The Academic Success Center (ASC) offers a variety of free services for all students. We are located in Van Zoeren Hall — immediately adjacent to the Van Wylen Library second-floor entrance.

Our services are designed to equip you with strategies and resources you can use to:

  • Succeed in difficult courses
  • Be a confident and independent learner
  • Engage in productive and effective study and learning behaviors
  • Manage your time effectively
  • Reduce your test anxiety
  • Avoid procrastination
  • Achieve your goal of earning a Hope College degree

We celebrate diversity in abilities, identities and perspectives and look forward to working with you to enhance your academic and personal success! 

Each year, the ASC:

  • Serves over 1,300 students.
  • Makes more than 800 peer tutoring matches.
  • Employs over 200 students.

 

Recent Blog Posts

  1. De-Cram Your Exams!

    Posted by David James

    Of course you’re already prepping for exams–in fact, you’ve been studying for t...

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  2. Does Your Motivation Need a Boost to Finish the Semester?

    Posted by David James

    If you’d answer ‘yes’ to that question, it’s not surprising. Any combinat...

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  3. Course Tutoring, Academic Coaching, & Success Strategies!

    Posted by David James

    The Academic Success Center is up and running virtually with all of our usual services: Content t...

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  4. De-Cram Your Exams!

    Posted by David James

    Join the ASC Staff for our virtual exam-preparation workshop, “De-Cram Your Exams!R...

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  5. It’s Not Too Late: ASC Course Tutoring and Peer Academic Coaching

    Posted by David James

    With this shortened semester coming to a faster close than usual, you may feel like whatever’s ...

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  6. Life After Midterm Grades

    Posted by David James

    Midterm grades are up (and in case you weren’t aware, you’ll find yours at your plus.hope acc...

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