MIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ACADEX: MIT Center for Academic Excellence

Tutoring Options

Your first thought after getting an unexpectedly low grade on a pset or hour exam may be, "I need a tutor." Take a low grade as a signal to reassess your learning strategy.

Use the resources on this site to check your time management, note-taking, test-taking, and other study skills, then make some changes. Review the full range of academic support listed here. Full descriptions are on each linked page.

Consult your TA or instructor first.

They've helped many students get through their class, and they're eager to help you succeed. With their input, decide which of the following options are best for you.

Avail yourself of additional resources, including:

For questions not answered here, email the Center for Academic Excellence, phone 617-253-6771, or stop by room 7-104.