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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

Campus Engagement · Conferences · Guest Blogger · Thoughts from Tutors · Tutor Success Story

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!

Guest Blogger · Thoughts from Tutors · Tutor Spotlight

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

Guest Blogger · Tutor Success Story

Tutor Success Story: Chase Darling

By Brandi Willis Schreiber It’s hard for people to understand the ever-evolving world of our tutors unless you’ve worked here for a while. In the nearly eight years I’ve been an employee at the TECHniques Center, I’ve interviewed, trained, mentored, observed, and gotten to know so many tutors. Seeing them grow into young professionals on… Continue reading Tutor Success Story: Chase Darling

Campus Engagement · Guest Blogger · Misc Posts · Stress

The “Making Friends in College” Starter Pack

By Scott Blechman, Guest Blogger The new school year is here, and whether you’re a newcomer or a seasoned college veteran, it means one thing in particular: a fresh start. The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to try things with a new perspective. Not to mention, a new year means new classmates,… Continue reading The “Making Friends in College” Starter Pack