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Holland Academic Success Center

Get help when you need it. We provide academic advising and coaching, peer tutors, and other tools to help you succeed in your education.



Coaching and Advising

Holland Academic Success Center coaches and advisors help you focus on academic and career goals. You'll receive one-on-one guidance in creating academic goals and outlining steps to reach them, as well as thinking about your future and what your path might include for graduation and beyond. We also offer mentoring for Susan T. Buffett scholarship recipients.

Advising Services

Academic coaching and advising

Peer Tutoring

Get your questions answered about a class, study for an exam, and discuss difficult concepts with an upperclass student at a Holland Help Desk. Help Desk services are available to all Wayne State College students at no additional expense. No appointments are necessary. Holland Help Desk staff are scheduled for fall and spring semesters only.

Help Desk Schedule

Help Desk

Writing Help Desk

Need a second pair of eyes to review your paper? Available both on campus and online, the Writing Help Desk helps you clarify concepts, improve critical thinking, develop paragraphs and transitions, work on organization, increase vocabulary, incorporate and correctly document secondary sources, and write logical, grammatically correct, clear sentences.

Writing Help Services

Testing Services

We offer help in preparing for the CORE Academic Skills for Educators Test. We also administer College Level Examination Program (CLEP) testing, which allows you to earn college credit without enrolling in college courses.


Holland Academic Succcess Center
Conn Library, Room 232

Dr. Ron Loggins, Interim Director

Mary Carstens, Learning Skills Specialist

Shawn Smith, Office Assistant

Become a Peer Tutor

If you want to help your peers in learning material for a class, apply to become a peer tutor. Compensation is $10 per hour. Requirements include:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • 60 credit hours completed
  • Minimum commitment of two semesters
  • Recommendations from department chair/faculty
  • Good communication skills

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Susan T. Buffett Scholars

We work with recipients of the Susan T. Buffett Scholarship to help them stay eligible.

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