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Education Begins in the Home with Tutor Doctor Franchisee Misty Sheffield

Misty Lathem Sheffield, the director of Tutor Doctor in Cherokee County, was searching for an alternative for her child who needed extra help in math and in-home tutoring was the perfect solution.

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Former Air Force Commander Flies to Top of Tutor Doctor Executive Team

Tutor Doctor's new Vice President of Operations may seem familiar to some. Bob Rosedale is not only a former Air Force Colonel, he was Tutor Doctor’s first franchisee in Idaho. For Bob, transitioning from successful franchisee to a post at the our home office was a natural progression.

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The Millennial Job Crisis: How Franchises Can Help

Millennials are facing increasing uncertainty in the job market. From 2005 to 2015,  94% of the 10 million net new jobs in the US were either temporary or contract positions, with the share of Americans doing "alternative work" has risen from 10.7% to 15.8%.  The lion's share of millennials are relegated to uncertain employment, when they can find a job at all. The millennial unemployment rate stands at 12.8%, well above the national average of 4.9%.

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Tutor Doctor Celebrates the New Year with our 500th Franchise

2016 was nothing short of phenomenal for Tutor Doctor. One of our biggest reasons to celebrate - we signed our 500th franchise! With this latest addition, we are proud to say that Tutor Doctor launched in 22 territories over the last three months of 2016.

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2016: A Stellar PR Year for Tutor Doctor Franchisees

As we continue to reflect on the year that was 2016, one thing has become apparent - Tutor Doctor and our franchisees have had a great year in PR.

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2016: A Banner Year for Tutor Doctor

As the new year approaches, it’s a great time to look back and reflect on our achievements. In reviewing 2016, it’s evident that Tutor Doctor has had one of its best years yet. We have expanded to more than 450 franchise units in more than a dozen countries, and those numbers will likely only increase in 2017.

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Why Franchising is a Great Opportunity for Women

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Homework Hints from Parents Hurt More than they Help

Some parents believe that tutoring is unnecessary, after all, they’ve been through school, they should be able to help their child as well as any tutor. However, according to a recent study, that logic may be hindering their children.

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SAT Scores Dip: Can Tutoring Help?

Autumn has arrived and with it comes an exciting and sometimes trying time for high school seniors - college applications. October marked the beginning of the college application process, and thus, the official start of SAT season. With the first batch of tests written this past October, the College Board released the results from last year’s SAT.

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Tutor Doctor Wins Canadian Business Excellence Award

We are pleased to announce that Tutor Doctor was recently named the recipient of the Canadian Businesses Excellence Award for Private Businesses. The award recognizes businesses from all industries that demonstrate a strategic approach to successfully improving performance and achieving goals.

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