What Tutors Do and Don't Do

English Tutors Do…

  • make notes and comments throughout your paper to help you know what needs to be improved or corrected and how to make the necessary changes.
  • ask questions to help you think through your ideas.
  • provide you with resources to help you become a better reader and writer.

 

English Tutors Don’t…

  • grade your work.
  • correct your work.
  • edit your work.
  • do your work.
  • give you topic ideas for your work.

 

Math and Science Tutors Do…

  • help you see where you became lost on a problem.
  • explain math concepts about which you are confused.
  • solve similar problems that you can apply to your own work

 

Math and Science Tutors Don’t…

  • grade your work.
  • solve problems for you.

 

Content Tutors Do…

  • ask questions to help you think through your ideas.
  • explain concepts about which you are confused.
  • provide you with resources to help you understand content subject matter

 

Content Tutors Don’t…

  • grade your work.
  • correct your work.
  • do your work.
  • tell you what to write.