Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I become a Pathways for Success student?
1. Student completes program application;
2. Program will verify student eligibility;
3. Eligible students will be interviewed by program staff;
4. Accepted students will meet with their Pathways For Success advisor to develop
their Student Success Plans.
5. Additional eligible students may be placed on a wait list for program admission.
Please note that program enrollment is limited to 140 students, so decisions are based,
in part, on space availability.
- What services does the program provide?
Pathways for Success provides a supportive environment on campus for students who
are first generation, income-eligible, or who have disabilities. The program offers
the following academic services to assist Pathways For Success students in achieving
their academic goals:
- Tutoring in math, science, and writing/English (and other subjects as needed)
- One-on-one academic advising
- Career counseling
- Transfer advising
- Financial aid and scholarship advising
- Peer mentoring
- Support groups
- Workshops on topics such as financial literacy and study skills
- College visits to 4-year institution
- How do I contact the Pathways For Success program?
The Pathways For Success Program is located in Room 57 of the Humanities Building
on the Cumberland Campus. Interested students should contact the Pathways For Success
office at (301)784-5630 for more information on the program.
- Program Funding?
The Pathways for Success Program at ACM is a TRIO Student Support Services project
sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. The TRIO Student Support Services initiative
began in 1968 and has provided funding to institutions of higher education throughout
the United States in support of academic services for students from under-represented
and disadvantaged backgrounds. The Pathways for Success Program has been in existence
at ACM since academic year 2010-2011.