The Office of Academic Advancement is an academic resource within the School of Medicine whose goal is to assist students in their pursuit of excellence within the medical school curriculum. The Office employs two academic success consultants who provide one to one academic consulting, and arrange tutoring, course preview sessions, examination review sessions, and skills training sessions in the areas of study skills, test-taking skills, time management, and related academic and personal enrichment areas. Faculty, administrative personnel, and students are enlisted to support students as they progress through the curriculum. The office also oversees the vital signs mentoring program.