Resources for International Students
Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
Bureau of Study Counsel
The Bureau of Study Counsel offers an ESL Peer Consultation Program. Undergraduate and graduate peer consultants work with international students who are non-native English speakers to help them improve their oral communication skills in English. It is advisable to request a consultant as early as possible. Please call 617-495-1814 and make an appointment with Patrick O'Brien to discuss a referral to the Bureau’s ESP Peer Consultation Program. GSAS will provide a GSAS student with $925 of funding for a peer consultant.
In addition, the Bureau of Study Counsel offers a variety of reading courses throughout the year. These courses are designed to help students read more purposefully and selectively, with greater speed and comprehension.