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K-State Today

September 6, 2018

Educational Supportive Services offers free one-to-one tutoring and more

Submitted by Kathleen Greene

TRIO Educational Supportive Services invites eligible students to participate in its holistic support program. Participants have the opportunity to meet with a supportive staff member who will provide assistance in navigating university complexities in academics, financial aid and career planning.

Among our free services:

  • One-to-one tutoring
  • Personalized college troubleshooting
  • Goal-setting and action plan development
  • Workshops on time management, preparing for exams, loan repayment, scholarship tips, etc.
  • Graduate school test and application assistance
  • Free access to cultural events
  • Funding opportunities, including the possibility of receiving a grant

The Educational Supportive Services team includes Kathleen Greene, director; Scott Velasquez, academic services coordinator; Paulicia Bender Williams, student services coordinator; and Geralyn Tracz, program associate. 

Interested? Educational Supportive Services accepts 300 students to participate each year. To be eligible, a student must meet one or more of the eligibility requirements: be from an income-limited family, be part of the first generation in their family to be earning a four-year degree, and/or have a documented disability. If you believe you may be eligible, stop by the office in 102 Holton Hall, call 785-532-5642 or email essinfo@k-state.edu. All students will either become a part of the Educational Supportive Services program or will be connected with a University Success Center resource that meets their needs.

For more information, visit k-state.edu/ess.