The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) offers educational support services for Occidental students of all abilities who want to develop and sharpen their academic skills.
Faculty writing specialists help students improve their capabilities as writers in various contexts, from course assignments to graduate school and fellowship applications. The faculty mathematics specialist provides individual assistance and consultation for students at all levels of mathematics, and quantitative or mathematics-related aspects of other courses.
Student writing advisors, trained by the Center faculty, are available to assist their peers in conceiving, drafting, and revising papers. Student peer advisors in a range of subject areas are available to clarify concepts and work on skills for various courses, and to suggest useful study techniques.
Academic Commons, Ground Floor
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