Achieving the Promise Academy
Achieve Your Academic Goals
The Achieving the Promise Academy is MC’s academic coaching program, created to ensure every student has the assistance, opportunities, and tools needed to succeed in college. No matter where you are on your academic journey, our 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 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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Coaching for Course Success
Embedded academic coaching is offered in specific 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.Learn More about Embedded Academic 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.Learn More about Personal Academic Coaching
In these one-time virtual 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.Learn More about Drop-in Academic Coaching
What is academic coaching? How is working with an academic coach different from working with an academic advisor, tutor, or instructor? And how can coaches help you succeed here at MC and beyond?
Struggling and want to do better? Doing well and want to stay on track? Anyone can benefit from working with an Academic Coach.
Student Success Workshops and ATPA Events
Learning Community Hour (LCH) Workshops
All MC students are welcome to attend our student success workshops during a weekly Learning Community Hour. Learn and practice skills that will help you succeed in your academics and beyond with expert presenters, MC coaches, and nationally-recognized guest speakers. Stick around for the 30-minute mingle to connect with other MC students who understand what you're going through and are working—like you!—to develop the habits needed to succeed here at MC and in the future.
Noon–1 p.m. (plus optional 30-Minute Mingle from 1-1:30 p.m.)
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4:30–5:30 p.m. (plus optional 30-Minute Mingle from 5:30-6 p.m.)
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