One-on-one tutoring is a powerful academic tool that can help students realize their potential and succeed in school. Whether a student is struggling with the basics, aiming for straight A’s, or somewhere in between, receiving personalized feedback in a nurturing academic environment can make a significant difference.
Nothing is more important than the rapport between student and tutor. Our goal is to match each student with a tutor whose personality, teaching style, and subject expertise is an ideal fit. GLC students love coming to tutoring because they work with instructors who take personal interest in their academic success. And we realize that we don’t only work for our students, which is why we regularly communicate with parents and teachers to make sure everyone is informed about academic progress and potential challenges to be addressed.
Even bright students have trouble absorbing everything they need to know during the course of a school day. Supplemental instruction is a straightforward way to ensure that important concepts make sense before they’re tested. Our tutors are comfortable teaching in engaging, hands-on ways so that students interact meaningfully with the material and master core subject matter. One-on-one tutoring also offers a safe environment in which students can ask questions, make mistakes, and learn from their experiences—without the stress or anxiety of the classroom.
Homework allows students to gain valuable experience with essential material, but when they get stuck, they might miss out on important concepts. One-on-one tutoring at GLC helps students work through tricky problems without the frustration and exhaustion that often accompany tough homework assignments. Tutors can also identify weaknesses and provide additional practice materials designed to help students prepare more effectively for quizzes and tests. Guidance from an expert is one of the most effective ways to ensure that students are getting the most out of the time they spend on homework.
Many middle and high schoolers are limited by poor planning, time management, and study habits. Our tutors understand those struggles and know the techniques that can help students build lifelong academic skills. One-on-one tutoring is a great environment for students to become better organizers, studiers, and independent workers because they get insight on what’s working and what’s not—before grades suffer due to weaknesses in these areas.
One-on-one tutoring is our most popular service in McLean, Great Falls, and Charlottesville. We would love to pair your son or daughter with a tutor whose expertise and teaching skills are an ideal fit for academic success.