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HelpNow for Libraries

On-Demand, Anywhere Online Learning

After more than two decades and millions of tutoring sessions, Brainfuse is one of the most experienced online tutoring companies in the nation. HelpNow is a unique tutoring, homework help, and studying suite designed to assist patrons of all ages succeed.

Expert writing guidance at every step

Expert writing guidance at every step

Patrons can access writing assistance in a way that works best for them. Through live writing help, patrons work in real-time with a tutor on brainstorming, revising, or more. Our intensive writing lab allows patrons to submit a paper to receive instructive and thoughtful analysis in 24 hours.

Learn more with lessons, videos, and tests

SkillSurfer is an extensive library of lessons, videos, and practice tests in a wide range of academic subjects, all created by the Brainfuse team. SkillSurfer includes state-aligned skills building, practice tests, college application assistance, ESL services, parent resources, and more.

Additional Academic Tools

Study and collaborate

Brainfuse offers several homework tools to facilitate self-guided learning.

Study tools

Our study tools include:

  • SkillSurfer, a comprehensive library of captioned video lessons and practice tests prepared by the Brainfuse Academic Team in a variety of core academic skills;
  • LEAP diagnostic tests for targeted academic support;
  • Flashbulb, a versatile, comprehensive learning tool that features an extensive library of flashcards and easy tools for students to create their own flashcards and games;
  • Foreign language lab with on-demand tutoring support and a robust vocabulary builder for students who are taking a foreign language class.

Collaboration tools

Brainfuse has two unique collaborative tools:

  • MEET offers patrons the ability to use our online classroom as a personal virtual classroom.
  • Brainwave allows users to record their activity on the Brainfuse whiteboard for later playback.

Test enhancements

Add LearnNow to your service and gain access to additional standardized test prep. Tests include:

  • High school entrance exams (HSPT, ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT)
  • Career test prep (healthcare, civil exams, PRAXIS, and more)
  • Nursing school exams (TEAS, HESI, NCLEX-PAX)
  • Graduate school exams (GRE, GMAT)

Say Goodbye to Cumbersome Whiteboards

A student should never need tutoring to learn how to use a tutoring whiteboard, so we designed our online classroom to be simple, intuitive, and clear. The Brainfuse Classroom allows students and tutors to focus on working together in real-time with targeted tools and instant communication.

Brainfuse Classroom

About Our Tutors

  • Expert tutors, ready to help: All Brainfuse tutors are experienced professionals who hold a bachelor’s degree and complete an intensive onboarding process prior to assisting Brainfuse users.
  • Guiding students without providing answers: Through a variety of personalized techniques, Brainfuse tutors collaborate with students to help them work out problems rather than offer solutions.
  • Rigorous quality control: Our comprehensive monitoring and review system provides tutors real-time guidance with instructional strategies and assists students with special tutoring requests.

Our Tutors


We built the most accessible learning platform among online tutoring providers. Brainfuse is compatible with Mac and PC, supports all standard web browsers, and requires no downloads or add-ons. Through careful optimization, Brainfuse continues to support dial-up internet and older machines.

Technical requirements details:


  • Windows 95 or above
  • 64 MB of RAM
  • Active Internet connection 28.8 Kb/s (dial-up accessible)


  • Mac OS X and above
  • 64 MB of RAM
  • Active Internet connection 28.8Kb/s (dial-up accessible)

iOS (all versions through our mobile app)

Android (all versions through our mobile app)

ADA-COMPLIANT: Brainfuse services conform to Section 508 Standards and adhere to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines developed by the Web Accessibility Initiative.