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First Year Experience Coaching

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Faculty and peers serve as First Year Experience Coaches for first-year students.  Your coaches teach you skills needed to be a high performing scholar, and they will be right there with you in University Foundations (IS 1100) to guide you inside and outside of the classroom throughout your first year.

Your Academic Coach may…

  • Offer advice about academic expectations and student life
  • Invite you to A&M-Texarkana events and activities
  • Introduce you to campus activities, student organizations, and academic opportunities
  • Arrange social events throughout the year
  • Connect you with the appropriate resource(s) for your needs


Your Academic Coach will...

  • Help you as you transition to college
  • Help you identify your academic goals 
  • Provide you with first- hand knowledge and skills to reach your goals
  • Help you create a plan of action
  • Be whatever you need to succeed academically or socially


Student Testimonials:

"My FYE coach was supportive all throughout my first year at TAMUT. Supporting my ideas, celebrating my accomplishments, and mentoring me throughout!"


"My FYE Coach was always there if I needed their help with anything school related or personal. They did a lot to encourage me and to keep me motivated throughout the year."


"She was always available when needed and always encouraging. She gave first hand experience and great advice when it came down to it."


"My FYE coach always did grade check ups to make sure I was where I needed to be, they also constantly asked how I was feeling about school and made sure if I needed help that I would get it."


Your Success is Our Success!


  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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