Academic Coaching

The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.

What is Academic Coaching?

Academic Coaching provides organizational assistance and educational strategies designed specifically to assist students improve their academic performance. Through weekly meetings, students are offered continual support to improve their overall academic standing and evaluating their strengths, study habits and goals. Students at any level that are devoted to improving their study habits should consider academic coaching. Let your advisor know if you are interested in setting up an appointment with an Academic Coach.

 

Topics discussed will include but are not limited to the following:

 

 

Manage procrastination by setting achievable goals & schedules

 

 

Learn the best way to take and organize notes

 

 

Go beyond memorization by using deep learning methods

 

 

 

Reduce stress & test anxiety by taking control of your learning

 

 

Find resources for supporting your short & long term goals

 

 

Demonstrate knowledge by improving your test-taking strategies

 

TED Talks

Study Skills Resources

Video and web resources focusing on study skills, time management, motivation and learning styles.


Student Experiences

“I learned to plan ahead and have better study strategies”

“My coach helped me stay accountable”

“It has allowed me to be responsible in my own actions”

“I was reluctant to start coaching after struggling in my first semester. It was not until my third semester that I realized I needed to utilize this resource”

“Very helpful, patient, lets you take your time, does not judge me for any reason”

“She listens to me when I get stressed and helps me develop a plan to manage what is bothering me”