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Academic Coaching for Under-functioning College Students

Academic coaching will get you back in the game if you are compromised by disorganization, poor choices, or an underestimate of what it takes. Chesapeake Coaching helps with (1) collecting information, (2) plan development, (3) plan implementation, and (4) any mid-course … Continue reading

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Academic Coaching: The Winter Launch

January can be an excellent time to launch a new academic semester with mentoring from the right academic coach. The term papers are completed and graded, exams are done, and final grades have been distributed – sometimes to the disappointment … Continue reading

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Re-incentivizing Student Performance: Andrew J. Billups

Recent articles in the media point to continuing problems with Standards of Learning scores and accreditation woes among public schools; re-incentivizing student performance may be long overdue. I understand that these problems exist throughout the country, and parents, administrators, and … Continue reading

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Academic Coaching: When to Ditch the Hat

I am giving several people branded baseball caps who have offered to help with my academic coaching practice. If they do something unseemly and it involves a mug shot, I hope they will remember to ditch the hat! Share on … Continue reading

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Academic Coaching At Chesapeake Coaching: What Does It Entail?

Academic coaching at Chesapeake Coaching improves the performance of under-functioning students using a coaching framework of self-assessment, reflection, plan development, and plan implementation. There is ongoing assessment as to how well the play in working about with mid-course corrections as necessary. Students are typically … Continue reading

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Academic Coaching: Why a Year-long Commitment?

At Chesapeake Coaching, we recognize that the challenges and opportunities for an under-functioning student to benefit from academic coaching services are different during exam week and during the first week of school than during other periods in the academic year. … Continue reading

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Options

“If you don’t know your options, you don’t have any.” — Diana Korte (quoted in Fast Company and The Week) Share on Facebook

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The Importance of Connections

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The Grade on That First College Paper: Academic Coaching

The grade on that first college paper can be quite a shock.  Many college freshmen are accustomed to making excellent grades in high school, and they did so without putting forth much effort. Inefficiencies and unfocused study didn’t seem to matter … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Disruptions

Sometimes the old and familiar ways of looking at things, and therapeutic disruptions are required if we are to move forward with a new set of spectacles with which to view things. Paul Watzlawick has said, “The spectacle we see depends … Continue reading

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