The L/AC has academic coaching and tutoring services available to all Pratt students at both the Brooklyn and Manhattan campuses. Students can choose from in-person or virtual appointments.
To find out more or to schedule an appointment, please contact us at 718.802.3123 or LAC@pratt.edu.
Need help figuring out how to fit in all your academic work, studio work, your job, and your social life? Want to know the best way to memorize facts for your Art History test? Trying to figure out how to get through all the articles you have to read? Wondering where to get started on your studio project? The L/AC can help!
Academic coaching is a holistic approach to academic support to ensure students develop the skills they need to succeed in college—and beyond! You will work one-on-one with an academic coach to create a plan to help you work efficiently and effectively. Academic coaches can help you with the following (and more!):
- Time management
- Study skills
- Reading skills
- Planning out projects
The L/AC has peer and professional tutors who can give you guidance in your academic, studio, and technical work. Their eclectic backgrounds ensure that L/AC tutors can support you in a variety of classes. Also, since many L/AC tutors are Pratt professors, graduates, and upper-class students, they are familiar with the demands and expectations of Pratt assignments. Come into the L/AC and we will find someone who is the best match for you!
The L/AC has helpful software available to all Pratt students, including Kurzweil. Kurzweil is a text-to-speech software that has amazing reading and writing tools to make your academic work easier, including:
- Tools for reading text out loud to you;
- Highlighting and annotating tools for digital reading;
- Templates to guide brainstorming and paper outlining.
This tool is FREE for Pratt students! If you are interested in learning more about Kurzweil, or if you would like to get set up with your own Kurzweil account, please contact us at 718.802.3123 or LAC@pratt.edu.