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Tutoring & support
Tutoring is free and available to all on and off campus students. Students who are recommended by professors are hired and trained by Hiram’s professional staff to become a peer tutor.
- Drop-In Tutoring: Drop-in tutoring is offered throughout the 12-week in the Library. Students can utilize this time to ask questions or receive assistance with course material and study skills. Drop-in hours may vary by course.
- 1-on-1 Tutoring: Students who need tutoring during the 3-week, outside of the drop-in times, or cannot make the drop-in times – are able to request a 1-on-1 tutor. 1-on-1 tutoring is available for all students who are taking courses at Hiram College. These services can take place in-person or via Zoom.
Students have the opportunity to work one-on-one with a professional staff member to develop and refine their academic success skills, including time management, note-taking, studying, goal setting, organization, test-taking, and more; and create a personal academic success plan to help them reach their full potential, both inside and outside the classroom. Please email Academic Support at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment. Below are some resources to aid in academic success.
- Active Reading Skills
- Note-Taking Handout
- Study Smarter Handout
- Successful Strategies for Test Anxiety
- Techniques for Multiple Choice Questions
- Tips for Taking an in Class Essay Exam
- Weekly Planner
STUDENT SUCCESS PROGRAMMING
Professional staff offer presentations and workshops throughout the year centered on a variety of academic topics. Interested in bringing an Academic Development workshop to your meeting, classroom, or more? Email Academic Support at email@example.com to schedule now!
STDV 108: EXPERIMENTS IN EFFECTIVE LEARNING
Experiments in Effective Learning (STDV 108) is a one-credit hour course that emphasizes basic academic success skills and their practical application in current courses. Extensive emphasis is placed on time management, study strategies, goal setting, discovering personal learning styles, note-taking and test-taking strategies, discovering self-motivation, accepting personal responsibility, using active learning techniques, improving self-management, and thriving positively in college. This course is open to all students during the fall and spring semesters.