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Peer Academic Skills Consultants

Peer Academic Skills Consultants are student leaders who assist students in a one-on-one setting with academic skill building. Consultants will:

  • lead students through the college learning process by helping them develop effective learning strategies;

  • identify barriers to learning and support students by providing them with individualized approaches; and

  • assist students with a variety of topics, including time management, setting goals, note-taking, active reading and study strategies, effective use of office hours and campus resources, etc.

Students interested in applying to be a Consultant must:

  • Be a Sophomore or Junior who has been at Columbia for at least 2 semesters
  • Be available for weekly meetings/trainings throughout Spring 2019 - Spring 2020
  • Be able to dedicate 6-8 hours a week to this position
  • Be willing to learn and apply new academic skills and strategies
  • Have the desire to help other students identify and overcome obstacles impeding academic success
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and exhibit empathy
  • Be professional, punctual and respectful

Consultants will have the opportunity to:

  • Build relationships with their peers
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Provide their peers with valuable skills and guidance
  • Help students navigate the transition into college life
  • Educate students about Columbia resources and student support services
  • Improve your own academic performance

If interested, please apply below. A personal interview is required.

If you have any questions, please email csatutoring@columbia.edu

 

James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising

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403 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: (212) 854-6378

Fax: (212) 854-2458

Office Hours
Monday–Friday
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Walk-in Hours (Sept-May)
Monday–Thursday
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.