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Contributing Art for Disability Awareness Week: An Experience

Each year, Texas Tech Student Disability Services hosts Disability Awareness Week, where the department puts on a number of events that increase awareness, spread knowledge, and engage the community about all kinds of disabilities. The week builds up to the final event of First Friday Art Trail, where students with disabilities are given the opportunity… Continue reading Contributing Art for Disability Awareness Week: An Experience

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5 Ways I’ve Used Pinterest as a Student

By Kathryn McCauley – TECHniques Center Tutor I am a self-proclaimed Pinterest addict. It didn’t take long after first downloading the app for it to become my favorite social media platform. If I’m getting my haircut, I go to Pinterest. If I want to cook a nice dinner, you bet I look at Pinterest before… Continue reading 5 Ways I’ve Used Pinterest as a Student

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A Beginner’s Guide to Bullet Journaling: Part 2

By Farah Gayahan This is Part 2 of our series on Bullet Journaling. If you didn’t catch Part 1, check it out!! How I Personally use my Bullet Journal Personally, I use my bullet journal as an agenda, diary, and scrapbook all in one. Before the beginning of the new month, I will create my… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Bullet Journaling: Part 2

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A Beginner’s Guide to Bullet Journaling

By Farah Gayahan This is Part 1 of our 2-Part series on Bullet Journaling. Check back later in the week for Part 2! Hello everyone! My name is Farah Gayahan and this is my first semester here at the Techniques Center! I was born in Manila, Philippines but my current hometown is Frisco, Texas. I… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Bullet Journaling

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The Economics of Studying

By Garrett Wire – TECHniques Center Tutor Ah, Economics. The ‘dismal science.’ And if economics wasn’t dull enough, why would anyone want to read about the economics of studying?! In this post I hope to show that by looking at our study habits through an economic lens we might be better able to evaluate ourselves… Continue reading The Economics of Studying

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Why YOU Should Get Involved in Undergraduate Research!

by Kennedy Lambert, TECHniques Center tutor My name is Kennedy Lambert, and I am a Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences major and Psychology minor here at Texas Tech University. I have been working at the TECHniques Center for a year now, and I absolutely love this job! I graduate this May and will be attending… Continue reading Why YOU Should Get Involved in Undergraduate Research!

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From India to the TECHniques Center: One Tutor’s Journey to Work Here

by Nilay Thakkar, Spring 2017 Graduate Engineering Tutor The best part about tutoring is its perennial quest for innovation, which presents a lot of exciting opportunities to explore and experiment. This statement fits best to the place where I currently work! Yes! I am talking about the TECHniques Center!! Getting a job at the TECHniques… Continue reading From India to the TECHniques Center: One Tutor’s Journey to Work Here