Rising Scholars

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Rising Scholars is a selective mentoring program for first-year students, housed within the Academic Coaching program in the Student Success Center.

Benefits
  • Be matched with an experienced student mentor
  • Receive ongoing support all semester through individual and group meetings
  • Learn study strategies essential for academic survival at UAH
  • Improve your school-work-life balance
  • Connect with students with similar majors or interests, in a small group setting

When you complete the program, you will be empowered to:

  • Set attainable academic and personal goals
  • Adapt your study strategies to your learning style
  • Develop a study schedule and maintain a positive routine
  • Prepare for tests and reduce test anxiety
  • Communicate effectively with your peers and professors
How It Works
  • Space is limited, and applications are due by August 12.
  • Email Kelly.Cothran@uah.edu if you are interested in being paired with a mentor.
  • If you are accepted into the program, we will contact you with a time to meet your mentor and all the new Rising Scholars the first week of class.
  • Create a customized plan together with your mentor for the semester.
  • Meet one-on-one with your mentor and attend Rising Scholars events a minimum of seven times to start strong and benefit from ongoing support for a successful semester.