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Exceed Your Own Expectations. 

Tulane Academic Success Coaching celebrates the diversity of human minds and the endless variations in neurocognitive functioning. Success Coaches understand that success is personal. We want to help you to exceed your own expectations 

What is Tulane Academic Success Coaching?

Tulane Academic Success Coaches are professionals who support undergraduate students in their academic, personal, and career success. Through regular one-on-one meetings, coaches assist students in exploring their unique processing styles and ingrained habits/beliefs, as well as creating actionable steps to meet student goals. Coaches frequently partner with students on the following topics: executive function concerns, neurodiversity, time-management, motivation, testing anxiety, stress management, college transition, and decision-making.

The coaching relationship is established based on the student's needs, and the roles of coach and student are clearly defined at the beginning of the partnership. Together, the coach and student create an individualized success plan that involves short term and long term goal setting.

Coaches at Tulane, utilize several helping frameworks such as Growth vs. Fixed Mindset, ADHD coaching techniques, Positive Psychology, and Motivational Interviewing in their work with students. Drawing from various theories and frameworks, coaches assist students in reaching their unique goals related to their academic, career, and personal pursuits 

Success Coaching Interest and Referrals

Is coaching right for you?

Coaches are . . . 
your partners in your journey. This is your journey, you are the leader in the process and you make the decisions.

Coaches will . . .  
help to guide you by giving helpful feedback. They will challenge you and hold you accountable for things you want to work on. They will listen to you and ask powerful questions. Coaches will provide you with encouragement and support.

Coaches need . . .
honesty in order to build a healthy coaching relationship. Coaches need permission to have enterprising conversations. Coaches need a commitment to the process and to the results you wish to achieve. 

If this resonates with you please fill out an interest form below. This interest form will connect you to the Success team and a member will reach out to you regarding the coaching process.

Spring 2019 Student Interest Form

Spring 2019 Referral (from a parent/caregiver, student, faculty, or staff)

Coaching Impact 

  • Students who have below a 3.0 GPA and engage in the Success Coaching process (5-11 meetings) experience a half of a letter grade or .53 increase over their previous semester GPA. (15-16 EOY Data)
  • 99% of students who utilize coaching services reported that success coaching was extremely helpful or helpful. (15-16 EOY Data)
  • 78% of students who utilized coaching services reported that success coaching helped to improve self-efficacy and an improved sense of self. (16-17 EOY Data)