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Student Success Services

Welcome to Student Success Services. We connect students to resources they need to be academically successful at WGTC. Email wgtcsuccess@westgatech.edu for more information about any of our support services.

Ways to Contact Student Success

Email: wgtcsuccess@westgatech.edu
Phone: 706-756-4678

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Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday:

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 12:00 Noon


Student Success Resources

Tutoring Services


Skills Tutor
    Skills Tutor is a web-based tutoring program that refreshes or improves core academic skills in Reading, Writing, Language, and Math. Accessible from anywhere and at any time internet access is available, Skills Tutor can be used by the student with minimal guidance. The student’s progress is monitored by an easy-to-use management system.
    All currently enrolled students can easily access this tutoring program. You can log in any computer with an internet connection. No software to install. Click here to go directly to the link http://www.myskillstutor.com/login.jsp.
    Your username and password that you will use to log in http://www.myskillstutor.com/login.jsp. will be the same as your WGTC email user and password. Your email address may be found on bannerweb under personal information. Your password is in mmddyy format. i.e. 110188 for November 1, 1988. The third box on the log in page is the site box. You need to enter west05.
Smarthinking
    SmarthinkingPDF is an online tutoring service that offers a variety of services in core academic areas. Examples of services include interacting with a live tutor, submitting your writing to the Online Writing Lab for feedback within 48 hours, and submitting a question to a tutor for feedback within 24 hours. All students at WGTC have access to this system and can access Smarthinking tutoring services for free at services.smarthinking.com. To log in students need to enter their Username: WGTC email address and the password: wgtc. Students will need to change their password upon logging in the first time.

Mentor Connections

The WGTC Mentor Connection is built on the philosophy that the personal connection between a mentor and student will support student self-advocacy leading a determined student to graduate from West Georgia Technical College. The positive connections that students make at the College foster the creation of a safe and comfortable learning environment.

Compass Boot Camp

WGTC offers Compass Boot Camps during the course of each term. These sessions allow prospective students to brush up on their English, Reading, Math, and Algebra skills and practice in their areas of weakness prior to taking their Compass Entrance exam or prior to retaking the exam before they begin classes with WGTC. Sessions last up to three hours and prospective students may attend at any location.

Staff:


Kim Crockett

Department:
     • Academic and Student Support Services
Position:
     • Student Success Coordinator

Office Location: LaGrange West Campus - Office 407B
Office Phone: 706-756-4678
E-mail:kim.crockett@westgatech.edu
Kim Crockett

Dr. Lauren Lunk

Department:
     • Academic and Student Support Services
Position:
     • Director

Office Location: Murphy Campus - Office 2158A
Office Phone: 770-824-5242
E-mail:lauren.lunk@westgatech.edu

Lauren Lunk

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