Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

About Crammer Nation

What is Crammer Nation?

Crammer Nation is a course-customized, on-demand tutoring resource accessible to students anywhere, at any time.

Why is Crammer Nation so effective?

Throughout years of experience tutoring students the night before their exams, we found one thing in common: they often all have the same exact concepts they still hadn’t grasped.

We’ve compiled the explanations to students' common questions into our online tutoring resources!

It doesn’t matter if you didn’t feel comfortable raising your hand in class, had too busy of a schedule to find time to get in-person tutoring, or simply procrastinated studying until the night before your exam. By utilizing Crammer Nation, you’ll get the tutoring help you need for your exam in a format that works for you!

What universities does Crammer Nation provide help for?

Currently, we are centralized at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

If you or someone you know is enrolled at a different university and needs tutoring help, please encourage them to fill out our Contact form!

What courses does Crammer Nation provide tutoring for?

We provide tutoring resources for the following Farmer School of Business Common Core Courses:

For a list of all Farmer Common Core Courses, click this link and scroll down to "Common Core of Business Courses".

Our Tutoring Resources

What tutoring resources does Crammer Nation provide?

We provide three core resources: Concept Breakdowns (FREE), Follow-along Guides (FREE), and Cram Kits ($25-$35).

What are Concept Breakdowns?

Within Concept Breakdowns, we take each core concept covered on the exam and break it down with a straightforward, real-world situation.

For example, in the Python Concatenation article, we explain how concatenation is similar to writing birthday gift Thank You notes to relatives and placing each relative’s name in a pre-written note.

The general structure of each of these concept breakdowns are as follows:

  1. Explain the concept in a real-world example
  2. Show how to apply the real-world example
  3. Provide a practice problem to solidify understanding

This service is completely free for students to utilize.

What are Follow-along Guides?

The Follow-along Guides are a supplemental resource that work in conjunction with the Concept Breakdowns. They are fill-in-the-blank worksheets that correspond to the highlighted, key points throughout the Concept Breakdowns. Below is a visual of how these Follow-along Guides look for BUS 104’s Python exam.

This service is completely free for students to utilize.

What are Cram Kits?

Cram Kits are extended-response practice problems (unique from any class practice exam resources) with guided, step-by-step explanations in written and video form.

The purpose behind these explanations is to help students understand the problem-solving process behind problems they’ll face on their exam. That way, as they’re studying for their exam they’re understanding how to problem-solve instead of memorizing how to problem-solve.

In these practice problems that we write, we aim to include pop-culture or humorous references to encourage more retention and engagement as the students are studying. For example, refer to Question #1 of the Python Cram Kit below where we help students understand concatenation and conditionals through a humorous “Instagram clout level” Python program.

Cram Kits cost $25 (without video explanations) or $35 (with video explanations).

Who builds Crammer Nation resources?

We hire private tutors, teacher assistants, and student experts to write our tutoring resources. By utilizing their extensive experience helping other students, these writers are able to include all the common misunderstandings that most students run into when preparing for an exam.

Interested in writing for us? Fill out our Contact form and we'll be in touch with you shortly!

Our written content goes through multiple iterations and must pass a stringent approval process to ensure that we maintain consistent quality in all of our tutoring resources.

How are Crammer Nation resources built?

To ensure that our resources are relevant to problems that students will face in-class and on their exams, we gather historically used homework problems, exam reviews, practice exams, etc. and format our content based on historically-used course resources.

To maintain academic integrity, these course resources are never copied word-for-word. Rather, they are re-engineered to provide the student with new, additional practice problems that are still relevant to their exam!

Are these tutoring resources a paid service?

The Concept Breakdowns and Follow-along Guides are completely free. The optional Cram Kits are priced at $25-35.

Crammer Nation is a tutoring business. We charge for access to our Cram Kits, no different than tutors charging per hour for tutoring. Compared to other tutoring alternatives, we aim to make our pricing affordable and reasonable for our users.

Does Crammer Nation provide in-person tutoring?

Currently, we do not. Almost all relevant questions can be answered through our online tutoring resources. For specific questions, feel free to direct message us on Instagram (@crammer.nation) or utilize our Contact form.

Academic Integrity

How do we prevent academic dishonesty?

All of our content goes through a stringent review policy in which we validate our content never copies word-for-word the questions & answers on students’ actual exams. Doing so ensures that we do not compromise the academic integrity of our users as they utilize our tutoring resources.

Are students required to utilize Crammer Nation to pass their exams?

No, Crammer Nation is a supplemental, optional tutoring resource for those who feel they could use the extra help for their exam(s).