Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I get a tutor?
A: You can walk into any tutoring center to work with a tutor.
Q: When are the Tutoring Centers open?
A: Tutoring Centers are open Monday to Saturday. All Centers open at 9:00am. Call the individual centers for closing and Saturday hours.
Science Resource Learning Center
Business, Accounting, & Technology Lab
Q: How much does tutoring cost?
A: Tutoring is offered free of charge for BCCC students. Students must be enrolled in the class for which they are seeking tutoring.
Q: What should I bring to a tutoring session?
A: You should bring what you would bring to class such as course syllabus, class notes, textbook, calculator, pencils, pens, etc.
Q: Do I need to prepare for a tutoring session?
A: Before your tutoring session, you should prepare by doing your class reading and homework and preparing a list of questions or topics that you would like to cover. If you feel totally lost, think of two or three general questions.
Q: How long do tutoring sessions last?
A: Tutoring appointments usually last fifty minutes to one hour. If you need more time, just tell your tutor.Q: Who are your tutors?
A: Our peer tutors are BCCC students who have completed the course and have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Our professional tutors have advanced degrees. Some of our professional tutors are BCCC graduates. Some are adjunct faculty, retired Baltimore City Public School teachers or professionals in the community.
Q: How do I become a tutor?
A: If you are interested in becoming a tutor and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and you have completed the course you want to tutor with an A, please print and complete the Tutor Application found on the Tutor Resources tab.
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