The Novelty of Paying Someone to Do Your Math Work

One of the strangest things I noticed is that people will hire us for just one assignment, show their appreciation, then never contact us again to do more Math assignments for them. I initially thought that most of these people would return as clients for a future...

Now He Wants to Hire Us to Take His Online Math Class!

You never know who’s going to pay/hire someone to take their online Math class. This post is about someone who was initially a critic of my work and who ended up being one my biggest advocates… In my neighborhood, there is a bar that I frequent. One day, when I was...

We Are Not Homework Slaves!

Here’s something so strange, I couldn’t make it up… Did you know that there are people who claim to be “homework slaves”? What they is that they will do your homework for free (allegedly) so long as you boss them around and tell them (in a domineering,...

Non-suspicious Competence in Your Online Math Class

The other day, I saw an advertisement for a course completion expert who said he or she would get A+ on every assignment. That ad seemed suspicious. Regardless, that’s a pretty impressive value proposition. I’ve seen others that advertise that they guarantee a 95% or...

Now Hiring Cats To Take Your Online Algebra Class!

The other day on Twitter, I read the following tweet: tried doing my algebra homework pic.twitter.com/YVOEiLFUgS — nicole (@tranquiliize) August 18, 2017 To which I replied: If that cat likes Algebra, I might be able to give him/her a job at my company:...

3 Types of Resources/Help for Online Math Classes

So you’re currently enrolled in a Math class that is giving you lots of trouble. You try to find someone close to you (e.g. a family member or a friend) who can help you out. Not surprisingly, when you ask friends and family for help, they are not of much use. Most of...

Two (Personal) Stories About Math Homework

I’ve said before on this blog that Math homework is the bane of many students’ existence. Perhaps the best proof of this fact is reading content on social media such as Facebook and Twitter. On those sites, you’ll see countless posts from students (at all levels)...

Is Algebra a Civil Rights Issue? (Part 1)

Recently, Eloy Ortiz Oakley, who is the current chancellor of the California community college system made some statements that reverberated throughout the Internet (and the offline world too). Mr. Oakley said that lots of students of color are not graduating from...