Everyone grieves, yet when encountering a grieving student, academic advisors may feel helpless. The author suggests tools that can be used can regardless of where the students are along their grief journey.
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The author shares insights gained during her own classroom experience.
The Bepko Learning Center at IUPUI houses a one-on-one peer-coaching program in which academically successful students are paired with their peers in order to aid them in achieving academic success. Coaches mentor other students on how to be successful in college—whether that means learning study techniques, creating weekly schedules, or setting long-term goals.