Summer Tutoring Sessions

Top Five Fabulous Summer Tutoring Tips


Get help as soon as you know you need it!

Summer classes move about 4 times faster than regular semester classes. Don't get behind one day because it's like getting behind one week! Talk to your classmates, professor, tutors - anyone who can help you. Stay caught up on writing assignments, homework, and test preparation each day.

Maintain a positive mindset.

Learning is hard work, so don't be afraid to struggle sometimes! Know that in that struggle lies the reward of an education.

Prepare specific questions before meeting with a tutor.

You get better help when you can point to where you're having trouble rather than just saying "I don't get it" or "I need my paper proofread." Think about where you are getting stuck or what you want to improve.

Expect to learn by answering questions and trying.

Tutors want you to build academic confidence by helping you identify and use strategies that improve your ability to study and write. Tutors do not answer questions for you, but ask questions that help you discover answers!

Study on your own (outside of tutoring)

Students sometimes rely on tutoring too much and end up feeling like they need to work with a tutor in order to do well. In fact, tutoring is more effective when you study alone before and after getting help. Your next assignment, paper, test, or quiz will be better when you have worked to develop a unique "relationship" with the material and with your writing.

Summer Session 3: July 2-26

Math 103 (Trigonometry)

Appointments available by emailing

Candy Smith (evenings only): smithcb@lopers.unk.edu

Evan Olson (weekends only): olsone2@lopers.unk.edu

Test Reviews before exams

7:30 - 8:45p.m. on July 11 and July 25

Niobrara Room at Kearney Public Library

Math 123 (Applied Calculus)

Appointments available by emailing

Cassi Karr: karrcm2@lopers.unk.edu

Candy Smith (evenings only): smithcb@lopers.unk.edu

Evan Olson (weekends only): olsone2@lopers.unk.edu

Test Review before exam #3

7:30 - 8:45 p.m. on July 18

Niobrara Room at Kearney Public Library

Economics 271

Online and face-to-face appointments available by emailing

Rachel McGill: mcgillre@lopers.unk.edu


When requesting an appointment please:
  •  Email at least 24 hours before the time you want to meet
  •  Describe what you need help with (homework, test, essay)
  •  Suggest a few different times / describe your schedule
All Summer Courses

Appointments available by emailing
Patrick Hargon: hargonp2@unk.edu
When requesting an appointment please:
  •  Email at least 24 hours before the time you want to meet
  •  Describe what you need help with (homework, test, essay)
  • Suggest a few different times / describe your schedule