Thoughts from Counselors

SQ3R

So often, reading consists of students blankly staring at a page for several minutes before turning to the next. This method of mindless reading involves minimum effort or thought; as a result, students learn and retain little to nothing. A simple change in approach can transform a student’s reading experience. SQ3R is a wonderful strategy used to enhance… Continue reading SQ3R

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Master Tutor Spotlight: Julie Szamatulski

My name is Julie Szamatulski. I am a senior Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management major graduating this December. After my graduation, I am planning on working for a company doing event management in Dallas or the North East part of the United States. I am originally from Connecticut, but I have spent most of my… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight: Julie Szamatulski

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Master Tutor Spotlight: Samantha Ward

My name is Samantha Ward. I will be graduating in May of 2015 with degrees in Exercise & Sport Science and Psychology as well as a minor in Nutritional Sciences. I hope to earn a Masters of Occupational Therapy after graduating from Tech in the spring. This is my third semester at the TECHniques Center… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight: Samantha Ward

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Master Tutor Spotlight: Rachel Onishi

My name is Rachel Onishi. I am a senior Human Sciences major, with a minor in Psychology. I will be graduating in May 2015 and intend to pursue a master’s degree in counseling, through a seminary program. I have been a tutor at the TECHniques Center for two semesters and this is my first semester… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight: Rachel Onishi

Thoughts from Counselors

So Good they Can’t Ignore You

by Michael Abbott So Good They Can’t Ignore You Have you ever wondered why some people seem to be so successful and others simply get by in life? Have you ever had the desire to be or do more than you currently are doing? Have you wondered why some people “make it big” while others… Continue reading So Good they Can’t Ignore You

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Use These Three Simple Techniques to Start Your Semester off Right

College students often get overwhelmed at the beginning of the semester. They receive all of their syllabi, meet all of their professors, and promptly realize that they have no idea what to expect. Many students take their syllabi, and promptly forget about them, thinking that they will be able to handle all of the assignments… Continue reading Use These Three Simple Techniques to Start Your Semester off Right

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Master Tutor Spotlight: Nick Grimes

Hi, my name is Nick Grimes. I am a senior Political Science and Russian Language and Area Studies major. I will be graduating in May of 2015. After I graduate, I hope to work in federal law enforcement. I am originally from Raleigh, NC, but I have spent most of my life in Arlington, TX. This… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight: Nick Grimes