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How my Major has Impacted Tutoring

By Tristan Kisor – Master Tutor Team Pink Majoring in anything, whether it is engineering or social work, doesn’t just come with a piece of paper at graduation letting everyone know “you did it!” It comes with an experience beyond simply taking classes and being responsible. It essentially changes who we are and develops our… Continue reading How my Major has Impacted Tutoring

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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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Knowledge is Power: Learning About Memory to Study Efficiently

By Elizabeth Hansen – Master Tutor Team Orange Most everyone will agree that a multiple choice exam is simpler than short answer or fill in the blank. However, many people couldn’t explain why this is a common consensus amongst students of all different classifications and fields of study. At the TECHniques Center, we have a… Continue reading Knowledge is Power: Learning About Memory to Study Efficiently

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4 Tips to Help You Nail the Interview

By Landon Breeding – Master Tutor Team Purple Summer may have just ended, but it is already time to start thinking about next summer. That’s right… it’s interview season! Thousands of students this semester will head out in their best attire in hopes of landing a great summer job, internship, or full-time position. From my… Continue reading 4 Tips to Help You Nail the Interview

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A Technological Society: Utilizing Media for Academics and Self-Improvement

by Elizabeth Hansen – Master Tutor of Team Orange With a wealth of information available at our fingertips, it’s easy to be bogged down into an endless cycle of refreshing social media apps or going deeper and deeper into random Wikipedia pages. While these can be an enjoyable way of passing the time, it is… Continue reading A Technological Society: Utilizing Media for Academics and Self-Improvement

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Summer Wrap Up: What did the TC Staff do?

While most of the students and tutors head home to spend time with family and conquer internships, the TECHniques Center staff remains hard at work at Texas Tech! The TC staff also experienced some awesome summer adventures, and we want to share those with you! Read below to discover what the TECHniques Center staff was… Continue reading Summer Wrap Up: What did the TC Staff do?

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The Economics of Studying

By Garrett Wire – TECHniques Center Tutor Ah, Economics. The ‘dismal science.’ And if economics wasn’t dull enough, why would anyone want to read about the economics of studying?! In this post I hope to show that by looking at our study habits through an economic lens we might be better able to evaluate ourselves… Continue reading The Economics of Studying