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You need a success coach

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Success coaches are knowledgable upperclassmen who are trained to help you with anything you’re dealing with. They can give you advice about academics, finances, personal goals and more. It’s totally up to you what you discuss with your coach during your 30-minute session.

You can meet your coach in person, talk on the phone or meet via Zoom. Your coach is there to help you succeed  — it’s up to you to make the first move by scheduling an appointment.  

Who is my coach?

The Student Success Center works hard to match you with a coach who will benefit you. If you find a coach you prefer to the one you were assigned, go ahead and meet with them instead (no hard feelings, we promise). There are coaches from all different backgrounds and experiences, and whoever you meet with will be ready to discuss your situation, and help understand and benefit you the best they can.

FYS coaches can you help you ...

… start the semester strong

It's never too early to start thinking about how you’re going to make the most of the rest of the semester. And that includes working with a coach to plan how you’re going to reach your goals, ace your exams and a create a solid plan for completing all of your requirements.

Your coach will help you dive in to your schedule and your goals to build the best plan for you. They can even give you an in-person assessment near the end of the semester to gauge your preparedness for your second year of college, go over the results and help guide you toward any necessary improvements.

… plan for a successful future

Your coach will help you dive in to your schedule and your goals to build the best plan for you. They can even give you an in-person assessment to gauge your preparedness for your next step in college, go over the results and help guide you toward any necessary improvements.

... celebrate

Once you meet with your coach, you automatically have a cheerleader who is rooting for your success. Don’t be surprised if they call to ask how that test you were stressing over went, or if they celebrate with you when you ace it.

Check out this video that covers even more benefits to meeting with your coach.


Hey Sunny

A library of helpful advice, tips and answers to questions from students to Sunny.

ASU’s chatbot, Sunny, has been helping students get adjusted to college life for a few years now. The questions from students year after year, rarely change. Sometimes it helps to see what other students are asking to stay informed and realize you aren’t the only one trying to figure it all out.

Welcome to the Hey Sunny blog – a library of advice for students from Sunny and the team supporting the bot.

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