Black Student Achievement provided the following services:
Black Student Achievement provides services that promote the academic success, retention and degree attainment of African and African American students at Georgia State University.
Black Student Achievement can advocate for students individually to resolve an issue or help them to develop the skills needed to advocate for themselves. Black Student Achievement can work with groups to help them develop an advocacy approach. From societal issues of social justice to campus involvement and inclusion, Black Student Achievement is committed to supporting the student voice.
Black Student Achievement provides a computer lab designated for students to prepare resumes, research papers and homework assignments and search for information on the internet. The computer lab is available Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Windows computers are equipped with Microsoft Word, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. It is a designated area for students who want to study in a quiet environment or surf the web.
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Workshops
For students preparing for graduate school, Black Student Achievement offers a three week preparation workshop for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), which explores all three areas of the test (verbal, quantitative and analytical writing). A well trained workshop facilitator will get each participant ready to tackle this all important examination to achieve the score needed for their graduate program.
Law School Admission Test (LSAT) Workshops
Georgia State University’s LSAT course is a free six-week program created by Black Student Achievement that offers a four-week comprehensive review of the test’s structure and the three sections of the test: reading comprehension, logical reasoning and analytical reasoning. In the final two weeks of the course, students will be offered the opportunity to take a proctored LSAT exam, which will be administered in the same manner as the real LSAT.
Black Student Achievement focuses on establishing and nurturing friendships with the Georgia State University community and developing links with the Atlanta community at large.
Black Student Achievement offers a number of rooms that students, faculty and staff can request to reserve for meetings and events. The office provides a safe space for all and is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. to the Georgia State University community.
Tutoring, homework assistance and study skills are available, free of charge, to all students interested in improving their grades and academic performance. The tutors are graduate students who are selected on the basis of their educational training and ability to instruct in various subjects. Black Student Achievement strongly encourages students to take advantage of the tutorial services well before difficulties arise during the course of study. Black Student Achievement has a tutoring lab that is used for tutoring sessions and is equipped with a SmartScreen. For students are interested in signing up for tutoring, please refer to tutorial services and complete the form. Black Student Achievement will contact students as soon as possible.