Frequently Asked Questions
Is there an age restriction for registering with HSA Tutoring?
No, we welcome students of all ages and academic levels.
Do you offer referral rates?
Yes! You can receive a $20 check for each person that you refer to HSA Tutoring. The person you refer will receive one free additional hour of tutoring for the package purchased. You may refer an unlimited number of people.
What types of payment do you accept?
The simplest way to register is directly through our website via credit card. We also accept mailed checks and cash in person. To register through a check or cash, please first call us at (617) 496-1506.
How do I register?
Registration is easy. Simply sign up online or give us a call at (617) 496-1506 and we will take your information over the phone.
How does scheduling work?
You may divide the total number of hours in your purchased tutoring package into as many or as few sessions as you would like. For example, a 10 hour session could be divided into five 2 hour sessions, ten 1 hour sessions, etc. We will put you in touch with a tutor directly to find times that work best for both of you.
When will we hear from our tutor?
After completing the online payment for your chosen tutoring package, we will connect you with one of our Harvard tutors within 3 business days. The tutor will then work with you to schedule convenient times for tutoring.
What if I sign up and decide not to take the course?
Please review our complete terms and conditions for specific answers to this question and more.
What if I need to reschedule?
For private tutoring sessions, you can reschedule a session by contacting your tutor directly up to 24 hours before the scheduled appointment. To reschedule a date for a group SAT course up to 7 days before the first class, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible with another course date in mind. Please note that if you reschedule within seven days of the course, you will be charged a $30 rescheduling fee.
Do you offer discounts for group sign-ups?
Yes! Please e-mail us or call us at (617) 496-1506 for more details.
Do you hold private courses?
Absolutely! Please e-mail us or call us at (617) 496-1506 for more details.
Can I swap course dates for group SAT courses if I can’t make a class?
Yes. However, we encourage that you stick with our designated course dates so that you learn with the same instructor and group in order to maximize your results from the course. Please e-mail us or call us at (617) 496-1506 to discuss your options.
Where are group courses and tutoring sessions held?
All classes occur in undergraduate classrooms within the Harvard College campus. For group courses, the exact location will be e-mailed to you a week before the course. For private tutoring sessions, the exact location will be arranged by your tutor. All private tutoring locations will be in public spaces within the Harvard College campus or in Harvard Square.
Is there an option for in-home tutoring?
Yes! Please contact us for more details.
Do you offer courses for SAT Subject Tests?
Yes! For more information on what we offer, please visit our SAT Subject Test page.
Can you reach students outside of the Boston/ Cambridge area?
All private tutoring, as well as the Online SAT Course, can be accessed from anywhere in the world. Our Harvard tutors can connect with you outside of Boston/ Cambridge online via video conferencing software.