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Appointments VS Walk-ins
This semester I had the chance to experience both Writing Appointments and Walk-ins. They are very different from each other. I did appointments most of the semester because that is what first time tutors do before taking on some walk-ins. I did a walk-in earlier in the semester as a fill in but did not…
Research Help and Job Applications
In the past month, I have attended two training sessions for us writing tutors. The first session I attended was lead by Elin, a Liaison Librarian in the Library here on campus. Elin explained when we as writing tutors can help students with research assignments, and when it is outside of our experitse. As tutors,…
Working with unprepared Tutees and No-Shows
We are onto week 10 right now! The past few weeks I have been experiencing more and more No-Shows. It was a little discouraging at first. It can be hard when people don;t follow through with something going on, especially if it is pre-scheduled, but as a tutor, there are a lot of things to…
This blog’s authors change with the semester–currently, Kelly writes this blog, as she is currently a writing tutor and the Learning Center’s writing intern. Past authors have been Nina and Caroline.
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