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FAQs

Why does Margot Enterprises only hire NYS certified teachers?
Margot Enterprises believes that it requires more than a high GPA or high test scores to be able to teach.  NYS Certified teachers take many classes to help them learn how to effectively teach their subject.

How does Margot Enterprises keep up to date with the changing curriculum?
Since all of the tutors are NYS Certified teachers they take professional development classes every year.  This ensures that all of our tutors know the latest state requirements.

Is Margot Enterprises accredited?
Yes. We are accredited by the National Tutoring Association and must reapply for accreditation every two years.

Why does Margot Enterprises use a patent-pending brain-compatible approach?
Research has shown that learning and memories are part of the neural network in the brain.  By understanding how the brain works and how the brain learns, the tutors are able to improve learning and memory by improving the neural networks and filling in any gaps.  This helps to rebuild and strengthen the foundation instead of put another "patch" on the holes in the foundation.

How many sessions do I have to purchase?
We do not require that you purchase a particular number of sessions. You can pay hourly or purchase one of our packages.  The decision is completely up to you.

What if I want to try one session to see how my child likes it?
You can purchase one session at the hourly rate.  If you decide to continue you can apply the amount you paid for one session towards any package of your choice.*

What happens if I pay for more sessions than my child needs?
All sessions are good for one year from the date of purchase.  Sessions can also be shared among immediately family members within the same age group or a younger age group.

What if my child has special needs?
Margot Enterprises has NYS certified special education and bilingual tutors.  These tutors are available with no additional cost.

How does Margot Enterprises monitor a student's progress?
Margot Enterprises is in contact with the parents and teachers on a regular basis.  Additionally, the student will work with a certified academic coach to monitor progress and set goals.

Where are the tutoring sessions conducted?
All of the sessions are conducted in your home.  We require that an adult (age 18 years or older) be home for the duration of the session.

How long is each tutoring session?
Elementary School through High School sessions are each a full hour.  Pre-K sessions are 30 minutes each.

What are Margot Enterprises' hours?
We provide tutoring Monday- Thursday 12pm-10pm, Friday 12pm-7pm, and Saturday 9am-4pm.  Some tutors are available additional hours.

What is the return policy?
You may receive a full refund for up to 15 days after purchase, before any tutoring sessions have started.  After the first tutoring session, you may receive a partial refund up to 7 days after the first session.  The price of an individual session will be deducted from the package price.  There are no refunds after the second session.

*The first session must have be paid at full price to be able to apply it to a package.  The session must be applied to a package for the same age group.