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How To Fit Online Tutoring Sessions Around A Busy Schedule

23 June 2021 Interesting Information

For students of all ages, private tuition can be the difference between a passing grade and your desired grade. Having helped students through each phase of the education system, we know that private tuition and online tutoring can boost a student’s chances of success tenfold. In this article, we explore how to fit online tuition around a busy schedule to improve your chances of success. Remember, however busy your schedule is, there is always an opportunity to make time for extra tuition to ensure that you reach your goals!

Preparation & Planning Is Key

As the saying goes, “fail to prepare, prepare to fail”. Planning and preparation are the parameters of success throughout all stages of education. Of course, this is even more true when you have a jam-packed schedule to contend with, since you’ll need to be prepared to stay on track. We advise that you make use of a calendar, to create a visual timetable of your day and to remind you what you have planned to do at different points in the day.

From there, it will be easier for you to see when you have an opening to plan further activities or study sessions. So, whether you need to make time for GCSE maths studies, you need extra help to excel in A-Level Science or your child is having difficulties with KS3 Science homework, make sure you’re prepared to set aside some time to receive help, in the form of our online tutors.

Studying Little & Often Does The Trick

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This ties in nicely with organising your day with a calendar. If you have a busy schedule to adhere to and don’t have the luxury of being able to dedicate large portions of the day to studying, formulate a plan that will enable you to study little and often. Some students that do not have hectic schedules actually prefer to learn this way and with good reason. Studying little and often breaks up the day, which can actually make it easier to learn and retain knowledge.

Therefore, if you have a busy schedule but need extra help with studies, consider scheduling hour sessions with our online tutors in the mornings, evenings or whatever time that works best, according to your calendar. Whilst we’re talking about morning studies, it’s important to note that getting up early and squeezing in a bit of private tuition before classes or lectures, puts you in a good place to get other things done in more sociable hours.

Reassess Your Schedule & Prioritise

Ask yourself, are there any blocks in my busy schedule that are unnecessary and can therefore be removed? A good way of ensuring that you fit online tutoring sessions in is by evaluating your current routine and making some decisions about how to move forward. Do you really need that extra hour in bed? Do you actually need to engage in as many hours of social activities, especially in midweek and when assessments are on the horizon?

Of course, when reassessing your schedule, you’ll want to consider the study-life balance to ensure that your physical and mental wellbeing is preserved. However, you may just find that taking a step back and assessing your daily routine presents you with a chance to receive some online tuition, which can have a real impact on your grades and therefore your future. If you have already been savvy enough to do this and are looking for extra help in finding the right tutor for you, request a tutor today.

Why Online Tutoring Is Perfect For Those With Busy Schedules

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For those that have busy schedules but are in the midst of an important phase in their educational journey, online tutoring is the perfect way to learn. Simply opening up your laptop or hitting the on button on your desktop sure beats sitting in traffic and wasting study time. From a time management perspective – and from many others, for that matter – online tutoring makes perfect sense. If you have just an hour or two in your busy schedule to learn new things and consolidate what you have already been taught, online tutoring makes it possible.

At Tutorspot, we take pride in the fact that all of our tutors are highly qualified students and working professionals. Not only are they some of the very best teachers, but they are also highly commendable for their punctuality and attention to detail. Through these traits, our tutors guarantee that they will be present to lead a session as and when you need them, to ensure that your busy schedule is not disrupted. If you are new to online tutoring but require online lessons to stay on top of your schedule, discover some Frequently Asked Questions About Online Tutoring.

Busy Schedule? Take Advantage Of Technology!

Yes, it is important to take notes down in classrooms and refer back to them during your revision. However, some students are not proficient in note taking and others are simply not willing to do so on a regular basis. In some instances, we would advise against trying to take as many notes as possible in a class, as it may result in you missing out on key information that is being delivered by your teacher.

All of these potential sticking points are, however, mitigated by technology and the widening advantages that come with it. When you have a session with one of our online tutors, for example, the entire session, essential takeaways and discussion points will be accessible through an online portal. This way, you can refer back to notes at any time and you’ll also be able to enjoy the session more whilst you engage with your tutor.

The importance of technology in education nowadays is plain for all to see. So, if you are a student with a busy schedule, you’ll want to consider using the online platforms and apps recommended by our private tutors. These online means of gaining information and knowledge are real time savers, as information is stored efficiently and in an organised manner. No more scrolling through pages of notes and trying to decipher questionable handwriting!

Booking Online Tutors Through Tutorspot

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Whatever is on your schedule as a student – it may be school, college or university lessons, down time with friends, extra curricular activities or looking after a family member – Tutorspot can provide you with online tutoring at a time that suits you. When it comes to planning your private tuition and making sure your sessions fit around your busy schedule, the Tutorspot messaging system can help you immensely.

When searching through our list of online tutors or when you actually click to see a more detailed bio of one of our tutors, you will see a ‘send message’ button. This is your opportunity to get in touch with a prospective Tutorspot online tutor prior to booking a session, to inform them of your availability and outline any requirements you may have. Through the Tutorspot messaging system, you can submit the following information:

We hope you have found our guide on how to fit online tutoring around a hectic schedule useful and that you are able to make time for important studies in the near future. In the meantime, if you have any queries at all for our friendly team at Tutorspot, please don’t hesitate to contact us. If you would like to discuss our guide or find out how to secure the most suited tutor to your timetable, we are here to help with your requirements.

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