Trailblazer Tutor Center

MCLA Trailblazer Tutor Center


Academic Advising and Support offers tutoring to enrolled students through the Trailblazer Tutor Program.  The Trailblazer Tutor Program is Level I certified by the College Reading & Learning Association’s (CRLA) International Tutor
Training Program Certification (ITTPC). The Trailblazer Tutor Center is located on the first floor of Mark Hopkins Hall, room 108.   Peer tutors assist students to gain a better understanding of key course concepts, review for exams and model positive study strategies.  Tutoring services are free and available to all MCLA students! 
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Book a tutoring session!

Please use the link below to schedule an appointment with a tutor for the subject you wish to review. Appointments are encouraged, but you may also drop in during open hours and see if there is a tutor available to work with you! 

Book An Appointment

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Check out the Trailblazer Tutor Center

The Trailblazer Tutor Center will open Sunday through Thursday evenings for students to drop in or schedule appointments.  

MCLA Trailblazer Tutor Center Hours
Sunday   4 PM - 8 PM
Monday   4 PM - 8 PM
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM 4 PM - 8 PM
Wednesday   4 PM - 8 PM
Thursday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM 4 PM - 8 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed



Apply to become a Tutor!

Interested in becoming a tutor for Fall 2023/Spring 2024. Apply now!

Tutors are fellow trailblazers just like you!  To be considered for this position you must have minimally an overall GPA of 2.5 and have earned a B or better in the course you wish to tutor.  Apply Now 

TRUTH : Everyone can benefit from tutoring at some point in their college career.  We all learn differently and to assume we can learn all new concepts easily is not realistic. There are subjects that will challenge each of us.  Tutoring can help you designate time to focus on one subject at a time, learn and practice study skills that will help you in all areas of learning. It's a great way to meet peers and spend time working toward common goals! 

TRUTH : It's important to look at time and reflect about your efficiency.  Committing to tutoring one to two hours a week could save you hours of cramming, only to not get the outcome you wanted.  Cramming is also not helpful in long term learning of the material.  Chances are this information is going to come up again and it is worth investing some time in learning it well the first time. 

“David is an amazing tutor and I’ve learned so much from him.  He really knows his stuff” -Trailblazer Class of ’21 

“Awesome my grade went up 2 letter grades” – Trailblazer class of ‘ 21

“I like how the tutor is our age and familiar with our coursework.  They can relate better and understand our concerns and needs and understands how the professor works” – Trailblazer class of ‘23

It ALL adds up

Students + Trailblazer Tutor Center = Academic Success

3.1 GPA
Students who take advantage of the MCLA Trailblazer Tutor Center have an overall average GPA of 3.1 or higher!
Over 150 tutoring appointments were booked last semester!