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Tutor Application

  • Accepted file types: pdf, docx, Max. file size: 25 MB.
    In 500 words, explain why you would like to be a tutor, and why you could be an effective tutor. Include any experience you have had tutoring or assisting students with writing.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, docx, Max. file size: 25 MB.
    Include a copy of an essay or excerpt from a longer essay (roughly three to six pages) that you have written.
  • Faculty Recommendation Please ask a faculty member who knows you well to write a brief recommendation for you. In your email requesting the recommendation, please give your professor the following instructions (you can simply cut and paste the following or convey the instructions in your own style): The Writing Center requests that you email your brief recommendation to Your recommendation should include a few sentences about the following:
    1. how you know the applicant and an assessment of his/her writing (including organization, style, and mechanics)
    2. tutoring potential (ability to listen, interest in discussing the work of other students, patience, flexibility)
    3. and responsibility (meeting deadlines and other obligations)