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Getting the Most from Your  Tutoring Session

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Attend Class

Tutoring is not a substitute for class attendance. Going to class regularly and consistently will help you get the most out of your session.

Make Appointments Early

Appointments can be made up to six days in advance of the tutoring session. Appointments fill up quickly, especially before exams. Planning ahead and making your appointments early will give you a good chance of getting the appointment you want.

 Plan Ahead

Come to the CFLC with specific questions and attempt problems on your own before coming to your appointment.

 Be Prepared

Come to your appointment with your assignment, book, and other necessary materials. Papers for writing appointments must be printed out ahead of time (Please bring in one copy of your paper for yourself and one copy for your tutor to look over).

 Arrive on Time

If you arrive more than ten minutes late to your tutoring appointment, your appointment may be given away to another student. Appointments are 50 minutes long and will not go over the time limit. It’s best to arrive on time so you can take advantage of the entire session.

 Budget Your Time

Tutoring appointments are 50 minutes long. Only bring in material that you can realistically cover in that amount of time.

 Ask Questions

Tutoring should be an active dialog. The tutor is not meant to do all the talking. Don’t be afraid to ask questions or ask for clarification if something does not make sense. It is also a good idea to review what you have learned at the end of the session.

 Be Patient

Our tutors are students just like you. They are not meant to know everything. Please be patient as they are trying to help you.

It’s your appointment. Why not get the most you can out of it?