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College Success Program

The College Success Program consists of coaching and preparatory workshops designed to maximize success for college-bound students. Students benefit from individualized focus on organizational strategies, study skills, self-advocacy and problem-solving, including preparation specific to their course load, campus living situation and college support resources.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Child Mind Institute

101 East 56th Street
New York, NY 10022

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COLLEGE COACHING
Students enrolled in the College Success Coaching Program will meet with their Child Mind Institute coach once weekly via Skype (or FaceTime) during the semester.
Date:
Weekly, Ongoing (scheduled based on student availability)
COLLEGE SUCCESS WORKSHOPS
Families enrolled in the College Coaching Program will attend special workshops prior to the start of the semester. Workshops are provided free of charge to participants in our College Coaching program. The workshops may be attended on a fee basis by families not enrolled in college coaching.
Students will learn about establishing efficient studying and organizational systems, managing class schedules, how to prepare for long-term assignments and exams and how to anticipate and deal with roadblocks. Parents will learn how to effectively monitor and encourage student performance and well-being.
Fall 2018 Semester
Saturday, August 11, 2018
10am-5pm
Students Only
Monday, August 13, 2018
5pm-7pm
Parents Only
Spring 2019 Semester
Saturday, January 5, 2019
10am-5pm
Students Only
Monday, January 7, 2019
5pm-7pm
Parents Only
Students will receive guidance specific to the college or university they will attend including a review of course syllabi and campus resources. Students will receive customized guidelines and tips to take to school with them. Workshop topics include the following:
  • How to set up an efficient studying and organizational system
  • How to advocate for oneself with professors, learning center, accessibility office
  • How to establish productive relationships with peers and faculty members
  • How to prepare for long-term assignments, projects, exams
  • How to spot and address roadblocks (course selection, social pressure, time allocation)
The evening program for parents will include a discussion about student independence and resiliency, how best to monitor student performance and well-being, guidance on when and how to intervene and coaching on how parents can best handle roadblocks and setbacks.
Fees
$500 for the (combined) student and parent workshops
$2500 per semester for the College Coaching Program
Space is limited. Payment must be received in full to reserve a place in each workshop. Enrollment is on a first-registered, first-served basis.
Cancellation Policy
If a child cannot attend and we are notified at least 30 days prior to the start date of the program we will issue a refund, excluding a $100 non-refundable deposit for administrative fees. At the time of registration, full payment is required to reserve a space. If less than 30 days notification is given, no refund will be provided.
How to Apply:
Please call us at (212) 308-3118 or request an appointment online and specify that you are interested in our College Success Program.