May 05, 2011 // Franchising.com // [Toronto, ON] – Now that the school year is drawing to a close, many high school seniors have already made plans for the next chapter of their lives. If this chapter involves college, they have already received acceptance letters. By this time, most seniors have already mentally "moved on." However, it is not unheard of for seniors to thwart their own best interests by engaging in self-destructive behaviors that can cause their college entrance letters to be rescinded, result in school suspension, expulsion or cause the child to repeat the entire grade level. This phenomenon is so common, it even has a name: Senioritis. Tutor Doctor, the premiere one-on-one, in-home tutoring franchise, can help parents to encourage their seniors, so they can reach their post-graduation goals.
"Like a personal trainer, a one-on-one tutor can help a high school senior whose motivation is flagging," said Frank Milner, president of Tutor Doctor. "The checking in and accountability factors alone can sometimes be all a student needs to avoid traps, such as 'Senior Skip Day'."
The professional tutors from Tutor Doctor are available year-round. Tutor Doctor's network of professional tutors can work with students to reinforce academic, organizational and behavioral goals.
Tutor Doctor has compiled a list of tips for parents to help their children move ahead to the next stage after high school.
Tutor Doctor is a rapidly expanding one-on-one, in-home tutoring service is designed to help students from ages three and a half to 96, offering communities and students a private, easy way to improve in any of area of schoolwork. Tutor Doctor even provides services for adults to assist them in learning the basics of email, the Internet and more.
Tutor Doctor was founded in 1999 as an alternative to the "one-to-many" teaching model most extra-curricular learning centers offer by providing a personalized one-on-one, in-home tutoring service to students. The company quickly grew and in 2003 turned to franchising as a way of expanding the company's impact and meeting the vast market demand. Now with offices internationally in Canada, the United States, Latin America, the United Kingdom, and the Caribbean, the Tutor Doctor vision is becoming a reality as the lives of students and their families are being positively impacted throughout the world. With 180 locations worldwide, Tutor Doctor was listed by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the fastest growing franchise brands. Tutor Doctor is affiliated with the National Tutoring Association (NTA) whose mission is to foster the advancement of professional and peer tutoring, support research into best practices and standards for all tutors, support tutor training, advocate for tutor certification, and uphold the NTA Code of Ethics. For more information about Tutor Doctor visit the web site at www.tutordoctor.com.