Reflection from a Tutor at 826 Boston

Written by Mufan Xu, service-learning publication arts student Mufan served with 826 Boston’s Writers Room at Burke High school through the First-Year Writing course with Sebastian Stockman in Spring 2017   My service-learning experience at the Burke High School has been a unique and memorable experience. In the past month, I have grown from an insecure … More Reflection from a Tutor at 826 Boston

Emily Breen Reflecting from the Street Team

By Emily Breen When I started attending admitted students days at various colleges, I tried to keep an open mind. However, I knew that Northeastern was my top choice. Surprisingly, one of the driving decisions for me to attend Northeastern was not its fantastic location in Boston or the co-op program. While of course I join … More Emily Breen Reflecting from the Street Team

My Place to Contribute: A Reflection on First-Year Writing

As an outsider, I must respect the space that has already been created while recognizing my place to contribute. By Akiro Duey Service-Learning has provided me with a different view of my learning in the classroom, especially based on my own placement. During my work with Boston Scholar Athletes, I have gained a significant amount … More My Place to Contribute: A Reflection on First-Year Writing

Tutoring Tips Tuesday: Tyler Nicholson

Many of the community needs in Boston center around the city’s youth and the desire for additional academic support. As such, a significant number of service-learning students are engaged in service that involves tutoring at after or in-school programs throughout the city. Building resources for our students to use so that they can serve confidently is an … More Tutoring Tips Tuesday: Tyler Nicholson