Category Archives: Spring 2015

60 Minutes

Tutoring Appointments are scheduled in 60 minute blocks of time.  Tutors should plan to use the majority of this time, working with the student(s) assigned to the session.  There are times when this may not be possible, but those instances should be the exception.

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Hurysz Sets CU Mile Record

I am so happy that I was there to witness Jake’s outstanding performance at the Husky Invite in Seattle, racing to a sub-four minute mile and setting a new school record in the event.  He crossed the finish line at 3:58.13 which also placed him in the top 10 of collegiate milers this season.  I’m looking forward to more great things from Jake this year as he wraps up his career and prepares to graduate this May.

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Hurysz Sets CU Mile Record

Leading Exam Review Sessions

Occasionally, some of our tutors will have an opportunity to lead exam review sessions for courses within their discipline.  These review sessions provide a different experience in the tutor/student dynamic than any of our other types of sessions. As an exam review leader, you want to systematically address the concepts that are most likely to appear on the exam while teaching the students how to solve the problems they will see.

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Set appointments with your Academic Coordinator

My students now have the ability to set up their own appointments with me using GradesFirst.  Students will be able to see my available meeting times, then select the time that works best for them in 30-minute increments.  Following, are simple instructions for setting up an appointment. Continue reading

Writing Lab & Math Lab

Our tutoring lab format provides an opportunity for student-athletes to get tutoring support without having to commit to regular appointments.  We offer Math Lab and Writing Lab help staffed by specialists who have significant training and teaching experience in these subject areas.  Students can drop-in for assistance or setup an appointment in advance by contacting their academic coordinator or the tutoring staff.  Following are guidelines that tutors are expected to follow when working Math Lab and Writing Lab shifts.
Writing Lab Station

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