What is a Team Meeting?

What is a Team Meeting?

When a new student arrives at Northwest College Support, they are introduced to their team. Most students have a team that consists of themselves, their therapist, a life coach, and an education coach. Each week, the entire team comes together and meets for a half...

Top 5 Reasons to Meet with Your Academic Advisor

Top 5 Reasons to Meet with Your Academic Advisor

Here are 5 reasons why you should meet with your academic advisor! Create a class schedule: It might seem basic, but academic advisors provide valuable input as to which classes to take and when. They can provide advice on how to balance varying requirements and which...

What is an Educational Coach? And how can they help you or your child succeed?

What is an Educational Coach? And how can they help you or your child succeed?

Here at NWCS, our educational coaches are at the heart of our program. Our ed coaches support NWCS’ overarching mission of helping every student succeed in college. Through intentional, individualized coaching, our ed coaches help students learn the necessary life and...

Why College Students NEED Mindfulness and Meditation

Why College Students NEED Mindfulness and Meditation

Why mindfulness and meditation? As a young adult navigating college and life, things can get unbelievably stressful. Life’s stresses never seem to reduce, (in fact they grow) as we get older. However, learning how to manage stress can help bring balance and avoid the...

Why Make Physical Activity a Priority?

Why Make Physical Activity a Priority?

Get moving! As a college student life routinely gets extremely hectic and stressful. As assignments pile up, taking care of physical health gets lower on the list of priorities. Quick, cheap, and generally processed foods become saving graces while physical activity...

Pets at Northwest College Support?!

Pets at Northwest College Support?!

At Northwest College Support, we have lots of dogs running around the office, including Bear, our certified therapy dog! Students enrolled in NWCS are also allowed to have pets provided they have demonstrated that they are responsible, and it is appropriate for the...