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How Joining SWE Shaped My College Experience

My name is Maggie Wilson. I am a mechanical engineer working towards my M.B.A. at Texas Tech. I was so fortunate to find the TECHniques Center last August and begin working as a tutor. Looking back on my college career, I am reflecting upon the choices I made that had the biggest impact for good.… Continue reading How Joining SWE Shaped My College Experience

Staff Spotlight · Texas Tech · Thoughts from Counselors

Staff Spotlight – Christian Enevoldsen

“You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go.” – Dr. Seuss Hello! My name is Christian Enevoldsen and I am excited to be here for another great year as a Senior Academic Counselor on the team at the TECHniques Center. I am glad… Continue reading Staff Spotlight – Christian Enevoldsen

Roundups · Student Success · Texas Tech · Thoughts from Counselors

Why Giving to the TECHniques Center on #GivingTuesday (and any other day of the year) Matters

By Brandi Willis Schreiber This year, the TECHniques Center and Student Disability Services will participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, for the first time. Celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the busy shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season when… Continue reading Why Giving to the TECHniques Center on #GivingTuesday (and any other day of the year) Matters

Staff Spotlight · Texas Tech · Thoughts from Counselors

Staff Spotlight – Katie Ericson

Hi! My name is Katie Ericson, and I am a Senior Academic Counselor here at the TECHniques Center! I am so excited for this semester, and eager to get to know everyone better. I have previously worked in Academic Advising with the Pre-Professional Health Careers office at Texas Tech, and before working in academic advising… Continue reading Staff Spotlight – Katie Ericson

Staff Spotlight · Thoughts from Counselors

Staff Spotlight – Rachel Onishi

My name is Rachel Onishi, and I have had the joy of working as an Academic Counselor since Fall of 2015. However, my journey with the TECHniques Center began my junior year of college, Fall of 2013, when I became a tutor in the program! Tutoring quickly became much more than a job. I discovered… Continue reading Staff Spotlight – Rachel Onishi

Stress · Student Success · Thoughts from Tutors

Tips to Stay Motivated during the Mid-Semester Lull

By Landon Breeding – Master Tutor Team Purple The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and the motivation to go study is getting smaller. Welcome to the mid-semester lull! The mid-semester lull is familiar to all college students; where summer break seems like a distant memory and Christmas break feels like a… Continue reading Tips to Stay Motivated during the Mid-Semester Lull