These student support professionals work at community-based organizations throughout the city and partner with institutions of higher education in Greater Boston to ensure that young people have the guidance and mentorship they need to be successful in college. Based on years of collaboration, research and learning, this Resource Hub is a collection of information and best practice for current and future coaches, in Boston and beyond.
Success Boston coaches know, to support a young person to and through college, building a relationship and trust comes first. Make time to get to know each other and understand the big picture:
These messages are meant as a general guide, organized according to the academic year, to support all students throughout their college careers.
As students navigate these milestones, managing stress is an important skill for students to build. Colleges have helpful resources to help students do this, from their health centers and mental health supports, to athletic facilities and wellness programming. Coaches can guide students toward these resources and encourage them to maintain healthy habits.