Online Tutoring The Impeccable Weapon for American Teenagers


Lisa Mendal

We always dreamt of studying anytime whenever we feel like… after school, after baseball match gets over, early in the morning or late nights. Just imagine if your studies would not be restricted to a fixed schedule or a prescribed syllabus. You are then free to learn anything at anytime or anywhere whenever it suits you the most! In this modern era of education this has been made possible for the young minds. This is the world of Cyber Education.

Online tutoring is the latest trend in education industry. It is a user friendly platform wherein two people i.e. teachers and students can interact with each other. The communication between the two is being established with the help of high net connectivity and computer systems. With the help of simulated white board and voice chat, the discussion goes on between both of them with quite ease, that too in real time. The most flexible part of online tutoring is that teachers are available 24×7, which means you have a teacher for math help, online, always! So at any time whether it s a night before examination or the last day of assignment or project submission, the help needed is just a mouse click away.


“My daughter improved from C grades to A s now. Now she no longer has to be dependent upon home private tuitions. She can now concentrate more on her guitar classes for which she has a passion. All this thanks to online tutoring , Says Jenny, mother of Emma who is in the 7th grade. This is true for million of teenagers across the states of America. Students can now balance their studies along with extra – curricular activities. In addition to this they now get more time for sleep which leads to interest in the subject and a 100 % concentration.

Many new companies are involved with Online tutoring industry providing variety of educational services online. Some of the established online tutoring companies like TransWebTutors (, Brain Fuse, TransTutors and Smart Thinking are known to provide high quality education not only for K – 12 studies but also for pre – college and college level students. Some of the companies like TransWebTutors also provide preparation for standardized tests like TOEFL, GMAT, SAT; GRE etc.These online tutoring companies are providing exciting packages like unlimited online tutoring for $ 99 per month; now isn t that unbelievable? These companies have a pool of teachers from all across the globe who are highly specialized in their respective subjects like English, Mathematics, Science and everything else! The best thing about these companies is that they also get their services outsourced to some of the Asian countries, thus are able to provide such high quality education at a low price as low as $15 an hour.

According to No Child Left behind Act , each and every school in United States must periodically monitor the educational activities for each and every student. Schools which failed to provide quality education took the help of private tutorials, thus led to the growth of online tutoring segment. Since then this has been one of the driving forces towards the growth online tutoring along with things like tremendously low prices. Many American families are enrolling their children to these online tutoring companies rather then sending them to expensive private tutors.

Tutoring is a big business and is expanding day by day. With millions of American teenagers in both private and public schools using online tutorials, it has now become a part of middle class. Apart from high quality education at reduced costs these companies are also providing counseling and career planning sessions to the students. Online Tutoring is the future of education industry and would be a boon for education starved teenagers of America.

Lisa Mendal, Educationalist,Email: Lisamendal@gmail.com

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