Carnegie Mellon University

Make an Appointment

If this is your first appointment with us or your fifteenth, we're happy to help you at any stage of the composition process. Use the buttons below to learn which of our tutoring services is right for you. Then, schedule your appointment!
 
In-Person          Video Feedback          Virtual
 

pencil-icon-gray-1.jpg  In-Person

One-on-one 50-minute session in Hunt Library

Make Your Appointment

Read on for more information about what to expect:

Is this the right kind of appointment for me?

Are you on campus? Do you have an hour to get personalized consultation on your project? Then you're in the right place!

On what kinds of projects can I receive feedback?

If it involves written, visual, or verbal communication, we can most likely help you. In the past, we've advised clients on graduate school personal statements, resumes, essays & term papers, presentations, research journal articles, job interviews, dissertations, posters, and even group projects. Since our sessions are interactive and learning-based, we will not limit sessions to proofreading or copy editing. 

I'm working on a group project. Can my whole group come?

Yes! We can accommodate small groups in our conference room. To register for a group appointment, click the button below and select "Team projects" from the "In-Person Session" menu. We ask you to please book your appointment at least 24 hours in advance so we can reserve a larger space for your group. If you have questions about group size or accommodations, please email us at gcc-cmu@andrew.cmu.edu.

How many appointments can I schedule? 

You can book a maximum of one session per day, two per week, and 15 per semester. If you're staff, faculty, or alumni, you are welcome to schedule sessions, but must make same-day appointments. 

How do I make an appointment? 

Click the "Make Your Appointment" button, where you'll be taken to our online scheduler. Select "In-Person Session." Then, select the category that most closely matches your project (for example, "Applications" for a cover letter). You can choose from available appointment times, or select specific tutors to see their availability. Answer a few questions about your project, upload your document(s), and click "Complete Appointment." You'll get a confirmation email, where you can edit or reupload additional documents. 

For more detailed instructions, visit our Appointment FAQs page. 

video-tutoring-icon-red-3.jpg  Video Feedback

20- to 30-minute screen-capture feedback

Make Your Appointment

Read on for more information about what to expect:

Is this the right kind of appointment for me?

In a video feedback session, you'll upload your document, and within 48 hours after your appointment start time, one of our consultants will send you a 20- to 30-minute screen-capture video with detailed advice. If you can't make it to Hunt Library, can wait a couple days for feedback, and appreciate having a video you can refer to multiple times, this kind of session is for you!

On what kinds of projects can I receive feedback?

Because you won't be meeting a consultant face-to-face, video feedback sessions are not the best for presentations, interview preparation, or other oral projects. However, we can still help you on your resume, graduate school personal statement, academic research article, essays & term papers, posters, and other written & visual documents. Since our video sessions are learning-based, we will not limit sessions to proofreading or copy editing. 

How many appointments can I schedule?

You can book a maximum of one session per day, two per week, and 15 per semester. If you're staff, faculty, or alumni, you are welcome to schedule sessions, but must make same-day appointments. 

How do I make an appointment?

Click on the "Make Your Appointment" button, where you'll be taken to our online scheduler. Select "Video Feedback." Then, select the category that most closely matches your project (for example, "Applications" for a cover letter). You can choose from available appointment times, or select specific tutors to see their available times. Answer a few questions about your project, upload your document(s), and click "Complete Appointment." You'll get a confirmation email, where you can edit or reupload additional documents. You will receive emailed video feedback within 48 hours of your appointment's start time, not 48 hours after you booked the appointment. 

For more detailed instructions, visit our Appointment FAQs page.

  Virtual 

One-on-one 50-minute session on Skype or Zoom

Make Your Appointment

Read on for more information about what to expect:

Is this the right kind of appointment for me? 

If you want the face-to-face interaction of an in-person session, but can't make it to Hunt Library, virtual sessions are your best option! To ensure the smoothest tutoring experience, you'll need a strong internet connection, a computer with a microphone, and (preferably) the free videoconferencing application Zoom. 

On what kinds of projects can I receive feedback?

If it involves written, visual, or oral communication, we can most likely help you. In the past, we've advised clients on graduate school personal statements, resumes, essays & term papers, presentations, research journal articles, job interviews, dissertations, posters, and even group projects. Since our sessions are interactive and learning-based, we will not limit sessions to proofreading or copy editing.  

How many appointments can I schedule?

You can book a maximum of one session per day, two per week, and 15 per semester. If you're staff, faculty, or alumni, you are welcome to schedule sessions, but must make same-day appointments. 

How do I make an appointment? 

Click on the "Make Your Appointment" button, where you'll be taken to our online scheduler. Select "Virtual Session." Then, select the category that most closely matches your project (for example, "Applications" for a cover letter). You can choose from available appointment times, or select specific tutors to see their available times. Answer a few questions about your project, upload your document(s), and click "Complete Appointment." You'll get a confirmation email, where you can edit or reupload additional documents. When your session is scheduled to start, your consultant will initiate the Zoom call. You must have Zoom installed on your computer to accept the call. 

We highly suggest you visit our Appointment FAQs page for more detailed instructions on virtual sessions.

group-gcc-cropped.jpg"This was the first time I used the video feedback service. I received wonderful and extremely useful advice on the documents I submitted. I am completely satisfied! Thank you!"

Graduate student, Public Policy and Management

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