Frequently Asked Questions

Does tutoring work?

YES, tutoring works!
  • 88% of the 1300 classes for which students requested tutoring last year were passed!
  • That’s 1144 classes PASSED!

How will tutoring help me?

Tutoring will help you to

  • Study effectively.
  • Understand course material.
  • Conquer test anxiety.
  • Create organized, helpful class notes.
  • Efficiently manage your time.
  • Enhance your confidence.
  • Draft strong essays and research papers.
  • SUCCEED at BC3!

What should I know about tutoring?

Tutoring at BC3 is

  • FREE to students enrolled in credit courses.
  • Offered at all BC3 campuses and online.
  • Available for many, but not all credit courses. 
  • Scheduled when the student submits a tutoring application.
  • A weekly obligation at the scheduled appointment time.

To learn more about tutoring, review this brochure.

 What options are available?

 Options include

  • Face-to-face by appointment.
  • Online for selected online courses only.
  • Scheduled walk-in tutoring labs, if staff is available.

 How do I apply?

You can apply

  • Anytime throughout the semester, but applying sooner rather than later is best!
  • In person in the ACE in the Student Success Center on BC3 Main Campus or at the front desk of your off-campus center.
  • Online: Sign up for a tutor on your computer!

When you apply you are required to

  • Provide your 7 digit student ID number on the tutoring application.
  • Have an active my.bc3.edu student email so that we can contact you and you and your assigned tutor can contact each other.

 What about online tutoring?

Online tutoring is

  • Offered to students enrolled in selected online courses only. 

To learn more or to apply

Please note: Students enrolled in selected online courses may opt to apply for face-to-face tutoring instead of online tutoring.

 Who are the tutors?

Our tutors are

  • Knowledgeable, student-centered individuals with outstanding credentials.
  • Academically successful BC3 students who meet required qualifications.
  • Phi Theta Kappa members.
  • BC3 part-time faculty, staff, and alumni. 
  • Accomplished professionals from the community.

 Can I be a tutor?

You can be a tutor if you

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