Knack Notes Blog

Content written by the Knack team about peer tutoring in higher education.

Posts about

Tutor Skills Development

The Importance of Evaluating Tutors

In addition to training tutors and tracking their tutoring hours, it’s critical for their...

The Benefits of Requiring and Paying for Tutor Training

If you’re in charge of a collegiate tutoring program, you know how difficult it can be to plan...

How Peer Tutoring Relates to the Top 5 Skills in STEM

It’s natural to think the top skills for STEM students are hard skills. After all, hard skills...

How Peer Tutoring Relates to the Top 5 Skills in Business

Generation Z students are entrepreneurial and desire practical skills with their education,...

Reframing College Tutoring Jobs to Attract Top Students

How do students view tutoring jobs on your campus?

The Power of Tutor Reflection

In the tutor-student relationship, we tend to focus first on the student getting tutored.

Digital Badging: Going Beyond the Curriculum

A college degree is not a magic ticket — it does not inherently result in a job offer.

How Peer Tutoring Work Builds NACE Career Competencies

We usually think of tutoring in terms of the help it provides for students on the receiving end. 

Preparing Students for the Gig Economy

More than half of Generation Z workers are freelancers, and 89% of freelancers wish that their...

Tutor Story: Jarmila Wittman

“Triathlons. I love to run, bike, and swim.”

Peer Tutoring Talent Pipelines: The Future of College Recruiting

Go to College → Earn a Degree → Get a Job. Is that how the system still works? 

Signs You Should Become a Tutor

Ever wondered if you have what it takes to be a peer tutor? If you’ve never given it much...