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  • Finals Week Walk-In’s

    Finals week is a stressful week for anyone on a college campus, students and faculty included. The Learning Center can be a hub of salvation, yet also immense stress. I worked two different walk-in shifts during finals week and the anxiety in the area was palpable. It’s hard, as a tutor, to also ease the […]

  • The Impact of a Successful Tutoring Session

    Walking into a tutoring appointment having never met your tutee before can be a daunting task. I am constantly wondering what the tutee will want to work on, how the learn best, and how much work they have already done. Last semester I worked with a student over the course of a couple of weeks. […]

  • Walk-Ins: Working with a Group

    One of the best parts of booking an appointment is the guarantee that you’ll be working one-on-one with a tutor. You don’t have to “compete” for their attention. Walk-ins, especially the closer we get to finals week, become a hot-spot for students seeking help. This is to be expected, and a great sight to see […]

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