Our rates increased in the spring of 2023 to continue to pay our staff fairly & cover our expenses. We'll honor packages but at the new rates, which means packages may see a prorated balance. Thank you for your understanding.
This offer applies to any of our services. When you pay upfront for 10 sessions (1 hour apiece of private tutoring) the 11th will be free. The package must be used within one year of the purchase date with a tutor/consultant of the same qualification. Coupon Code: 11thFree
USA Tutors will donate $7 to the food pantry of your choice with the purchase of your first session with us. Be sure to let us know that you're taking advantage of this offer and mention your town. (Please note that this offer is in place of the 15% off your first visit option below.) Coupon Code: HelpingHands
This offer is valid for a private tutoring or consultation session. It may not be combined with the Helping Hands offer. It is valid for the first, one-hour session for a client who is new to USA Tutors.
Take 10% off of a prepaid package of 15 or more individual (one-hour) tutoring sessions. These hours are not transferable but may be split amongst immediate family (parents and/or siblings). Coupon Code: Package10
Take 10% off of packages of 15 or more smaller or larger (one-hour) group tutoring sessions. These hours are not transferable but may be split amongst immediate family. Please note that this option is not available for standardized test prep. because of the level of prep. time needed by the tutors. It is available for family members tak
Take 10% off of packages of 15 or more smaller or larger (one-hour) group tutoring sessions. These hours are not transferable but may be split amongst immediate family. Please note that this option is not available for standardized test prep. because of the level of prep. time needed by the tutors. It is available for family members taking the same class simultaneously or students joining sessions with other kids in the same class, e.g., Chemistry or Algebra. Coupon Code: Package10A
This service does NOT require the tutors to create lesson plans, read books, or study external materials in preparation; they WILL review sample problems and class notes families send. They aren't creating or assessing homework but will help students better understand the material and its applications including providing sample practice problems in the session. Tutors do NOT do the homework for students but will help 5th to 12th grade students identify patterns of errors in their work to grow.
Notes: It's unlikely that this category applies to children below 5th grade. Tutors will be K to 6th certified or possibly secondary ed. certified for older students. Minimum session length: 60 minutes
Notes: Families should be prepared to present the tutor with the topics the students wishes to cover by 24 hours before the session. Tutors will be secondary ed. certified or possibly higher ed. instructors for older students. Minimum session length: 60 minutes
Some tutors may be available for 30-minute sessions for elementary school children in back-to-back sessions starting and ending on the hour. Families must utilize the full hour or cover the tutor's time if they prefer shorter sessions.
This category is for students who need to learn content and/or skills independent of or expanding upon their current classroom schedule. It covers students lacking foundational skills in reading, writing, or math or assists advanced students in enrichment activities to keep them engaged or meeting milestones ahead of their class. The tutors will create lesson plans for these sessions with activities for practice, assign homework and review it, and check in with families to assess the student's
Tutors are certified reading specialists (e.g., Orton-Gillingham, Wilson Reading, etc.) or language arts or special education teachers with several years of teaching experience for the relevant grade level and content. Tutors often need to read books the student is reading for discussion purposes. Minimum session length per purchase is 60 minutes due to the extensive preparation time involved in each session.
Tutors are experienced in teaching the fundamentals of writing on the elementary school level or are certified language arts or special education instructors with an LA specialization for middle and high school students. Tutors are creating lesson plans, assigning homework, and assessing homework. Minimum session length is 60 minutes due to the extensive preparation time involved in each session
Tutors are experienced teaching math foundational skills for elementary school students and/or are certified in secondary education math or a related subject for older students. This tutoring requires the tutors to create lesson plans including exercises for sessions, assign and assess homework, and help parents understand what their children should be doing for the homework exercises. Minimum session length is 60 minutes due to the extensive preparation time involved in each session
There's a mandatory quarterly report by the tutor assessing the student's progress, making recommendations for growth, and noting exercises the student can address outside of the sessions for growth for K through middle school students. It's billed at one hour of the rate noted below. *** Prices quoted are for online sessions. Onsite sessions at the client's home or in a public setting are available in some cases with a surcharge of $15 per session within 15 miles of the tutor's point of origin. Travels outside of that range have a per mile cost consistent with the perdiem.gov site for the state.
