By Rachel Onishi, Academic Counselor Hi! My name is Rachel Onishi. I spent 2013- 2015 as a TECHniques Center tutor and 2015-2018 as an Academic Counselor. This is a letter I wrote in honor of the past 5 incredible years I have had the privilege of being a part of this beautiful program. Thank you… Continue reading An Open Letter to the TECHniques Center
My name is Maggie Wilson. I am a mechanical engineer working towards my M.B.A. at Texas Tech. I was so fortunate to find the TECHniques Center last August and begin working as a tutor. Looking back on my college career, I am reflecting upon the choices I made that had the biggest impact for good.… Continue reading How Joining SWE Shaped My College Experience
By David Johnson, Master Tutor “What do you want to be when you grow up?” That is a question that most of us encounter when we are young. We might have imagined ourselves to be an astronaut, a firefighter, or a world-renowned musician. As we have grown older, we may meet individuals who have become… Continue reading Studying with an End in Mind
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
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!
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
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