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2017 Starch Madness: Recap and Results

Starch Madness 2017 – by Peter Carlson, Master Tutor It’s been a great semester at the TECHniques Center, as the center hosted the first ever TC Starch Madness Tournament. The three-day tournament showcased the paper ball throwing abilities of the TECHniques’ tutors, students and counselors. Each tutor received 5 shots, with opportunities for a bonus… Continue reading 2017 Starch Madness: Recap and Results

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Tutor Success Story: Chase Darling

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

Thoughts from Tutors

Six Things I Wish I Knew Before Applying to Graduate School

by Kayla Klenke, TECHniques Center Tutor My name is Kayla Klenke and I have been a tutor at the TECHniques Center since August 2015. I am currently a senior in the Speech Language and Hearing Science program at Texas Tech University Health Science Center. During my sophomore year, I learned my intended field of study… Continue reading Six Things I Wish I Knew Before Applying to Graduate School

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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

Student Success

Beautifully Different: One Future TECHniques Center Student’s Passion for Dyslexia Awareness

Beautifully Different: One Future TECHniques Center Student’s Passion for Dyslexia Awareness  By Brandi Willis Schreiber If you read the TECHniques Center blog, you know that our work focuses on supporting current students and tutors. But what you may not know is that we work on developing relationships with prospective students long before they apply or… Continue reading Beautifully Different: One Future TECHniques Center Student’s Passion for Dyslexia Awareness

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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