Professional Tutoring Reaches New Grade Level

August 4, 2003

Crain's New York Business

by Margaret Jaworski

High salaries, says Mr. Alagappan, attract talented people who would otherwise follow different career paths. His theory seems to resonate. This year, 900 people applied for positions at Advantage Testing. He hired five.

It's official: Tutoring, once a quiet line of work for moonlighting academics is now a booming business with its own power elite.