FAQ's & Policies

FAQs for Parents

Welcome to the FAQ page for SpeedyTutor, your trusted online tutoring company dedicated to providing exceptional educational support for your child. We understand that, as a parent, you may have questions about our services, our tutors, and how we can help your child succeed academically. Below, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions along with comprehensive answers to address any concerns you may have. If you need further assistance, please feel free to contact us directly.
What subjects and grade levels does SpeedyTutor cover?

SpeedyTutor offers a wide range of subjects and caters to students across various grade levels. From core subjects like Mathematics, English, Science, and Social Studies to specialized subjects like SAT/ACT preparation and foreign languages, we have tutors who can provide comprehensive support in virtually any subject. Our tutors are skilled in assisting students from elementary school to high school and even college-level coursework.

How do I sign up for tutoring sessions with SpeedyTutor?

Signing up for tutoring sessions is easy! Simply visit our website and click on the “Become A Student” button to complete the student questionnaire. Once you have completed the student questionnaire, SpeedyTutor will email you access to the student’s portal.  Once you’ve signed up, you can schedule sessions based on your availability in our “Tutor Directory” page.

Are the tutors at SpeedyTutor qualified and experienced?

Absolutely! We have a rigorous screening process to ensure that all our tutors are highly qualified and experienced. They possess the necessary academic credentials and are experts in their respective fields.

Can I choose a tutor for my child?

Yes, definitely! We understand the importance of finding the right fit. During the registration process, you can browse through our tutor profiles in our “Tutor Directory” and choose the one that best suits your child’s needs.

What is the duration of each tutoring session?

Each tutoring session with SpeedyTutor typically lasts for one hour. However, we also offer customized session lengths based on your requirements.

How are the tutoring sessions conducted?

All of our sessions are held on LessonSpace. LessonSpace is a platform built for online tutoring and virtual classrooms. After scheduling a session, the student will receive a confirmation email that has their tutoring sessions details, and a “Join Space” link to meet with the tutor at the time of the session. 

What if my child needs help with multiple subjects?

Not a problem! SpeedyTutor offers tutoring in multiple subjects. You can schedule sessions for different subjects, and we’ll ensure your child is paired with tutors who specialize in those areas.

Can I reschedule or cancel a tutoring session?

Yes, you can reschedule or cancel a tutoring session through the scheduling portal. We understand that life can be unpredictable. Just make sure to notify us at least 24 hours in advance, and we’ll assist you accordingly.

Is there a minimum commitment required for tutoring services?

We offer flexible tutoring options with no long-term commitment required. You have the freedom to schedule sessions as needed, whether it’s for occasional help or ongoing support.

How are the tutoring rates determined?

Our tutoring rates are based on the subject, grade level, and the tutor’s expertise. We strive to offer competitive pricing while ensuring high-quality tutoring services for your child.

How does SpeedyTutor ensure the safety and security of online sessions?

We prioritize the safety and security of our students. Our virtual classroom platform is encrypted and secure. Tutors undergo background checks if requested by the parent or student. Please note: SpeedyTutor does not require backgrounds on their tutors. For more information, see our background check policy.

Can SpeedyTutor accommodate specific learning requirements or disabilities?

Absolutely! We strive to be inclusive and accommodate students with specific learning requirements or disabilities. During the registration process, you can provide relevant details, and we’ll match you with an appropriate tutor.

We hope that this FAQ page has addressed some of your questions about SpeedyTutor.com. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to help your child succeed!

FAQs for Students

Welcome to SpeedyTutor, your premier online tutoring platform. We understand the challenges that students face and strive to provide you with the best educational support. To help you navigate our platform, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) tailored to students. Whether you’re new to online tutoring or a returning user, we’ve got you covered. Read on to find answers to your questions and get the most out of your SpeedyTutor experience.

What subjects does SpeedyTutor offer tutoring for?

SpeedyTutor offers tutoring services for a wide range of subjects, including math, science, language arts, history, and more. Our tutors are experts in their respective fields.

How does online tutoring work?

