The Center for Student Success & Access Services has 15 tutors on staff for 2022-2023 to support students in subject-based courses. Our Peer Tutors are highly trained students, who come with great faculty recommendations. Our tutors can tutor in a variety of subjects including Chemistry, Math, Statistics, Writing, Biology, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Languages, and more. The CSSAS is certified as a professional tutoring center through the International Tutoring Certification Program, which is endorsed by the College Reading and Learning Association. All CSSAS tutors are required to participate in more than 20 hours of training to receive individual certification.
Additionally, our tutors offer ORGANIZATIONAL TUTORING, which will help any student with academic skills such as note-taking, time management, organization, or learning styles. Here are our tutors:
*Meet Our Tutors
Hi, my name is Joseph McGuire. I’m currently a sophomore and I am majoring in Business Finance and planning on minoring in both accounting and Spanish. I tutor accounting, introductory economics and Spanish. I love watching sports, working out, and anything Texas related.
Hi, my name is Jeffrey Berk. I am a senior majoring in history and minoring in political science. I tutor History, ECO 102, CHEM 111, BIOL 115, and SCI 201. I like video games, weightlifting, exercising, and hanging out with friends.
Hi, my name is Sam Ivie. I’m a senior majoring in biochemistry and minoring in neuroscience. I tutor chemistry, biology, biochemistry, physics, psychology, and statistics. I play trombone, enjoy working out, and can beat you in Mario Kart.
Hi, my name is Yudai Abe. I’m a sophomore and an international business finance major. I tutor Micro and Macro Economics, Calculus 1, Elementary Statistics, Financial Accounting, and Japanese. One cool thing about me is I am an international student from Japan.
Hi I’m Zach! I am a Senior and a triple major in Anthropology, Classics, and History. I also play goalie on the water polo team.
Hello! I am Weikai Rao, an international student from China. My English name is Kenny. I will be tutoring Math, Physics, and Computer Science this fall. I like playing video games and I once made a small “Pizza’s Adventure” game with my friends using Unity game engine. My favorite book is Jiang Ye (Nightfall), a Chinese fantasy… [Read More]
Hi, my name is Shaina Banh, and I am a senior majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry. A fun fact about me is that my birthday is on April Fool’s Day!
My name is Phoebe. I am a junior and a double major in Business Admin and Biology. I tutor biology, chemistry, and accounting. Fun fact about me: I have three dogs.
Hello, my name is Miranda Galvan. I’m a junior majoring in Biochemistry and minoring in East Asian Studies. I’m from Austin, Texas, and have lived there all of my life. A few interesting things about me are that I went to boarding school for high school and am a naturally goofy person at heart.… [Read More]
My name is Lora Vaughan, and I am a senior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Anthropology. This is my third year working for CSSAS, and I tutor a wide range of topics from chemistry to neuroscience to Japanese! I love to cook and bake, and I am always looking for a new recipe… [Read More]
My name is Kayla Vanderburg. I am a Senior at Austin College majoring in Business Finance and minoring in Accounting. I tutor business and accounting, as well as a few political science courses. A fun fact about me is that I have been a personal trainer for over two years.
My name is Jaidyn Vankirk, and I am a junior, majoring in computer science with a French and art minor. After Austin college, I hope to attend graduate school for computer science, specifically to study human-computer action. When I am not helping at CSSAS, I can be found dancing with the Austin College Aussies… [Read More]
My name is Gabe Graf and I am a Junior, currently pursuing a major in chemistry and a minor in mathematics. I tutor General and Organic Chemistry, Biology, Latin, and Philosophy, with some additional courses in other disciplines as well. Outside of tutoring for the CSSAS, I am also the president of the AC… [Read More]
Hello! My name is Diana, and I am a first-time tutor with CSSAS. I’m a senior majoring in Biology and minoring in music. I love to sing, and studying animals, evolution, and how organisms are able to function on a day-to-day basis have always fascinated me. I’m planning on going to PA school in… [Read More]
Yo! I’m Carlos, an international student from Venezuela majoring in Chemistry and minoring in Mathematics. I tutor General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Spanish of all levels, and Calculus 1, 2 and 3. One of the things that I enjoy the most is seeing relief on the people I have been able to help. I believe… [Read More]
Hi, my name is Beau Beshires. I’m a senior chemistry major and a Spanish minor. I tutor chemistry, calculus, physics, and Spanish. One cool thing about me is that I share a birthday with Beyoncé.