Varsity Tutors is a live learning platform that connects students with personalized instruction to accelerate academic achievement.

Varsity Tutors was founded in 2007 with the mission to improve access to education by connecting students to top instructors through a live 1:1 learning platform, where students have accessed more than one million hours of live 1:1 instruction.

Varsity Tutors was acquired by Nerdy in 2021 to be taken public in $1.7BN deal.

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Arcus Awards

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