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Services for International Students
International students can choose from a range of resources to support their English language learning and overall academic success at Lycoming College.
One-on-One Tutoring in English & Writing
Contact Alicia Purcell for in-person or remote appointments as needed. Alicia is a Lycoming student who specializes in assisting international students with their writing assignments at any stage of the process. Plan ahead by contacting Alicia at least 2-3 days before the due date. For remote sessions, students should send their drafts to Alicia via email, along with specific questions or concerns.
Located on the 3rd floor of Snowden Library, the Writing Center offers in-person consultations to all Lycoming students on both a by-appointment and walk-in basis. For more information, visit the Writing Center webpage.
Located on the 3rd floor of Snowden Library, the Math Center offers in-person, walk-in tutoring to all Lycoming students. Individual course tutoring times can be found on the Math Center webpage.
Subject Tutoring and Study Groups
All Lycoming students can contact subject-specific tutors for in-person appointments, whether one-on-one or in small groups as needed. Formal study groups are also offered for introductory biology, chemistry, and physics courses. For more information, visit the Subject Tutoring webpage and Study Groups webpage.
International students can request to be paired with a high-performing classmate in a specific course. This classmate agrees to serve as an embedded tutor, meeting regularly with the international student to discuss and review class material. Contact Mrs. Marleni Feinstein (see below) to request an embedded tutor.
International students can request to participate in English-language discussion tables for further practice. Contact Mrs. Marleni Feinstein (see below) for more details.
Advising and General Support
Mrs. Marleni Feinstein serves as the International Student Advisor and is available for appointments to discuss academic and general concerns. Contact Mrs. Feinstein by email at email@example.com or by phone at 570-321-4061.