Malcolm X College Tutoring
Services offers free tutoring and academic support services to assist students
in achieving personal and academic success. Tutors are available in a wide
variety of subjects to assist students through one-on-one and group tutoring
sessions. We encourage any student to seek tutoring to gain a deeper
comprehension of course content and to enhance learning development.
now offer appointments for all Language Arts and Sciences subjects. Please
visit GradesFirst and click on “Get Tutoring” to make an appointment. Click to
see the GradesFirst AppointmentReservation Instructions.
can also make an appointment in person by visiting Room 2301. Walk-ins for all subjects are welcome if
space is available. Math and Computer Science tutoring are walk-in only. Visit our Front Desk in Room 2301 and our Associates will then
set you up with the next available tutor…it is that easy!
TUTORING SERVICE GUIDELINES
- What Tutors and Students can accomplish together.
We are happy to assist you with study prep, note taking, brainstorming and final revisions. Tutoring sessions are limited to one hour. It is important to remember that tutoring services can also be utilized early in the semester as well.
- Come prepared to tutoring sessions.
Bring any relevant textbooks, syllabi, class materials, notes, and papers. It is easier for the tutors to provide excellent tutoring service if students bring the appropriate materials to a tutoring session. Additionally, it is important for your tutor to refer back to any relevant materials provided by your instructor.
- Read your textbook and any relevant material provided by your instructor.
In order to understand the course material it is essential to read assigned pages from the textbook. Additionally, the tutors can provide students with greater assistance when the student have read the appropriate material(s).
- Come with a plan and questions.
Know what material you would like to cover within a tutoring session. Actively participate in the tutoring session by having a list of questions to ask your assigned tutor.
- Tutors can only help with homework concepts and assignments.
We strongly encourage students to make an attempt at completing their assignment prior to requesting a tutor so students can take note of the specific concepts with which they want help. You and your tutor can review these concepts and work through similar problems. However, the tutor cannot do your homework for you nor help you with take home tests, quizzes, or projects.
- Please be respectful, thank you!
Your time with the tutor is valuable. Please do not talk on your cell phone or cause distractions while working with your assigned tutor.
Top Ten Reasons
Students Should Seek Tutoring:
- Helps to improve
failing or declining grades
- Builds confidence and
- Teaches students how
to overcome test anxiety
- Provides enrichment
for the successful student
- Teaches organizational
- Reduces frustration
with a particular subject
- Prepares students for
standardized testing and improves success
- Establishes a good
foundation for early learners struggling with key concepts
- Helps with common core
standards and teaches students new learning techniques
- Reduces the struggle