How it works

1 - Ask a Question

It is free to submit a help request. Registration and credit cards are not required. Topic explanations are available in all academic subjects.

2 - Select a Nerd

Qualified Nerds bid on your help request in real time. Select a nerd based on reviews and bid amount. No hourly fees!

3 - Collaborate

Use the private message board to communicate with your Nerd. Exchange documents, syllabus using the material tab.

4 - Download Explanation

Ask A Nerd will hold on to the student payment until 3 days after the explanation was delivered by the Nerd.

Need a topic explanation?

Use the Ask A Nerd button to request an explanation, step by step guide to any topic.


Services We Offer

Topic Explanation

Are you struggling with a specific subject? Tell our nerds in the help request form. Our nerds will provide you with a detailed topic explanation to build a clear understanding and solve your academic challenge.

Study Guides

Do you have an upcoming exam and need help preparing? Submit class readings and notes to the help request form and a nerd will design a study guides based on your guidelines.

Answer Tough Homework Questions

Are you stumped on a question? Don’t know where to begin? Submit the question in a help request form and a nerd will work with you and explain the topic you are struggling with.

Business Services

Submit questions concerning business matters. Our nerds are equipped to provide a wide range of help services that are not limited to academics.

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What students say

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- Alex, Michigan State '13

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The nerds are more than nerds they are experts. After receiving help with my Calculus assignment, I felt more confident in future assignments.

- Jason, Tulane University '15