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Individual and group tutoring begins at the start of each semester. To schedule an appointment, stop in to Academic Success on the second floor of the Blackmore Library, or call us at 236-6327.
Academic Success also offers a Student Success Series of workshops each semester. Stay tuned for a list of topics, dates and times.
“I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.” We don’t have Mark Twain on staff, but we will help you tighten up your writing into clean, concise and coherent academic prose. Drop in or call us at 236-6327 to make an appointment with a Writing Consultant. You can also search for and book your own writing consultation by going to tutortrac.capital.edu. Just use your Capital username and student ID to log in and click on Search Availabilities. Applying to graduate school? The Academic Success Writing Center works with the Career Development office to also help with your personal statement for your application. Just stop by the Academic Success office or give us a call at 236-6327 to schedule an appointment.
Numbers make you crazy? Don’t know your hypotenuse from your catheti? Drop in or call us at 236-6327 to make an appointment with a Math Tutor. You can also search for and book your own math appointment by going to tutortrac.capital.edu. Just use your Capital username and student ID to log in and click on Search Availabilities. Select Math Center and your specific math course in the Section field to find the appropriate available times.
Having trouble remembering terminology in your biology class? Are you as prepared as you can be for that next chemistry exam? Drop in (Blackmore Library, second floor) or make an appointment (236-6327) with a Science Tutor. You can also search for and book your own science appointment by going to tutortrac.capital.edu. Just use your Capital username and student ID to log in and click on Search Availabilities. Select Science Center and your specific science course in the Section field to find the appropriate available times.
Academic Success participates in the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative to provide free online tutoring in accounting, anatomy/physiology, biology, chemistry, math, statistics, and writing. To get started:
You can then check this week's and next week's schedule for an eChat session (live, real-time interaction with an online eTutor in the subjects listed), submit an eQuestion (and receive a response from an online eTutor), or upload a paper to the Online Writing Lab for review (note that there is a 1- to 2-day turnaround for submitted papers). Click here to watch a quick overview of how eTutoring works, and click here to view the current eTutoring schedule.
Supplemental Instruction is an academic support program designed to increase student performance and retention. Supplemental Instruction targets historically challenging courses and provides regularly scheduled, out-of-class peer-facilitated study and review sessions. SI assistance begins the first week of classes and is open to all students enrolled in the course. SI is not remedial in nature; instead, SI sessions are comprised of students of varying abilities. SI Leaders are model students of the subject who have already successfully completed the course and have demonstrated excellence. SI Leaders participate in an extensive training program, regularly attend the class sessions, and conduct SI sessions each week. SI sessions integrate “how to learn” with “what to learn.” Students who attend SI sessions discover how to apply appropriate study strategies as they review content material. A wealth of national data shows that students who regularly participate in SI sessions earn higher course grades and withdraw less often than non-SI participants. For Spring 2014 SI is being offered in support of the following courses: MATH 120 and BIOL 152.
We offer drop-in study and review and supplemental instruction sessions every week for selected courses. We'll announce the courses and schedule as it becomes apparent which classes need us.
We accept peer tutor applications (PDF) beginning in February for the following academic year. Interviews are conducted in March and April. To become an Academic Success Peer Tutor, you must:
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