Peer Academic Consultant Appointments~HCC 429

Peer Academic Consultants (PACs) are student leaders, within Academic Services, who are passionate about helping peers develop the academic skills necessary to become successful students.


How can we help and be utilized by you?

PACs can discuss a variety of academic success topics, such as:

  • Understanding Your Syllabus
  • Note-Taking & Textbook Reading StrategiesImage result for schedule appt button
  • Communicating with Faculty
  • Study Strategies & Techniques
  • Time Management
  • Setting Goals

Can you relate to any of these situations?                                                                       Scheduling Instructions: Click Here

  • Not aware of major due dates
  • Notes are not helpful when you use them to study
  • Feel overwhelmed with balancing all your classes
  • Breaking assignments into smaller chunks
  • Papers spilling out of backpack and notebooks
  • Difficulty with the transition from high school or community college
  • Not getting the grades you want after spending a lot of time studying


Meet our Peer Academic Consultants



“Hi! I’m Ally Fletcher. I’m a Junior biomedical sciences major and Neuroscience Minor! I’m on the volleyball team here at UMW. I also love the outdoors and traveling!”



Hi, my name is Riley Smith. I am currently a senior Business Administration major and a member of the tennis team. In my free time, I read, hike, and visit my nieces and nephews!  I enjoy working as a PAC because it is a unique opportunity to help and make connections with other students.




Hello everyone! My name is Franklina Strans, and I am majoring in psychology. I am a sophomore here at Mary Wash, and I love getting to know different people around campus. I look forward to being your academic consultant. See you soon!