The cost of private LPC tuition
Updated: Sep 30, 2022
By Samar Alam
So, you’ve made the decision you need a private law tutor, you research online and quickly realise that ads marketing affordable law tuition can start at £50 / hour… don’t give up on the idea just yet.
An important factor when considering tuition is cost. As a law student, cost can play a vital role in day-to-day life as budgets are often spread out to maximum capacity already. It can be disheartening when you need help through services like tuition to help you reach your potential, but cost is holding you back which can seem incredibly unfair at times.
· How to approach this
Research various sites and organisations offering these services to gain an understanding of what is out there and how much is being transparently charged. You should be able to see what the average cost is and how services differ.
· Filter out
Filter out the options that seem excessive in price or don’t match with your requirements. Do they tutor the specific modules you need? Are the tutors well qualified – either by having completed the LPC with top marks, or have relevant experience in teaching? Create a shortlist of a few options once you have filtered through the ones that are not relevant for you.
With that shortlist, check the reviews. Reviews are crucial in this industry as you want reassurance that the service provided fits your needs and others have had success in the past. Compare reviews across different organisations and take this into careful considerations when choosing a law tuition service as the most expensive options don’t always mean the best service.
· Weigh up your options
You should now have two or three options that you have cut down to which seem suitable. When weighing up your options for tuition, consider who you would put your trust into the most and which option seems the best value for money. There can be organisations that put a high price on law tuition due to students often feeling panicked or stressed by this point as they might be seeking tuition as a last resort to help them through the LPC. Don’t feel pressured to pay more than you can afford because whilst it can act as an investment into your future, it should not be putting you into debt.
We price our law tuition sessions as fairly as possible to ensure that education does not become a privilege that only some can afford. Whilst tuition is not free, it should be possible to budget for tuition whilst not straying too far from your normal lifestyle. Have an introduction call with your potential tutor and if it goes well, seek out bundles if there are options to purchase in bulk to make it cheaper.
Law tuition should not be breaking the bank. It is only through fairly priced education that we can democratise legal education.