397: Yes! Even a “C” Student Can Go To a 4-Year College

29 Nov

Many parents and students are terrified that low grades will keep them from getting into college. But that’s not the case at all! Megan reassures us that there are many options, and provides some tips for how to sift the … Read More »

396: Tips for Being Productive on Vacation Without Sacrificing Downtime

22 Nov

Many students and educators go into a week long vacation like Thanksgiving with high hopes for how to be productive while away from school. Maybe you have a lot of late work to make up? Maybe you want to study … Read More »

395: How to “Convince” Your Resistant Teen to Try Coaching

15 Nov

Parents: What if you know your teen needs coaching, but they simply aren’t interested? Gretchen gives you some pointers for how to get them ready to accept the idea of getting academic support. This podcast episode is from the archives. … Read More »

394: How to Do An Audit of Your Notes

8 Nov

How good are your notes? Have you gotten “lazy” as Gretchen has? Note-taking is arguably the most important skill academic coaches teach students, and we could ALL benefit from an audit of how well we do, students and educators alike. … Read More »

393: Expectations for College Night, Info Sessions & Tours

1 Nov

Should you be nervous when you go to your first college night, info session or tour? What should you expect, and how can you make the best use of your time when you talk to a college representative. Megan walks … Read More »