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 5-29

Finance 308
Appointments available by emailing at least 24 hours in advance
Pascal Burling: burlingpa@lopers.unk.edu

Math 123
Appointments available by emailing at least 24 hours in advance
Wyatt Behn: behnwa@lopers.unk.edu
Candy Smith: smithcb@lopers.unk.edu

Math 123 Test Reviews
Each Wednesday in the Learning Commons at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m.
Snacks provided!
All Summer Courses
Appointments available by emailing writingcenter@unk.edu
Hours are 9 - 11 a.m. and 3 - 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday