Thoughts from Counselors

Appreciation Day

One afternoon, a student in need emailed her tutor frantically declaring that she was stranded in the middle of the street without gas. This outstanding tutor, out of the kindness and generosity in her heart, went to a local gas station, filled up a tank of gas, and hand delivered it to the student. This tutor helped… Continue reading Appreciation Day

Thoughts from Tutors

Surviving Finals

Claire Burrus Master Tutor With finals week quickly approaching, it’s time to start preparing for those last tests. Finals are some of the most important tests you will take during your college career as they are often worth a large percent of your final grade. Preparing for finals ahead of time can take a lot… Continue reading Surviving Finals

Conferences · Thoughts from Tutors

Nashville Recap

Rachel Traxler Master Tutor A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of traveling to Nashville with some of the TECHniques staff to attend ATP’s national annual conference. I had a great time traveling with Brandi, Jac, and Jacob. We made friends with a flight attendant, saw the Parthenon (an exact replica exists at Vanderbilt…who… Continue reading Nashville Recap

Thoughts from Counselors

How to Manage Being SAD: Stress, Anxiety & Depression

As Final season approaches, students tend to get stressed, anxious, or depressed (SAD). It just takes one google search of “College students + stress” to find a multitude of information and resources on what this means and how best to navigate these waters. I wanted to provide a few resources we like to use at… Continue reading How to Manage Being SAD: Stress, Anxiety & Depression

Conferences · Thoughts from Counselors

TECHniques Center Staff Travel to Nashville, TN for the ATP Conference

by Brandi Willis Schreiber “Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” ~ Francis Bacon What do we learn when we travel to new places? Recently, a few of us were fortunate to learn more than we expected about ourselves, our profession, and another city when… Continue reading TECHniques Center Staff Travel to Nashville, TN for the ATP Conference

Misc Posts · Thoughts from Counselors

March for Babies

The March of Dimes is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of babies, supporting moms-to-be and comforting families with babies in the neonatal intensive-care unit. On Saturday April 26, Texas Tech University and the Lubbock community will unite to March for Babies with the March of Dimes. We march for the big brothers… Continue reading March for Babies