Does work seem to take forever, and you wonder when the homework nightmare will end?
One of my clients was so frustrated with how long homework takes, that we discussed three steps to make it feel like it’s going by more quickly.
To find out what brilliant nugget came from our coaching sessions, watch the 3-minute video posted above.
What experiences do you have making homework go by more smoothly? I’d love to hear from you.
Are you jumping with excitement for your first semester of college? Or maybe you’re nervous? Probably both?
Either way, it’s going to be a fantastic new journey. Along with the new independence, college is also going to offer you a more flexible schedule then you might be use to.
Here’s how I recommended scheduling all of your free time, as it could be more dangerous then you think.
What experiences do you have with coming up with creative solutions for scheduling your free time? I’d love to hear yours.
Do you have a learning difference that impacts your experience of school?
How do you feel about telling your teachers and professors about it?
Many of my clients resist telling their professors, because it’s such a vulnerable thing to admit! However, this is such an important conversation, it’s important to know how to psych yourself up for it.
Here’s how I recommended that one of my clients inform their professors about her learning difference.
What experiences do you have with telling your professors about your learning differece? I’d love to hear yours.
Is it hard to motivate yourself to do school work? Do many of the classes you’re taking feel useless?
The other day, a client asked me, “What’s the point of attending class if I don’t need it to graduate?”
I was so inspired by what we came up with that I quickly made this video. I hope it’s helpful to you!
Got any questions? Concerns? Brainstorms? I’d love to hear them!
Do you ever feel overwhelmed with the sheer amount of information you have to process in school (or in life)?
Many of my client struggle with figuring out how to take notes without writing down everything the teacher says — and further overwhelming themselves.
Recently, a client and I discussed this exact topic. Above is a quick video about the brilliant nugget that came out of this coaching session.
What experiences do you have with taking notes when there is a large sum of information? I’d love to hear from you.
Do you feel like really alone in your struggle to succeed, either as a student or in life?
My clients struggle with this loneliness all the time, and mistakenly believe that success doesn’t count unless you can get there by yourself!
Recently, I discussed this with a client, and I thought it might be helpful for you to hear what we came up with. Check out the video posted above.
Got any other ideas about how we could move away from this destructive thinking? Or questions? I’d love to hear from you
Is finding motivation to start or even finish a task a problem for you? I deal with this on a weekly basis during my academic coaching sessions with clients.
The other day, a client revealed to me that they were falling behind in their schoolwork because they simply didn’t want to do their work. I was so inspired by what we came up with that I quickly made this video. I hope it’s helpful to you!
Got any questions? Concerns? Brainstorms? I’d love to hear them! Comment on the blog or YouTube!
I love when students text me, and encourage my clients to contact me whenever they need to.
The other day I was doing some housework when a heard the familiar “ding!” and a text from a grad school client popped up. She was excited to share that she is in the midst of using four time management techniques that I’ve taught her…and they were actually working!
To hear more about the techniques she was celebrating, check out the video listed above!
What’s your experience with using your class notes to prepare for an exam? Do you have a strategy or do you just review them?
Recently, a client struggled with this exact topic, and I thought it would be helpful for others to hear what we came up with. Check out this video!
Got any other ideas about how to effectively use your notes as a study tool? Or questions? I’d love to hear from you. Comment on the blog or YouTube!
Is creating a block of time to focus solely on finals a problem for you? I deal with this on a weekly basis during my academic coaching sessions with clients.
The other day, a client struggled with creating a block of time to study. Although we decided it was beneficial to stick to a study schedule, we also thought it might be beneficial to ignore it. I was so inspired by what we came up with that I quickly made this video. I hope it’s helpful to you!
Got any questions? Concerns? Brainstorms? I’d love to hear them! Comment on the blog or on YouTube!