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Study Skills

Individualized study skills counseling is available through our Education Advisors.  Topics include:

  • Taking effective notes
  • Preparing for and writing exams
  • Setting goals and staying motivated
  • Managing your time successfully
  • Improving your concentration and memory

To arrange a personal appointment, contact Student Services at (250) 489-8243.

Peer Tutoring

The Peer Tutoring Program matches students who have identified a need for extra help in a subject with students who have a good background in the subject area and an interest in tutoring. This College-funded service is FREE to students and is available for most courses or programs.

If you are interested in arranging to have or becoming a peer tutor, contact the Student Services Centre at the Cranbrook Campus or the Educational Advisor at any other campus.

More Information on Peer Tutoring Program contact Student Services at 250-489-8243 or 1-877-489-2687 local 3243 or by Email: studentservices@cotr.bc.ca


The Writing Lab

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Two Options Available:

1. Writing Lab

The Writing Lab provides individual assistance to students in the writing of reports and essays. This service is located in the Library at the Cranbrook Campus in Study Room #1, for personalized, professional help from Penny.

A writing tutor will be available during the writing lab times  The Writing Lab tutor provides FREE help with all writing assignments.

September 21 - October 29, 2015

Mondays ......... 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tuesdays ........ 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Wednesdays ..10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

November 2 - December 10, 2015

Mondays .......... 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tuesdays.......... 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesdays .... 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

** Sign-up sheets are available at the Circulation Desk located in the Library **

2. WriteAway

WriteAway is an online writing support service. Submit up to three drafts of your paper to WriteAway, and online tutors will provide strategies and resources to help improve your writing. Tutors do their best to share feedback within 48 hours. Get started by going to www.writeaway.ca to create an eTutoring account..

WriteAway is open from September 21 - December 10, 2015