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At Tutor the People, we understand how important your child’s education is. That’s why we pride ourselves on making sure our students actually understand the material, rather than just teaching to the test. We believe that by starting with the fundamentals and building onto more complex concepts, the student will be able to better retain the information. This way they will be able to apply their new knowledge in the classroom as well as on their exams.
We believe that personalized tutoring makes all the difference. Rather than focusing on generic lesson plans that rely on rote memorization, our tutors go the extra mile to get to know each of their students. This way we can create a customized Regents prep plan designed around your child’s unique academic strengths and weaknesses. No two students are alike, and that’s why we believe no two study plans should be either.
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Far too often, Regents tutoring is considered a commodity with generic lesson plans and meager score increases. We hold ourselves to a different standard. All of our tutors are trained on the ins and outs of every Regents exam. With proven test-taking strategies and their own personal experience with the Regents, our expert tutors are here to make sure you’re ready to crush every Regents exam you face.
A Free Introductory Hour is included with enrollment in any of our Regents prep packages. Dissatisfied after the first hour? You can receive a full 100% refund with our Money-Back Guarantee. Additionally, any unused hours in your package are refundable at any time throughout your prep.
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We know that every student is unique. That’s why our tutors take the time to get to know each student’s personal history with the Regents, their strengths, weaknesses, and any concerns they may have. This way they can create a personalized study plan designed just for you and your success.
The first thing we do is learn about your tutoring needs, schedule, and your child’s experience with the Regents exams so we can match you with a tutor who best suits your child’s specific needs and learning style.
We pride ourselves on taking an individualized approach to our Regents tutoring. We know that “teaching to the test” may work in the short-term, but we go beyond that to ensure your child retains this new information and can apply it in their future studies. We will create a customized lesson plan designed specifically for each student to make the most of their Regents prep. This way they can take what they learn in tutoring and apply it in the classroom as well as on their exam.
Do you have multiple children preparing for the Regents exams? No problem! We offer group tutoring on an as-needed basis whenever you’re ready. Available both online and in-person, we do everything we can to match your busy lifestyle and your child’s personal learning needs.
When the time comes for your child to start their Regents test prep, some of the information we’ll need includes:
1Has your child started any Regents prep yet?
2Do you have any test dates scheduled?
3Has your child taken any Regents exams before?
4Have they taken a practice test?
5How did they score on each subject?
6What areas does your child struggle with?
7What areas are they strong in?
8What are your best days/times to meet with a tutor?
9Do you prefer in-person or online tutoring?
New to Regents prep? Here’s some information about the Regents exams:
The Regents exams are a New York state standardized test required by most public high schools. These exams are necessary for graduation and are most often taken in a student’s sophomore or junior year. Each exam is three hours long, except for the Earth Science exam which includes an additional lab component often performed in advance. The exams all include a wide variety of question types ranging from essays to open-ended to multiple choice.
There are two different types of Regents diplomas a student can receive, though both require scores of 65 or higher on all of their exams. The requirements are:
The Regents Diploma
- English Language Arts
- At least one math (Algebra I, Geometry, or Algebra II).
- At least one science (Living Environment, Earth Science, Chemistry, or Physics)
- At least one social studies (Global History or United States History and Government)
- One additional Regents Exam in any subject
The Regents Diploma With Advanced Designation
- English Language Arts
- All three math regents (Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II)
- Living Environment and 1 physical science regents (Earth Science, Chemistry, or Physics)
- Global History or United States History and Government.
It is also possible to obtain honors with either diploma. In order to do so the student must achieve an average score of at least 90 (without rounding), an average score of at least 85 on all required math exams, or an average score of at least 85 on at least three science exams.
Our goal is to help you understand the material, not just study cram for a test.
Don’t know where to start?
Our Regents prep tutors are here to help! In addition to helping you set up a customized study schedule, your tutor will help determine what your child’s strengths and weaknesses are so they know how to plan out their Regents prep.
We’re here to help. That’s why we create personalized strategies for each individual student, rather than generic lesson plans. Your Regents prep tutor will work one-on-one with your child to understand their unique learning style so we can create a plan that sets them up for success. Our tutoring strategies are proven to boost their scores in each section as well as help them understand the material behind the test. We’re here to help your child every step of the way, so they’ll be prepared to crush anything the Regents exams can throw their way.
More Info & Resources
Free Regents Prep Resources
The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Regents page offers information about the exam, scoring, and upcoming exam periods.
This NYSED page shows all of the current types of Regents exams being offered, as well as links to more information about each exam.
The Higher Education Services Corporation page offers a breakdown of highschool classes and Regents exams required for graduation.
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Between school, extracurriculars, and personal time, we understand that life can be chaotic. That’s why we let you set the schedule. Online or In-Person, we work with you to create a Regents tutoring schedule that sets your child up for success while accommodating your busy life. Every Regents prep plan is personally tailored to each individual student’s needs and learning style so they’ll be ready to crush their exams.
Do you have multiple children preparing to take the Regents? Does your child do better in a group environment? We offer group classes! Our Regents group classes are formed on an as-needed basis both online and in-person depending on your preferences. When you sign up for group classes, a specialized Regents prep tutor will evaluate each individual student before assessing the group as a whole, so they can create a strategic plan that suits everybody.
What Makes Us Different
Our goal is always to fit each client’s needs and set every student on a path to success. We know this journey into Regents prep can be overwhelming, so we focus on providing expert tutoring at prices more affordable than our competitors. We also offer extended payment plans so you can just focus on helping your child succeed.