8 Secrets of Successful High School Students

It’s not a secret that high school can be challenging. Here are 8 “secret” tips that high school students can implement in order to have more success and less stress.

1. They choose to have a positive attitude. There are many factors about school that are out of a student’s control. Successful students learn to focus on what is in their controlHappy student and let go of what is not. They understand that they can’t control the fact that they’re in school, but they can choose to have a positive attitude about it. Our thoughts have a HUGE impact on our actions, and successful students know that thinking positively leads to more effective action.

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FREE Webinar for Parents of 12th Graders on August 18th!

FREE Webinar for Parents of 12th Graders

How To Rock Your Senior Year:

The Top Three Tips to Start Strong & Succeed

Tuesday, August 18th at 7pm PST.

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FREE Webinar for Parents of 12th Graders

We’re Going To Show You:

  • How To Give Your Teen A Strong Start to a Successful Senior Year

  • How to Help Your Teen Identify Goals & Make Daily Action Steps Toward Them

  • What You Need to Know To Help Your Teen Own His or Her College List

  • How to Keep Your Teen Motivated and Stress Free!

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Back to School: The Mentality of a Successful Student

Success is all in your head.

If you want to have an awesome start to the school year and be able to sustain positivity, productivity, and motivation all year long, you must be able to control the way that you think.

Teens who are able to control their “Inner Critic” and emotions are much more likely to Thoughtsilhouettereach their true potential.

Here are three strategies that you can implement now in order build a stronger mindset that is conducive to successfully tackle not only the challenges of the academic year, but also any challenges that life throws your way! Continue reading

Teen Athletes: 3 Steps For Academic Success To Start This Summer!

TeenAthletesKnow a teen athlete? Whether it’s water polo, soccer, or tennis…teen athletes get a lot of value out of Academic Life Coaching because they already know what it’s like to work with a coach. Even if you’re not an athlete, all teens can benefit if they learn to approach school like a “sport.”

Summer is the perfect opportunity for teen athletes to reflect on how they want to be on their “A game” on the court and in the classroom! Here are 3 steps that teen athletes can practice this summer to make the most out of the next school year!  Continue reading

FREE 9-Part Video Series About Teen Success & Motivation

School’s ending, so now is the perfect time to reflect on what worked well this past year and what didn’t work so well. Join us by clicking the FREE video series below to help teens gain the tools to sustain motivation and positivity to make the next year the best one yet!

Goaly ScreenshotKnow a rising 12th Grader applying to colleges? CLICK HERE for the AWESOME COLLEGE APP WORKSHOP STARTING JUNE 11, 2015.

 

5 Essential Teen Tools to Surviving Finals

It’s the the end of the year! It’s finals time! Here are 5 Essential Teen Tools to Surviving Finals:

1. Take action. Identifying a clear goal and writing it down is the first step. How do you want the end of the year to go? Then ask yourself what change do you need to make in yourself in order to make that happen? Then, instead of just thinking about what to do and overanalyzing it, you must take action. TeensWalkingInHall

For example: My goal is that I want to end the year strongly by doing well on my finals. The change that I need to make in myself is to be proactive and communicate with my teachers exactly what I can do to improve in my classes. Continue reading

Know A Rising 12th Grader Applying to Colleges In the Fall?

LET’S GET TO COLLEGE!

SUMMER COLLEGE APPLICATION INTENSIVE FOR RISING SENIORS

I am extremely excited and proud to partner up with Independent College Counselor, Nick Soper of Creative College Prep to bring this awesome summer program for rising 12th graders who will be applying to colleges in the Fall. The college application process can be fun and fulfilling…IF you plan ahead and give yourself the gift of TIME. Join us and please share with any families who have a teen applying to colleges in the Fall! Thanks!

Hayden Lee, Certified Academic Life Coach for Teenagers

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Does Your Teen Assume The WORST?!

Our thoughts have a huge impact on our actions.

Talk to any successful person from the Mark Zuckerbergs in the world to the happy high school student who manages to balance good grades with friends and family and you’ll find one thing in common: they choose to have an open-mind and a positive attitude.

Oftentimes, teens assume the worst about any new idea they encounter. They may be missing plenty of wonderful opportunities simply because they have already played out the scenario in their heads about why it won’t work instead of actually giving it a shot.

This video explains the Assumption Chart. It gives a visual representation of the process of how our assumptions impact our actions that lead to an eventual outcome. Continue reading