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Winter 2021 Tutor of the Quarter!

Each Quarter we feature a tutor who has demonstrated a passion for tutoring and dedication to helping students with learner variability.

Congratulations to Kimmy Chang!

Kimmy Chang is currently a junior and coterm student studying Computer Science & Creative Writing (B.S.) and Management Science & Engineering (M.S.) with an emphasis on AI and digital humanities. She started working at the SLC as a tutor at the beginning of 2021 and has a continued interest in working with students. Kimmy has had multiple years of experience in tutoring high school and college-level mathematics and English students. During the Winter quarter of 2020-2021, she supported three students in CS 161 and SymSys 1.

Click here to see Tutor of the Quarter Winners from previous quarters

Work with an Experienced Tutor for the Quarter

The Tutor Connection matches students with learner variability (ADHD, Dyslexia, or other learning differences) with experienced tutors. Our tutors are trained to understand and recognize different approaches to learning, and offer multiple strategies to help students.

 If you suspect you may have learner variability, register now to learn more.

New Student Registration

For existing members of the Schwab Learning Center who would like to work with a tutor, please email your Learning Specialist directly. If you need help reconnecting with your Learning Specialist, please click the button below.

Returning Students

Core and Introductory Courses Offered

We want to support your academic goals at Stanford, and we are working on your behalf  to match you with the resources you need to succeed. 

The Tutor Connection offers tutoring in core and introductory courses in the following subjects:

  • Biology

  • Computer Science

  • Computational Math & Engineering (CME)

  • Economics

  • Human Biology

  • Math

  • Management Science & Engineering (MS&E)

  • Physics

  • Philosophy

  • Statistics


 Learning Specialists Provide Study Strategies

If you feel that you need support with a course that is not supported by our Tutors, our Learning Specialists can provide study strategies in a variety of essential areas that are important to success in both Humanities and STEM coursework.  SLC Learning Specialists are experts in helping students develop better reading comprehension, annotation, note-taking, and  test-taking skills.  In addition, we help students to become more aware of their learning needs, structuring individualized suggestions for building efficient time-management, concentration and overall productivity.  

Stanford Resources for Academic Support

We have outlined some key policies of our tutoring program to help you determine if this might be a good fit for you. Click here to view the detailed policies.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Tutor Coordinator at


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What Students Are Saying About the Tutor Connection Service

“My tutor was excellent. I was very impressed with her knowledge of the subject, as well as her empathy and encouragement. She did a great job of helping me learn the material and always suggested helpful learning strategies.”

"My tutor is phenomenal. This is my second time working with him as a tutor. He is incredibly organized. He is brilliant, but he is also great at teaching. He makes me think critically by asking follow up questions and asking me to explain concepts to him. I received the highest grade I've ever received in a CS course this quarter, and I know that I would not have been as prepared without him."

"My tutor was very knowledgeable about the subject and the specific course. He was able to provide strategies for approaching the material that went far beyond simply knowing the subject. This is extremely helpful for me as my learning differences make study skills and organizing information difficult. He not only helped tremendously with this class but also taught me skills I will use in approaching future courses."