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Achieving the Promise Academy

Achieve Your Academic Goals

No matter where you are on your academic journey, the Achieving the Promise Academy (ATPA) supports your success here at MC. In and out of the classroom, ATPA's Academic Coaches can help you build on your strengths and target areas for improvement so you can excel academically and achieve your full potential.

Participating in academic coaching has been shown to help students achieve their academic goals, build their confidence, pass their classes, improve their grades, save money, and stay on track to graduate or transfer on time⁠—and it's free and open to any student registered for courses at MC.

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Course Coaching

Coaching for Course Success

Embedded academic coaching is offered in specific sections of courses that have been historically challenging for students to pass. When you register for a course with ATPA support, you'll have a specialized embedded coach that can help you with that course's assignments, exams, and more.

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Invididual Coaching

Coaching for College Success

Personal academic coaches can help you create a personalized academic success plan and will meet with you weekly to help you succeed. They’ll be your coach until you graduate or transfer and can help you stay motivated to achieve your long-term goals.

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Drop in Coaching

Drop in Coaching

Drop-in academic coaching is available through our Zoom Hotline or by appointment. In these one-time coaching sessions, an Academic Coach can help you think about changes you want to make and explore specific academic success strategies, like time management, goal setting, study skills, and more.

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Academic Coaching Explained

What is academic coaching? How is it different from advising, tutoring, or teaching? And how can it help you succeed here at MC and beyond?

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Benefits of Academic Coaching

Struggling and want to do better? Doing well and want to stay on track? Anyone can benefit from working with an Academic Coach.

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Student Success Workshops and ATPA Events

ATPA Events
Learning Community Hour (LCH) Workshops
LCH Workshops

All MC students are welcome to attend these student success workshops to learn academic and career skills from expert presenters, connect with other students, and develop the habits needed to succeed here at MC and beyond.

  • Tuesdays & Wednesdays
    Noon–1 p.m.
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  • Wednesdays ONLY (Prerecorded from earlier with facilitated discussions)
    4:30–5:30 p.m.
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Fall 2021 Workshop Schedule
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What People are Saying
No athlete or musician is embarrassed or reluctant to have a coach; on the contrary, they consider it mandatory. The same should be true of academics. No student should be hesitant to accept from an expert ATPA Academic Coach the encouragement and coaching to propel them toward academic success. It can give you the winning edge. 
Richard Scott, ATPA Program Coordinator
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