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MT Spotlight – Rivir Berry

By Rivir Berry, Team Teal Master Tutor My name is Rivir Berry and I am the Master Tutor for Team Teal this semester. This is my fourth semester at the Techniques Center and my first as a Master Tutor. I am a junior, majoring in Spanish and minoring in Portuguese, so I spend a great deal… Continue reading MT Spotlight – Rivir Berry

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Master Tutor Spotlight – CJ Holderread

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” – Abraham Lincoln Hello, my name is CJ Holderread and I am the Master Tutor for Team Purple at the TECHniqus Center (TC) here at Texas Tech. This is my 4th, and sadly last, semester to… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight – CJ Holderread

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Master Tutor Spotlight – Nikki Lastoczy

Hi! My name is Nikki Lastoczy, and I am one of the new Master Tutors (Team Red) this semester at the TECHniques Center! I am a junior studying Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FCSE) and planning to graduate in May 2019. With a degree in FCSE, I hope to empower students by helping them reach… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight – Nikki Lastoczy

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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

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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