Woke, Wise, College Kids

Woke, Wise, College Kids

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By Erin Wheeler
Each week on Woke, Wise, College Kids, Dr. Erin Wheeler, founder of Be Preppy, shares soulful advice and little known tips to help college students maximize their college experience, get their degree, and secure the post-college bag!
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Episode 11: Goal Diggin' College Kids
On our last episode, we talked about reflection after the conclusion of the fall semester.  The conclusion of the fall semester signals the holidays and new resolutions.  Besides being optimistic about the new semester as a student, you may be excited about personally starting over in the new year.  You may have, well you should have, goals that you are setting for yourself.  I am not big on new year resolutions.  They seem to only stick around for January and February.  Instead, I prefer to set attainable goals year round.  Knowing how to set goals and   to create a plan to reach them without external motivation or external advice is a critical skill for college and personal success.  Goals help move your life forward and prevent you from becoming stagnant.  Take it from an old 30 something, stagnation leads to unhappiness...and you don’t want to waste your good 20’s being unhappy.  This episode is dedicated to helping you set real goals and attained them.  We’ll discuss SMART goals, the types of goals you should consider, how to put an action plan together, and how to identify and block goal killers.   Episode Resources:  Goal Setting Worksheets: https://www.bepreppy.com/goalsetting/  Register for a free coaching session: www.bepreppy.com/coaching Join the conversation on Instagram and Twitter: @bepreppyllc
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December 29, 2018
Episode 10: Finals Reflections
Another semester of finals are in the books. How did you do? Did any of your grades increase from midterms? Did you not do as well on your finals and didn't get grade you hoped for? Did you fail a class? Whatever your outcome, you get a chance to wipe the slate clean next semester. However, you’ll still need to reflect on this semester and identify the things that went well and the things that didn’t. Success doesn’t automatically happen. It comes through gradual improvement. In order to get better, you must take a look back to determine your strengths, weaknesses and opportunities and make an action plan for getting better. Reflections began when you ask yourself tough questions and use the answers in a meaningful way. In this episode, the host, Dr. Erin provides five important questions to guide self-reflection at the conclusion of a semester. Episode Resources: Be Preppy College Coaching bepreppy.com/coaching @bepreppyllc - Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
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December 10, 2018
Episode 9: 10 Tips for Taming Finals
The final exam period in college is a stressful time. Suddenly, the weight of the semester is suddenly on your shoulders. You have comprehensive exams, projects and papers coming out the wazoo. It seems that the days get shorter and nights get longer. Your adrenaline is rushing and caffeine is a permanent fixture in your body. But does it have to be this way? No matter if your are a first year student or a seasoned upperclassman there are ways to improve your finals game so that you won't be an extra on the Walking Dead. During this podcast, host and founder of Be Preppy, Dr. Erin, gives her proven tips to conquer finals and finished the semester strong without the negative side like sleep deprivation and caffeine crashes. Be Preppy offers coaching services to college students to make sure your grades are right, stress is low, college life is exciting, and future is bright. Check us out at bepreppy.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @bepreppyllc.
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November 25, 2018
Episode 8: Intern Hustle (feat. Jenna Rein)
Entry level position. Bachelor’s degree required. 1 year experience preferred but not required. Preferred candidate will have strong communications, organization, and leadership skills. Must be able to work independently and on a team. This is the standard description for jobs that you’ll seeing during your post-graduation job search. Confusing huh? They want someone that doesn’t have experience but prefer they do. To have one year experience means that you’d have to be working a year before applying, but you just graduated and didn’t have the opportunity for full-time work. It’s the most frustrating part of job searching: you need experience to get more experience. How do you beat the system? The answer: Internships. Internships are the key to getting a head start on a promising career. They help your application reach the top of the pile or better yet; they help the jobs come to you. Jenna is the founder and CEO of The Intern Hustle. She coaches students on how to build their personal brand, navigate the internship world and take control of their future. Jenna packages lessons learned from her own experience with internships, as well as her enterprising Silicon Valley career across the sports, e-commerce and healthcare industries, to deliver educational resources and help inspire the next generation into (intentional) action. You can learn more at theinternhustle.com. Contact Jenna: Instagram: @theinternhustle | Twitter: @theinternhustle | Facebook: @theinternhustle | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/theinternhustle Website:https://www.theinternhustle.com Email: hello@theinternhustle.com Episode Resources: YouTube channel (new videos every Monday): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLDQ06MsjSG6VMuFh7FDMmw Free LinkedIn training for college students: https://www.theinternhustle.com/linkedin More information and waitlist signup for The Course: https://www.theinternhustle.com/course Be Preppy Instagram|Facebook|Twitter: @bepreppyllc www.bepreppy.com Be Preppy is a college coaching company. We help students succeed in college from admissions to graduation.
