Tutoring Services

Contact and Consultation Requests

For questions or to schedule a 1-to-1 consultation:

slatt008@umn.edu
612-625-7122

Drinking from firehoses and managing all of the requirements and challenges of medical training can be overwhelming and exhausting.

Given these realities, efficiency becomes a highly valued tool for creating a manageable flow and sense of balance; and, Medical School tutoring services exist as one of the more powerful efficiency resources available.

Based on the academic success and qualities needed for admission to medical school, it’s clear that tutoring services are not ‘needed’ by students, however, all students should consider exploring them for the efficiency edge they represent.

The team of Medical School tutors are brought together by a shared demonstration of academic excellence in pre-clinical courses, interest in education, and supporting the efforts of peers. Services are offered in hopes of tailoring to the needs and learning styles of all students, and across a range of curricular needs.

Services

  • One-to-one Consultation - every learner is unique and 1-to-1 consultations are available to provide individualized assistance. Contact the Director of Learner Development to arrange a consultation;
  • Drop-in Consultation Sessions - tutors are available over the lunch hour 2 days a week for quick consultations. Typical consults include questions on concepts and/or specific course content, or on strategies and insights into course success. Watch for announcements regarding dates and times.
  • Exam Review Sessions - for mid-term and final exams, tutors will present ‘high yield’ content, tips and considerations for success. Watch for announcements regarding dates and times.
  • Semester Preview Sessions - to help students anticipate specific challenges and needs of courses, tutors provide informative sessions at the beginning of each term or block with helpful information, resources and tips for success. Watch for announcements regarding dates and times.