Student Success Center

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About the Student Success Center

The Student Success Center offers current Johns Hopkins Carey Business School students free assistance with core classes through appointments with our academic consultants. All Carey students are allowed to make up to 10 appointments with academic consultants during their time at Carey.  The Student Success Center’s goals are to help students develop their own reading, writing, analytical, and quantitative abilities to become skilled critical thinkers of their own work in both academic and professional settings.

To learn more about our policies and what to expect during an appointment, including what to bring, please view our policies and procedure information.

Contact information

Your academic consultant will send you the zoom information for your appointment an hour before it begins.

Appointment Information:

  • Writing appointments are scheduled in 30-minute increments and are available for Business Communication and Business Leadership and Human Values.
  • Quantitative assistance is available in hour long increments for Statistics, Accounting, Finance, Economics, and Business Analytics. Check TracCloud for a schedule and classes offered
  • Please arrive on time with the necessary materials.
  • For quantitative appointments, students are encouraged to email subject materials to the tutor before the appointment.
  • For writing appointments, students must bring two hard copies of the written assignment as well as any necessary assignment information and rubric. Students should not email writing assignments to tutors before the appointment.
  • You must register beforehand for all appointments. Drop-in appointments are not available.

What SSC Academic Consultants Do:

  • Academic consultants provide group tutoring to students who experience difficulty understanding course concepts.
  • SSC certified academic consultants will assist with writing skills, and quantitative subjects.
  • Writing academic consultants guide students during any stage of the writing process.
  • Quantitative academic consultants work with students on math concepts and problem-solving skills in a variety of courses and programming tools, such as Excel.
  • The SSC employs current students and professional academic consultants with expertise in the subjects and skills needed to help students in a variety of areas.
  • SSC academic consultants are sensitive to the many different student needs and do their best to explain concepts, make recommendations, and show students how to apply those concepts in their work.

What SSC Academic Consultants Don't Do:

  • Although academic consultants can help students identify and correct certain patterns of error, academic consultants do not edit, proofread, or complete homework assignments and take-home exams.
  • Student Success Center academic consultants do not write, re-write or edit papers for students.
  • Academic consultants do not offer comprehensive instruction in the rudiments of English or in quantitative courses.
  • Academic consultants differ from teaching assistants, as they do not lecture, nor are they expected to provide course overviews.
  • Academic consultants are not expected to be familiar with the exact course material of specific professors but rather familiar with general concepts to help guide students.
  • SSC academic consultants do not work with students on non-course materials, nor do they meet with non-Carey students.

To learn more about Student Success Center policies and what to expect during an appointment, including what to bring, please view our policies and procedure information.