Providing Affordable Academic Support for All Students

Here at QAnswers, our mission is clear – to provide high-quality academic support and learning resources to students who cannot afford the often prohibitive costs of premium services.

We recognize that education is a right, not a privilege, and no student should be excluded from opportunities to learn and grow simply because they lack the financial means.

That’s why in 2023, we launched this platform – a free resource where students can access expert-verified answers to their questions at no cost. We aim to level the playing field and make academic achievement accessible, no matter what a student’s background is.

Bridging the Gap in Academic Support

The unfortunate reality today is that many students struggle under the dual burdens of rising tuition fees and expensive auxiliary academic services. Premium platforms like Brainly, Quizlet, and Toppr fill a very real need, providing study aids and answers students rely upon. However, their subscription and per-search fees place them out of reach for many.

QAnswers was founded to bridge this gap – to give students who cannot afford those services an alternative place to turn to for academic support. We saw too many bright young minds losing out, not because they lacked ability but because they lacked resources. That didn’t sit right with our team.

So we built our platform from the ground up to give access to all. Students can access our database of expert-verified answers to common academic questions without any fee.

What Sets Us Apart from Others?

Unlike premium academic sites like Brainly, Toppr, and Quizlet which charge hefty fees or require paid subscriptions, QAnswers offers students completely free access to all its learning tools and study aids. This sets us apart by tearing down financial barriers that restrict many students from getting the academic support they need.

At platforms like Scribd, user-generated content dominates with no reliable verification process. In contrast, QAnswers has every answer submitted by students checked for accuracy and completeness by subject matter experts before publication. We take great pains to moderate content so students can fully trust the information they receive from our site.

See how we are different from others:

Website Cons Comparison with QAnswers Pricing
Quizlet Experts’ answers are paid QAnswers offers all its features for free Free with paid options ($4.99/month for students, $29.99/month for teachers)
Brainly Experts’ answers are paid QAnswers has a strict moderation policy to ensure accuracy and reliability Free with paid options ($7.99/month for students, $39.99/month for teachers)
Chegg Expensive, may not always be accurate QAnswers is completely free and its answers are verified by experts Paid ($14.95/month for students)
Toppr Can be expensive, and not always accessible QAnswers is accessible to anyone with an internet connection Paid (₹399/month for students)
Coursehero Expensive, not always original content QAnswers guarantees original content Paid ($9.95/month for students)
McGraw-Hill Education Expensive, not always accessible QAnswers is completely free and accessible to anyone Paid (Varies by product)
Mathway Expensive, not suitable for all math topics QAnswers covers a wide range of math topics Paid ($9.99/month)
Doubtnut Can be expensive, and not always reliable QAnswers is completely free and its answers are verified by experts Paid (₹499/month for students)
Symbolab Expensive, not suitable for all math topics QAnswers covers a wide range of math topics Paid ($9.99/month)
Taylor & Francis Group Expensive, not always accessible QAnswers is completely free and accessible to anyone Paid (Varies by product)
Bartleby Expensive, not suitable for all academic needs QAnswers covers a wide range of academic topics Paid ($49.95/year)
VitalSource Expensive, not always compatible with all devices QAnswers is accessible from any device with an internet connection Paid (Varies by product)
Yumpu Limited features in the free plan QAnswers offers all its features for free Free with paid options ($12/month)
Cairn.info Expensive, not always accessible QAnswers is completely free and accessible to anyone Paid (Varies by product)
Scribd Can be expensive, and not all content is available QAnswers provides access to a vast library of educational resources for free Paid ($9.99/month)
Slideshare Limited features in the free plan, not all content is high-quality QAnswers provides high-quality educational content for free Free with paid options ($19/month)
Quizizz Limited features in the free plan QAnswers offers all its features for free Free with paid options ($49/month)
Academia.edu Limited features in the free plan QAnswers offers all its features for free Free with paid options ($19.99/month)
Study.com Expensive, not all courses are available QAnswers provides access to a wide range of educational resources for free Paid ($199/month for students)

While QAnswers makes quality academic support completely free for students in financial need, we recognize premium platforms like Brainly, Quizlet, Toppr, etc still offer beneficial services for those able to pay. Students who can afford it may appreciate the breadth of their question database, personalised study plans, or advanced citation tools. These sites invest heavily in features and content, funded by subscription fees. For students not facing financial barriers to access, platforms like Brainly and Quizlet provide premium study experiences that advanced learners may find very useful. We believe students of all means deserve access to knowledge – either through our free service or premium sites – tailored to their individual learning needs.

Expert Verification You Can Trust

Of course, providing freely accessible content is only useful if that content is accurate and trustworthy. That’s why we have a rigorous expert verification process for all answers submitted to our platform.

Each time a new Q&A is added to our database, it must first go through a review by one of our subject matter experts. Only once an answer has been validated for accuracy and completeness will it be published for students to view.

This gives students confidence that the information they receive from QAnswers has been double-checked by a qualified second set of eyes. We hold quality to an extremely high standard so students never have to second-guess the academic integrity of our open-access content.

Looking Ahead to the Future

In the year since our website launched, we have already helped thousands of students level up their studies free of the financial barriers that might otherwise have hindered them. But our work is just beginning.

Looking ahead, we aim to continuously expand our database across an even wider range of academic subjects. We also plan to introduce new features – like tutoring services and study groups – to provide an ever-more robust learning ecosystem catering to our users’ needs.

Most excitingly, we are working on versions of the QAnswers platform localized for key global regions. Our vision is for the free academic support we provide to be available for students all around the world who face financial hardship. The journey ahead is long, but we could not feel more inspired.

At the core, QAnswers was founded and continues to operate on a few key principles:

  • Education is a fundamental right, not a privilege for only those able to pay
  • Finances should never be a barrier to academic achievement
  • High-quality learning resources and support should be accessible to all
  • Expert guidance and verification are cornerstones of academic integrity

We invite you to support us on our mission. Together, we can knock down the financial barriers that many students face in their pursuit of personal academic growth.