Student Organizations

Peer Tutoring Program

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Our purpose:
The purpose of this association shall be to cultivate and promote success in the basic medical and dental sciences; to support the graduate students in their academics through peer engagement; and to generate a sense of community and scholarship among the students of graduate studies and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Our mission:
Our mission is to provide quality academic support to graduate students by recruiting qualified student volunteers. We aim to empower students by fostering academic success in a collaborative and inclusive environment.


Benefits of tutoring:

  • Gain volunteer/leadership experience within RBHS community
  • Get to know your fellow graduate students
  • Network with Course Directors and Teaching Assistants
  • Improve communication skills
  • Reinforce your knowledge of the material you are teaching


  • Students who have received an A/B+ in the course are eligible to tutor
  • No tutoring experience necessary
  • All tutors must hold a minimum of one tutoring session per week. Each tutoring session must be at least 1 hour long
  • Tutors must come prepared with a lesson plan, whether it is a presentation of lecture objectives or providing students with practice questions

Tutor services are available for ALL graduate students (pre-medical, pre-dental, biomedical and PhD candidates).

For the best tutoring experience:

  • Sign up for tutoring as early as possible
  • Attend tutoring sessions every week
    • If you are unable to attend, you must notify your tutor or schedule coordinator as soon as possible
  • Tutoring sessions will be much more beneficial to everyone if you are actively participating
    • Ask questions, answer questions, and engage in conversations to learn the material better
  • Come prepared by reviewing the material before the tutoring session


Sign up to be a tutor or to seek a tutor by following the link below and completing the attached form!

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