7 Myths Students Believe About Tutoring

Did you know that bulls hate the color red? Or that goldfish only have a 3 second memory? Haven't you heard it can be fatal to wake sleepwalkers? A goldfish.
Sometimes myths are harmless, and believing them doesn’t truly affect us one way or the other (like the examples above). But that's not always the case! Unfortunately there are too many myths floating around college campuses that, if held to be true, can be harmful to your education, your life balance, or your well-being. 
Below are some common myths about tutoring, and what UW tutors have to say about them. Remember, nothing should hold you back from seeking support or resources, especially when it comes to something as crucial as your education.
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