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Course Hero
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Students are often reluctant to ask their teacher for clarification of class material. There are some teachers who don’t make themselves available for help outside of the classroom. Course Hero is a website that offers help to students spanning over an array of subjects, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

On Course Hero there is an array of information to search through. There is general information on hundreds of school subjects as well as a collection of college course documents. This collection of documents includes class notes, syllabi, study guides, practice quizzes, flashcards and much more. It is even possible that you will be able to locate materials from the course at the school you are attending.

CourseHero.com also offers full course lessons in a variety of subjects. While some of these courses have been developed by its members, there are others which have been submitted by college professors.

There are two memberships for Course Hero. The first option is a free membership which is limited to the flashcards and the tutor help desk. However, payment is required when using the tutor help desk. Students determine the price they are willing to pay for an answer to a question. As soon as the question is replied to, the payment transaction is completed.

The premier paid membership gives members full access to all of the platforms on the site including flashcards, documents, and are even granted $100.00 of credits for the tutor help desk. Each submitted question or reply back to a tutor will deduct $5.00 in credits. The cost for one year of the premier membership is $95.40. They also offer a three month package for $59.85 or a one month subscription for $39.95.

Since so many students are tight on cash, Course Hero created an exchange program; they will give you a month of their premier membership in exchange for documents. After uploading 40 course documents, all of which have to be approved by their team, you will be awarded with one free month of complete access to the site.

Professors who discovered their course materials could be accessed through CourseHero were very upset. Besides the fact that they hadn’t approved it, they felt that they were being exploited because the company was making money off of the materials they created and the time it took to do so.

These professors also believe that the site was taking away from the overall learning process. Not only were their students not learning the material but they were also being deprived of the intrinsic rewards that accompany a successful learning experience. 

Students who used the tutor help desk were disappointed with the tutors’ lack of effort and ability to provide them with a response in a timely manner. Not only did the tutors barely meet the deadline, but they also did not provide valid answers. Some of them even responded with a question instead of an answer.

Overall, online reviews displayed negative feedback on the services provided by Course Hero. If you are paying for an education it is probably best just to do the work yourself or join a study group.

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Coursehero is a scum



October14, 2016

I have just been dissapointed some minutes a go by course hero that I have been stopped being a tutor coz I have violated laws which am very sure I havent. Am just afraid that I will loose my 100US dollars. This so unfair of the Company and I guess its a creteria they have invented to distort cash from their harworking tutors. They are not giving any reason for stopping me.

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TIME TO THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX FOR AFRICAN TUTORS



October11, 2016

I personally salute all the genuine African tutors and all those passionate online investors. We have come from far and nothing will deter us from achieving our full potential. I know we are living in a world mirrored with insanity of racial discrimination and prejudice. Despite of all the challenges, we have come out as the best across the globe. Kenyan writers are preferred when compared to those from other countries. Honestly, i'm an online enthusiast and i will forever remain online.

If we come together as African writers, establish a platform where we can sell our services, we can achieve a milestone. We put a clear an concise screening process to ensure that all the best writers get the value for their great efforts of learning the skills. I believe in Africa, I believe in solidarity of common goal and i trust the potential we are yet to tap.

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So much Disappointed!!



October10, 2016

Course Hero has extorted $1,450 from me last week. I do not understand the criteria they used to close my account but am so much disappointed in them as a long term tutor. I had over 1 million tutor reviews and i had been loyal to them hoping that they would return back my money. However, it has been all in vain but the good thing is that they did not close my bright mind. I am still fresh and available to help any student who has bulk assignments.
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Thieves



October10, 2016

I have been a coursehero tutor for more than a year with five star ratings in english and chemistry. Was shocked to be told that i had violated some article 2 and then my account was shut.

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October 11, 2016

please pay me back my hard earned money.

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complain



October8, 2016

my account was closed indefinitely. without violating any rule

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October 09, 2016

THEY CLOSED ALL KENYAN TUTOR ACCOUNTS

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Course Hero Are Busy Digging Their Own Grave



October8, 2016

Course Hero are a scam since they are stealing from their tutors publicly. The accounts are being closed without valid reasons in the name of “fraud”. The platform lies a lot. They were denying some tutors access to their accounts claiming it was a technical error in some accounts yet they could be accessed with different networks (jamming networks). They claim in the open that their tracking software is not able to identify “bogus” and “genuine” accounts thus closing both. I can’t understand this at all since they get 65% on any work done by the tutors. With all that money they can be able to get a better software engineer (their aim was to clearly steal from these tutors’ accounts).

They are busy offering scholarships to students which is not a bad thing. However, students do not even realize that Course hero have to steal from their tutors to fund for these scholarships. Several reviews here show that some tutors have lost more than $500. The question is, how about those that have not come out to state what they have lost? Well, the total amount is enough to fund over 10 scholarships of $5000.

The accounts are being closed based on the IP address. So if students in a college were sharing a computer, once one student’s course hero account was terminated for unknown reasons, all accounts logged in in the same computer will be terminated as well. I am trying to imagine how a student with a premier account would feel. This means the software will soon close all the accounts in the shortest time possible.

Having said so much, if you need a document unlocked at a small fee, email me. I can edit the documents to make them original thus “100% free plagiarism”. I am a professional tutor (economics, finance, business, computer science etc.) so I can also help in you with the assignments at a fee lower than that charged by this scammer platform.

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October 11, 2016

I am a victim of unfairly termination of my account. They locked my account with close to $230. Thats all I had worked for I was expecting to use for my rent and food. I am now left stranded unsure of the next move. If they had to lock the account then atleast they aught to have given tutors what they had worked for since its their sweat.

November 25, 2016

how can they be accessed with "Jamming networks"? Is there a way?

November 25, 2016

how can I access my account.Is there a way you know?

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Taking Advantage of poor but knowlegable Africans



October7, 2016

It is always in my thoughts that the western world moved on from their racist and exploitative deeds only to learn it first hand through Course Hero. By all ways you look at it, Course Hero the fraud it is accusing its tutors of. After working diligently for them, they repay by shutting down your account with reasons that have no basis, Accusing them of fraud. The reason Course Hero is closing down the accounts is because they state that Africa is not a mass payment supported continent; but it that's true, why should they defraud us of the hard earned cash? Don't they have a legal framework that regulates them? or is it they feel their is nothing we can do to them? If this is the case, then they are mistaken. We still have the laptops and the platforms to tarnish their name. This will be over when course hero as they call themselves is no more.

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Computer Science, Accounting, IT and general research and Writing



October6, 2016

If looking for help within these areas then Course Hero is a scam of late. It has lost its professional tutors who were uncomplainingly working for the 35% of students pay. As if this is not enough justice they decided to close their accounts while they had pending balances. Imagine waking up as a tutor to find your $300 is gone. Course Hero are not just scammers but racists too. They chose Kenyans as the tutors to rape. After taking their 70% they still stole the remaining. If you are looking for tutor help we are still very much alive. Course hero may have taken our money and accounts but we still have our brains and computers. Internet is still there to connect us to students.

Course hero is a scam. No explanation can explain the action they did. Worse still they dont respond at all. Which company would let its name be tarnished and not defend it. They closed their fb accounts posting so you cant post there. Despite all the complains they opted to delete posts instead of responding to them. These people are just thieves. Warn your friends about course hero.

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