Innovations 2012: Student Support is Online and Mobile

innovations 2012It’s show season here at Tutor.com! We’ve been on the road non-stop to see our growing number of college and university clients. Our last trip was to Philadelphia for Innovations 2012 – a show that focuses on the community college experience.

More community colleges are offering online tutoring to complement their on-campus support centers to help retain students and get them through challenging courses. With the rise of non-traditional students—who are already busy with jobs and families—convenient, around-the-clock support is becoming a necessity. Online tutoring from Tutor.com has the added benefit of being available from any mobile device including tablets. Recent surveys show that 25% of college students now rely on tablets to do their course reading.  With Tutor.com, they can easily connect to a tutor for help from their tablet too.

If you missed the show and are thinking about bringing online tutoring to your school, you’re in luck! Below are the answers to the top three questions your colleagues asked at our booth. Have more? Email us at highered@tutor.com.

  •  How’s Tutor.com different from other online tutoring options available to colleges?

Tutor.com is really at the forefront of creating the most innovative solutions for colleges’ support challenges. We are the only online tutoring service that is always on-demand and 24/7 for all the subjects we offer. And, Tutor.com is leading the way when it comes to mobile solutions. Your students can connect to a tutor from Apple or Android devices – phones and tablets. We also know that offering flexible transparent pricing is what colleges need, so we deliver that too.

  • What hours are the tutors available?

Our tutors are available at dawn, noon and midnight!  Whenever your students are studying, our tutors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • How long have you been doing business?

Tutor.com began offering high-quality online tutoring when your freshman class was in kindergarten! We’ve had over a decade to innovate, learn and create a service that gets a 97% recommend rate from millions of students.

If you want to learn more about online tutoring and student support, come see us at the APSCU 2012 Convention & Expo in Las Vegas, NV, June 20-22, at Booth #107.

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