SpeedyTutor is a user-friendly online tutoring platform designed to connect you with qualified tutors. Here’s how it works:

  • Sign up on our website and create a student account.
  • Browse through our list of tutors and select the one that matches your needs.
  • Schedule a tutoring session at your preferred date and time.
  • Attend your tutoring session using our virtual classroom, equipped with interactive tools for effective learning.
  • After the session, you can provide feedback and ratings to help us maintain quality.
Are your tutors qualified?

Yes, all our tutors go through a rigorous screening process to ensure their qualifications and expertise. They are subject matter experts with extensive teaching experience.

Can I choose my tutor?

Absolutely! At SpeedyTutor, we believe in personalized learning. Students have the option to choose a tutor based on their subject, availability, and teaching style.

How do I schedule a tutoring session?

Scheduling a tutoring session is easy. Simply visit our website, select the “Tutor Directory” page. You can then book a session at a time that works best for you. After booking your session, log in to your account, and manage all of your booked sessions. 

What if I need to reschedule or cancel a session?

We understand that schedules can change. If you need to reschedule or cancel a session, access your account and reschedule or cancel your session.

How long are the tutoring sessions?

Tutoring sessions at SpeedyTutor typically last for one hour. However, the duration can be customized based on the student’s needs and preferences.

What technology do I need for online tutoring?

To participate in online tutoring sessions, you’ll need a computer or mobile device with a stable internet connection, a webcam, and a microphone. We recommend using headphones for better audio quality. Lastly, we high recommend that you use Google Chrome for the sessions on LessonSpace because our feedback has shown that it has worked for our students and tutors. 

Can I get help with homework and assignments?

Absolutely! Our tutors are here to assist you with homework, assignments, and exam preparation. They can provide guidance, explanations, and help you develop better study strategies.

What if I have a specific topic or concept I'm struggling with?

We encourage students to communicate their specific areas of difficulty to their tutors. Our tutors are skilled at identifying learning gaps and will provide focused assistance to help you grasp the concepts better.

Is my personal information safe with SpeedyTutor?

Yes, we take the privacy and security of our students seriously. All personal information provided to us is kept confidential and handled in accordance with our privacy policy.

How much does tutoring at SpeedyTutor cost?

Our tutoring services are competitively priced between $30-50 an hour. The cost may vary based on the subject, level of study, and tutor’s expertise. Please check our “Tutor Directory” for detailed pricing information. We ask that you check each tutor by using the booking module to see what fits in your budget. 

How do I make payments for tutoring services?

We offer various payment options for your convenience. You can securely make payments using credit or debit cards through PayPal. We ensure a hassle-free payment process, allowing you to focus on your studies.

Is there a minimum commitment required for tutoring?

We offer flexible tutoring options to suit your needs. Whether you require short-term assistance or long-term tutoring support, we can accommodate your preferences without any minimum commitment.

Do your tutors accept cash payments?

Cash payments are not accepted at this time.

Can I meet with a tutor for a free interview?

Not at this time. We are working on a way for students to communicate with tutors prior to booking a session. 

How do I pay my tutor for a session?

All payments are conducted through the SpeedyTutor platform, so you and your teacher can concentrate on studying while we handle the rest!

Thank you for taking the time to read through our student-focused FAQs. At SpeedyTutor, we are dedicated to providing you with a seamless and enriching learning experience. Should you have any further questions or need additional assistance, our support team is available to help you. We wish you success in your academic journey and look forward to helping you achieve your goals through our online tutoring services.

FAQs for Tutors

Welcome to the FAQ page designed specifically for tutors at SpeedyTutor! We understand that as a tutor, you may have questions about our platform, policies, and the overall tutoring experience. We’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions to provide you with informative and professional answers. If you don’t find what you’re looking for here, feel free to reach out to our support team for further assistance. Let’s dive into the FAQs!

What is SpeedyTutor and how does it work?

SpeedyTutor is an online tutoring platform that connects students with qualified tutors. Students can browse through tutor profiles, schedule sessions, and receive personalized one-on-one tutoring in various subjects.

How can I become a tutor on SpeedyTutor?

To become a tutor on SpeedyTutor, you need to complete our tutor questionnaire, which includes providing your educational background, relevant experience, and any certifications you hold. Our team will review your application and contact you for further steps if you meet our requirements.

