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Become a Tutor 

Peer tutors are students who have mastered course content and help to clarify material. They also 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 FSC.
  • 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. Students should not have any violations of academic integrity or the Student Code of Conduct.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills and a genuine desire to assist fellow students.
  • Must receive written recommendation from a FSC faculty member.



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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 tutor training workshops


Please note: All tutoring positions are paid and require a minimum time commitment of at least 4 hours per week. The starting pay rate for peer tutors is $10.00/hr. 


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The Tutoring Center currently has openings for peer tutors who can tutor in any of the following courses or content areas:

  • Biology (120, 130, 131, 166, 170, 171, 210, 220, 343, 348, 414 & 441)
  • Chemistry (124, 140, 152, 153, 260, 270, 271, & 380)
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Medical Lab Tech.
  • Nursing
  • Physics (135 & 136)

APPLY NOW to become a peer tutor for the Fall 2014 semester!