As a part of our series called “My Life as a Twenty-Something Founder,” I had the pleasure of interviewing Myles Hunter.
At only 29, Hunter is already in his sixth year as CEO of TutorMe, which was launched in 2015 to connect students with a qualified online tutor in under 30 seconds. As the first person in his family to attend college, Hunter earned a scholarship to the University of Southern California and worked his way through school with a job at the health center. When he found that outside tutoring was prohibitively expensive and on-campus tutoring was unavailable outside of traditional work hours, he and his co-founders changed the model. TutorMe offers on-demand academic help in more than 300 subjects, and its business model of partnering directly with schools and corporations means that students at participating institutions never pay for tutoring out of pocket. TutorMe now partners with more than 150 schools and corporations, including USC, Oregon State University, Allendale School District, Calexico Unified School District, Childcare Network, Blue Cross Blue Shield (TN), and the Colorado Community College System.
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