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As a private tutor, is it ethical to recommend the student take more classes?

If there is a mismatch between achievement and expectations then you should highlight this at the earliest opportunity. Not doing so is unethical, and may cause upset for various reasons. Both the ...
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As a private tutor, is it ethical to recommend the student take more classes?

First of all, it's not unethical to propose oneself if you have a conversation with the parents explaining the pros and cons. As for the reason not to go to other teachers because the student is ...
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As a private tutor, is it ethical to recommend the student take more classes?

If I have an electrician or a plumber at my house for some minor work, and they spot some major issue that they believe should be addressed, they absolutely should tell me, "even" if they ...
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As a private tutor, is it ethical to recommend the student take more classes?

There is no ethical issue and no conflict of interest as long as you are delivering value in your tutoring. A medical doctor might also recognize that a patient needs for care from themself and ...
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As a private tutor, is it ethical to recommend the student take more classes?

A natural part of any advisory or teaching profession is to be candid with people about when they need more advice/teaching than they are presently using. Such situations are common in a range of ...
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As a private tutor, is it ethical to recommend the student take more classes?

I don't see a problem with saying what you think; indeed, some readers would consider it to be unethical not to say anything. As for the problem of looking as if you are merely being self-serving, I ...
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