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April 24, 2014

Academic help is a click away for military kids

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The pressure is on for military students (and their parents) as kids face homework, papers, exams and standardized tests. Decrease your family’s stress levels and improve your children’s grades with personalized tutoring offered online and at no cost to children in military families.

All Kindergarten-grade 12 students in eligible U.S. military families can access Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families (www.tutor.com/military), an official Department of Defense (DoD) program.

Available any time, any day, this DoD-funded resource provides expert tutoring in all core school subjects, and is offered at no cost to grades K-12 students in U.S. military families. Tutor.com allows students to work one-to-one with a live tutor online for help with homework, studying, test preparation, proofreading, essay-writing and more. Instant, on-demand expert support is available in all core subjects, including algebra, geometry, calculus, physics, earth science, language arts, history and AP-level courses.

Tutor.com is staffed by more than 2,500 carefully screened, experts who are available to work one-to-one with a student online. . With an internet-enabled computer or handheld mobile device, students can connect to a tutor any time, any day from anywhere—no appointment needed. A student and tutor work together in a secure and anonymous online classroom that features an interactive whiteboard, file sharing and instant messaging.

Students of all skill levels can benefit from using Tutor.com; students can work with tutors for step-by-step help with homework assignments or simply ask a tutor to double-check their work. Parents of younger students can log in to Tutor.com and work alongside their children. Advanced students can get help with more challenging classes. Feedback collected from Tutor.com users shows that students who use Tutor.com are more confident in their schoolwork, complete more homework assignments and are improving their grades.

Creating an account and working with a tutor is quick and easy. For more information and to create an account, visit www.tutor.com/military.




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