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testWELL Tutoring

Lead Tutors 2023

About the Program

TestWELL Tutors foster a positive learning experience for Honors students across campus

During their academic career, all students can benefit from the assistance of a trained tutor. The testWELL Learning Center provides free tutoring services available to all West Virginia University undergraduate students. All testWELL tutors are certified and members of the National Tutoring Association.


  • STEM: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Forensic & Investigative Science, Geology, Geography, Physics, Physiology, and Mathematics.
  • Non-STEM: Communication Sciences and Disorders, Economics, English, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and various languages, including French, German, Spanish, and Russian.

Tutoring Schedule

Students can access tutoring without an appointment via the dates and locations listed below.

The testWELL Learning Center is closed until August 2024.

Tutoring appointment

In addition to drop-in tutoring, the testWELL Learning Center offers appointment-based tutoring during learning center hours. Students can make an appointment through Navigate to meet with a tutor one-on-one in the learning center for course-based tutoring. To make an appointment:

  • Visit or click Navigate in your WVU Portal.
  • In the right-hand corner, click "Get Assistance."
  • Select "Tutoring" as your appointment and service types.
  • Pick a date and click "Find Available Time."
  • Scroll down under the calendar to see location/course, etc. on the left.
  • Select "In Office" or "Virtual" for how you'd like to meet.
  • Select "Preferred Location."
  • Select "Course" for which you want to receive tutoring
  • Review appointment details and hit "Schedule."

How To Get Involved

TestWELL Tutors foster a positive learning experience for Honors students across campus

Students interested in becoming a tutor must be in good academic standing in the Honors College. Applications open and interviews take place only during the fall semester. If selected, students will enroll in HONR 201: Foundations of Peer Mentoring during the spring semester. Students must successfully pass the HONR 201 course and pass the certification exam. Students will enroll in HONR 301: Advanced Peer Tutoring during their first semester as a certified tutor. For questions, reach out to

testWELL Co-Lead Tutors 2023-2024

Get to know our testWELL Co-Lead Tutors

Abigail Tillema

Abby Tillema is an Immunology and Medical Microbiology major from Fairmont, West Virginia. She tutors chemistry and biology.

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Makayla Davis

Makayla Davis is a Cybersecurity major from Leesburg, Virginia. This is her second year as a tutor at the testWELL Learning Center and her first year as a Lead Tutor.

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Rush Patel

Rushik Patel

Rushik Patel is a biomedical engineering major and a leadership studies minor from Charleston, West Virginia. This is his second year as a tutor with the testWELL Learning Center and his first year as a lead tutor.

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