Susan Zoino is a Professional Tutor in NEC’s Pathways Tutoring Center. Before coming to NEC, she was an English faculty member at White Mountains Community College for ten years. She also taught Composition and Creative Writing at Plymouth State University, and was a faculty member at Northeastern University for five years. She has an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Emerson College. Some Wisdom from the Tutors is a regular column from the Pathways Tutoring Center.