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Center for Academic Success

What can the Center for Academic Success do for YOU?

The Center for Academic Success (CAS) is an excellent resource for a wide range of academic support services. Centers are located at all Berkeley campuses throughout New York ad New Jersey, including online. Trained staff, including both peer and professional tutors, are available days, evenings, and weekends to support you in all academic courses and with general study skills.

On-site and Virtual Tutoring

Participate in group or one-on-one tutoring in any subject (including accounting, math, computer literacy, and writing). You can also sharpen your presentation skills and boost your confidence with the Speakeasy program.

Unable to make it to an on-site tutoring session? No problem! Tutoring is also accessible virtually in an online platform where you will be able to interact with a tutor from any computer with a camera and microphone.

Don’t Want to Study Alone? Join a Study Group!

You can join one of the CAS’ on-site or virtual study groups for the courses you are taking. Study groups are facilitated by a trained tutor who has taken the course, has received a B+ or better, and has been recommended by the faculty member. Study groups provide an opportunity to improve your understanding of course material but also to engage with peers who are taking the same course as you.

Online Resources

The Center’s page provides you with a range of online resources for math, accounting, computer literacy, writing, and study skills. The page is home to videos, links to credible websites, interactive workshops, and LibGuides.

WriteAid

Looking for feedback on your essay or paper? Submit your paper electronically to the WriteAid Inbox and receive feedback (via email) on your writing assignment in a timely manner. WriteAid helps you improve your drafts and grow your skills for the future by providing you with feedback on the development and structure of your paper as well as comment on syntax and mechanics.  

Learning Strategies – Schedule Individual Study Plan Sessions

CAS professional staff can coach you through creating a personalized study plan for more effective learning, whether you are taking on-site or online courses. Not only will we assist you in creating your individualized study plan but we will also meet with you on a consistent basis to support you in its implementation.

Individual study plan sessions often include learning strategies and techniques to help you with:

  • Managing your time
  • Organizing your academic materials
  • Taking notes during class
  • Studying for quizzes, tests, and exams

Faculty & CAS Partnerships

Faculty and the CAS staff come together to customize collaborations and interventions specifically with you in mind! Our partnership efforts span across all our learning environments. Interactive presentations and activities are held in our Centers or in your classes. Tutors are also embedded in your courses and assist you by answering your questions and guiding you through class activities. 

Want to know more? Contact us!

NY and NJ
Dr. Gerald Iacullo – Dean, Center for Academic Success
Natalie Aleman – Associate Dean, Center for Academic Success

NYC Midtown
Dr. Patianne Stabile – Director
Tangula Chambers – Writing Coach
Raquel McLawrence– Quantitative Skills Coach

Brooklyn
Pamela Smith – Director

White Plains
Natalie Aleman – Associate Dean, Center for Academic Success

Newark
Romel Roachford – Director
Kelly Lanigan – Writing Coach

Paramus
Dr. Gerard Robertson – Director

Woodbridge
Shefali Patel – Director
Tiffany Alderson - Learning Specialist

Woodland Park
Andrew Selig – Director
Rebecca Ruballos - Learning Specialist

Online
Rose Arszulowicz – Director
Sharon Jarvis – Learning Coordinator

For more information, please visit the Center for Academic Success either on-site or online.