Academic Skills Coaching
Do you hear this from your students?
“I feel like I never have enough time.”
“I study and study, but it doesn’t show on my exams.”
“I’m just not feeling motivated to do my work.”
The Academic Skills Coaching Program provides support to help students learn effectively. We offer 1:1 coaching sessions, workshops, tools and tips on including procrastination, test preparation, time management, reading strategies, and more.
Who We Are
Tim Randazzo , Director of Graduate Teaching and Student Learning Programs
Jae Chung, Associate Director of Student Learning Programs
Nicholas Santascoy, Academic Skills Coach
Rhean Sun, Academic Skills Coach
Who We Support
When you have students who appear to be struggling to handle the pace and complexity of learning at Stanford, we can help them develop tools to study more effectively and efficiently. Our academic skills coaches are available to both undergraduate and graduate students and provide a safe environment for them to cultivate sophisticated learning skills.
We also hire undergraduate and graduate students to work as academic skills ambassadors. Ambassadors engage communities across campus (residential, thematic, ethnic, disciplinary, etc.) and present academic skills workshop.
How You Can Help
- Interested in having an academic skills coach visit your class to briefly introduce themselves and our program? Would you like us to offer a workshop for your students or prepare a customized handout for effective learning in your course? Contact Tim Randazzo, Director of Graduate Teaching and Student Learning Programs.
- Add an announcement to Canvas, like this sample:
Free Academic Skills Coaching
Stanford provides free one-on-one academic skills coaching to help you learn how to plan and manage your time, read more effectively, prepare for exams, and manage procrastination. To schedule an appointment with a coach visit academicskills.stanford.edu
- Add an insert in your Syllabus, like this:
Academic Skills Resources
The Center for Teaching and Learning offers academic skills coaching to help you learn how to plan and manage your time, read more effectively, prepare for exams, and manage procrastination. To schedule an appointment with a coach visit academicskills.stanford.edu
Where Students Can Learn More
Students can schedule a session online and get started immediately.
They can visit Academic Skill page to find out more about our workshops and other resources.
Contact us at any time.
Associate Director of Student Learning Programs