How does TutorLyft work: find the right tutor for you

Our goal is simple: to connect learners with the right tutors at the right time.

Find my tutor

How does TutorLyft work?

Step 1

Browse online + in-person tutors.

Explore tutor profiles, watch introductory videos, or reach out to us for a personalized match.

Our dedicated tutors are here to inspire and challenge you. We're committed to helping you find the perfect fit.

step 2

Book a lesson or free initial phone consultation

You can start with a free phone consultation to discuss your needs before committing to a session, or dive right into a session! The choice is yours.

Step 3

Engage. Learn. Excel. Repeat

Attend your session and collaborate with our tutor to create a personalized learning plan for the future.

If you're unsatisfied with your session, our Tutor Match Guarantee ensures we not only refund your session but also offer you another hour with a different tutor for free!

No contracts, subscriptions, or long-term commitments!

Simply pay for the sessions you book, when you book them. Our mission is to make high-quality personalized education more accessible. Have questions about payments? Give us a call using the number below contact us.

What are the benefits of learning on TutorLyft?

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FAQs on how TutorLyft works

How do I find a tutor?

Find a tutor by using the filters on our search page. These filters allow you to browse tutors who match your preferences, including factors like price, availability, and qualifications. Watch introductory videos of each tutor to get a sense of their personality and teaching style, then book a lesson or a free phone consultation.

What happens if I need to cancel my session?

We understand that life can be unpredictable, and sometimes you may need to cancel a scheduled tutoring session.Here's how our cancellation policy works:
β€’ 24 Hours or more in advance:
If you cancel your session at least 24 hours before the scheduled start time, you will receive a full refund, no questions asked.
β€’ Less than 24 Hours:
If you find yourself needing to cancel with less than 24 hours' notice, please be aware that failing to show up or canceling within this time frame will result in a full charge for the appointment. However, we do handle these situations on a case-by-case basis. While we can't guarantee a refund, we will do our best to find a solution that is fair for both you and the tutor.

We aim to be as flexible as possible while also respecting the time of our tutors. If you have any questions or concerns about this policy, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Do I have to pay a subscription?

Absolutely not! There are no subscription fees or initial costs to use TutorLyft. It’s part of our mission to make high-quality, personalized education easily accessible. You are free to explore and connect with tutors at no charge and only pay for the tutoring sessions you choose to book. We're committed to providing a seamless experience for you to find the perfect tutor to meet your learning needs.

What is the free phone consultation about?

During your free consultation, you'll have the opportunity to discuss your academic goals, ask questions about the tutor's teaching style, and understand how they can help you achieve success. It's a no-pressure way to see if the tutor is the right fit for you.

What subjects do your tutors teach?

Our tutors are proficient in various subjects (including math, physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, and more) across all grade levels. You can browse tutors by subject to find the perfect match for you or your child's needs.

How do you ensure the quality of your tutors?

At TutorLyft, we vet through every single tutor application. We have an approval rate of ~5%, yes - we ensure quality and passionate tutors in the community.

Our criteria for approval are:
β€’ Relevant experience in the industry ( > 3+ years)
β€’ Has past experience in a role involving tutoring/teachingβ€’ Passionate about educating others and making a meaningful difference in the lives of students
β€’ Has passed through a certified background check if offering in-person sessions
β€’ Excel in clear and effective communication
β€’ Are committed to offering customized, student-focused learning experiences

Discover more about our rigorous vetting process here.

Still have questions?

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