What do students think about SI?

SI students responding to the following question: How do you feel now regarding your ability in this course?

  • “I am so incredibly happy I went to SI, I didn't know nearly as much as I thought I did for this test and I don't think I would have done as well without her tutoring.”
  • “I started out not feeling very confident…After today's session my confidence is back and I am working towards an A on the next exam.”
  • “I am confident that I will be able to perform better on the upcoming exam.”
  • “I feel much more confident and really understand the concepts taught in class. (The SI leader) always explains things in a way I understand.”
  • “I am understanding the material a lot better.”
  • “After the SI session, I do feel a little more at ease.  I felt like I understood the basic concepts studied in class and the SI session helped to solidify my understanding and make the concepts that were a little confusing more understanding.”
  • “I feel so much more confident after working with (the SI leader). She was super helpful and nice to work with. She made her own worksheet for us to do that was tailored to what we learned in class and she went over all of the problems.”
  • “(The SI leader) is very easy to talk to and he explains things in a way that I can easily understand. He is one of the most helpful tutors I've had here on campus and I will defiantly be attending future SI sessions with him.”
  • “(The SI leader) cleared up a lot of my confusion and I was better able to understand the material.”
  • “I have never been good at math, I thought I was understanding what was going on in class. I received a B+ on my first exam, I wanted to do better so I went to the SI meeting and the next exam I scored a 97%!”
  • “After the SI session, I feel more confident that I will do well on the exam.”
  • “Going to SI has helped me focus a lot. Many times, I have found myself lost in what was discussed in lecture. However, going to SI has helped clear a lot of confusion. [The SI Leader] actually has us do problems on the board and always can address any questions students have.”
  • “I feel really confident about this course! SI sessions have helped out so much and provides so much clarification.”
  • “I feel better and the SI sessions make sure to boost my confidence and reassure that I am caught up with new content.”
  • “I feel like these SIs are extremely useful and helped me get a good grade on my first exam.“
  • “Going to SI definitely helped clear up some misunderstandings I had when doing work problems. I feel that I cleared up some weaknesses in this course.”
  • “It is always wise to gain input from those that have taken the course prior. Get some of the hardest questions [were] worked out at the SI session.”
  • “I believe that after the first session, the SI leader helped out tremendously and gave out great study tips that worked specifically for this course.”
  • “I definitely feel more confident. The way [the SI Leader] broke it down I felt like I kind of did know the information. Now it's just a matter of for sure knowing it.”