Major: Mechanical engineering

Favorite Color: Fire/burnt orange

Favorite Food: French toast

Favorite Video Game: Uncharted Series

Greatest Phobia: Praying mantids

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: Meeting new people.

Greatest Writing Challenge: Focusing, and not

Major: Psychology, with a minor in biology and an
emphasis on cognitive neuroscience.

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite Food: Pasta (Italian and Asian styles are
both wonderful).

Favorite Video Game: Portal 2. If more games
were like this, I would be a gamer.

Greatest Phobia: Things in the bathroom that
have a biological (yet otherwise unknown)

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: Occasionally, I get
to see a student reach a moment of clarity. Sometimes
it might not be visible, but when it is, I feel very

Greatest Writing Challenge: Putting ideas in
a logical order and flowing smoothly from one
point to another.




Major: Civil engineering

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Food: Queso

Favorite Video Game: Where in the World
Is Carmen San Diego?

Greatest Phobia: Getting killed by a mob of
angry Walmart shoppers.

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: Learning new
things from papers.

Greatest Writing Challenge: Confusing
sentence structure.


Sherry Smith Name    

Major: English. Yes, we do exist!

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite Food: Ice cream. And cupcakes.

Favorite Video Game: The Legend of Zelda:
The Wind Waker, and any Smash Bros. game.

Greatest Phobia: Things that lurk.

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: Feeling like I'm
making a difference.

Greatest Writing Challenge: Getting started.
I am REALLY good at putting things off.

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Major: Computer science

Favorite Color: Green

Favorite Food: Anything my mom makes

Favorite Video Game: The Legend of Zelda:
Ocarina of Time

Greatest Phobia: Ophidiophobia (fear of snakes)

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: Meeting (and
getting to help) new people.

Greatest Writing Challenge: Getting started
on a new writing assignment.

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Kirsten Kelly's Name    

Major: Chemistry, with a pre-med emphasis

Favorite Color: Most everything green! Good
thing I go to school here...

Favorite Food: Dill pickles (which are also

Favorite Video Game: The Sims, most likely

Greatest Phobia: Falling from a great height

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: Meeting all
the wonderful people who come in!

Greatest Writing Challenge: Conciseness!
I could write pages before getting to the

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Lara  Edwards Name    

 Major: Bio-sci

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Food: Chocolate

Favorite Video Game: The Legend of Zelda:
Skyward Sword

Greatest Phobia: Spit! Not blood, not
needles, spit!

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: Making people
feel better about their skills and the

Greatest Writing Challenge: Time
management. I'm a slow writer!

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Major: Electrical engineering

Favorite Color: Pink... obviously!

Favorite Food: Ice cream or fried chicken or Oreos or... all food.

Favorite Video Game: Legend of Zelda Series

Greatest Phobia: Using the wrong homophone.

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: When I see students outside of tutoring sessions, and they say I really helped them!

Greatest Writing Challenge: Getting started....


Major: Civil Engineering with a Psychology
Leadership Minor

Favorite Color: Purple

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Video Game: Kingdom Hearts and Pokemon
 (the original 151!)

Greatest Phobia: Spiders. No, thank you.

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: Helping students
feel relieved of their worries and full of confidence.

Greatest Writing Challenge: Getting past the empty
page and blinking cursor of a new assignment.


Major: Biochemistry

Favorite Color: Yellow

Favorite Food: Cheese

Favorite Video Game: The Legend of Zelda:
Ocarina of Time

Greatest Phobia: Tornadoes

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: Helping people
feel less anxious about writing.

Greatest Writing Challenge: Grammar


Major: Mechanical Engineering

Favorite Color: Yellow

Favorite Food: Any dessert

Favorite Video Game: Assassin's Creed:

Greatest Phobia: Creepy clinging creatures

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: Getting exposed to so many different perspectives through students' writing.

Greatest Writing Challenge: Coming up with a good


Major: Mechanical Engineering &
Engineering Management

Favorite Color: Turquoise

Favorite Food: Ice cream

Favorite Video Game: Dance Dance Revolution

Greatest Phobia: Knives and needles

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: The look of gratitude
 and relief students give me when I really help them
understand something.  

Greatest Writing Challenge: Conclusions!


Major: Computer Engineering

Favorite Color: Cerulean

Favorite Food: Steak 'n potatoes

Favorite Video Game: Halo 2

Greatest Phobia: Ophidiophobia
(fear of snakes...thanks, Arch)

Favorite Thing About Tutoring: Helping others overcome obstacles in their writing.

Greatest Writing Challenge: I would have to say... probably conciseness as that is something I have struggled with in the past, and I don't see that problem going away too soon. So, in the end it is conciseness that I struggle with most (conciseness).


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