College Opportunities and Cultivating Habits Podcasts

C.O.A.C.H, which stands for College Opportunities and Cultivating Habits, is a podcast designed to help college students enhance their study skills and give them the resources they need to become successful students.

Created by Academic Peer Coaches at Weber State University, C.O.A.C.H. aims to make college just a little bit easier by providing students with a wide variety of tips to help any student succeed. From help with procrastination to campus resources, C.O.A.C.H is the perfect podcast for WSU Wildcats wanting to take their grades from average to great, great, great!

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E1: Welcome to C.O.A.C.H!

On the first episode of our podcast, we introduce ourselves, our program, and what you can expect from C.O.A.C.H Podcast!

Listen to Episode 1

E2: How Can a Coach Help Me?

In episode 2 of C.O.A.C.H, we will discuss why having a coach can be an important piece to your college success.

Listen to Episode 2

E3: Mindfulness (Motivation Series 1)

In episode 3 of C.O.A.C.H, the coaches will be discussing mindfulness and how it is linked to your motivation.

Listen to Episode 3

E4: Textbook Reading Made Easy 

In this episode, the coaches share their textbook horror stories, introduce the SQ3R Method, and discuss what to avoid when reading textbooks.

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E5: The Power of Intentions

In this episode, the coaches discuss how being intentional can benefit you and your schoolwork, as well as how you can begin your journey of being more intentional.

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E6: The One Notebook to Rule Them All (Student Stories 1)

The coaches read real-life student stories and share their advice.

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E7: How to ACT on Your Procrastination!

Procrastination is something that almost every student struggles with. Join the coacheswhile they cover overcoming procrastination.

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E8: Cramming for Tests

The coaches discuss how if you are going to cram, you may as well do it right (or as right as you can get with cramming).

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E9: How to Survive (And Thrive) in Online Classes

Online/Virtual classes have become more popular since the pandemic. Learn new skills in order to be successful.

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E10: Campus Resources

Listen in to see if you know about all the incredible resources Weber State has to offer!

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E11: What You Need to Know About Tutoring

Ben Packard from the Ogden Learning Center talks about his role as a tutor, how you can find a tutor for FREE.

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E12: How to Improve Your Note-Taking

The coaches discuss common pitfalls that students make when taking notes, and share how you can take your notes from "just okay" to "great"!

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E13: Final Words of Wisdom - Noah

We wish Noah goodbye and good luck on his future endeavors as he graduates from WSU. Listen to the final tips Noah has for WSU students.

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E14: Final Words of Wisdom - Emily

We wish Emily goodbye and good luck on her future endeavors as she starts teaching at a high school! Listen as Emily shares her final tips for WSU students.

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E15: The 5 Second Rule (Motivation Series 2)

We meet coach Saxony, and cover Mel Robbins' "5 Second Rule" for easy motivation to help you get started.

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E16: Balancing Academics & Extracurriculars

Struggling to balance academics with extracurriculars? You are not alone! Learn some tips to help!

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E17: How to Become a Deep Learner

Have you heard of deep learning before? If you said no, that's okay! Learn all about it and how you can become a better student.

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E18: Tips for Test Anxiety

Test anxiety is incredibly common amongst students of all ages. We offer some tips that you can use to ease your anxiety and get that grade you worked so hard for! 

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E19: Professor Interview Series

Dr. Hilbig is a professor in the botany program, and she shares with us many words of wisdom on how students can best create a relationship with their professors.

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E20: You've Been on Youtube for 5 Hours, Are You OK? (Student Stories 2)

Some topics that are covered are: note-taking, restricting phone apps, and more. (Stories were found on Reddit)

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E21: How to Find Your Ideal Study Space

Do you keep getting distracted when you’re supposed to be studying? You are not alone! 

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E22: Student Life Hacks

Want to learn some student life hacks as we get closer to finals week? On this episode of C.O.A.C.H., coaches Katie and Saxony offer tips to help!

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E23: Gamifying Studying

With finals week around the corner, studying might be unavoidable, but it doesn’t have to be boring!

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E24: Self-Care Isn't Selfish!

Finals week is here but never fear! The Coaches offer reminders that you can use if you feel overwhelmed this week.

Listen to Episode 24