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Northwest Missouri State University

Academic Success Coaching Program

Certain populations are required by University policy to enroll in the Strategies for Academic Success (one-credit hour) class and the Academic Success Coaching (one-credit hour) class during the next semester.  These populations include:

 First-time full-time freshmen on academic probation.

  1. Students returning from academic suspension.
  2. Students transferring to Northwest on academic probation
  3. Suspended students who have been reinstated by the Committee on Academic Petitions or Academic Appeals.

The Strategies for Academic Success class (course number 77-151) teaches students methods to perform successfully in class. Strategies include:

The Academic Success Coaching class (course number 77-150) includes a weekly class meeting and individualized appointments that provide students skills in the following:

 Student Testimonials:

 "Because of the program, my study habits have improved greatly. I am staying on top of my school work, and getting assignments done on time. I would recommend the academic success coaching program to any in-coming freshman. I feel that the program takes away some of the anxiety of going through college classes. If I was given the option to continue through this program into the future, I certainly would."

Jackson Reed

 "I think it’s such a privilege to get that one-on-one attention with an advisor who assists in making sure that you stay on track. To me, I don't look at it as extra help, but as another valuable source that students should really take advantage of."