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Frequently Asked Questions


What is KAP?

KAP stands for the Keystone Academic Program, which provides mentoring to help students make the transition to college life and college-level academic requirements.

How do I join the program?

Joining KAP is easy. Just complete the online form.

How can KAP help me?

The program is designed to meet a student’s individual needs. We help you with time management, decision-making, communicating with professors, and other issues that will help you become more independent as a student.

What will I do in the program?

Students who participate in KAP

  • attend regular meetings with a professional mentor;
  • participate in tutoring sessions in subjects relevant to your coursework;
  • develop a time management strategy to keep track of classes, appointments, practices, rehearsals and any other commitments; 
  • organize materials related to your coursework; and
  • reflect on learning experiences as assigned.

How much time do I need to devote to the program?

You determine the frequency of visits. While some students prefer to meet on a weekly basis, others prefer to meet every few weeks or only a few times.

Is there any additional cost for being in KAP?

There is no additional cost for being in this program.

In what subject(s) is tutoring offered?

Through KAP, tutoring is offered in math, writing, study skills, college-level reading skills and foreign languages. In addition, individual departments offer tutoring, to which the Center for Academic Achievement will direct you.

What are the hours that tutoring is offered?

Tutoring hours vary. Most tutoring is offered during the afternoon and evening hours from Sunday through Thursday.

What are the tutors' qualifications?

Tutoring is offered by both professionals and students who are recommended by professors and trained for their positions.

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