Harvey Mudd College Homework Hotline   May 2011 Newsletter

Dear , 


Thank you for your continuous support of the Harvey Mudd College Homework Hotline. In April, we guided more than 200 student callers in solving mathematics and/or science homework questions. We invite you to read our May newsletter for more program statistics, program calendar and student caller feedback.


Homework Hotline Calendar 

The Homework Hotline will be closed from May 8 to May 14 for finals week. We will reopen on Sunday, May 15, at 6 p.m.

We will close for summer break on Friday, June 10. We will reopen for fall 2011 on Tuesday, September 6.

Please help us by reminding students of these important dates.



April 2011 Program Statistics

Homework Hotline tutors assisted a total of 211 students in grades 4-12. The tutoring breakdown for this time period was:  
  • 211 successful tutoring calls

  • 141 calls for mathematics tutoring
  • 18 calls for science tutoring
  • 52 calls for other tutoring

Student Caller Feedback

"I just wish we'd called earlier in the year." -Parent of a 6th grader

"The person was very nice and  

really helped me work through it  

and understand it."

-5th grader (Chaparral Elementary)

"I think you guys are doing a good job, and you are very patient with the tutees. I really appreciate your help."

-12th grader (Diamond Ranch High School)

"It's nice to have a number to call when you're stuck at home. I like that there's a hotline to go to and get help."

-8th grader (El Roble Intermediate School)

"You guys have a great service."

-6th grader (Ruth Musser Middle School)


Other Program-Related Statistics   


1. The top three mathematics subjects tutors assisted student callers with were: Algebra 1, Pre-calculus and Calculus


2. Chemistry and Physics were the top two most requested subjects for science tutoring. 


3. 19.8% of our student callers were 11th graders; 18.0% were 8th graders; and 13.4% were 10th graders.


4. Tuesdays and Thursdays received the most calls per evening.

5. 81.6% of student callers have called the Homework Hotline before.


We appreciate your continuous support. THANK YOU!

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