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
by Cally Reeves, TECHniques Center Tutor “To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.” Tony Robbins My name is Cally Reeves, and I have been a tutor at the TECHniques Center for a… Continue reading What a Communication Studies Major Can Do for You
“For me, working at the TECHniques Center helped me realize my passion for working with students! I remember thinking about becoming a teacher during my senior year at Tech, but wasn’t sure if it was the right career path for me. The joy that I felt working as a tutor and sharing my love for economics with students at the TECHniques Center helped me realize that I needed to be in the field of education.”