What is Peer Academic Coaching?
Peer Academic Coaching (PAC) is designed to connect students with peers in a one-on-one mentoring approach that supports academic success. This academic mentoring relationship is designed to help the student become proficient in their use of specific study skills while also building confidence in their own abilities.
Why be a Peer Academic Coach?
“Being a part of the PAC program is a rewarding experience that allows you to invest in your peers and build community at Northwestern.” PAC Coach (Fall 2016)
- Gain valuable mentoring experience
- Grow as a servant leader
- Be a part of helping another student succeed academically
Why meet with a Peer Academic Coach?
- Develop good academic habits that allow you to succeed
- Receive helpful tools and resources you can use to meet your goals
- Receive academic accountability and encouragement throughout the semester
Qualifications to become a PAC coach:
- Sophomore, Junior, or Senior
- Cumulative 2.75 GPA or above
- 1 Faculty/Staff recommendation
- At least 8 hours of availability over the course of the semester
Interested in being a Peer Academic Coach? Interested in being connected with a Peer Academic Coach?
Contact the Passport to Success Program manager, Jonathan Flaa (N4230, or firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details!