Academic Coaching to Thrive & Succeed (ACTS) provides peer-to-peer tutoring, academic support and resources to students in the Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement to help them achieve academic success and thrive at UW–Madison. ACTS Indigenous Student Services also provides a wide array of programming, resources, and support for scholars of Indigenous identity.

Supportive Environment

Tutoring is more than a survival tool. It can help strengthen subject comprehension, boost confidence and build important learning skills. Our coaches provide students with personalized attention that leads to academic success.

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Grow and Learn as a Coach

Academic coaches strengthen their subject expertise while supporting their peers through paid tutoring assignments. Coaches work with students in one-on-one, small group and large group settings while gaining valuable teaching experience.

"There is no secret to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."

Colin Powell