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Content Tutoring

  • I found it useful that I can get my questions answered directly while also having a positive learning atmosphere to do work in. -- Biochem/Chem Major, Muir College
  • Once you go to a tutor regularly, they treat you as if you weren't a number and an actual person. They'll take the time to remember what struggles you have in certain topics and will make sure you leave the place knowing something. - Math 18
  • The tutors tried to help us understand the concepts behind problems instead of just telling us how to do the problems. - Math 4C
  • The space was very conducive to my learning ability and the tutors were very approachable. - Math 10A
  • I was really confused on what my math class was learning, and the textbook wasn't helping. I asked the tutor to please explain to me a certain concept we were covering, and the way they explained it made the topic make so much more sense! They were able to help me connect the pieces I was not previously able to do so. – Math 20C
  • It was super convenient because I can go whenever I'm free and someone would be there to help. All the tutors I had really helped me understand math better. They made sure I got the concept instead of just knowing the answer to a homework problem! – Math 3C
  • his is an amazing service! There are so many knowledgeable and helpful tutors who have seriously been life savers. – Chem 6C, Phys 1A
  • It was convenient and helped me do better in my courses. -Math 20C
  • The tutors were very willing to help and try to explain the material in a different way if I did not understand. – Chem 40A
  • It was quick, the material was explained thoroughly and also they were able to answer all of my concerns.- Math 20A

Supplemental Instruction (SI) and Study Groups

  • It is a great way to learn from other students who have taken the course or are able to explain it in a way that is a lot easier for students to comprehend. -- Psychology Major, ERC
  • I love the opportunity SI gives me to gain a better understanding of the material. The instructor is awesome at giving us more practice. I really appreciate the program. -- Linguistics Major, Revelle College
  • Being an SI Leader and SI mentor to two SI Leaders taught me how to become a role model, with a good work ethic and high standard of integrity. -- SI Leader & Mentor
  • Study Group helped me learn how to study better. We would put everything that we learned within the week on the board and it gave me a visual idea of what I knew/didn't know. Also by going to this extra academic setting it pushed me to want to do more like extra credit or study more. - Physics 1A, Summer Session UCR Student
  • The leader went at a great pace for me to fully understand the concept and created an environment where students can feel open to stopping them for further clarification. I did not expect the session to be as helpful as it did and I am very grateful and impressed with how much it helped me. - Pharmacological Chemistry, Marshall College
  • The availability of sessions and the quality of leaders allowed me to take full advantage of what a great resource SI session is. - Education Sciences, Muir College
  • I didn’t do so well on my first midterm for the course but when I started going to SI sessions it really showed how well or not I actually understood the content and being able to work with other students alongside the leader was extremely helpful in terms of understanding the content and preparing for the next test. - Literature/Writing, Warren College