Meet the Q-Tutors

Quantitative Reasoning (QR) Center Peer Tutors (or Q-Tutors) are Goucher undergraduates who are highly qualified and have excelled in their specialty courses. They have successfully taken Goucher QR-related courses, been recommended by faculty, and meet high academic requirements. Tutors attend training and professional development workshops throughout the semester to improve in tutoring best practices.

Tutor Information & Schedule


Elementary Ed Major

Drop-in for DMC 101: T & Th 6-7:30 pm

About: Hi! I’m a sophomore from New Jersey. I am also an Elementary Education major. I enjoy photography, camping, and playing video games in my free time. 

Advice: Ask questions, people are more than willing to give insightful answers 

Favorite Food: Watermelon

Alyssa Long

Biology Major with Premedicine Concentration

About Alyssa: Hi! My name is Alyssa and I am a Senior Biology Major with a Pre-medicine concentration. I enjoy playing lacrosse at Goucher, kayaking, swimming, running and just enjoying the outdoors. I currently do undergraduate research with Dr. Jozwick in Microbiology as part of my senior Capstone.  Aside from this, I love spending time with my close family and friends, especially my teammates. 

Advice: Make friends with your professors and talk to them during office hours! They love to hear from you and want you to be successful.

Favorite Food: Turkey Swedish Meatballs


Computer Science Major, Math Minor

Drop-in hours for CS 116 & 204: Tuesdays 3-5 pm

About: Hello, my name is Andrew. I enjoy playing and listening to music with friends, going hiking, and spending quality time with my dog. Feel free to ask me any questions about programming, math, or anything else you might assistance with and I will do my best to help you.

Advice: Find a good study spot where you can focus.

Favorite Food: Gyro


Math and Physics major, Computer Science major

Drop-in hours: W, Th 7-8 pm

About: Hello, I am a junior majoring in Math and Physics and minoring in Computer Science. I am from Ethiopia and love watching TV shows in my free time. I'm here to help so feel free to stop by.

Advice: Don't hesitate to ask for help. There are a lot of resources for you.

Favorite Food: Ethiopian Food

Physics Major, Mathematics Minor

Drop-in hours: Sun 4-6 pm

About: Hey! My name is Kristine and I am a senior from Riverside, California. I am also a makerspace technician, supplemental instructor, and a research assistant in Dr. Markovic's quantum transport laboratory. In my free time, you can catch me scuba diving, flying a small Cessna 150, or reading a fun book. 

Advice: I think that getting enough rest improves the quality of the work we do exponentially. 

Favorite Food: Spring Rolls

Economics and Business Majors

BUS 105 & 115 Drop-in hours: Sundays 7-8:30, Thursdays 4-5:30

About: Hey! My name is Matt. I am from Hampstead, Maryland and I enjoy my time on campus playing soccer for Goucher and spending time with my friends. 

Advice: Don't be afraid to ask questions and ask for help! 

Favorite Food: Steak

Economics major, Psychology Minor

About: I am a senior Economics Major with a Psychology minor.  I'm an easygoing person who loves nature, animals and food.  I'm also involved with the Community Based Learning office, Yoga, and Climbing Club.

Advice: It's normal to feel anxious about work; take your time and be kind to yourself!

Favorite Food: Mushroom Turnovers

Patricia (Tricia) A.
Biochemistry Major, Spanish Minor

About: Hello! I’m a senior majoring in Biochemistry with a Spanish Minor. I like drawing and baking sweets. I also enjoy playing video games in my free time. Don’t hesitate to drop in; I love helping people!

Advice: Taking breaks is just as important as working. 

Favorite Food: Fruit Snacks

Patricia T.
Math, Computer Science, 3+2 Financial Engineering

Drop-in hours: M 4-6 pm

About: Hello, I am from Saigon, Vietnam. I am Junior and a triple major. I love playing piano and I am new to the gym life!!!! 

Advice: Take good notes. Read text books. Don't over study. Ask for help. 

Favorite Food:  Chicken wings and Banh Mi. 


Chemistry & Mathematics Major

Drop-in hours for MA 160: Mondays 6-7 pm

About: I’m Trinidadian and I am a huge foodie and I enjoy playing video games and binge-watching tv shows. I also enjoy Karaoke in my downtime.

Advice: Take advantage of office hours and if you don’t understand something, please ask a professor or someone so you can get help.

Favorite Food: Shrimp or Fries the two best foods in the world.

Mathematics Major

About Vida: Hi, I’m a Junior from Takoma Park, Maryland. I played lacrosse for 2 years at Goucher. Apart from being a tutor, I’m also a RA here! After Goucher I plan on traveling, attending graduate school for green urban planning, and living my best life! 

Advice: My tip for Goucher students is for them to become advocates for themselves. 

Favorite Food: Falafel!

Zac Kassay

Political Science and Philosophy Double Major with a Legal studies Minor

About: Hey! My name is Zac Kassay and I am a senior Political Science and Philosophy double major. On campus, I am a First Year Mentor, a library front desk worker, a member of GSG senate, and a member of the J-board. Ask me about me about my loves for live music, fantasy, and science fiction!

Advice: Take advantage of ALL the academic, social, and physical resources available to you as early as possible. Seeking out help isn't a sign of weakness, but rather a sign of strength!

Favorite Food: Spicy hot wings