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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

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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

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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

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Staff Spotlight – Kyla Shannon, Assistant Director

By Kyla Shannon – Assistant Director, Team Orange I really don’t know where to start on things like this so I am just going to dive right in! My name is Kyla Shannon and I am the Assistant Director for the TECHniques Center. I am going on my sixth year of being at Texas Tech.… Continue reading Staff Spotlight – Kyla Shannon, Assistant Director

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Staff Spotlight – Brandi Willis Schreiber, Program Director

My name is Brandi Willis Schreiber, and I am the Program Director for the TECHniques Center. My professional work history is deeply rooted in this program, which is in its 18th year at Texas Tech University.  I started working at the TECHniques Center as a tutor when I read about the job on a flyer… Continue reading Staff Spotlight – Brandi Willis Schreiber, Program Director

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How my Major has Impacted Tutoring

By Tristan Kisor – Master Tutor Team Pink Majoring in anything, whether it is engineering or social work, doesn’t just come with a piece of paper at graduation letting everyone know “you did it!” It comes with an experience beyond simply taking classes and being responsible. It essentially changes who we are and develops our… Continue reading How my Major has Impacted Tutoring