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    Hi, I'm starting AS Level in September and I'm planning on studying Economics, English Language, Maths and Physics. As any student, I could use extra money, but I don't want to get a part time job. This is because I am worried I won't be able to fulfil my student duties in time, before I go to work. As a result, I came to the conclusion that I could tutor high school kids on the weekends.

    I wanted to ask if that's a normal thing. Do lower sixth students ever teach high school students? I was pretty good at Maths in high school and I was going to take further maths at A Level, but it's not going to directly aid my future career, so I decided against it. Nevertheless, I still think I would make a fair teacher.

    Any tips for a to-be tutor?


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    It occurs but you will likely find that you'll have a hard time finding clients when there are so many better qualified tutors looking for work.
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    Yeah, go for it. I started tutoring for a bit of extra cash in Year 9; it was just someone in primary school on my street. Gradually, I built up reputation in my neighbourhood and I teach up to ten kids every week. It's very fun, and flexible.


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    (Original post by Nichita)
    Hi, I'm starting AS Level in September and I'm planning on studying Economics, English Language, Maths and Physics. As any student, I could use extra money, but I don't want to get a part time job. This is because I am worried I won't be able to fulfil my student duties in time, before I go to work. As a result, I came to the conclusion that I could tutor high school kids on the weekends.

    I wanted to ask if that's a normal thing. Do lower sixth students ever teach high school students? I was pretty good at Maths in high school and I was going to take further maths at A Level, but it's not going to directly aid my future career, so I decided against it. Nevertheless, I still think I would make a fair teacher.

    Any tips for a to-be tutor?


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    Yep, definitely is a thing. My brother printed off loads of little cards explainig who he was and offering tuition and posted them through the letterboxes of all the nearest streets - this is in a family-friendly london borough so perhaps it may be harder for you, but yh he started tutoring a primary school kid trying to get into private school and another for gcses. At least worth giving it a go!

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    worth a try, there a lots of better qualified tutors out there (uni students etc) but if you offer a lower price (tbh if you ask for £10 an hour tops you're still earning a lot more than you would in a shop) then you might win some people over
 
 
 
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