The Achievement Plus tutorial program offers individualized and small groups to fit the students' need. The staff is comprised of trained peer tutors who provide our students with content-centered assistance to supplement classroom instruction, as well as faculty learning specialists. Participants in the Achievement Plus Program have first-choice preference for an individual tutor, when available.
The Achievement Plus Learning Specialist is available on a one-to-one basis to enhance study skills and strengthen reading and writing abilities. Students may also attend the small group Learning Strategy workshops facilitated by the learning specialist.
The Achievement Plus Math Specialist offers students both individual meetings during office hours and one-hour math labs two-three times a week for Core 098, 120, Math 101, 102, 110, 123, 125 & 126.
There are specialized small groups for MSB 110, 120, Biology 113, 210, and Chemistry 113, 114 during the academic year.
There is no fee for tutoring. Students may sign up for tutoring online or visit the Academic Skills Center, located in Mulligan 94.
Counseling is a fundamental ingredient of the Achievement Plus Program with individual and group sessions to help students realize education, career and personal goals. APP staff partner with the college's counseling center, career planning and financial aid departments to provide the following services:
- Orienting students to King's and the Achievement Plus Program
- Assisting student in career planning and decision-making
- Offering a one-credit career planning course
- Offering workshops on academic and personal development issues
- Personal counseling
- Financial aid counseling
Faculty/Staff Mentor Program
Specially selected first-year students will be paired with a King’s faculty or staff member who are first-generation college graduates.