Tutoring

Tips for Students

GETTING THE MOST OUT OF A TUTORING SESSION

PREPARING TO VISIT THE CENTER FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS

  1. Consult the tutor schedule by checking our website www.edu/tutoring.  Please be sure to check any schedule changes of the tutors as well.
  2. Come prepared.  Work the assignment on your own before seeing a tutor.  Tutors are not allowed to do your assignment.
  3. Tutors are now allowed to help the students with take-home quizzes, tests and exams.
  4. Bring a hard-copy when you want a tutor to review our paper-work.  Also, you must bring all your earlier drafts.
  5. For a longer paper, bring it to the tutor in parts.  The tutors will generally look at only three pages per session.
  6. Do your work early and come ahead of time.  Avoid the traffic jam just before and during the mid-term and the finals.
  7. The Tutoring Center at Downtown Campus do not make appointments except for the followings: 
    (a)  ADA student 
    (b)  Full-time worker 
    (c)  Military worker 
    (d)  Writing Mentor Appointment 
    (e)  Upon instructor's request where your instructor requests us to work with a certain tutor on a regular basis.

BEFORE THE SESSION

  1. Check in at the front desk.  Bring your valid picture ID (HPU ID preferable).
  2. Remain near the service so that you will not lose your spot when your name is called.

DURING THE SESSION

  1. Sessions is 30 minutes.  To maximize your time with the tutor, bring in any necessary materials (books, notes, etc.) and clarify to the tutor what you need help with.
  2. Take initiative during the session by asking questions and taking notes.

YOU MIGHT HAVE TO WAIT LONGER IF...

  1. You request to work with a particular tutor.
  2. You want to sign up for a second session.

***PLAN AHEAD:  Do not wait until the last minute to come into the Tutoring Center if your class requires to see a tutor each week.