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 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
By Matt McCutchen, TECHniques Center Tutor It is everyone’s favorite time of year again where we dust off our resume paper, put on our Sunday’s best, and go elbow to elbow with our peers in an effort to win that coveted internship or full time job. This is what we’ve all worked so hard for,… Continue reading The 5 Keys to Success – Preparing for the Career Fair
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
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 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
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