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How Tutoring Has Impacted My Life

Working at the TECHniques Center is a once in a lifetime experience By Elizabeth Hansen, Master Tutor Life is a constant stream of making decisions. Each day, we’re faced with thousands of choices– big or small– that have a large impact on our future. A decision we make today may seem insignificant, but later prove… Continue reading How Tutoring Has Impacted My Life

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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

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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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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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Master Tutor Spotlight – Peter Carlson

By Peter Carlson – Master Tutor I like to pretend I’m studying abroad when I’m in Lubbock because I was raised in Newmarket, NH. I’ve grown to enjoy it here, though I do miss moisture, trees and bodies of water at times. Lubbock has its own allure, a certain flat vastness that can’t be duplicated… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight – Peter Carlson

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Master Tutor Spotlight – Landon Breeding

By Landon Breeding – Master Tutor Hello! My name is Landon Breeding. This is my third semester to tutor at the TECHniques Center and my first semester to serve as a master tutor. My hometown is Midland, Texas. Prior to coming to Texas Tech, I attended Abilene Christian University for three years where I was… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight – Landon Breeding

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Master Tutor Spotlight – Spencer Fuston

By Spencer Fuston – Master Tutor Hello everyone! My name is Spencer Fuston and I am a junior Geosciences major with a concentration in Geology as well as a minor in Geophysics. I am expected to graduate a semester early in December 2017. After graduation, I plan to begin a graduate degree in Geology with… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight – Spencer Fuston