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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. Appointments are not required.


  • 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 via the dates and locations listed below. Tutoring resumes on Aug. 21, 2023.

  • Monday and Wednesday from 7 - 10 p.m. in the Honors Hall Media Room.
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 7 - 10 p.m. in the Lincoln Hall Library.
  • Monday through Thursday from 7 - 10 p.m. via Zoom.

How To Get Involved

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

Students accepted into the program near the end of the fall semester are required to sign up for HONR 201: Peer Tutoring (spring semester) and HONR 301 Advanced Peer Tutoring (fall semester) and to pass the certification exam.

Want to become a tutor? Honors College students should consider applying to the testWELL Learning Center. Accepted students will receive training and gain membership and certification from the National Tutoring Association.

testWELL Co-Lead Tutors 2022-2023

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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