COLUMBIA, MD - It's back to school season and as local students prep for the coming school year, one unique education services company is helping Columbia students partner with their Peers and leverage Expert advice to get a head start on the year by making learning fun.
With the acquisition of Peer2Peer Tutors complete, "Aristotle Circle now has the widest possible breadth and depth of educational consulting services," says Suzanne Rheault, CEO and Founder of Aristotle Circle. "The school admissions process is more competitive than ever, and families require a wide range of services to give their children the best possible advantage. Our combined organization fosters a culture of learning.” Aristotle Circle does that through its network of close to 300 national Educational Experts whose specialties include but are not limited to Private school admissions, College Admissions, Test Prep (standardized and academic subjects) financial aid and fine arts admissions. They currently serve over 1,000 clients in 30 states and 15 countries.
Aristotle Peer Tutors are some of the nations finest students and mentors who have been recruited, vetted and trained to deliver curriculum that has been specifically developed by our Experts for affordable delivery to your students. “It’s cool to be smart. Besides higher grades, that’s the lasting impact our Peer tutors make on their students,” says Erik Kimel, Peer2Peer Founder who now serves as the Chief Strategy Office at Aristotle Circle. At Aristotle Circle we believe that every child has the potential to do something great; our mission is to help unlock their passion and power.
Aristotle Circle leverages a concierge driven matchmaking model with a highly successful expert network to connect families to the appropriate admissions experts. By creating a marketplace for expertise, Aristotle Circle enables families to obtain much needed guidance to successfully navigate all aspects of the education and admissions processes.
Aristotle Peer Tutors, formerly Peer2Peer Tutors, employs the largest network of pre-screened, vetted and reliable high school and college tutors. The company also has proprietary technology that includes a recommendation engine for matching peer tutors with students. “Aristotle Circle offers an elegant solution to closing the achievement gap in our country and providing much needed youth jobs and mentoring opportunities for high performing students,” says Monique Bloom, Head of Programs at Aristotle Circle. Since its inception, Aristotle Peer Tutors has delivered more than 100,000 hours of tutoring, served over 5,000 families and created scores of youth jobs.
Our data shows that all of our committed mentees have significantly improved their grades by working with their peer teachers and mentors. We have even created student-friendly curriculum to support the implementation of a Peer-taught SAT program, which will offer individualized SAT prep for a cost similar to a large Kaplan™ class. At Aristotle Circle, we pride ourselves on our ability to create a unique fit between student and tutor. We take the time to explore the interests of both our students and tutors inside and outside the classroom. While it is understood that Aristotle’a Peer Tutors must indeed distinguish themselves academically, we believe that it is their personal interests and passions that help to make them inspirational role models to other kids.
At Aristotle Circle we make finding the right educational expert to help your child our priority. Aristotle Circle’s insightful customer service team matches families to experts and peers using our proprietarily developed platform to support its professionals, tutors and students. Families are provided with progress reports that are generated through our platform by both our peers and our pros.
Peer Delivered Services
● 1:1 in-home tutoring
● 1:1 online tutoring
● Peer+ (music, sports, technology lessons coupled with academic tutoring)
● Virtual college tours
● College essay assistance
Peer2Peer Tutors Regional Eduation Adviser for Howard County is Melissa Barrett, a Howard County parent, PTA member, and former guidance counselor. She will match your student with a Peer2Peer Tutor: a local high-achieving high school student from Howard County. If you have any questions, or need a tutor, please contact Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 443-636-0955.