Questions & Answers

HOW DOES ACADEMIC SUCCESS COACHING DIFFER FROM TUTORING?

Tutoring services focus on remediation and re-teaching of content for a variety of subjects. Academic Coaching works one-on-one with students to teach learning strategies that will apply to the subject content. Coaching builds self-confidence, motivation and strength in learning by individualizing the study strategies to each client’s learning needs and style.

WHAT AGE LEVELS DO YOU SEE FOR ACADEMIC COACHING?

Elementary, middle school, junior high, high school and college students are clients.

WHAT BENEFITS DO PARENTS SEE FROM ACADEMIC COACHING?

When parents hear from their child “I did it!” vs. “I failed” , the reward is worth celebrating! Enhanced self esteem, increased motivation, less stress, and more enjoyment of their educational experience are a few of the benefits parents reap from Academic Coaching. As challenges present themselves during significant junctures in our children’s lives, an experienced and seasoned support person on the side is indeed worth the investment.

IS COLLEGE ACADEMIC COACHING WORTH THE INVESTMENT?

Did you know the average cost of public university attendance is in excess of $80,000? In short, protecting your hard earned college $$$$ is one of the biggest benefits of Coaching. For about the cost of an additional 3-hour course, the 15 hours are more assured of being successful. Whether maintaining a Grade Point Average to protect a scholarship or avoiding the expense of failed or withdrawn classes, Academic Coaching provides the insurance families need to support coursework success and protect their investment.

DOES COACHING WORK FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES?

Accomodations alone may not be enough to allow students with disabilities to success academically. The unique partnership of coaching interaction can provide the external structure, support, and accountability that students with disabilities need to help them achieve their full potential. Coaching can foster opportunities for academic and personal growth and provide the extra layer of needed support students may need.