Peer students or professionals, ASC tutors have demonstrated the ability to assist and lead students toward academic growth. By means of tutors’ encouragement, students gain greater insight, skills and confidence in learning.
Peer Tutor (PT) is an undergraduate student who has demonstrated an outstanding academic performance in the subject area(s) s/he wishes to tutor. It is required that a PA be a junior or senior student, have achieved a B+ or better in a particular subject area and have achieved an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher. Although tutoring experience is desired, it is not required; ASC offers training for all tutors.
Master Tutor (MT) holds a bachelor’s degree or higher from Montclair State University or any other accredited institution of higher education. An MT should have achieved an outstanding academic record, particularly in the specialty area(s). Additionally, having previous tutoring or teaching experience is mandatory for all Master Tutors. Two letters of recommendation from previous related employers or professors are required.
Volunteer Tutor (VT) is an undergraduate/graduate student or an employed or retired individual who has demonstrated commitment to helping college students excel academically. Furthermore, a VT must have achieved an outstanding academic performance in the subject area(s) s/he wishes to tutor in addition to having an excellent academic record. Volunteer Tutors must also attend and participate in the training sessions as well as comply with ASC policies.