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Student Tutors

Our peer consultants represent majors from nearly all departments on campus, so chances are good that one of them has experience writing in your discipline. They are highly trained, enjoy the challenges of working with writers at all stages in the writing process, and uphold confidentiality about your work.

Please CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment with any of our peer tutors.

David Andrews

Major: Class of 2018
Reading: Cider House Rules by John Irving
Listening: Tallest Man on Earth
Defining Place: Kings Canyon National Park   

Corey Baron

Major: Philosophy, Class of 2017
Minor: Spanish Language
ReadingThe Princess Bride by William Goldman
Listening: Plum
Defining Flora: Carrot

Hanna Bautz

Major: English (Literature), Class of 2017
Minor: Spanish
Reading: East of Eden
Listening: Beyonce
Defining Flora: Sweet Potato

Tessa CarrollTessa

Major: Psychology, Class of 2017
ReadingPortnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth 
ListeningWednesday Morning by Simon and Garfunkel
Defining Fauna: Phosphorescence


Caroline Cary

Major: Economics, Class of 2016
Minor: Spanish Language
ReadingBeautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Listening: Dixie Chicks
Defining Fauna: A cross between a golden retriever, star fish, sea turtle and a penguin

Elizabeth Conant

Major: Comparative Literature, Class of 2016
Reading: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Listening: Spanish audiobooks (to practice for my year abroad)
Defining Fauna: The scent of bread baking

Teddy Corwin

Major: Econ, Class of 2017
Minor: German 
Reading: Catch 22
Listening: Kendrick Lamar, Mac Demarco, and Arcade Fire
Defining Flora Based BeverageEttal Curator Doppelbock


Jamie DaudonJaimie

Major: IDM, Class of 2016
Minor: Physics 
Reading: Narcissus and Goldmund by Hermann Hesse
Listening: Radiohead
Defining Beastie: A leprecaun 




Anastassia Doktorova

Major: Math, Class of 2017
Minor: Russian 
ReadingWar and Peace, by Tolstoy
ListeningMarian Hill
Defining Beastie: A contrary cat


Emily ElderEmily

Major: Neuroscience, Class of 2016 
Minor: Spanish
ReadingThe Scalpel and the Soul by Allan J. Hamilton
Listening: Country Music
Defining Beastie: Grizzly Bear



Jane Finocharo Jane

Major: Sociology, Class of 2016 
Reading: The Secret History by Donna Tartt
ListeningThe National
Ice Cream Flavor: Mint chocolate chip




Olivia Foster Olivia

Major: History and Political Science, Class of 2017 
Minors: Spanish Language
Reading: The Phantom Tollbooth
ListeningSigur Ros
Defining Microbeasties: bioluminescence


Patrick GlastonburyPatric

Major: History-Philosophy, Class of 2017
Reading: Eeeee Eee Eeee: A Novel
Listening: Pavement
Dinfining Flora: Mossy oak tree covered in ivy


Kris GrantKris

Major: History/Political Science, Class of 2016 
Reading: Moby Dick by Herman Neville 
Listening: Hukwe Zawose
Inner Creature: Anbaric power


Will HarlowWill

Major: IDM
Minor: German
Reading: Heart of Darkness
Listening: The Fly by Nick Drake
Defining Beverage Made by Flora: Weihenstephaner Vitus Weizen Bock



Jessica HigginsJessica

Major: English, Class of 2016
Reading:"'As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride' by Cary Elwes
ListeningAretha Franklin
Defining Heroine: Buffy the Vampire Slayer



Clare HoltzmanRobert Heald

Major: Political Science, Class of 2017
Minor: Music
Minor: Non Violence: Theory and Practice
Reading: Te of Piglet and Wuthering Heights 
Listening: Phoenix and the Veils
Defining Flora: Weeping Willow



Erica JamiesonErica

Major: Sociology, Class of 2017
Reading: Flight Behaviour by Barbara Kingsolver 
Listening: Bjork
Defining Beastie: badger (Meles meles)



Eviva KahneEviva

Major: Undeclared, Class of 2018 
Reading: Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
Listening: Ani DiFranco
Defining Flora: Bluebonnet



Ashley Kim

Major: English Literature, Class of 2018 
ReadingThe Great Gatsby
Listening: Giraffage
Defining Fauna: Quokka




Colleen LeongColleen

Major: Biology, Class of 2016
Minor: Classics
Minor: Chemistry
ReadingThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Listening: Beyoncé
Defining Heroine: Beyoncé


Anna Lynn-PalevskyAnna

Major: Math, Class of 2017
Minor: Music 
ReadingCalvin and Hobbes, anything by Atul Gawande 
Listening to: Bon Iver
Defining Beastie: Penguin out of Water  


Anne Malecek

Major: Sociology, Class of 2016
Minor: Spanish
Reading: The Lord of the Rings
Listening: Nick Drake
Defining CreaturePica

Jin Mei McMahon

Major: Biology and Creative Writing, Class of 2017
ReadingThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Listening: Brandi Carlile
Defining Creature: Northern Saw-Whet Owl

Andrea More

Major: IDM, Class of 2016
Reading: Alice Munroe
Listening: De La Soul
Defining Beastie: Golden Retriever/Coati

Nina MurrayNina

Major: Southwest Studies, Class of 2017 
Reading: Play it as it Lays by Joan Didion
Listening: Tell Me There's a Garden: by Joseph
Defining Yarn: Snældan



Catherine OsbornAnna

Major: Economics, Class of 2016
Minor: Political Science
Reading: DePotter's Grand Tour 
Listening: Home Free, The Collection
Defining thing: Sometimes a Lethargian, sometimes a Watchdog



Jamie PengNannette

Major: History, Class of 2016
Minor: Asian Studies
Minor: Russian & Eurasian Studies
ReadingThe Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
Listening: Iggy Azalea
Spirit thingy: A tulip



Sergio PortesanNannette

Major: History-Political Science, Class of 2016 
ReadingTo Kill a Mockingbird
Listening: Bruce Springsteen
Spirit Thingy: Zesty breakfast burrito



Andrew PostAndrew Post

Major: Political Science, Class of 2016
Minor: Music
Reading: Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Listening: Frank Ocean
Spirit Thingy: A bucket



Thomas RobertsThomas

Major: Philosophy, Class of 2016 
Reading: The MYth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus
Listening: The Black Keys
Spirit Animal: Elk (Cervus canadensis)




Alison RoweAli Rowe

Major: Psychology, Class of 2016 
ReadingThe Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Listening: Bob Dylan 
Defining Beastie: Tyrannosaurus Rex



Naomi Sherman

Major: Music, Class of 2018 
Reading: Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami
ListeningUnknown Mortal Orchestra 
Defining Flora: Moss Campion



Anna Squires

Major: Political Science
Minor: Alternative Journalisms
Listening: Elephant Revival
Defining Flora: Bird of Paradise




Nicole TanZack

Major: Sociology, Class of 2017
Reading: Calvin and Hobbes
Listening:  Lion Sphere
Defining Flora: Crocus




Jake Walden 

Major: Philosophy, Class of 2016Jacob
Reading: Beloved by Toni Morrison
ListeningQueen, Beyonce
Defining Fauna: Flying Banana Slug

Maddie WaldenMaddie

Major: Biochemistry, Class of 2018
Minor: Physics or English
Reading: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Listening: The conversations of unsuspecting people around me
Defining Fauna: small, furry, and possibly rabid bat



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