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Smart Alec is the smart and simple way to find and book in-home sessions with private tutors. We vet thousands of applicants and carefully select the top 4% of tutors to help you with math, science, test prep, writing, and more!

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Students and Parents 
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Avg. Tutor Rating 4.98/5* – Avg. Session Rating 4.91/5*

Students and Parents 
Give Us 5 Stars

Students and parents consistently give their Smart Alec tutors 5 stars.* That's because Smart Alec tutors are dedicated to helping students achieve their academic goals.

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Students Rate 
Our Tutors

4.98/5 on average

Students Rate 
Their Sessions

4.91/5 on average

About Our Amazing Tutors

Only the top 4% 
of tutor applicants are accepted.

Our tutors are professors, top classroom teachers, medical doctors and more. Above all, they are passionate about helping students succeed.

Learn more about our rigorous tutor selection process.

Our tutors attended:

Our Tutors Attended Harvard University Our Tutors Attended University of Pennsylvania Our Tutors Attended University of Oxford Our Tutors Attended Yale University Our Tutors Attended Columbia University

Getting academic help for your child has never been easier

Academic help for your child.

Now you can schedule in-home, private tutoring sessions online or from our mobile app with just a few clicks.

Welcome to a more effective way to gain confidence, raise grades and master exams.

Same-day tutoring sessions.

Same-Day Sessions

With so many trusted tutors available, you can get the help you need, when you need it – even if that means same-day.

Guaranteed great tutors for half the price.

Superior Value

Work with guaranteed great tutors for half the price. Our tutors work harder and care more about student success because of our fair pricing policy. Learn more.

Our tutors travel to you at no extra charge.

We Come to You

Our tutors travel to you at no extra charge. That means that students get to learn in the comfort of their own homes and you spend less time being their personal chauffeur.

Never worry again to pay your tutor with checks or cash.

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Our simple and secure online payments make checkout a breeze, so you never have to worry about paying with checks or cash again. Learn more.

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