Need help with your classes? Peer tutoring can help you gain confidence in your test taking abilities by reinforcing the important points of reading material, lectures, or labs. Discussing difficult material with a tutor can make the entire course more understandable. The two of you can cover problem areas or review for exams. You can work on learning skills that will make it possible for you to succeed in all your college classes.
STRIDE peer tutors are trained, experienced upper-class students who have figured out how and what to study. They know the teachers and the classes you are enrolled in. Peer tutors can offer advice to you in academic subject areas, as well as areas such as: adjusting to college life, getting organized, foreign language skills, listening skills, test anxiety, math anxiety, reading and writing skills, and learning styles. See your STRIDE advisor to line up your first tutoring appointment. The rest is up to you.
Hannah Lee-Head Tutor
Major: Secondary Education - Math
Classes I tutor: Math courses
About me: I love to bake cupcakes, color, play sports, hang out with friends and watch some TV. I have a passion for helping others, especially with math. I can’t wait to get to know you! Hope to see you soon! :)
Advise to students: Don’t fall behind in your classes. The material builds on itself so it is important to not miss class and to ask questions when you are confused. Don’t be afraid to ask for help! Professor’s office hours and tutoring services are there for you to use - USE THEM!
Favorite Inspirational Quote: "If you always do what you’ve always done, then you’ll always get what you’ve always got."
Major: Applied Human & Sport Physiology, Spanish
Classes I tutor: Exercise Science courses
About me: I am from Omaha, but I love little ole Wayne, NE. I like to be involved by playing Rugby, being in clubs and organizations like Cru. My favorite thing to do is be around people, especially talking and hanging out.
Advise to students:Keep an open mind. You won't succeed at something if you don't believe it's possible.
Favorite Inspirational Quote : "They can conquer who believe they can." -Virgil
Major: Human Service Counseling
Classes I tutor: Counseling courses
About me: I’m a senior. I enjoy playing Just Dance! with friends and my faith is the coolest part about me.
Advise to students: Get involved! It helps build
Favorite Inspirational Quote: "Where you live should no longer determine whether you live."
Major: Criminal Justice
Classes I tutor: Criminal Justice courses
About me: I am from the village of Scotia, Nebraska. I am a Resident Advisor (RA) in Berry Hall and play Rugby for WSC. I am a senior and hope to be a police officer someday.
Advise to students: Sit in front and don’t be afraid to ask questions.
Favorite Inspirational Quote: “Help is on the way!”
Major: Politcial Science & Speech Communications
Classes I tutor: Political Science
About me: I am a Senior. I have played for the Wayne State Women’s Rugby team for 4 years. I am from Sioux City, IA.
Advise to students: Live life to the fullest and focus on making a difference today!
Favorite Inspirational Quote: Kia Kaha - Forever Strong
Major: Psychology and Sociology
Classes I tutor: Psychology, Sociology classes, Ethics & Values and English Comp.
About me: Well...I’m Isaac. I’m a senior this year and I’m excited to graduate in May. I love being busy and having things to do, so I try my best to get involved on campus. However, though I’m frequently seen around campus, the rec or the library, I still make plenty of time to chill with my friends. Also, I really enjoy ice cream.
Advise to students: College is tough, but that’s the way it’s suppose to be. Just remember that your professors are your homies too, so don’t be afraid to talk to them about any issues. One way or another, tough classes and tough situations end and afterwards you get to look back and be thankful for the experience. Huzzah!
Favorite Inspirational Quote: They see me rollin’, they hatin’. Patrollin’, they try to catch me ridin’ dirty.
Major: Computer Science, Spanish
& Biology minor
Classes I tutor: Spanish and Computer classes
About me: I enjoy learning. It can be in class, through a fantasy novel or even a fun debate with friends.
Advise to students: Make your education a full time job, work on it from 9:00am-5:00pm (later, if necessary). By doing this schedule you are utilizing the time that is best for learning and you can enjoy your evenings with friends.
Favorite Inspirational Quote: “Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
Remember that fear always lurks behind perfection.” - David M. Burns
Major: Secondary Math Education
Classes I tutor: Math courses
About me: I am a sophmore education major from Friend, Nebraska. I really love sports, both watching and playing.
Advise to students: Never skip class! While in class write down all information on the black board and pay close attention to the examples. In math, the details are most important. While doing homework, when you get stuck, don't give up. Stop, try it again. If this doesn't work, go onto the next problem.
Favorite Inspirational Quote: "You can't always control your surroundings, but you can control your attitude."
Classes I tutor: Chemistry, Biology & Physics classes
About me: I am applying for Physical Therapy schools. I like sports, especially Track and Football. My favorite colors are blue and green. I am the youngest of six siblings. My favorite movie is The Goonies.
Advise to students: Always be prepared and don’t be afraid to ask questions.
Favorite Inspirational Quote: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.” - Forest Gump
Major: Elementary Education & Early Childhood
Classes I tutor: Most education classes and many General education classes.
About me: I come from a small town. I knew
Advise to students: Just do your best. If you do
Favorite Inspirational Quote: "Every child can learn, just not in the same way or on the same day."
Major: Business: Public Accounting and Finance
Classes I tutor: Business and Economics courses
About me: I’m from Omaha and I am a senior here at WSC. After graduation I plan on going to grad school somewhere outside of Nebraska. No matter where I end up, I will always love Husker football.
Advise to students: The best advise I can give is to go to class everyday and always get your work in on time. Don’t be afraid to ask questions or go against the norm. Study hard and don’t forget to have fun!
Favorite Inspirational Quote: “The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.” - Vince Lombardi
Classes I tutor: Sociology classes
About me: I like to learn, read intense novels and watch the not so good book "inspired" movies, draw and get to know people. Helping people brings joy to me, so come visit.
Advise to students: Talk to your professors! You will realize that they will help you out whenever needed, it seems easy to forget that they went though everything you did. Try to find your passion and gain something from your learning experience, also use your knowledge in life.
Favorite inspritational Quotes: "Learning without thought is labor lost, thought without learning is perilous." -Confucius
"Do not let the world impose any set of standards that define your self-worth or success. Redine." -Me
Major: Chemistry/Health Sciences
Classes I tutor: Science Courses
About me: I am from rural Nebraska and I love being here. As I have been studying to prepare for pharmacy school, I have found that science is one of my passions. I enjoy learning and teaching others about the way the world we live in functions.
Advise to students: As students we are living the greatest opportunity our lives may ever offer. Use this time to get everything out of it you can. The benefits will far out weigh the time we spent preparing for the rest of our life.
Favorite Inspirational Quote: "If you want your dreams to come true, don't oversleep."