Team of Tutors!
Creating Confidence & Success
Hannah Brandon Sophomore Major: Biology Minor: Chemistry
Tutors: Science classes and CORE classes Campus Activities: Tri Chi, Carl Goodson Honors Program, Alpha Chi, OSF Favorite Candy: Crunch Bar, blueberry donuts Interesting Fact: I watched 10 1/2 seasons of Grey’s Anatomy in one month. Favorite Quote: Dream until your dreams come true. Student Success Tip: I like to plan certain times to study in my schedule. I also make a big “to-do list” for my homework so that I can see everything I need to do for all of my classes at one time.
Abigail Brizuela Sophomore Major: Business Administration Minor: Mass Communication Tutors: Spanish Campus Activities: Enactus Favorite Candy: Tropical Skittles Interesting Fact: I’m from Honduras. It’s hot there, like really hot. I’m also bilingual. Favorite Quote: Don’t tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon. Student Success Tip: If you don’t know anyone in a class you are taking, get out of your comfort zone and make a new friend and be study buddies. Color code your notes. Never be afraid to ask for help. Andrea Ball Senior Major: Psychology Minor: Biology Tutors: Psychology classes, bible interpretation, CORE Campus Activities: Tri Chi, Elder Serve, Carl Goodson Honors Program, Alpha Chi, International Club Favorite Candy: Reeses and Oreos Interesting Fact: I drink a gallon of milk a week. Favorite Quote: God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him. -John Piper Student Success Tip: Stay organized, make to-do lists, and don’t wait until the last minute to study. Hannah Bunch Junior Major: History and Political Science
Tutors: History and Political Science Campus Activities: Vice President of Student Senate, Chair of College Republicans, Elder Serve, RA in Frances Crawford, Veritas Favorite Candy: Reeses, chocolate, chocolate, and chocolate! Interesting Fact: I have a baby brother who is not even 2, and since I’m 19 years older than him, I get called mama a lot! I love it. Favorite Quote: Every man dies. Not every man really lives. – William Wallace (Brave Heart) Student Success Tip: Sometimes stepping away to readjust your attitude about the subject, or maybe your confidence in studying, and coming back to the subject afterward is sometimes the best thing you can do! Kaylee Bond Senior Major: Mathematics and Secondary Education Minor: Greek
Tutors: Math Campus Activities: OSF, Dining Committee Favorite Candy: Double Stuff Oreos Interesting Fact: I own approximately 700 books Favorite Quote: Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting. Student Success Tip: Ask questions. Hannah Hart Junior Major: Chemistry, Biology, and Spanish Tutors: CORE, Science, Math, Spanish Campus Activities: EEE, OSF, Carl Goodson Honors Program, ResLife Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids Interesting Fact: I’m from Russia Favorite Quote: “You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll always win, no matter what the outcome.” – Patch Adams Student Success Tip: Believe you can do better and you will succeed. Nina Hefner Senior Major: History & English Tutors: History and Composition Campus Activities: Tri Chi, Veritas Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids & Reeses Interesting Fact: I ran a marathon with Jessica Saunders Favorite Quote: “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” -Oscar Wilde Student Success Tip: Solitude is your friend. Don’t feel guilty if you need to walk away from friends to recharge and catch up on school. Nick Kowalkowski Junior Major: Chemistry and Biology Tutors: Chemistry, biology, math Campus Activities: KX, rowing club, steel drum, international club Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids and kettle chips Interesting Fact: My parents’ families are both from the same mountain in Poland but only met each other once my dad immigrated to Chicago. Favorite Quote: “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing its stupid.” -Albert “Big Al” Einstein Student Success Tip: Find time to relax between study sessions. The brain needs time to organize the information it has learned, so get some sleep. All night study sessions don’t help. Trust me. Estefanie Perez Senior Major: Business Administration, Mass Communications Tutors: I enjoy helping other students succeed. I love helping others feel confident in themselves as students. Campus Activities: OSF, Enactus, International Club, Women in Business, Hickingbotham Student Advisory Board Favorite Candy: Ferrero Rocher Favorite Quote: Today is a good day for a good day. Student Success Tip: Work Hard! Study smarter. Drake Puryear Senior Major: Biology Minor: Chemistry Tutors: Biology, Chemistry, Bible Survey Campus Activities: Kappa Chi, OSF, Campus Ministry Leader (Christian Focus Week) Favorite Candy: Reeses & Snickers Interesting Fact: I’m 6’4″ and haven’t grown since 8th grade. Favorite Quote: Be the change you want to see in the world. Student Success Tip: Isolate yourself, leave your phone on airplane mode, and take a 5 minute break every 30 minutes. Addison Crow Junior Major: English and Secondary Education Tutors: English Campus Activities: Band, Steel Drum, Veritas, College Republicans, Carl Goodson Honors Program Favorite Candy: Swedish Fish Interesting Fact: My middle name is Scout after “To Kill a Mockingbird” Favorite Quote: Whatever you are, be a good one. Student Success Tip: Buy a planner, stay organized, work hard, and always be positive! Jessica Saunders Senior Major: History & English Tutors: History, Western Civilization Campus Activities: Tri Chi, RA in Georgia, Veritas, Elder Serve Favorite Candy: M&Ms & Hot Tamales Interesting Fact: I ran a marathon with Nina Hefner. Favorite Quote: Hebrews 12:1-2 Student Success Tip: Take lots of notes in class! It will save you so much study time when the test rolls around. Shelby Spears Senior Major: English & Spanish Tutors: English and Spanish Campus Activities: Philosophy Club, Sigma Tau Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, History Club Favorite Candy/Snack: Ice Cream Interesting Fact: I dressed up as Karl Marx for Halloween when I was 15. Favorite Quote:“He who fights monsters should look to it that he does not become one. When you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss also gazes into you.” Guy Friedrich Student Success Tip: Book swag > street swag Kaitlyn Watson Junior Major: Music and Psychology Tutors: Psychology, Music Theory Campus Activities: Tri Chi, Singers, Psi Chi, Eta Sweetheart Favorite Candy: Reeses Interesting Fact: My hair is so big because it’s full of secrets Favorite Quote: “I tried to make ramen in the coffee pot, and I broke everything.” Andy Dwyer from Parks & Rec Student Success Tip: Take notes in your book! All of your stuff will be in one place and your note taking will be faster so you won’t miss as much. Dylan Watson Senior Major: Christian Studies and Philosophy Minor: Greek Tutors: Bible Survey, Bible Interpretation, Greek Campus Activities: Eta Alpha Omega, Theta Alpha Kappa, Alpha Chi Favorite Candy/Snack: salt and vinegar chips Interesting Fact: I’m married Favorite Quote: “I have a great need for Christ; I have a great Christ for my need” C. H. Spurgeon Student Success Tip: Use study apps! I love being able to study at any time or place without having to carry around my computer or notebooks. Victoria White Junior Major: Accounting Tutors: CORE, accounting, business administration, math Campus Activities: Band, Enactus Favorite Candy: Junior Mints Interesting Fact: I grew up in Paris…. Texas! Favorite Quote: Even the faintest light shines in the darkness. Student Success Tip: Do not be afraid to ask your professors questions because they are your #1 source of answers. Hannah Wright Senior Major: English Minor: Psychology Tutors: English and Psychology Campus Activities: Chi Rho Phi, Honors Program, Sigma Tau Delta Favorite Candy: Anything chocolate Interesting Fact: I had a pet cow when I was little! His name was Tony. Favorite Quote: Here is my secret. It is very simple: it is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. Student Success Tip: Your professors are your friends. Talk to them!