This article reviews the history, rationale, development, and different program structures of Law School Academic Support Programs. It briefly summarizes learning theory and explains how ASP can implement those theories to teach academic skills. Lastly, it suggests that notwithstanding the significance of helping students develop solid academic skills, probably the most important work that ASP professionals do is to provide the non-academic support by making the human connection to students and believing in them.
From Dreams to Reality: The Emerging Role of Law School Academic Support, 31 U.S.F. L. REV. 839