Study Partners offers free peer tutoring to undergraduate students at Auburn University. Our goal is to promote academic excellence through peer-to-peer assistance by helping students develop the study skills necessary to succeed in their core courses and encourage them to grow as confident, self-directed learners.
About Study Partners
What can I expect from my Study Partners tutor?
Students may expect the following from their experience with Study Partners:
- Confidentiality, Patience, and Respect;
- Knowledge about the subject area being tutored;
- A concentrated effort to aid in understanding difficult material;
- Good communication skills and help with study skill development;
- Ability to help identify learning obstacles and ways to overcome them;
- Ability to model good student behaviors
When is Study Partners peer tutoring available?
Study Partners peer tutoring is offered each semester, typically beginning two weeks into the semester and concluding before final exams. Students are encouraged to log in to Advise Assist to view exact course and tutor availability or request a specific day/time through the Knack online platform/app. Learn more about scheduling options on the “Make an Appointment” page!
What students say about Study Partners:
“[My Peer Tutor] was so awesome! She is so knowledgeable on the subject and now I have a much better idea about the information for the chapter I am studying. She is so great at explaining information!”
“[The Peer Tutor] was very helpful and he made me feel more prepared for my exam. He helped me learn at my own pace and took the time to explain the material in depth.”
“I came in with very little understanding of the concepts and [the Peer Tutor] made them easy to understand and apply!”
“[My Peer Tutor] was so helpful! She asked me questions about how I learned best and gave me study advice based off of my answers. She told me about the resources and habits that helped her be successful in this course.”
Meet the Peer Tutoring Leadership Team
Lead Tutor Mentor
Major: Public Relations
“I absolutely love the goal behind Study Partners and Academic Support in general – to give every student at Auburn equal opportunity to succeed – so I really enjoy getting to be a part of that mission on campus.”
Major: Aerospace Engineering (Minor in Business)
“I enjoy working for Study Partners because there is always something new to gain from it. As a Peer Tutor, you get to meet new people, develop useful skills, and continue to learn while doing it!”
Major: Biomedical Sciences
“Students should use Study Partners because it’s FREE and we know what you’re going through. We took the same course and we found the best tips and tricks on how to learn the most effectively.”
“This is my fourth semester working at Study Partners and I feel I have a great understanding of the responsibilities of the tutoring job and would love to help others gain experience within academic support as well. I have grown to love Study Partners both because of the work it does at Auburn, and because of the fantastic people that work here, and I just want to be an even bigger part of it this year.”
Major: Chemistry and Chemistry Education
“I am excited to serve as a Tutor Mentor because it provides an opportunity to share skills, knowledge, and techniques for being an effective tutor with my peers. I also really enjoy working to help others develop their own skills and confidence within themselves to help them reach their own professional goals.”
Major: Human Development and Family Sciences
“I enjoy working with Study Partners because it is a unique, yet friendly way to integrate learning in everyday life. Students should use Study Partners because it is a free and incredibly helpful resource that helps everyone exceed.”