Frequently Asked Questions - Adding a Listing
All listings must be paid for before posting on findAtutor.ca. New listings are reviewed by findAtutor.ca staff for approval, and must be paid for prior to review.
Within a week of paying for your listing, you will receive an e-mail from findAtutor.ca, either saying that your listing has been accepted, or requesting modifications/clarification before it can be added.
If you do not hear from findAtutor.ca regarding your listing after one week, ensure that you have submitted your payment. Do NOT submit a new listing. Send an email to the administrator asking for the status on your listing, include your username in your message.
The list of subjects are fairly general to keep the list short. If your subject isn't there type it in the "Other subject" field. Selecting a subject from the drop down menu is not necessary.
There also is a "subject description" field, where detailed sub-subjects can be listed. For example, you can choose the general subject of "math", then include a description like "highschool math, college/university level statistics, calculus, geometry..."
Both the "other subject" and "subject description" fields can be searched using the advanced search feature.
This question is only ask seldomly, but there are many, many tutors who really should ask this question!
Before you submit a listing, make sure you have time to write a carefully and well written listing. Take a look at the listings already posted on the web site. Take note on what looks like a "good" listing to you. Often the listings that get the best responses don't always include the most information.
Read the instructions on the entry form carefully, putting relevant information in the relevant fields. Tutors who try to take the "bare bones" approach are more likely to get error messages and other problems with adding a listing. Make sure you use appropriate language, and proper punctuation and spelling.
Finally, all listings are reviewed by an administrator (yes, an actual person reads your listing before it appears on the web site). If the administrator feels your listing is missing significant information, or needs clarification, you will be e-mailed requesting changes.
After submitting your listing, make sure to check your e-mail regularly. Don't submit a listing just before you plan on being out of the country and unable to check your e-mail for a month. Make sure any mail filters are set to accept e-mail messages from findAtutor.ca.
In summary, if you take your time, and submit a well written listing with complete information, you will quickly have a good looking listing on the findAtutor.ca web site.
Areas are added to the findAtutor.ca list on demand. If your area is not in the list, select "Other" from the area list, then e-mail the administrator to request the area you'd like to have added. We may e-mail you for clarification of where you are located before adding the area to our database.
The nature of the world wide web makes this page accessible, well, world wide. As findAtutor.ca is intended for a Canadian audience, so to maintain interest for Canadians, only listings from tutors located inside Canada will be accepted.