GST 101: Strategies for Academic Success

Designed specifically for first-year Emerging Scholars and taught by ESP academic counselors, the Strategies for Academic Success course offers an exciting exploration of resources on campus. This course helps students discover their strengths to make a successful transition into college life.

Each class is taught by a member of the ESP staff in the first term of a student’s first year. Classes are held once per week for 50 minutes giving students consistent support without overloading their schedules.

Learn about Berea College’s campus resources from key faculty and staff guest speakers.

Erin Hay, '11, in her dorm room in Pearsons Residence Hall.  Hay is a contributing writer to the Berea College Magazine and was a student worker with Appalachian Heritage publication.Taken 20080502.

Discover and plan your success goals for your college career and beyond.

Richard Cahill during one of his classes.  Cahill is an Associate Professor of History and the director of the Center for International Education. Elizabeth Sharp, '14, Andrew Cooper, '14, Robnesha Felton, '12, Mary Ryks, '14, Dr. Cahill, and Kendel Arthur, '12.  Featured in the Fall 2010 Magazine, taken 20100914.

Explore your learning styles and strengths.


The Class of 2013 celebrates Berea's one hundred and forty-first commencement. Photo taken May 5, 2013.