Canis Major welcomes expat blogger 'VibingWithJohn', currently based in Singapore, to give his view on the role that online tutoring plays in the lives of students living abroad.
Living outside your native country is quite a hurdle, and dealing with unfamiliarity is a big issue. Language, culture, and ideas are totally different, and coping with life can be a big challenge as expats learn to figure out all these new aspects of living in another place. Mostly, at the end of the journey, expats can just feel like going back home!
Roughly, millions of people who were born in the UK are now long term residents of different countries all over the world, and many of them will consider going back to the UK to study.
The British education system is truly one of the best, and there's no doubt on this score why UK expats feel like going back to their native land. But if you want to get accepted into prestigious universities like Oxford and Cambridge, passing the required examinations is a must. One of the crucial questions for most expats is how to get oneself or one's child aligned with these exacting standards of education while living abroad.
Through advances in technology and innovation in recent years, several world-changing options have been made possible, and one of the most effective ways to keep in the loop is through online tuition.
Learning is best when you are in your own country, not just because you speak the same language, but because it's where your roots are. It is also vital that an international student looking to study in Britain learns to acclimatise to this very particular intellectual culture. Yet online tutoring circumvents the problem, bringing an English tutor into your study wherever you are in the world.
Choosing the right person is crucial, and it is essential to pick the one that will support all your needs and can help you progress at your own pace. Selecting a mentor who can provide a sense of connection is one of the central components of a good learning experience. Look for someone who is credible, experienced and competent, and don't settle for the tutor who happens to live closest to your home.
With the top tutors at your fingertips, the best education is possible wherever you are in the world.
About the Author:
John is based in Singapore and loves to write and share insights about discovering new ideas, experiences, passion, and style. www.vibingwithjohn.com
About Canis Major
Canis Major is an elite group of tutors, handpicked for their experience and expertise, who tutor students of all ages and have worked with clients from around the world. All Canis Major tutors have a first class undergraduate degree from a Russell Group university, a postgraduate degree from either Oxford or Cambridge, a 4.5 star rating or above from former students, and at least two years of private tuition experience. Online or in person, students receive the best support available from some of Britain's brightest minds.