as no surprise,…
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TutorCruncher April Newsletter

 Sam Jenkins
In the UK we are more than familiar with the notion of April showers. For anybody unaware of the saying “April showers bring May flowers”, the thing about this…
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The Pitfalls of last-minute studying

 Maria Horner
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 —…
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Edtech Software: The Next Chapter Of Reading In Education

 Maria Horner
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…
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Tutoring Company Marketing

 Maria Horner
The first organic search result will get nearly 33% of clicks. Companies that blog have 434% more indexed pages. 75% of users never scroll past the first page…
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VAT And Tutoring Agencies

 Maria Horner
On 1 April 2017, changes being made to the UK’s VAT Flat Rate Scheme (FRS) will add another category of business to the existing 54 in the scheme. This will…
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Introducing TutorCruncher Socket

 Maria Horner
TutorCruncher Socket is live! With TutorCruncher you can now make your company’s website stand out from the crowd. It is simple, powerful, and free to all…
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The What How And Why Of Setting Up A Tutoring Company

 Natasha Saed
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…
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The Private Tuition Market in the UK

 Marie Ernst
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Teaching 9/11 to young students

 Marie Ernst
Last Sunday marked the 15th anniversary of the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Using the hashtag #Neverforget, people all around the…
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A-Level Results 2016

 Marie Ernst
A high number of UK students are currently making one of their most significant life choices so far. Having received their a-level results on 18 August, it is…
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International Marketing - What to remember when going global

 Marie Ernst
With the internet constantly evolving and becoming a more essential part of people's personal and professional lives, it is now possible for companies to…
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Our Latest Updates on TutorCruncher

 Marie Ernst
Over the last few months, we have developed some new and exciting features that will make using TutorCruncher more intuitive for you and more effective for…
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TutorCruncher Management Software Analytics

 Michaël Persyn
Learning Data Analytics is not tough, Starting is Tough! Business Analytics is a simple must have for any company that wishes to grow. You need to be able to…
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The cost of private tuition in the UK

Our friends at Tutora Private Tutors have created this great infographic with the average cost of tuition broken down by subject level, subject and even city.…

Instructors for the Digital Age

 Mark Biggins
Although not the world’s oldest professions, tutoring has to be somewhere close. Since antiquity, young people have been taught and mentored by tutors, whether…
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5 Essential Business Marketing Ideas

 Michaël Persyn
Competition is growing every day and marketing is essential for every business. To establish a business that keeps innovating and growing, staying ahead of the…
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Marketing Relationships and Relationship Marketing

 Mark Biggins
Those of you running tuition agencies are probably painfully aware that you are not alone. Whether you are well established or just starting out, marketing is…
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Tutoring costs across the world

 Mark Biggins
A conversation with an American client this week produced an interesting difference between the US and UK markets. In London “supertutors” working for the most…

London, a tutoring capital?

A recent poll produced by the social mobility charity The Sutton Trust reported that in London, almost half (44%) of children received some private tuition in…

TutorCruncher is in the news!

Tutor to the rich and famous, Thomas Murr has written a thought-provoking article for estate and manor magazine about the long term prospects for both tutoring…
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5 Signs it’s Time to Start your own Tutoring Agency

_Knowing when to take your tutoring business to the next level can be difficult to determine. To help you identify when you should make the transition from a…
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Private Tuition Market in the UK: Overview

According to a survey conducted by EdPlace, the private tuition market in the UK reached a value of £6 billion last year. The research found that more than a…
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Improving Your Tuition Skills

Whether you’re new to tutoring or a seasoned veteran, there’s always room for improving your skills. Being flexible and adaptable in your teaching style…
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