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Why Giving to the TECHniques Center on #GivingTuesday (and any other day of the year) Matters

By Brandi Willis Schreiber This year, the TECHniques Center and Student Disability Services will participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, for the first time. Celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the busy shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season when… Continue reading Why Giving to the TECHniques Center on #GivingTuesday (and any other day of the year) Matters

Stress · Student Success · Thoughts from Tutors

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

Student Success · Texas Tech · Thoughts from Tutors

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

Career Development · Student Success · Texas Tech · Tutor Spotlight

Beginning the Job Hunt: 3 Resources to Get You Started

By Spencer Fuston – Master Tutor Team Teal Your undergraduate career is coming to a close. The light at the end of the tunnel! You’ve put in the time and effort and you’re ready to put your degree to work. There’s only one small problem, “Wait… how do I find a job?” This is the… Continue reading Beginning the Job Hunt: 3 Resources to Get You Started

Student Success · Thoughts from Tutors

Knowledge is Power: Learning About Memory to Study Efficiently

By Elizabeth Hansen – Master Tutor Team Orange Most everyone will agree that a multiple choice exam is simpler than short answer or fill in the blank. However, many people couldn’t explain why this is a common consensus amongst students of all different classifications and fields of study. At the TECHniques Center, we have a… Continue reading Knowledge is Power: Learning About Memory to Study Efficiently

Career Development · Student Success · Thoughts from Tutors

4 Tips to Help You Nail the Interview

By Landon Breeding – Master Tutor Team Purple Summer may have just ended, but it is already time to start thinking about next summer. That’s right… it’s interview season! Thousands of students this semester will head out in their best attire in hopes of landing a great summer job, internship, or full-time position. From my… Continue reading 4 Tips to Help You Nail the Interview

Career Development · Student Success · Texas Tech · Thoughts from Tutors

A Technological Society: Utilizing Media for Academics and Self-Improvement

by Elizabeth Hansen – Master Tutor of Team Orange With a wealth of information available at our fingertips, it’s easy to be bogged down into an endless cycle of refreshing social media apps or going deeper and deeper into random Wikipedia pages. While these can be an enjoyable way of passing the time, it is… Continue reading A Technological Society: Utilizing Media for Academics and Self-Improvement