Several “tutorial” periods are set aside in the academic schedule each week when teachers are available to provide extra help for students in both small group and individual sessions. Establishing the habit of using tutorial effectively is an important step in a student’s development and part of the larger progression toward responsibility and self-advocacy in a student’s academic work. While tutorial is one manifestation of Marin Academy’s emphasis on strong lines of communication between students and teachers, students are always encouraged and welcomed to set up individual appointments with teachers as needed.