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Become a Peer Tutor for the Tutoring Center

Peer tutors are students who have mastered course content and help to clarify material and provide study strategies to fellow students. Below are the requirements, preferred qualifications, and responsibilities of peer tutors. To apply for a tutoring position, click on the "Apply Now to become a peer tutor" link at the bottom of the page.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a currently enrolled undergraduate student at Farmingdale State College.
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.
  • Must have attained a final course grade of A or A- in desired course(s) to tutor.
  • Must be in good academic and judicial standing -- no violations of academic integrity or the Student Code of Conduct.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills and a desire to assist fellow students.
  • Must receive recommendation from a FSC faculty member.*

*Please note: your application will not be reviewed until the recommendation is received.



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Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate is a responsible, mature and approachable individual, who is able to work with a diverse student body, while maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • The applicant must be sensitive to the student's needs and able to communicate and relate well with fellow students.
  • Prior tutoring experience in both individual and group settings is a plus!



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  • Be willing to commit for the entire semester (which includes finals week)
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of all tutoring sessions
  • Adhere to all of the Tutoring Center's policies and procedures
  • Participate in periodic tutor training workshops



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Apply now to become a peer tutor for the Fall 2014 semester!