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November 24, 2018
Episode 7: Surviving the Holidays
This episode is all about the holidays. Holidays can be bittersweet for college students. Whether, going home for the holidays is exciting and comforting or whether going home brings on anxiety and sadness, you probably feel all types of emotions as it get closer to the holiday season. In this episode, we shed light on challenges such as finances, hunger, family issues, and homelessness that college students face during the Thanksgiving and Christmas break. We also discuss uniquely, annoying experiences that colleges students go through during breaks. Lastly, you’ll here that tips on how to make the best of your time off. This episode is a special one as it is co-hosted by Be Preppy’s Latinx/Hispanic Outreach Intern, Maggy Murillo. After listening, be sure to check out our website for more tips on how avoid holiday blues : https://rebrand.ly/holidayblues. Don’t forget to review and subscribe to this podcast. Follow: Host, Dr. Erin Wheeler @erinwheelerphd - Instagram Co-host - Maggy Murillo @magsssssssssssss - Instagram Bepreppy @bepreppyllc - Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Visit bepreppy.com for tips and advice on how to succeed in college.
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November 18, 2018
Episode 6: Happy Healthy College Kid (feat. Keya Clark)
Making top grades in college isn’t all about being smart, but rather being wise, which is the whole point of this podcast. It never fails that students who are struggling in class are mentally and physically tired. Truth is, there’s no magical learning tips to substitute for the impact that diet and exercise have on your academic performance. For example, simply avoiding sugary drinks and drinking at least 8 glasses of water daily, can improve focus, memory, mood, and problem solving skills. Getting top grades truly involves the mind and the body. On this episode, Ms. Keya Clark, a personal trainer, talks about her college fitness regrets and her personal health journey. She also gives practical health tips to help college students perform their best. Ways you can connect with Keya Clark: Facebook, Instagram & Twitter: @supanovafit Email: supanovafit1@gmail.com Purchase Black Thighs Matter Tees: supanovafit.bigcartel.com Check out Be Preppy's College Coaching Services. Schedule a free coaching session at www.bepreppy.com. Follow Be Preppy @bepreppyllc on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Tweet us how you stay healthy @bepreppyllc!
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November 12, 2018
Episode 5: Get Your Money's Worth (feat. Katy Oliveria)
An average 4-year college degree from a public university can be more than 40k. Unfortunately, many college grads feel as though their degree did not give them the life and career that they were promised. However, many college students don't take advantage of all the resources and experiences that colleges offer. If you think just going to class and passing tests will get you to your next step in life, this episode is for you. On Episode 5, Woke Wise College Kids host, Dr. Erin and Katy Oliveria discuss ways in which college students can maximize the value of their degree and experience. You'll hear personal advice on how to have confidence in networking, communicating, and engaging with faculty and staff on campus and much more! Katy Oliveira is the founder of Collegehood, LLC, a college success coaching practice, and the host of the Collegehood Advice podcast, where she shares expert advice, strategies, and insights to help students live their best life during college and beyond. For nearly 15 years, she has supported students during their college experience as a professional academic advisor, college success coach, university administrator, and instructor. She currently teaches American History and American Social Dilemmas in Austin, Texas. Episode Resources #36 Navigating Your Health During College: https://collegehoodadvice.com/podcast/36 Good Education: https://medium.com/good-education Interested in working with Katy? Email her at katy@collegehoodadvice.com Follow Katy on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @collegehoodadvice. Visit bepreppy.com to work with a college coach and access free resources to make sure you are a successful college student! Learn four ways to maximize your tuition: https://www.bepreppy.com/are-you-maximizing-your-tuition/.
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November 3, 2018
Episode 4: Student vs Athlete
Episode 4 explores the world of collegiate athletics. Special guest, Isaac Armstead, a scholar-athlete from University of South Dakota, share his advice on how to thrive while balancing dual identities of academics and athletics. The hot topic question: Should college athletes be compensated in addition to their scholarships? Dr. Erin discusses this age old topic in light of HBO's newest documentary, Student Athlete. Episode References Isaac Armstead Instagram: @ikearmstead Twitter: @isaac_armstead2 Armstead Foundation: https://paypal.me/ArmsteadFoundation Be Preppy www.bepreppy.com Twitter, Facebook, Instagram: @bepreppyllc
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October 13, 2018
Episode 3: My Study Skills Are Trash
While studying is an important part of the college experience, it is the most painful part. Many students know that they could improve their study habits, but they don't know where to start. In this episode, Dr. Erin gives a quick and dirty tour of college learning and provides a simple but practical model for studying that increases grades and decreases study time, stress and frustration. You can find the printable Study Study Guide at www.bepreppy.com/studyguide.
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October 13, 2018
Episode 2 - Fear of Being Smart
On Episode 2, Mr. Leonard Geddes, founder of the LearnWell Project shares his journey of going from an average student in the back of the class to an academic all-star. He also encourages college students to can gain academic confidence and set aside myths about being smart. Episode References Leonard Geddes www.thelearnwellprojects.com
32:57
October 13, 2018
Episode 1 - Orientation
In this episode, listener will learn the inspiration behind the podcast and get an overview of what's to come in the season!
09:34
August 23, 2018
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