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The school year is well underway, and I am seeing the same problem everywhere I look. Whether I’m working with students or with educators, we all seem to have one big issue in common…and it involves the skill that I believe is the hardest to...

My Favorite Anti-Boring Study Technique

Today we’re “starting with the end in mind” and talking about final exams–specifically, my favorite technique for studying throughout the semester so you ROCK your final exams! This is a powerful technique that works for any subject and will...

A Confession and an Invitation

Don’t you love it when someone confesses they don’t know something? Does it help you feel freer to not know things, too?In this video, I confess that when I first started my coaching biz, there was a big term I knew little about. Watch today’s video...

Stop Doing Your Best in School!

Did you choose to read this post because of that crazy subject line?WHAT?! Did I really just say you should stop doing your best in school?Yes, I did…and I mean it, whether you’re a student or an educator.Check out this four-minute and two-second video for the full...
The Origin Story of Anti-Boring

The Origin Story of Anti-Boring

Do you have words in your life that you use all the time…and then, one day, you stop to ask yourself what that word actually means? You think you know, but is there more to it?That’s what’s happened for me and the word Anti-Boring! I’ve been...
How to Get a Student Excited to Take a Test

How to Get a Student Excited to Take a Test

When was the last time you met someone who was excited to take a test? Maybe never? One of my clients recently told me that she was excited to take a test…and you can imagine how overjoyed I, as her academic coach, was to hear that! If you’d like to be so...
Why Google Translate Can Hurt Your Studying

Why Google Translate Can Hurt Your Studying

Are you studying a new language? Is your first instinct when you don’t remember a word to ask Google Translate for help? I totally get why that’s so tempting! But, did you know that that quick fix when you’re doing your homework assignment could...
We Need More Coaches With These Identities

We Need More Coaches With These Identities

As an academic coach, I’m getting more requests from students for coaches who align with their most precious identities. I’m getting way more requests than I can help meet. If you are an academic coach, are thinking of becoming an academic coach, or know...