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“It is great to see that students are so eager to learn and listen to what their tutors have to say.”
For the past year, Mark Babin has tutored students in chemistry and physics at the Sanger Center.
“I don’t think that there is anything more satisfying than seeing something click for a student.”
Mani began working with the Sanger Learning Center as a preceptor in Fall 2012 in his PLUS-supported genetics course. Now as a senior preceptor, he guides new preceptors in their work with students.
“I came here thinking that I would be the one helping and guiding other students, but I’m thankful at how much and how frequently I’ve actually been the beneficiary of such an experience.”
“Our main goal is to provide students with a stress-free environment in which to better learn the material, but if students are actively enjoying the environment which we create, what more can we ask for?”
Working as a tutor, Lorena assists students while honing her communication skills.
“It is exciting when a student becomes more confident in his or her own abilities and is able to grasp concepts more easily.”
As a peer academic coach, Briana helps student develop and implement important study skills.
“Who knew I’d discover my own set of study tools by helping another to develop their own?”