No excuses: free online tutoring


The first months of the semester are a great time to get tutoring help before it’s too late. NVCC has partnered with one of the nation’s premier online tutoring companies, “” to provide freeunlimited tutoring for NVCC students. Convenient for your schedule (available 24/7) and integrated via Canvas with all of your college classes (you can pull down a menu and request a tutor who specifically familiar with your NVCC course). You can even submit written essays for editing (12- hour notice required). There is no excuse for not getting extra help while studying. Normally, this service would cost you thousands of dollars but is free to you. Why not set up a regular meeting with a tutor so that you won’t fall behind? Visit in your Canvas portal (use your laptop/desktop computer, tutoring classroom features are limited on your smartphone).

Paid Internship at USGS

Calling NVCC students! Have an interest in how science/technology, the law, and business development intersect? Maybe you didn’t know they intersect? The United States Geological Survey (USGS) based in Reston, VA is looking to hire you for a paid internship through the fall semester. The USGS is a federal agency that studies the natural resources of the US and encompasses four scientific disciplines: biology, hydrology, geography, and geology. Contact me via email for additional application information on this amazing opportunity.

Back to school! Optimize your studying!

Ease on into the fall semester with Tuesday afternoon study-tip sessions. Hear useful suggestions on how to improve your academic performance, meet ASC tutors, and enjoy light refreshments. Why just spend more hours studying, when studying smarter may be the answer? In AA-234, on Tuesdays this semester:

Sept 10: “Backwards” reading for better comprehension

Sept 17: Getting more out of lectures

Sept 24: Citations 101

Oct 1: Compelling transfer application essays

Oct 8: “Do it now” avoiding procrastination

Can’t make Tuesday afternoon? Evening sessions are on the schedule too, Thursdays at 5:30!