Marlboro College

Academics Academic Support Services

Jeremy Holch
Director of Academic Support Services
jholch@marlboro.edu
802-258-9260 (x260 on campus)
Office: Learning Center, Rice-Aron Library, Ground Floor

Jeremy Holch, Director of Academic Support Services, is a full-time member of Marlboro College's academic staff. In addition to providing the individualized tutorial and coaching support requested by students, he also supervises the peer tutors staffing the Writer's Block, Marlboro's student-staffed writing center.

Services

Academic Tutoring/Coaching

Marlboro’s Academic Support Services office offers all students the opportunity to develop the skills they need to succeed in Marlboro’s rigorous academic program. Any student wishing to improve his or her skills is encouraged to contact the office, especially students with previously diagnosed learning disabilities.

Academic services available through this office include individualized instruction in the following areas:

Academic Skills and Strategies Workshops are offered each semester and cover time management, reading strategies, and notetaking. A schedule of workshops is posted in various locations around campus; upcoming workshops are announced by way of the Town Criers.

If you think you may have an undiagnosed learning disability and/or ADHD, informal screenings for learning disabilities/ADHD are available from Jeremy, who will provide and discuss appropriate testing/evaluation options as necessary.

There is, at this time, no fee for these services when used within the limits of available resources.

The Writer's Block 

The Writer's Block is an important part of Academic Support Services is the Writer's Block, a writing tutorial center staffed by Marlboro students who have been trained by Marlboro’s writing faculty and are supervised by Jeremy. See the Writer's Block page for more information and this semester's schedule of available tutoring times.

Academic Peer Coaching

Academic Peer Coaches are students trained to assist other Marlboro students with academic support concerns, including time management, active reading, note taking, and general course load management. See the Academic Peer Coaching page for more information and current coaching times.

Student Tutors in Various Academic Areas

Click the link above for a list of student tutors in Spanish, Physics, Chemistry, Math, and Computer Science.

Learning Resources

Learning Resources: links to Academic Support websites hosted by a variety of colleges, universities, institutions, etc. These sites contain information on various learning, study skill, writing process, and time management strategies as well as discipline-specific material and other topics related to learning and academic success.

Time Management Forms: Below are links to printable blank forms (pdf format) to help you plan and organize your time and work (these can also be accessed from the Learning Resources Links page).

  1. Information & Overview
  2. Courses
  3. Academic Calendar
  4. Faculty
  5. Coursebook & Plan Guide
  6. Academic Support
    1. Overview
    2. The Writer's Block
    3. Academic Peer Coaching
    4. Student Tutors
    5. Learning Resources
  7. Advising
  8. Clear Writing Program
  9. Plan of Concentration
  10. International Opportunities
  11. Student Exchange Opportunities
  12. Languages
  13. Movies from Marlboro
  14. Dual Degrees
  15. Library
  16. Grants
  17. Graduate School