Philosophy and Mission
The CC/SEAS Tutoring Service is an academic support system that provides tutoring to all CC and SEAS undergraduate students.
In its effort to service Columbia College and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science in the most efficacious way, it is the goal of the Tutoring Service to offer the finest quality of assistance from highly qualified tutors.
To increase the probability of academic success for students who utilize the service;
To enhance the students understanding of a given subject, while improving the student's ability to successfully complete a course; and
To provide opportunities for tutors to develop interpersonally and help their peers succeed.
Utilization of the tutoring service will help tutees gain the following:
Increased expertise and understanding of the course content in the specific subjects being tutored.
Suggestions and support for developing improved study skills;
Confidence in fully participating in class; and
Positive self-image as an academically successful student.
Tutors who are assisting these students can expect to gain the following:
Increased expertise and understanding of the course content in the specific subjects being tutored;
Assist in improving a peer's study habits;
Acquiring skills that are transferable to other areas for future professional work; and
Greater initiative to help others and the commitment to continue excelling in classes.