Episode 32: Disabled Students and College Expectations

When you’re a disabled student, college is that much more difficult and confusing. Using the services available for disabled students can help level this playing field. In this episode, Dinur and Adam discuss the process of getting disability support if you’re a disabled student.  Click Here to Download This Episode’s Transcript!  Show Notes Definition of […]

How do you set priorities for your college classes, studying, and social life? Click here to see an easy way to set priorities so you can get things done!

Out of Your Head and Onto the Page: A Planning System That Works, Part 3

In the last blog in this series, we covered how to take big projects and break them down into small tasks, so that they’re manageable. Today we’re going to talk about how to set priorities for those tasks, so that they get done. Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States, had a simple […]

Tips for Parents: 3 Ways to Help Your Teen Get Ready For College

If you have a high-school senior, they’re probably getting ready for college next fall. They’ve got good GPAs and good SAT/ACT scores, they’ve sent off their applications, the acceptances should be coming in soon, and they’re ready to go. Right? Well… maybe. Good grades and good test scores will help your teen get into college […]

Are you trying to find ways to make a study group work for you? Click here for some ideas to help you do that!

5 Ways To Make A Study Group Work For You

Many teachers will advise you to work with your classmates – in a word, to create a study group. But what do you do in a study group? Too many times, study groups can devolve into chit-chat and waste your time, instead of improving your knowledge. Here’s some ways to make a study group work […]

When a break is over, it can be hard to get back into the school routine. Click here for some ways to make that transition a little easier!

4 Ways to Make Starting the Semester Easier

So the break is almost over, and most college and high school students will be returning to campus soon. For many students, coming back to school after a break is difficult – it’s hard to get back on track, especially if their sleep schedule has gone off the rails during the break, and thinking about […]

Academic Advisor, or Academic Coach?

Aren’t Academic Coaches and Academic Advisors the Same? Many students hear “academic coaching” and think “academic advising,” and it’s true, the terms are similar. But although your academic advisors and your academic coaches are people who can help you through college, their jobs are very different! Let’s take a quick look at what each of […]

Which Do You Need: A Coach, or a Tutor? Find Out Here!

If you’re a college student, or know someone who is, you’ve probably noticed that college isn’t like high school. The work demands more than memorization: more reading, more study time, more writing, and more research. You may feel like you’re in over your head, or that you’re constantly behind. There may even be one or […]

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4 Twitter Accounts College-Bound Students Should Follow TODAY

Whether you’re getting ready to apply to college, visit campuses, apply for financial aid, or depart for your chosen school, the amount of information you have to process and understand may seem overwhelming. The Internet, Facebook, and even Twitter accounts can be confusing for college-bound students because there’s so much information. Even worse, you don’t know […]