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University City Tutors

Private Tutors in University City for All Subjects & Grade Levels

Looking for a great University City Tutor? From elementary all the way up to college and graduate school, our experienced team at Grade Potential ensures that you’ll receive the highest quality tutoring on your way to achieving your goals, all at an affordable price! We've worked with thousands of local students, so we know what it takes to be successful around here.

New clients receive a risk-free trial session where you can meet one of our tutors with no obligation. If you're not thrilled after your first hour, we don't charge you anything! Call us now to learn more and get specific pricing.

The Home Field Advantage

We understand that coordinating family logistics can be a challenge! For that reason, our contract tutors meet you at your desired location and work around your schedule. Simply make one phone call to us and one of our exceptional contract tutors will be at your door within 48 hours. Rush appointments are also available.

Subjects We Tutor

We have a full fleet of amazing contract tutors for all subjects and grade levels, including all college classes and standardized test preparation. Some of the most popular subjects we tutor are:

  • Math: Elementary, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Statistics, Integrated Math, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, Calculus, Upper Level College Math, and more
  • English: Writing, Composition, Literature, etc.
  • Reading: Reading Comprehension & All English Language Arts
  • Science: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Earth Sciences, Applied Sciences, all others
  • Foreign Languages: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, many others
  • Humanities: History, Philosophy, Psychology, and other social sciences
  • Test Prep: SAT, ACT, ASVAB, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, many others
  • Many others such as engineering classes, business classes, architecture, etc.

Why Choose Grade Potential?

We know that you have options when deciding which company will be the best fit for your family. We never forget that we need to impress you on a consistent basis in order to keep your trust and your business. If you are looking for tangible results as well as a great experience, we’re the ones for you!

Additionally, we offer you...

1. Highly knowledgeable contract tutors
Grade Potential contract tutors know their subject matter inside and out. Working in their specific field is what they do every day, so they know all the nuances.

2. Excellent communication & personability
It's one thing to know the subject matter, but it's another thing entirely to actually be able to tutor and teach that subject matter to someone else. Our contract tutors are great at connecting with their students and communicating in ways that work for different individuals.

3. Careful vetting process
All of our contract tutors are reliable, upbeat, friendly, engaging, and simply a joy to work with. You can count on them to show up on time and provide you with great service. Additionally, our extensive background check is above the industry standard, so you know that your tutor is fit to come to your home.

4. Individualized attention
When you come to Grade Potential for tutoring, you get more than extra instruction in a particular subject matter — you get personalized, one-on-one support catered to your learning style and needs. Our contract tutors don’t treat every student the same or offer the same cookie-cutter methods to each person. Instead, they get to know you in your environment and work to find ways that will help you understand new concepts and ideas.

5. Wonderful office staff
You will love our office staff! Call us to see what the best customer service in the tutoring industry feels like.

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About University City

The neighborhood of University City in San Diego, California, is home to some of the top high-tech, clean-tech, and biotech companies, but University City is not completely about tech! Recreational opportunities abound. Following are some fun University City outings:

1. Go to the mall.
At the outdoor Westfield University Towne Centre, you’ll find department stores, chain stores, and lots of new-to-the-area stores. The mall’s lovely landscaped gardens and fountains create a relaxing and welcoming ambiance. The food court offers both indoors and outdoors seating. Outdoors offers shade and even live music from local bands on Wednesdays at lunchtime—what a great place for hard-working University City tutors and their students to meet up. The indoor dining area is special, too, because the dining area circles an ice rink, which means there’s plenty to watch. Guests can even try their hand at a free introductory ice skating class for beginners. The mall also has a fourteen-screen movie theater.

2. Tour (or walk) UCSD.
At the western edge of University City lies the sprawling University of California at San Diego, where brilliant students study, and even more brilliant professors and researchers lead them. The university is consistently ranked near the top of public universities and is an asset to the community (imagine the quality of tutoring in University City when UCSD students are doing the tutoring!). Even if you don’t have a teenager exploring potential colleges, you can take a walking tour of this scenic campus to learn what goes on here: there are plenty of lectures, performances, classes, and sporting events available to the public.

3. Take a hike.
Rose Canyon Open Space Park has trails that meander through various habitats: everything from the normal coastal sage scrub and chaparral to an oak woodland and a rare riparian habitat running the length of the park, the year-round creek eventually emptying into Mission Bay. One can imagine, through the dense foliage, the presence of Kumeyaay Indians, who inhabited the canyon hundreds of years ago, gathering acorns from the oaks, weaving baskets from arroyo willows, and hunting game.

4. Play golf.
Golfers love picturesque Torrey Pines Golf Course, which sits atop coastal cliffs overlooking the ocean. The city-owned facility boasts two eighteen-hole golf courses and is open to the public for a round of golf, lessons, or watching some of the world’s top championships.

5. Go to the beach.
The closest beach to University City is probably the best San Diego beach for families. In addition to the expansive sandy shore, La Jolla Shores has a large grassy area with picnic tables, a playground, and restrooms. If you are looking for more adventure, down the coast is La Jolla Cove, which caters more toward ocean swimmers and kayakers, the latter which enjoy exploring adjacent sea caves. Snorkelers never seem to tire of watching the harmless leopard sharks that hug the sandy ocean floor in the summer. Garibaldi (small, bright yellow fish) are also plentiful.

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Rose Canyon Open Space, an oasis for hikers, represents many different habitats

University City Scholarship

Grade Potential Tutoring is proud to provide University City students with the opportunity to win a semi-annual college scholarship of $1,000! We are proud to assist students with their investment in education. Many local families trust us with their educational investment on a regular basis, so we feel great about giving back in a similar way! Click below to learn more about our scholarship program and how to apply.

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University City Scholarship


Thanks for your interest in our scholarship! Every six months, we select the essay that our panel of 3 judges determines to be the best.

The Fall deadline to apply is November 15th. The Fall winner will be announced to all applicants on December 10th.

The Spring deadline to apply is May 15th. The Spring winner will be announced to all applicants on June 10th.

The current essay prompt is, “Who has inspired your education the most and why?”

Please email your entry to: scholcontest@gradepotential.com

Entries must be between 300-1,000 words.

No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. One entry per household per year. Winner will be notified via email on or before the Winner Selection Date. Failure by potential winner to respond to such notification within ten (10) days of notification, or failure by the potential winner to adhere to these Official Rules, will result in disqualification of the potential winner and an alternate winner will be selected.


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