Tutoring and writing assistance

Working with a tutor can help you develop your problem-solving skills, improve your writing, and better understand texts, concepts, and assignments. Tutors can also support you in developing good study habits as you prepare for quizzes and exams.

Students living in mid-Missouri have access to tutors and writing consultants on the main campus at the Ether L. Bruce Math Center and the Elizabeth Toomey Seabrook Writing Center and Tutoring Services. Tutors can help with content and study skills in a variety of subjects, including math and the sciences. Writing consultants can help with writing in any subject and at any stage of the writing process, including brainstorming, developing a thesis, organizing thoughts, adding depth to analysis, editing and revising, and meeting MLA, APA, or Chicago style guidelines. All services are free and available when classes are in session.

Students taking classes online or at a location nationwide have access to tutors and writing consultants through our free online tutoring system, Smarthinking. Connect with a live educator 24 hours a day, seven days a week from any computer with internet access. No special software or equipment is necessary.

Additional tutoring services may be available at a Columbia College venue near you.

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