Topics that may be covered in Success Coaching include:
- Goal setting
- Time management
- Study skills
- Test taking skills
- Academic planning
- Classroom skills (note-taking, reading comprehension, learning styles)
- Appropriate campus involvement
- Personal motivation
- Personal support & accountability
Success Coaching allows students to learn important academic and life skills and set their own pace regarding accountability needs. Students meet one-on-one with a Success Coach to discuss their personal obstacles, opportunities, and goals. If acted upon, the tips discussed in Coaching can help students in all of their classes and beyond.
For more information contact, contact Renee Green, Student Success Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time Management Tools
- Hindsight 20/20: Time Management Tips – This two minute video reviews Mrs. Green’s top time management tips. Check out our workshop series Spring 2021 for upcoming workshops on student success.
- All you need to know about Time Management – This five minute video gives relevant and easy to apply tips for strong time management; topics include: healthy habits, daily schedule, time inventory, prioritizing, self-care, space, and more.
- 24-Hour-Time-Log-1 – Use this to take inventory of how you are currently spending your time, reflect, and set a plan for how to most effectively use each hour of the day.
- Weekday-To-Do-and-Goals_ – Plan out your week, thinking through your master list of “to dos” and then choose 2-4 “priorities” to focus on and accomplish each day.
- Academic-Goal-Setting-Sheet – Organize your assignments, tests, and task using this template for weekly class management.
Studying & Test Taking
- Learning Styles Assessment – This free 30 question assessment tells you how you best learn material and gives tips for your learning style.
- Exam Prep – 10 quick & true tips for preparing for your tests.
- Test Taking Tips & Success – This quick video by Teachings in Education overviews 12 tips and strategies for mastering your upcoming exams.
- 7 Tips for Multiple Choice Exams – A two-minute reminder from 2 Minute Classroom on how to best take on multiple choice questions.
- Exam-Success – Use this template to create a custom strategy for your tests, especially useful during exam week. Create and review study materials throughout the semester as to learn the material, instead of just memorizing. Ask your professor for clarification on difficult questions. And have a specific strategy for when, where, and how you will study to best show what you know.
- Overcoming-Test-Anxiety – Quick tips and resources to help you remain calm during an exam and apply your knowledge and success beyond the test.
Wellness & Growth
- Hindsight 20/20: Starting the Semester Strong -This two minute video overviews Mrs. Green’s tips for starting the semester strong (including priorities, time management, self-care, & getting organized). Check out our workshop series Spring 2021 for upcoming workshops on student success.
- Goal-Setting-Sorting – This tool allows you to reflect on all areas of your life: what are you doing well, where can you improve, and what are 2-3 goals to grow?
- Free 16 Personalities Assessment – This Myers-Briggs-like assessment evaluates your personal and professional strengths and how you relate to the world around you.
- Wellness-Wheel – Use this wellness wheel to meditate on your health and wellness in all areas of your life.
Majors, Career, & More
- Job-Dreaming-Goal-Setting – Use this tool to reflect on strengths, skills, and opportunities to move forward within the major and towards the career path that is best for you.
- MAPP Career Assessment – Review your strengths as it relates to career opportunities.
- How to find your passion – This video focuses on healthy habits & creating passion.
- Stop searching for your passion TED Talk- What are you passionate about? You’re told these five words hold the key to a successful career and life purpose. What if it’s the wrong question altogether? This talk turns the ubiquitous “find your passion” message on its ear.