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Frequently Asked Questions

What ages/subjects do you offer tutoring?  

  • We offer a variety of different tutoring options, including K-12 Math, English, Science, Social Studies, Languages, and Exceptional Children, and all ages Test Prep and College and Professional tutoring and coaching services.


Do you offer SAT/ACT test prep services?

Yes! We offer both S.A.T. and A.C.T. Test Prep. For more intensive SAT/ACT assistance, we offer a Test Prep Bootcamp over the summer at a discounted rate. Call today to learn more: 910-446-5100.


What are your pricing options/How much does tutoring cost?  

Our pricing varies by subject, age, and duration of tutoring, but typically ranges from $40-$80 per tutoring hour. We have several individual session and package options. Contact us today for more information: 910-446-5100!

Do you offer scholarships or discounts?

  • Yes! We offer limited tutoring scholarships and have a number of money-saving discounts, our most profitable being our packages. You can save hundreds of dollars on tutoring when you book one of our packages. Refer a friend and get one session free!


Where are tutoring sessions held/What is the location of tutoring sessions?

We come to you. Tutoring sessions are typically held in your home, but may also be held at a mutually agreeable location within your community. Virtual tutoring is available across the United States.

Do your tutors have to pass a background check?

  • Yes! At Smiling Minds Tutoring, we take yours and your family’s safety seriously. Our team takes the utmost care in vetting all of our tutors. All our tutors must pass a background check. We select only the best, most qualified tutors with the strongest character.


Are your tutors CPR/AED and First Aid Certified?

  • While it is not a requirement for our tutors to be CPR/AED and First Aid certified, many of our tutors do possess this certification.


What if I need to cancel/reschedule a lesson?

  • Cancelling and rescheduling lessons is easy. Just notify your tutor at least 24 hours before the scheduled session.  


 How do I know if my child needs a tutor?

Usually, there are signs your child needs help well before report cards come in. Check out our Blog Article “Signs Your Child May Need a Tutor” to learn how to spot the signs and intervene early.