I was a top pro for a few years. Then I got only partial matches. I have not had any notices at all from your service in months until hearing of this Q & A session. Is your company even getting requests for math tutoring any more? I was starting to wonder if your services was still in business.
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I have been amember for several years now. I only recently discovered the forum though. To answer the original question though let me set the time and place for this story. I was in college in the late eighties and early nineties. I needed just a little bit of spending money for things beyond the absolute necessities. In the Fall semester of 1988 I was told of a campus job tutoring in the math lab so I applied and got it. I was able to better job of working with some people that the tutors who had been there were. My name became known around the campus. I soon had requests to do some private tutoring and took most of those up. When I graduated there had been an expected need for new mathematicians. There wasn't. The ones who has been expected to retire still needed work and did not retire. So, I continued to tutor and got a master's degree. There still wasn't the expected retirement of mathematicians that the jobs outlook had called for. I tried to get teaching positions, but there were many Ph Ds looking for work too. I still couldn't find a job. So, I kept tutoring.
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