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10 Tips for Getting Connected at CU Boulder

The University of Colorado-Boulder is a large campus with many opportunities to get involved. While the options can be exciting, they can also be intimidating. Below are ten tips for ways to get involved at CU: Check out the CU Campus Events Calendar.The events calendar lists many of the events occurring on campus each day. …

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What Can I Do With This College Major?

The holidays are upon us and with increased contact with friends and family comes one of the dreaded questions of most college students, “So what are you going to do with that major?” This question isn’t just reserved for friends and family. Many young adults find themselves wondering about how or if their major will …

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Supervised Independent Living Services for Young Adults in Boulder, CO

At Collegiate Coaching Services, we strive to provide those young men and women coming from previous therapeutic programs or their family home in another state with a seamless living transition to Boulder, CO. Our objective is to provide a supervised living experience based in real life as much as possible, so the young adult can …

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Do I Have An Addiction To The Internet Or Video Games?

Brief Questionnaires to Assess for Addiction to the Internet and Video Games It is very likely you or your child is addicted to the Internet if most or all of the following statements are true: Preoccupied with the Internet (thinks about previous online activity or anticipate next online session). Uses the Internet with increasing amounts …

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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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