Is tutoring free?
Yes. Tutoring with Mercy College tutors is free and unlimited to all students. Online tutoring through Smarthinking is limited to 5 hours per semester. If a student needs additional time, contact the Director of Student Engagement in the Student Success Center.
Who are the tutors at Mercy College?
Some tutors are current or graduated students, and some are professional educators. Our tutors are friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable.
How do I access online tutoring?
To access Smarthinking online tutoring, login to D2L and click on the "online tutoring" icon in the top banner. Start working with a tutor in a live drop-in session, schedule a future session, submit a question, or explore the study aids that are available 24/7.
What should I expect from a tutoring session?
Come prepared with all necessary course materials, including textbooks, assignment details, and class notes so your tutor is familiar with the content. Together you'll review information and narrow down what you need help with. You can work with a tutor as many times as you need to help you be successful in your courses.
Can I become a tutor?
To be a tutor, applicants must have a desire to help other students succeed and have obtained a "B" or better in a course. Contact Rebecca Dennis or complete an application at mchs.edu/careers.
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