Collegehood Advice

Collegehood Advice

College success expert, Katy Oliveira, helps students navigate the college experience. Each week she shares approachable strategies and expert advice to help students figure out their life, improve academic performance, boost productivity, and harness all the opportunities college offers. ... Show More

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Have you ever dreamed of becoming an artist, writer, or illustrator then thought...nah...I should pick something more practical? Join college success strategist, Katy Oliveira and author, illustrator and crafty mess-maker, Vanessa Roeder to explore her pathway to becoming a successful artist, painter, and published picture book author.

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  • Are you currently attending a community college or toying with the idea? Join college success strategist, Katy Oliveira, and Dr. Russ Frohardt Dean for Academic Success at Northwest Vista College in San Antonio, Texas as they explore how to maximize a community college experience and why you should seriously consider starting your collegehood at community college. 

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  • A lot of advice around time management and decision making centers on you making sure you're in alignment with your values. Which is great and all if you know your values. Join college success coach, Katy Oliveira, and podcaster and values enthusiast Deanna Frances as they discuss some ways you can identify what matters most to you in life. 

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  • Have you ever avoided a professor or office on your campus because you felt like they were rude or grumpy? While most of the folks on your campus want to help you succeed, it is totally possible to run into someone on a bad day or who just isn't able to support you. Join, college success coach, Katy Oliveira as she walks you through what to do when a meeting goes poorly with professionals on your campus. Get even more guidan... Read more

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    Do you ever worry about picking the right career to pursue? In this pathway profile series episode, college success coach, Katy Oliveira is joined by educator, writer, and social change agent Dr. Baranda Fermin to discuss how she's pursued her diverse interests and navigated changing to new careers that align with her truth roughly every 5 years. 

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  • Do you hate asking for help? Maybe you feel like you should be able to take care of things or feel like you're bothering people or maybe you don't want to admit you need help. Whatever the reason, learning to ask for help is one of the most difficult and critical skills we can build during our college experience. 

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    We don't need to produce, accumulate, or accomplish to matter. We matter because we're breathing. In this episode, college success coach Katy Oliveira walks you through why it's so important to use your college experience to personally and professionally develop your most precious resource, you.

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  • September 24, 2019 34 min

    In this Pathway Profile, Articulturalist and entrepreneur Monique Capanelli is on the show to share how she merged her love of art and design with her love of plants to create her living art design company and boutique, Articulture Designs. She also shares how she turned her passions into a thriving business, how she learned to use her voice and how she pushes through setbacks. 

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  • September 17, 2019 16 min

    College is an opportunity to grow and develop both personally and professionally, but all this growth also means growing pains. Join, college success coach, Katy Oliveira as she shares who she thinks you should connect with on your campus to get the support and help you need to navigate colleges ups and downs. 

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  • September 10, 2019 16 min

    Is checking in with your syllabus, Blackboard, or Canvas account every day to stay organized not cutting it? Join, college success coach, Katy Oliveira as she shares 4 of her favorite tools for managing your homework and projects this semester. 

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  • September 3, 2019 28 min

    Are YOU the thing standing between you and success? Limiting beliefs like comparing yourself to others or thinking you're an imposter keep you from reaching your dreams. In this episode, guest Rachel Ladov and college success coach, Katy Oliveira dive deep into why it’s so common to feel like an imposter and some simple strategies you can use to get out of your own way. 

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  • College success coach, Katy Oliveira, and guest, freshman, Fernanda Cuevas discuss how to build the sustainable systems and habits you need to stay motivated this semester. Sign up to join the Free 5-Day Most Motivated Semester Ever Challenge here: https://collegehoodadvice.com/challenge

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    August 20, 2019 31 min

    In this Pathway Profile, Architect Jason Fisher is on the show to share how he persevered through bad advice and rejection to forge his own creative path to become an Architect. Plus, he walks you through the wide variety of architectural opportunities, and what it takes to make it as an architect. And if you have no desire to be an architect this episode also teaches many universal lessons about weathering obstacles and setback... Read more

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    Can we find financially viable careers that correspond with our strengths, values, and mission in life (a.k.a. our purpose). You bet ya! In this episode, guest Anjali Maazel and Katy explore not only how you can pursue your purpose and still pay your bills, but why placing purpose at the center of your college and life experience is essential to leading a fulfilling and healthy life long term.

     

     

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    Heading off to college for the first time this fall? You might be feeling a combination of nervousness and excitement about the changes that lay ahead. Join college success coach, Katy Oliveira, has she walks you through 5 changes in your life to expect from the transition to help ease your nerves and boost your confidence.

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  • College Success Coach, Katy Oliveira, and guest Alicia Sepulveda, host of the College Life Coach, discuss practical strategies to help you pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and come back strong after landing on academic probation. Academic probation happens. It doesn’t mean you aren’t meant for college it just means you need to shift something. This episode is also a great listen for anyone looking to simply improve their aca... Read more

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    This is the first episode in our new Pathway Profile series. Once a month we'll devote one episode to sharing how people from diverse life stages are figuring out what they want to do with their lives and making it happen. Today, I am kicking off the Pathway Profile series by sharing how Georgia Tech Mechanical Engineering student Sam Chaneles balances going on outdoor adventures around the globe with being a fulltime colleg... Read more

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    This is a very special bonus presentation of Katy's guest appearance on the College Life Podcast with Alicia Sepulveda. In this episode, Katy and Alicia talk about the importance of selecting a major that actually aligns with who you are, why you really should go after that unrealistic dream, the key difference between those who are successful and those who aren't, and so much more. 

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    Are you scared you're going to fail at college? Join college success coach, Katy Oliveira, as she reveals the top 5 biggest mistakes she sees students make during college, and shares some things you can do to avoid them. 

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    Get the scoop on how to make the most of your time at new student orientation this summer. Join Katy and guest, Marisa Lacey, as they share what to expect from most college orientations, the 411 on things to take care of before you go, and their favorite strategies for getting the most value from the orientation experience. (originally aired June 10, 2018)

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