COVID 19 & College - Katy Oliveira with Collegehood Advice
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Show Notes

This mini-series focuses on how the COVID-19 virus is impacting and changing colleges and universities.

In this episode, I interview college success strategist Katy Oliveira, founder of Collegehood Advice.  Her popular Collegehood Advice podcast, coaching sessions, resources and presentations work together to create a 21st century toolkit that teaches students how to maximize their college experience and create a meaningful life.  She provides some tips about how students can educate themselves, gain experience and prepare for future opportunities.  We both agree on the value of education and a growth mindset.  Hope you enjoy this interview as much as I did.  Thanks Katy! 

Key Takeaways

  • When you go out into the world, people will want to know, "What did you do during this time?"
  • Planning is a part of preparation...and things often don’t go as planned
  • Give yourself compassion and space, if needed 
  • Grow your knowledge base, build a network and connect with other people
  • Realize that our pathways are not linear.  The 21st century model gives you opportunities to work in line with your curiosity, talents and passion
  • Learn about and lean into your strengths
  • College provides an excellent way to get every single thing you need to launch your life --if you do it strategically

Guest Bio

Katy Oliveira helps teenagers and young adults align with who they are, identify what they want to do, and intentionally use education and experience to make it happen. She is the creator of the
Life Launch Lab, a guided course to help you deepen your understanding of yourself and contribute your superpowers to the world. She is also the creator and host of the Collegehood Advice show where she helps students make the most of their college experience. 

Katy has guided thousands of college students through their college experience over the last 15 years in her roles as a professional academic advisor, college success coach, Associate Director of Academic Counseling and Exploration, and an instructor of U.S. History and American Social Dilemmas. When she’s not helping others figure out their life you’ll find her in a kitchen, near a garden, or on a yoga mat in Austin,Texas.

Please share, subscribe and review this podcast.  You can connect with me via email at drjudyoskam@gmail.com or on Instagram and Twitter @judyoskam

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