Thoughts from Tutors

Tips For Summer: Relax Without Losing Brainpower

Rachel Onishi Master Tutor Summer time is a sweet time, no school and no worries. However, all the free time can sometimes be overwhelming. Here are some tips for staying sharp for the inevitable transition back to school in the fall: Pick a few books for pleasure reading and ACTUALLY READ THEM… by the pool,… Continue reading Tips For Summer: Relax Without Losing Brainpower

Thoughts from Tutors

10 Tips To Help You Through Finals

Victoria Andrews Master Tutor With finals right around the corner, it is time to begin preparing for those pesky exams and projects. Here are a few tips from some loveable animals to help you get through the week and make studying for finals a little more bearable! Get enough sleep! While it can be very… Continue reading 10 Tips To Help You Through Finals

Thoughts from Counselors

Take A Break

With finals quickly approaching, students lose themselves under the weight of projects, papers and exams. But what would happen if they put everything on pause? Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D. explores this question in her Huffington Post article titled “50 Ways to Take a Break, and the Essential First Step of Remembering“. Horneffer-Ginter accurately captures a cyclical mindset that I can so… Continue reading Take A Break

Thoughts from Tutors

An Inside Look of a Friday at the TECHniques Center

Jared Olafsson Master Tutor The TECHniques Center is a place of productivity, focus, and hard work, but every now and then the students, tutors, and counselors like to have a little break! On Fridays, when the halls of West Hall fill with the smell of popcorn, it’s hard to miss the buzzing environment behind the… Continue reading An Inside Look of a Friday at the TECHniques Center