Potential Coaching Topics

The following are potential topics that may be covered in the coaching sessions.  It is the coach’s job to work with the participant to actively modify the curriculum to reach the ultimate goal of participant college success.  Each participant’s needs are unique and may necessitate additional topics to be added/modified/eliminated.  Time will be spent on topics that are vital to the participant in their particular situation.

Virtual

JUNIOR YEAR

  • How to write an essay

  • How to write a professional email

  • How to proofread

  • How to study

  • Academic Reading

  • Time Management

  • Budget management

  • Self-advocacy

  • How to get organized

 

SUMMER PRIOR TO COLLEGE ENROLLMENT

  • How to navigate the institution

  • How to become an active learner

  • Bridging the gap between what you know and the skills needed to be a successful college student

  • Setting roommate guidelines

  • Alleviating stress

  • How to find cheap textbooks

  • What to do if you receive a bad grade

  • Getting to know your professors

  • Self-advocacy

  • Problem solving

  • Risk taking/Resiliency

  • Study skills

  • Goal setting

  • Time Management

  • Learning style preference

  • Communication skills

  • Note taking

  • Academic Reading

  • Test taking strategies

 

THE COLLEGE YEARS

  • Goal setting

  • Time Management

  • Critical thinking

  • Learning style preference

  • Communication skills

  • Note taking

  • Academic Reading

  • Test taking strategies

  • Plus any items from other sections