About Us Our Mission Is to Help People Learn

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We Believe That Learning Matters

We believe that improving yourself is a brave and noble goal.

We believe that asking for help is a sign of strength—the first step on your journey towards the very best version of yourself.

We believe that innovative technology can make all the difference.

Our vision is to seamlessly connect experts and learners in any subject, anywhere, anytime.

Our Story

Varsity Tutors was born out of the educational experiences of our founder and CEO, Chuck Cohn. In high school, private tutoring helped him move from an F to an A+ in honors geometry. But it also paired him with a French tutor who didn’t speak great English. And sometimes, it was just too difficult to find tutoring in time to make a difference.

That experience continued as Chuck struggled to find access to high-quality tutoring for one of his courses at Washington University in St. Louis. One night, he had an epiphany—great tutoring is only effective if you have reliable access to the right tutor for your situation.

With that revelation in mind, and a whole lot of hustle, Chuck built Varsity Tutors—a company that combines highly-credentialed experts with an advanced technology platform dedicated to live, personalized instruction.

The average student juggles half a dozen—or more—classes, a variety of extracurricular activities, sports commitments, and perhaps a part-time job. When educational resources are easily accessible via a smartphone or tablet, students can benefit tremendously.

— Chuck Cohn, Founder & CEO

Our Innovative Learning Technology

Once tutors and students are connected, our one-of-a-kind live learning platform transforms online learning on your desktop or mobile device. With a powerful combination of video chat, interactive tools, and collaborative workspaces at their fingertips, students can enjoy all the benefits of a face-to-face tutoring experience. They can even connect instantly with a tutor at any time, for any issue—all without leaving their kitchen table.

Our Leadership

We’re thinkers. We’re students. We’re innovators. And our passion for learning is impossible to deny. Meet a few of the people who work tirelessly to connect students and parents with the best private tutors.

Our Team

Yes, we’re a tech company. But more than that, we’re a people company.

It’s our job to understand students, and help set them up for success. To place only the most qualified, capable tutors in front of our students. And to combine our passion for knowledge and learning with our relentless pursuit of cutting-edge digital experiences.

If you love learning, and you love technology, you’re going to love working here.

Join our team