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...

Devils, Angels, and Math Homework

I LOVE Twitter. The other day someone tweeted (I’m paraphrasing): “Maybe I could summon the devil to do my math homework for me.” Let’s unpack this statement, which contains 2 assumptions… The first assumption is that only a diabolical entity would be cool enough or...

Can I Pay Someone To Do My Math Homework?

Students hate to do Math homework. For many students, Math homework is one of the banes of their existence. This is not a controversial statement/sentiment. In fact, one of our most common requests is for to do students’ homework and nothing else. Last fall, for...

#FakeBackToSchoolFacts: Algebra Edition

On Twitter, I’ve noticed the hashtag for #FakeBackToSchoolFacts trending a bit. Many of the “facts” are about Math, specifically Algebra. I thought I’d share a few in this post. Algebra will really serve you later in life! #FakeBackToSchoolFacts...

When I Realized I Need to Guarantee Good Results

Would you want to hire someone who did NOT guarantee results? It’s one of my core beliefs that every professional should be committed to improving their clients lives by adding some kind of value. And if their clients’ lives do not improve, real pros should make...

Should We Charge By The Hour?

I’ve written before about some of the most questions that people ask me about my peculiar profession. Another one of the most common questions I’m asked is: “How do you come up with your prices?” and “Do you charge by the hour?” To determine how much to charge a...