The U of A offers several opportunities for you to get the academic support you need, with flexibility tailored to your preferences. From one-on-one writing support to online tutoring, you can find the option best suited for you to succeed in your coursework.

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Tutoring is offered in more than 100 university courses to help students understand the key foundational concepts to succeed in their area of study.

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Peer Academic Coaching

Peer academic coaches help students develop their skills and strategies for learning efficiently and effectively in areas such as preparing for exams, implementing learning styles, managing test anxiety and helping outline and create notes.

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Writing Studio

The Writing Studio provides one-on-one tutoring assistance to all students on written materials such as course papers, scholarship essays, personal statements and other application documents.

Writing Workshops

Writing Resources

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Chat with an Online Tutor

Online tutors offer students the opportunity to get the help they need with their coursework without having to leave their desk.

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Work at the SSC

Interested in helping your fellow students? Apply to be a Peer Academic Coach, Tutor or Writing Studio Consultant!

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