436: How a Student With F’s and ADHD Got Into Her Dream School (from the Archives)

29 Aug

Gretchen’s former client Tatiana had a bumpy transition into college and quickly dropped out. Tune in to hear her tell her own story and learn how she went from despair to elation, eventually transferring to her dream university. This episode … Read More »

435: Megan & Gretchen Review Their Summer and Plans for Fall

22 Aug

Megan and Gretchen catch up, sharing stories about their epic adventures this summer– including international travel, new experiences, and family updates. They also look ahead to what exciting things are coming for the fall. Gretchen has big plans for the … Read More »

434: This Month in August– College Planning & Academic Issues

15 Aug

August means back to school for many students. Even if you don’t return to school until September, there are some planning issues you may want to work through now. Gretchen shares what she considers key issues for academic planning in … Read More »

433: I Wish I Knew How to Best Offer Career Counseling to Students

8 Aug

Over the years, Megan has tried a lot of approaches to helping students choose careers and college majors, but she still doesn’t feel there is an ideal approach. In this summer episode, she and Gretchen outline what they do know … Read More »

432: I Wish I Knew: How to Help Students Better Pay Attention to Attention

1 Aug

This summer Gretchen is unpacking 9 totally valid cognitive challenges that she wishes she’d known more about earlier in her career. Today we look at the limitations of selective attention and the constraints of mental effort and selective attention. To … Read More »