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Economics Support at Tutoring Services

Greetings, Undergraduate Economists! You can achieve your academic goals, and our Economics tutors are here to support you along the way, whether in an individual appointment or an Economics-focused group meeting.

Our tutors are all current undergraduates or graduate students who, having achieved a certain level of academic success themselves, are dedicated to helping their fellow students strive for the same.

Keep reading to learn more about the individual and group appointments you can reserve online through our online scheduler. Services are free of charge and open to all currently enrolled Vanderbilt students.

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Economics Support at Tutoring Services

Individual Tutoring: Economics

Individual (One-on-one) appointments are 50 minutes long. As per our Appointment Policies, appointments can be scheduled via our online scheduler up to 7 days in advance with a limit of one individual appointment per day and two individual appointments per week in fall (three per week in spring), with the option of holding a similar number of group appointments (see below).

Tutors are available to support you in the following courses (for which you can quickly filter our schedule):

  • ECON 1010 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 1020 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 1500 Economic Statistics
  • ECON 3012 Microeconomics
  • ECON 3022 Macroeconomics
  • ECON 3035 Econometric Methods

Meet our Economics Tutors

Jun Kim

Juneseek Kim, or Jun in short, is a junior majoring in Economics and Mathematics. In his free time, he likes reading science fiction novels or listening to audio books. He also enjoys walking at the park when the weather is nice. Jun is interested in different cultures around the world and enjoys traveling with his friends and family.

Laura Vaughan

Class of 2025, Laura Vaughan (she/her) is a student in the College of Arts and Science majoring in mathematics and economics. Laura is available for tutoring in the introductory economics sequence. She is involved with numerous on-campus organizations, including Vanderbilt Hillel, Canterbury CIRCLE, the Vanderbilt Hustler, and many other organizations. When not involved in campus-related activities, she enjoys going to Shokku Ramen and Frutta Bowls to treat herself or relaxing at a café near campus.

Parker Cannon

Parker is a junior from San Clemente, California studying Economics with minors in Business and Data Science. Parker tutors in Economics. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, hiking, playing basketball, bratwurst, and Nashville hot chicken.


Group Learning Support: Economics

Tutoring Services also provides group study opportunities geared toward the economics courses for which we see the highest demand. Most often these are scheduled during  peak periods for tutoring demand, such as the exam period at the semester. Keep an eye on the calendar below for upcoming group opportunities.

One-hour Weekly Learning Roundtables offer students the opportunity work with each other and a tutor to improve their own understanding of course material, and they recur regularly giving students a chance to space out their studying and deepen learning and retention.


Economics: Additional Campus Support Resources

Your Professor and TA’s Office Hours

  • There is no substitute for developing a strong working relationship with your instructors, we encourage all students to seek out their professors and teaching assistants during their office hours.
  • For TA Office Hours in ECON 1010, 1020, and 1500, please contact your professors and TAs. Consult Brightspace for variations in office hour and open lab schedules.

More Tutoring and Learning Support Opportunities

  • Academic and study skills coaching is available through the Center for Student Wellbeing on topics such as time management, organization, test prep, and handling academic-related anxiety and stress.