The Hook

October 2017

Welcome to CARP’s special early Autumn edition of The Hook. We hope you had a great summer and beginning half of your Fall semester.

CARP started tutoring on Tuesday, September 5th at 4:00pm! We will be open for the rest of the Fall 2017 semester until December 8th.

  • CARP’s tutoring hours for the rest of the semester are:
    • Monday-Thursday: 4:00pm-8:00pm
    • Friday: 11:00am-2:00pm
  • CARP is located in:
    • HSS 344
  • To make an appointment, call (415) 405-0971 or come into HSS 344 during our open hours listed above.

In our tutorial sessions, CARP can help you with concepts related to your Math, Science, or Business course and the writing unit can assist you with original research and coursework as well as resumes and cover letters, scholarship essays, statement of purposes, and personal statements. CARP also offers support in oral presentations and practical interview skills. We seek to be a resource for your academic and professional development.

**If your Professor is offering extra credit for attending a workshop or tutorial session, please let CARP’s Front Desk staff and your tutor know by asking for an “Acknowledgment Form”.

Are you looking for a job?

CARP is currently hiring for Fall 2017 and beyond! Below are our job descriptions for our available positions. Please refer to these job descriptions for more details on how to apply.

CARP is a dynamic, creative, and critical space that offers you the opportunity to develop your academic, tutoring, and teaching skills. After leaving CARP, former staff members have enrolled in PhD programs around the world, taught at prestigious private schools, written textbooks and scholarly-reviewed articles, employed at or owned top research labs, accounting, and tech firms, and explored various other job opportunities. CARP is for future educators, at any level, and for those interested in the private-sector as well.

Below is a list of positions that CARP is hiring for the Fall 2017 semester and beyond :

Math, Science, and Business Unit - The MSB Unit at CARP tutors courses like Math, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Business, Engineering, and Computer Science. They work closely with students offering strategies for students to apply to their homework and tests, while engaging with their individual needs and learning styles.

Writing, Reading, and Study Skills Unit - The WRSS Unit at CARP tutors any writing course across the university from the sciences to humanities. CARP also specializes in professional writing including resumes, cover letters, business reports and presentations. We collaborate with our students supporting them as people and as scholars and guiding them as they explore their authorial voice.

Front Desk - Front Desk receptionists perform an integral part of CARP maintaining our ability to function by communicating with tutees, scheduling sessions, combine with tutors to ensure that CARP is an easy, enjoyable, and purposeful experience

*All application must feature a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts from all Universities attended, (for Writing Unit two writing samples of 10-15 pages/ can be sections of larger work), and an availability form. You can also visit our website to fill out availability forms.

**Please only apply to one job at a time and do not send the same materials to multiple Units (i.e. Writing, Math, and Front Desk).

Upcoming Workshop Reminders

CARP offers a wide variety of workshops available to all SFSU undergraduates. Our October workshops focus on various math concepts, ranging from algebra to calculus, and how to prepare for math tests. Below are some reminders to register for our workshops.

  • If you would like to register for one of our upcoming workshops, please come to HSS 346 with your SFSU student ID
  • You have up until 30 minutes before the workshops begin to register
  • If you cannot make it to the following days and times for these workshops, you can make a tutoring appointment and a tutor will review the same material with you one-on-one. You can still receive an acknowledgment form and some students find this to be more helpful!
October 2017
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10/02 10/03 10/04 10/05 10/06
Algebra Boot Camp
10/09 10/10 10/11 10/12 10/13
Math Test Prep Physics Forces
10/16 10/17 10/18 10/19 10/20
MATH 227 Integration Techniques
10/23 10/24 10/25 10/26 10/27

Thank you for supporting CARP! We look forward to working with you.

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