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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

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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