One Week Left to get an ASC Tutor!

The last date that the ASC will accept applications for a tutor is Monday, November 19. If you would like to be matched with a tutor (for most 100 & 200 level courses) please stop by the ASC (261 VanZoeren Hall) by 5:00pm Monday, November 19. A printable application and further information can be found …

ASC Study Tip (week of 10/22)

Keep your study area clear of items that could distract you. Have necessary materials close at hand. Concentrate! If you suddenly think of something else you need to do, jot it down to put it out of your mind and return to it later. Turn off notifications and anything else that might disturb you. We …

ASC Study Tip

Most effective studying is active, testing and questioning yourself (not passive like just re-reading notes/ textbook) and spaced throughout the week. Think about using even short intervals of time effectively (like between classes.) In 15 minutes you could: · Review lecture notes and highlight the key ideas. · Quiz yourself on the key terms in …

Preparing for Final Exams

Overwhelmed by finals? College Info Geek has gathered resources that may be helpful as you prepare for the end of the semester. The Ultimate Guide for Studying for Final Exams includes links with useful tips and tricks on everything from breaking through a lack of motivation for studying to maintaining focus and concentration to test-taking …

Midterms Are Upon Us

Mid-term exams have started, and you probably have a few for which you are preparing, or should be! Preparation, of course, is the number one key for success, but there are also some good strategies for taking multiple-choice exams. The ASC has gathered some videos we think you might find helpful. There are quite a …

Approaching Midterms…

Needing to Improve Your Studying and Learning?             In case you haven’t been keeping track, midterm is less than three weeks away and only two weeks after you return from Winter Break!  At this point are you feeling like you need to kick your academics into a higher gear?  If so, you’re not alone: the new-semester honeymoon is …

Need a Tutor?

Come to a required half hour tutoring information session before you apply. If you attend a session, you can apply on-line, no additional appointment needed! Applications will not be accepted until Wednesday January 17. Information sessions will be held on: Mon 1/15 4:00pm Tue 1/16 11:00am Thur 1/18 5:00pm Fri 1/19 3:00pm Tue 1/23 & …

Student Employment at the ASC

Contributed by Allison Johnson ’18: It’s a rare moment when I tell someone that I am a test proctor for the Academic Success Center and they know exactly what I mean. “So you mean you stand up in front of dozens of test-taking students and sternly peer over your horned-rimmed glasses as you glare and shush …