How does the tutoring process work on SpeedyTutor?

Once you become a tutor on SpeedyTutor, the tutor questionnaire you submitted will be turned into a tutor profile created by SpeedyTutor. Students can then view your profile on the tutor directory, and book sessions based on your availability, and attend tutoring sessions through our integrated video conferencing platform, LessonSpace.

How do I set my tutoring rates on SpeedyTutor?

As a tutor on SpeedyTutor, you have the flexibility to set your own tutoring rates through your portal. We recommend considering factors such as your qualifications, experience, subject demand, and competitive pricing (ranging between $20-$50 per session) while setting your rates.

What subjects can I tutor on SpeedyTutor?

SpeedyTutor covers a wide range of subjects, including but not limited to mathematics, science, languages, humanities, and test preparation. We aim to provide comprehensive tutoring options to meet the diverse learning needs of our students.

How do I get paid for tutoring sessions on SpeedyTutor?

SpeedyTutor handles all payment transactions securely through our platform. You will receive payments for tutoring sessions directly into your registered bank account. We offer convenient payment options and ensure timely and reliable payouts.

What technology do I need for online tutoring?

To participate in online tutoring sessions, you’ll need a computer or mobile device with a stable internet connection, a webcam, and a microphone. We recommend using headphones for better audio quality. Lastly, make sure you are using Google Chrome for learning platform, LessonSpace.

Can I set my own schedule as a tutor on SpeedyTutor?

Yes, as a tutor, you have the freedom to set your availability based on your schedule. We understand the importance of flexibility and accommodate tutors’ preferences to ensure a healthy work-life balance.

How does SpeedyTutor ensure the quality of tutoring provided?

At SpeedyTutor, we prioritize quality education. We have a rigorous selection process for tutors, and we encourage student feedback after each session. We continuously monitor and evaluate tutoring sessions to maintain high standards and provide exceptional learning experiences.

How does SpeedyTutor handle scheduling conflicts between tutors and students?

SpeedyTutor provides a scheduling system that allows tutors and students to coordinate their availability. In case of scheduling conflicts, we encourage open communication between tutors and students to find an alternative mutually convenient time for the session.

How much does tutoring at SpeedyTutor cost?

Our tutoring services are competitively priced. The cost may vary based on the subject, level of study, and tutor’s expertise.

Can I tutor multiple subjects on SpeedyTutor?

Yes, you can tutor multiple subjects on SpeedyTutor. We encourage tutors to showcase their expertise in multiple areas to attract a wider range of students. You can create separate tutor profiles for each subject or highlight your versatility within a single profile.

Is there a rating system for tutors on SpeedyTutor?

Yes, SpeedyTutor has a rating system that allows students to provide feedback and rate their tutoring experience. Ratings and reviews play a crucial role in building your reputation as a tutor. Delivering high-quality sessions and maintaining positive student interactions will help you build a strong profile.

How can I attract more students to book sessions with me on SpeedyTutor?

To maximize your visibility and attract more students on SpeedyTutor, we recommend optimizing your tutor profile. Start by providing a comprehensive and engaging introduction that highlights your qualifications, teaching philosophy, and any relevant certifications or achievements. Upload a professional profile picture and include details about your availability, preferred tutoring subjects, and teaching style. Encouraging your students to leave reviews and ratings after sessions can significantly enhance your profile’s credibility and attract more potential students. Additionally, actively promote your profile through social media and other channels.

Can I communicate with my students outside of the tutoring sessions?

While we encourage tutors to establish a professional and supportive relationship with their students, we require keeping all communication within the SpeedyTutor platform. This ensures transparency, safety, and accountability for both tutors and students.

How does SpeedyTutor handle student feedback and reviews?

Student feedback and reviews are essential for maintaining quality standards on SpeedyTutor. After each tutoring session, students have the option to provide feedback and rate their experience. We encourage tutors to actively seek feedback and use it as a tool for improvement.

We hope these FAQs have provided you with valuable information about tutoring on SpeedyTutor. Should you have any further questions or concerns, our support team is ready to assist you. We appreciate your dedication to providing high-quality education and wish you a rewarding tutoring experience with SpeedyTutor!