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How is MTAC different from tutoring or recitation?

The goal of MTAC is to complement, not replace, recitation sections and tutoring. Tutoring and recitation sections help students achieve mastery of course content, while MTAC emphasizes problem solving skills. Participating in MTAC is not a substitute for active recitation participation.

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Who are the MTAC coaches?

MTAC coaches are current students who have already mastered the Contemporary Biology sequence, and who receive specialized and ongoing training in academic coaching strategies and methods.

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For whom is MTAC intended?

MTAC is intended to help students at all levels achieve mastery. The program is open to students at Columbia College, School of General Studies, and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science who are currently enrolled in BIOL C2005-2006/F2401-2402.

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Mastery Through Academic Coaching (MTAC)

Program Description

Mastery Through Academic Coaching (MTAC) is a co-curricular initiative designed to help Columbia undergraduates approach challenging intellectual problems in science and

Summer Bridge Program

Prior to their fall semester, entering first-year Opportunity Program participants attend a mandatory five-week summer residential program.

Welcome Class of 2018

New Student Orientation Program (NSOP) Materials:

RSVP for Orientation and Dinner

Please indicate the number of guests you plan to bring to the Academic Success Programs Orientation and Welcome Dinner on Monday, July 7, 2014.

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