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Tutoring

Peer Tutoring

Peer tutoring is available to support content knowledge in arts and humanities courses, including courses in foreign languages, linguistics, philosophy and religion. Trained subject tutors will review material with you and help you prepare for assignments and exams. Tutoring in writing and all subject areas is available during walk-in hours or by appointment.

Apply to Be a Tutor

What are the requirements?
● All tutors must be current students at Drew in good standing.
● All tutors must maintain a 3.0 Cumulative GPA.
● Typically, tutors must have taken the course at Drew and received an A or A-. Students who take a placement test and place above lower level courses may tutor for those courses if they have a faculty recommendation. Transfer, post-baccalaureate and graduate students may tutor for a course that they did not take at Drew if they have a faculty recommendation and/or the approval of a CAE Director.
● All tutors must complete Level 1 of CRLA training during their first full semester as a tutor.

What is the CAE looking for in a tutor?
● Strong verbal communication skills
● Professional conduct
● Ability to work with a diverse group of students
● Commitment to helping students succeed
● Commitment to diversity
● Excellent time management skills
● Strong leadership skills
● Respect for the talents, beliefs, backgrounds and ways of living of all members of the Drew community

What are my responsibilities as a tutor?
● Arrive prepared and on time for all appointments.
● Respond promptly to communications (email, phone, text, etc.) from the CAE Staff.
● Attend mandatory training sessions.
● Complete Client Report Forms at the end of each session.

How do I apply?
● Complete the tutoring application below.
● Submit three faculty endorsements or references to CAE@drew.edu.
● If you are applying to become a Writing Specialist, you must submit an academic essay with faculty feedback and the grade for that essay.
● Submit current transcript to CAE@drew.edu.
● Strong candidates will be asked to complete an interview and orientation session.
● Language Applicants: Upon an successful interview with the CAE, you must meet with a language department liaison before you can tutor.Upon receiving your application, we will send you further instructions. Please give us 5-7 days to process your application.