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Pocket Academy Help Thread

07-01-2011, 02:38 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Sydney,nsw,australia
Posts: 114
Pocket Academy Help Thread

Yet again, kairosoft has ruined my life. I am in love with Pocket Academy.... But i found it extremely difficult to go anywhere as i kept on losing money!
I either thought that i was horrible at that game or well, its just hard. So this why I started a thread for Pocket academy help. I havent played long enough to give you a full guide but.... Na i got no tips, but i bet someone in TA does. So if you have any tips or a guide post it here!

Now just need to make some space... What should I delete? Gangstar: MV or SFIV?[/QUOTE]
07-01-2011, 04:02 AM
#2
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 384
Man i keep gettin my ass handed to me but i think you have to only have the number of teachers as the same number of classrooms you have. Also the more students you have the more money you get, but watch how many facilities they have as they cost to keep em there.

hope this helps. Im only on the second year.

07-01-2011, 04:12 AM
#3
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 17
Open fields, chickens, and bunny farms. Easy cash. However I got rare raddish seeds and don't know how to plant them in my field!

Last edited by xypex982; 07-01-2011 at 04:26 AM.
07-01-2011, 04:24 AM
#4
Quote:
Originally Posted by CrisisInNeed View Post
Yet again, kairosoft has ruined my life. I am in love with Pocket Academy.... But i found it extremely difficult to go anywhere as i kept on losing money!
I either thought that i was horrible at that game or well, its just hard. So this why I started a thread for Pocket academy help. I havent played long enough to give you a full guide but.... Na i got no tips, but i bet someone in TA does. So if you have any tips or a guide post it here!
I've had some trouble starting out. I'm on my fifth year in Lakeside map and I just had as many teachers as classrooms, kept doing challenges when my chances were 75%+, and held off as many facilities as possible until my challenges were maxed and I was $10k+. I'm at about $15k after quite a few facilities, so it just takes a while to get above debt.

edit: fields and chickens helped a lot!
07-01-2011, 04:28 AM
#5
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Sydney,nsw,australia
Posts: 114
Quote:
Originally Posted by xypex982 View Post
Open fields, chickens, and bunny farms. Easy cash. However I got rare raddish seeds and don't know how to plant them in my field!
*raddish Lol.
I got them as well and i think it is used with the fields. Try giving it to a student?

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07-01-2011, 05:15 AM
#6
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 17
Guess it was just used after a while, so now sometimes I get an $80 crop.
07-01-2011, 05:48 AM
#7
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Sydney,nsw,australia
Posts: 114
For some reason, i reckon its unfair that the the teachers salary is more than the whole payment from the students which means... NO PROFIT! Hmm i need to rething strategy

Now just need to make some space... What should I delete? Gangstar: MV or SFIV?[/QUOTE]
07-01-2011, 12:58 PM
#8
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: On a Boat!
Posts: 214
Quote:
Originally Posted by CrisisInNeed View Post
For some reason, i reckon its unfair that the the teachers salary is more than the whole payment from the students which means... NO PROFIT! Hmm i need to rething strategy
Imma say this. Its super difficult in the 1st year but in the 2cd and 3rd and onward, if your doing the challeges, then your students will make more then teachers and all my teachers are lvl 3.

A few tips that got me through it so far:
-Fields, and animal is easy money and builds up fast.
-Take your time.
-Dont buy to much stuff in a month because you will loose money fast.
-Spot Guide is your student friends, and plants that boost students.
-utilize the area. Dont be afraid to build more ground down.
- also leave space for students to move.
-Clubs is a must.
-also, dont be afraid to delete stuff.
-At the beggining when its only round 4-5 kids, dont lets them go to trips unless its not near a test date but when you get to over that, then let them go everywhere.
-Dont forget to hire teachers and lvl then up. It cost but its worth it in the long run.
-Special classes, Special Classes, SPECIAL CLASSES!!!
- and same goes for Challenges.
-Use the aura from students to pass challenges but if its near a test date, use it for special classes.
- Last but not least, your points need to be spend wisely because at the beggining, you dont get alot but at when you get more students, you will overwhelmed with points and with points, you can get research plans and more.

just a few tips i think helped me.
07-03-2011, 12:10 AM
#9
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 1
Tips

If you want to get through Y1 without going into debt, you max out your challenges first, since you can do 2 every month, you pump most of the income you get into it, no problems if you fail, you get badly needed research points that you can use on researches or special classes. This ensures you get the most of your students.

Also, in Y1, try not to get more than 2 teachers, as any more will severely cause your income to become negative. 2 teachers ensure you still have a slight increase in your money to do stuff with.

Also, try not to relocate your snack store, as it gives slightly small income ( bigger if you surround it with scenery or spots). If you relocate, you will find your income will drop, and unable to rebuild it as it's cost is quite hefty.

As you go longer in the run, the things you have to count on now is researching of duck/pig/gator/cow. They give a huge amount of money, and is more worth the sale price/upkeep than the chicken and rabbit. Also, fields will automatically use the new seeds they acquire, so no intervention of student and field interaction is actually needed.

During graduation day (if you survive that long), if the students that are graduating are all doing lowly paid jobs, you had better change them all to higher paid ones, and if you want and wish to, it should also be possible to make them all into CEO jobs, so if you have 6 students graduating into CEOs, you should roughly have 3% of 900k, which would be an income of $27000

I hope this helps, it took some time for me to get an idea of how to get some money.
07-03-2011, 03:56 AM
#10
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 5
How do you get more challenges? No more challenges after reaching P.E.?