Each content tutor for Verbal, Math, and Science is paid for one hour to review the student's transcript, current classes, prior PSAT/PACT results, recent SAT/ACT results, and start to formulate lesson plans. Students MUST take a sample SAT/ACT in the format they plan to pursue or provide results from a recent (within six weeks) sitting so we have a baseline.
This hourly rate covers time the student and tutor are meeting. The tutor will be a secondary ed. certified or higher education professor in the field with a minimum of five years of relevant teaching experience. The rate is the same for our test prep. specialist, Verbal tutor, Science tutor, and Math tutor. (Clients are expected to take additional versions of their focus test intermittently outside of sessions and submit them for progress assessments.)
These sessions include discussions of and guidance on the college prep. process from creating and narrowing a list of schools to letters of recommendation, essay support, understanding how applications work, and more. They include summary session notes many times. (The advisor typically spends 15 to 25 minutes preparing for many sessions. Anything longer is charged under research time.) This rate is increasing to $75 for weekdays and $80 for weekends on June 1, 2024.
This is research you want the advisor to conduct such as recommending a list of schools for consideration, contacting a school for more information, looking into test protocols or exceptions, etc. Anything beyond 30 minutes is prorated at this rate in 15-minute increments rounded up. Payment is due promptly upon receipt of the requested research. This rate is increasing to $75 for weekdays and $80 for weekends on June 1, 2024.
We endeavor to be accessible to our families for quick consultations without nickel and diming you, but conversations that exceed 15 minutes and/or that entail follow-up research will be billed at a prorated increment of this rate in 15-minute windows, e.g., 20 minutes is billed at $35 and 45 minutes is $52.50. Payment is due upon receipt of the invoice. This rate is increasing to $75 for weekdays and $80 for weekends on June 1, 2024.
You will work with an experienced, high education financial aid officer to understand your family's situation, the newest rules, types of aid, how to complete the FAFSA and/or CSS profile, understanding loans and student debt load, and/or identifying relevant grants and scholarships. Please note that these advisors can walk you through how to complete the relevant forms but will not do them on your behalf. This rate is increasing to $80 for weekends on June 1, 2024.
This rate covers the tutor's preparation time and time with the client. The client is expected to provide a breakdown of topics they would like to discuss 24 to 48 hours in advance of the session. Clients who fail to do so understand that the tutor may not be optimally prepared to discuss how your professor is teaching the material.
This rate covers the tutor's preparation time and time with the client. The client is expected to provide a breakdown of topics they would like to discuss 48 hours in advance of the session. Clients who fail to do so understand that the tutor may not be optimally prepared to discuss how your professor is teaching the material or help you prepare for an exam or formal paper/dissertation.
Content covered under this category is not connected with a classroom. The tutor/instructor is expected to create and implement lesson plans or provide a Q & A type of assistance for the subject. Examples include learning a foreign language, learning a computer program or language, pursuing a passion project, becoming a stronger writer or public speaker, learning research methodology, etc. Your instructor will be an educational or industry expert. Ask for more information.
These sessions are personalized to meet the student's goals based upon their fluency levels when starting with us. The instructors are experienced ESL/TESOL faculty.
Hourly rates are per person - These rates do not apply to standardized test prep. such as SAT/ACT due to the personalized level of preparation needed following our system. If you want to explore a group arrangement, we will discuss pricing based upon number of participants, goals, time involved, and the level of preparation needed by the tutors.
Note: Small group sessions are only offered with at least 2 people attending. If only one person attends, that person will be given the option of a private session at the prices noted in the individual session section.
See our "Scheduling & Refunds" page for more information.
Our staff live across the country, so most of our services will remain online. However, in certain cases, in-person sessions are available. If the tutor travels to meet you, there is an additional fee of $15 for the session as well as the current per diem mileage charge in effect for distances more than 15 miles from the tutor's home/workplace. We do not have an office at this time and do encourage clients to use our online platform.
We endeavor to provide exceptional customer service, particularly when you contract us to research for your family recommendations on schools, create a Roadmap to College, or obtain answers to certain questions to streamline the educational process for you or your family.
Like most service-based industries, payment is due upon receipt of the requested product, which is noted in the invoice. We thank you for promptly making that payment as you would upon receiving the services of a doctor's office, restaurant, or mechanic. Unpaid invoices will accrue a weekly past due charge of 2%.
Payments for tutoring sessions are due 48 hours in advance. We reserve the right to cancel sessions not paid 24 hours in advance or to add a weekly charge of 2% for past due invoices as we remain responsible for paying our staff on time.