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About Our Tutoring Services

Free one-on-one or small group tutoring is available in the  Student Success Center on the 2nd Floor of Owens Library. Our tutors are excellent students who earned A’s or B’s in the classes that they tutor. Sessions are tailored to a individual learning styles and needs to ensure students grow into their academic
potential. Tutoring is available for most general education courses and some upper-level courses.

Tutoring sessions...

  • Are available in 50 minute one-on-one or small group appointments
  • Encompasses nearly all Northwest Core courses
  • Are led by tutors who are well-versed in the subject areas
  • Include study strategies, test-taking advice and content review
  • Are available specific times for walk-in hours for specific discipline areas; the schedule is below! 
  • In high need areas may be pre-made into small groups of 2-3 students

When you visit, be sure to bring notes, textbook, questions, and readiness to learn!

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with one of our tutors, feel free to:

Online Tutoring

If you are an online only student or can’t make it to the Maryville campus for an appointment, the Student Success Center offers online tutoring with a tutor through GoBoard. To schedule an online tutoring appointment, you may schedule the appointment online by clicking the link above or calling the office at 660.562.1726 and mention that you need the appointment to be online. The office assistant will work with you to schedule an appointment. To prepare for your online tutoring appointment, here is some additional for you:

  • You should have a webcam and a microphone.  Most computers that have webcams also have microphones built in.  Northwest laptops already have this feature on their computers.
  • You do not need to download any special software or programs before your appointment
  • We recommend that your use headphones during your appointment because it will make it easier to communicate with your tutor.
  • You should have a reliable internet connection.  Since the appointment will be conducted online, it is important to have a strong internet connection.
  • When the time for your appointment comes, your tutor will send you via email a link to your Northwest email address.  To join the appointment, you need to click on that link to access the appointment.  When you click on the link, your browser may ask you to download something, please accept all requests.  After you get connected with your tutor, they will guide you in using GoBoard.

Should issues arise with technology, the tutor may call you with the phone number you provided when you scheduled the tutoring appointment. 

Smarthinking Online Tutoring

Smarthinking is a third party organization that provides students with access to expert online tutors across a wide range of subjects. Smarthinking is free for Northwest students and can be accessed through a tutoring link on your Northwest Online course site. 

Meet the Tutors

William AndersonWilliam Anderson

Major/Minor: 
Environmental Geology/
Political Science

Expertise: 
Geology & Earth Science

ashley baragaryAshley Baragary

Major/Minor:
Marine Biology 

Expertise: 
Biology & Chemistry

 

Jon BockJon Bock

Major/Minor:
Biochemistry/Economics

Expertise:
Science/Economics

Brendon EngemanBrendon Engeman

Major/Minor: 
Agricultural Business/
Agricultural Finance

Expertise: 
Farm Management & Agricultural Economics

Gabbie EstepGabbie Estep

Major/Minor: 
Biochemistry

Expertise: 
Principles of Biology

Rachel FaldutoRachel Falduto

Major/Minor: 
Elementary Education

Expertise: 
Fundamentals of Math

Dalton ForbesDalton Forbes

Major/Minor:
Physics

Expertise: 
Physics

Kaitlin GrahamKaitlin Graham

Major/Minor:
Interpersonal Communication/ General Business

Expertise: 
General Education Courses & Study Skills

Kathleen KingKathleen King

Major/Minor:
Bio-Medical Sciences/Emergency Disaster Management

Expertise: 
Biology & Statistics

Hillary KrebsHillary Krebs

Major/Minor:
Elementary Education

Expertise:
Fundamentals of Math & Algebra; Geometry for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

Liz LittonLiz Litton

Major/Minor:
Middle School Education/Math Education (5th-9th)

Expertise:
Mathematics

Carly MahoneyCarly Mahoney

Major/Minor: 
Math Education

Expertise: 
General Statistics, PreCalc, & Calc I

Caitlyn McEnteeCaitlyn McEntee

Major/Minor:
Chemistry

Expertise: 
Chemistry

Connor McNairConnor McNair

Major/Minor: 
Music Education

Expertise: 
Music

Antonio MoraAntonio Mora Torres

Major/Minor: 
Business Management

Expertise: 
Spanish

Martin S MoranMartin Moran Anasco

Major/Minor: 
Business Management

Expertise: 
Spanish

Shelby NormanShelby Norman

Major/Minor: 
Biology/Environmental Sci. & Spanish

Expertise: 
Science

Aasish Pokharel

Aasish Pokharel

Major/Minor: 
Agricultural Crop Science

Expertise: 
Plant Science

Aaron SimpsonAaron Simpson

Major/Minor: 
Financial Management & Economics

Expertise: 
Business & Economics

Ryan SpurlingRyan Spurling

Major/Minor: 
Animal Science/Agricultural Business

Expertise: 
Animal Science

Emily TruesdellEmily Truesdell

Major/Minor: 
Chemistry 

Expertise: 
Chemistry

Jordan UngerJordan Unger

Major/Minor: 
General Biology

Expertise: 
Genetics, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, & Organic Chemistry

Joseph ZwienerJoseph Zwiener

Major/Minor: 
Physics, Math/Computer Science

Expertise: 
Mathematics & Physics


 

If you do not see your tutor or the subject area that you need assistance in on this list above, do not be concerned.  Many of our SI Leaders and graduate assistants also serve as tutors for history, humanities, psychology, and many other areas!  

Give us a call at 660.562.1726 or visit us on the second floor of the library to see what we have available and make a tutoring appointment.  

TUTOR SPECIALISTS

Tutor specialists are tutors who have taken on a leadership role in addition to their typical tutoring duties. These are individuals who act as leaders and mentors to both new and returning tutors, and actively engage in the training and professional development of the SSC's tutoring staff.

Kyle Brewster

Dalton Forbes

Major/Minor: 
Physics

Expertise: 
Physics

April Walkup

Carly Mahoney

Major/Minor: 
Math Education

Expertise: 
General Statistics, PreCalc, & Calc I

Apply

APPLY HERE!

The Student Success Center is currently accepting applications
for undergraduate tutors in the following areas

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Mathematics 
  • Science
  • Study Skills

Job Qualifications

  • Received an 'A' or 'B' in courses seeking to tutor.
  • At least a 2.5 cumulative GPA