Support Services

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The Office of Student Affairs alongside the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs monitors and coordinates academic interventions/activities for at-risk students. They are additionally responsible for preparing students for the APMLE Step 1 Exam. Students are assisted with high-yield resources, study skills strategies, test-taking skills, scheduling, time management, and overall readiness for the Step 1 Exam. 

Support services provided by the office include:  

  • Faculty Mentoring and Advising
  • Study skills and test-taking strategies 
  • Peer tutoring and supplemental instruction (Yr. 3)
  • Learning style and cognitive assessments 
  • Faculty help sessions on course modules 
  • Time management 
  • Stress management 
  • Early intervention and remediation 
  • APMLE Step 1 Exam Preparations (Yr. 3) 
  • Referral services to other UTRGV services 
  • Career Mentoring (Yr. 3) 

All Podiatric medical students are encouraged to discuss academic concerns with their Module/Clerkship director first.