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Academic Fellows

Description

Academic Fellows are 2nd year students chosen by the MBA Program Office to serve as tutors to pairs/groups of 1st year students who are struggling academically. The Academic Fellows focus their tutoring on core classes and can be assigned to a specific subject or may also just set up general sessions where any core class can be addressed.

Duties

Academic Fellows are responsible for organizing group study sessions to answer questions and review concepts for core subjects throughout the specified quarter or semester.

Number

The number varies each year, depending on the number of 1st year students who are eligible for their services.

Length

Academic Fellows can serve for as short as a quarter to as long as the full year, depending on their interest and the need for the services.

Selection Criteria

Second-year MBA students who have excelled in their first-year performance in MGEC 611, MGEC 612, STAT613 and OPIM 611

Information Session

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Applications Due Date

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Selection Process Dates

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Commitment Time/Dates

Conflicts with other Fellows programs