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Beth Nelson, our Academic Coordinator, matches students' tutor requests with specially trained tutors. Beth also gathers pertinent and helpful news for our monthly newsletters.  Contact Beth by email.

What is Tutoring?

Tutoring is a specialized kind of instruction to assist students with their learning. If is far different from the traditional form of teaching often experienced in a classroom because the personal one-on-one tutoring is structured for the individual and the level of understanding.

  • Promotes independence in learning. Tutoring helps students to better understand the learning process.
  • Personalized instruction. Tutoring paces the activities to suit the needs of the students and offers a closer monitoring of the student's progress.
  • Assists students to gain insights into learning and the learning process. Tutoring helps students to discover answers for themselves providing opportunities, support and additional resources.
  • Provides students with a more in-depth perspective on learning and academic success. Tutoring is done by a successful student who shares valuable insights.

Who is a Tutor?

Tutors are successful Concord University students who have been especially selected and trained to conduct one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions with other students. Students chosen to be tutors have excellent study skills and habits enabling them to offer practical suggestions for academic achievement.

Where is Tutoring Conducted?

Tutoring is always conducted in a public location such as the college library, Student Support Services' office, special areas of the residential halls, the lobby of Rahall, and the Student Center study lounge. Tutoring is conducted as one-on-one sessions or in small study groups of two or three students.

What is the Cost of Tutoring?

All services provided by SSS are free, including one-on-one tutoring.

Want to Request a Tutor?

To request a tutor, stop by the SSS office and fill out a tutor request form, or you can apply online.

Last updated on Jan 31, 2014. Originally created on Feb 28, 2011. Report incorrect information.