Executive Functioning and College Academic Success

“The single greatest predictor of academic success is executive function. It even trumps IQ.” – Developmental molecular biologist John Medina Executive Functioning (EF) refers to brain-based abilities that allow us to harness our energy and focus on goals—in short, EF allow us to manage ourselves and get things done. Executive functioning allows people to access […]

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Collegiate Coaching Services Executive Functioning (EF) Coaching

“The single greatest predictor of academic success is executive function. It even trumps IQ.” – Developmental molecular biologist John Medina Executive Functioning refers to brain-based abilities that allow us to harness our energy and focus on goals—in short, EF allow us to manage ourselves and get things done. Executive functioning allows people to access information, […]

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Students’ Frequent Cell Phone Use Tied to Lower Grades, Higher Anxiety

By Janice Wood Associate News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on December 7, 2013 A new study has found that college students who use their cell phones frequently had lower grades, higher anxiety and were less happy than other students. For their study, Kent State University researchers Andrew Lepp, Ph.D., Jacob Barkley, Ph.D., […]

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Young Adult Transitional Living Support

At Collegiate Coaching Services, we strive to provide those young men and women coming from previous therapeutic programs with a seamless transition to Boulder, CO. Our therapeutic coaches, parent coaches, and therapists understand the structure that exists in wilderness therapy and residential treatment centers and do our best to help the young adult feel comfortable […]

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Collegiate Coaching Services Offers an Effective Approach to Treating Young Adults with Internet and Video Game Addiction

The problems young adults experience as a result of compulsive Internet use and video game play is a growing concern for parents. Current studies have identified that 13-18.5% of college-aged young adults have “Internet Addiction Disorder”.  Among males, who constitute the majority of video game players, the 15-to 25-year-old age group is expanding most significantly. […]

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62 Tips to Get Unstuck in 2013

Today is all about 62 quick, actionable and unforgettable tips that will move you to break free of old patterns, stop being the victim and leap into high gear to get your giant goals done.   62 Fast Tips to Get Unstuck Believe in your vision and gifts when no one else believes in your […]

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Managing Finances

One very important life skill that is essential to living independently is financial management. Managing money is something that many young adults have little to no experience in, and it can be very difficult and confusing when living on one’s own for the first time. As our clients are transitioning into self-sufficiency, we work on […]

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Volunteering at Local Organic Farms

  Experiential therapy is a non-traditional therapeutic approach that involves the incorporation of activities, real-life experiences, and hands-on approaches to explore things about ourselves and our surroundings. In other words, it’s a way to get your hands dirty and then learn from it! And in some ways, getting our hands dirty is exactly what we […]

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