First Session Checklist
The first session is a critical period in establishing rapport and consistency with your student. Following the steps below will help you and your student establish a solid student-tutor relationship.
Log In. Explain to the student that they must log in and out for each session.
Explain your role as the Tutor/Writing Advisor. (You are there to help the student improve his/her study skills, test taking, time management, reading comprehension, writing, and understanding of course content).
Get a copy of the syllabus for the student's file.
Review the Policies & Rules in the TIP manual.
Have your student complete the Gallaudet Study Skills Inventory. Discuss results and make recommendations for your student. (Don't forget to applaud their strengths.)