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    Academic Success Coach

    What is an Academic Success Coach?

    An Academic Success Coach will work with students individually or in a group setting to assist them in improving skills they need for their academic setting. Through their individual or group meetings, the Academic Success Coach, students are able to individualize their learning styles in order to be successful in the classroom.

    The Academic Success Coach at Lackawanna is here to enhance student success in the classroom.

    Why Should I Meet with a Coach?

    The Academic Success Coach is here to talk about the student’s academic experiences at Lackawanna. Whether there is difficulty with organization or a student needs a more individualized approach to studying, the Coach is here to assist in improving those skills. A student is encouraged to make an appointment with the Academic Success Coach for issues such as:

    • Making a smooth transition from high school to college
    • Study Skills
    • Note – Taking Strategies
    • Test Taking Tips
    • Managing time effectively
    • Learning Strategies
    • Academic Planning
    • Goal Setting
    • Academic Organization
    • Utilize College Resources
    • Study Environment Tips
    • Reading Academic Texts
    • Financial Awareness

    How Many Times Should I Meet with my Coach?

    The Academic Success Coach meetings are dependent on the individual needs of the student.

    Where Can I Find the Academic Success Coach?

    The Academic Success Coach is located in the SSC, Room 105G in Angeli Hall. Their office hours are Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. during the academic year and 8 a.m. – 4  p.m. during the summer and breaks. The Academic Success Workshops are held every Tuesday from 12:15–1 p.m. You can contact our Academic Success Coach by emailing academiccoach@lackawanna.edu.

    Schedule an Appointment

    To schedule an appointment, click on the scheduling button, sign up for an account, and select Academic Success Coach in the drop-down box. Then sign your name in a blank white space next to the time that works best for you. You can also sign up for workshops, but feel free to just drop in.

    For more information, visit the Academic Success Coach page on the portal.