Month: March 2022

Tips for Transferring from a Community College to a University

 Clarify your goals, research transfer policies and financial aid, and connect with a coach to make transferring go more smoothly. by Meilee D. Bridges A four-year college is your gateway to more specialized coursework and broader opportunities for student life (e.g., athletics! service fraternities! special-interest organizations!). A bachelor’s degree is also crucial for leveling up your skill set and job prospects. But transferring from a community college to a four-year university can feel overwhelming, and many students experience anxiety as they consider transitioning from one school to the next. Fortunately, knowing some of the common obstacles can help you plan […]

Self-Care Tips for Adult Learners

When it comes to success in work, school, and life, tending to your mental health is more important than ever. Here’s how you can exercise self-care as an adult learner.

Coach John: Been There and Being There

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  Having completed school as a parent and full-time employee, ReUp Success Coach John Reyes helps people learn how to set and prioritize achievable goals. by Meilee D. Bridges As a ReUp Success Coach, John Reyes Jr. often spends time chatting with adult learners about their motivations. As individuals reflect on their goals, John encourages them to think about maintaining accountability and setting manageable expectations for themselves—just as he had to do for himself throughout college and graduate school.  Success coaching, he explains, “is an opportunity for you to have that conversation with somebody who is really just here to […]