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Changing Perceptions about Dyslexia: An Interview with Leah Harper

By Brandi Willis Schreiber At our Spring 2017 tutor training, Academic Counselor, Christian Enevoldsen, and Master Tutor, Lindyn Davis, presented a new training topic about bias and how that can affect tutors’ perceptions of working with students. I was fascinated by the topic because it was so thought provoking and timely, but something happened during… Continue reading Changing Perceptions about Dyslexia: An Interview with Leah Harper

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Beautifully Different: One Future TECHniques Center Student’s Passion for Dyslexia Awareness

Beautifully Different: One Future TECHniques Center Student’s Passion for Dyslexia Awareness  By Brandi Willis Schreiber If you read the TECHniques Center blog, you know that our work focuses on supporting current students and tutors. But what you may not know is that we work on developing relationships with prospective students long before they apply or… Continue reading Beautifully Different: One Future TECHniques Center Student’s Passion for Dyslexia Awareness

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Master Tutor Spotlight: Lindyn Davis

By Lindyn Davis – Master Tutor Hey Y’all! My name is Lindyn Davis and I am currently a senior here at Texas Tech! I have been with the Techniques center for the past 3 semesters and this is my first semester serving as a Master Tutor. I am majoring in Anthropology with a concentration in… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight: Lindyn Davis

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Importance of Attitude

By Landon Breeding – Master Tutor “The longer I live, the more I am convinced that life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% how I react to it” – Charles R. Swindoll If you had told me five years ago I would be writing this blog post, I wouldn’t have believed you.… Continue reading Importance of Attitude

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Achieving More Than “One Thing”

By Elizabeth Hansen – Master Tutor As a child, I always dreaded being asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I had many things I wanted to do, but I never felt like I could answer with all of them. I dreamed of being a singer and a dancer and a… Continue reading Achieving More Than “One Thing”