Tutoring and Academic Support

Yale undergraduates have access to a robust system of support and advice, in the form of tutors sponsored by residential colleges, academic departments, or the Yale College Dean’s Office, as well as a variety of subject-focused centers and programs.  The Saybrook tutors share an office in the first floor of Saybrook Entryway P (room P-11), which can be found in the Grass Courtyard.


Saybrook Writing Tutor:

Whitney Rakich has been the SY writing tutor since 2013. She received her PhD in American Studies from the University of New Mexico, her MA in Spanish and Portuguese from the University of New Mexico, and her BA in English and Spanish from Northwestern University. Whitney has editing and tutoring experience in the humanities as well as the sciences and other technical fields. She’s happy to work with you on anything in any discipline, from brainstorm to polished final draft. You can email her at whitney.rakich@yale.edu or make an appointment at www.yalewco.com.


Saybrook Mathematics and Science Tutor:

Elizabeth, from the small town of Rhinebeck, NY, obtained her B.A. from Connecticut College with a major in Chemistry and a minor in English in 2016. As an undergraduate, she tutored General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry. She is currently a 4th year graduate student pursuing her Ph.D. in organic chemistry. Her research in the Miller Lab focuses on a biomimetic approach for asymmetric catalysis, which uses peptides to selectively catalyze the halogenation of several pharmaceutically relevant phenol-containing compounds. Elizabeth’s office hours for the fall 2019 semester are Wednesdays from 8-9.30pm.  She can be best reached at Elizabeth.Stone@yale.edu










Tutoring Resources