Date of Completion

Spring 5-29-2019

Document Type

Open Access Capstone

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

First Advisor

Bobby Ricketts

Second Advisor

Jeremy Szteiter


I have a background of many years working part time within the higher education system, especially in extracurricular activities. This synthesis provides resources for anyone—including myself—who wishes to work within college-level career counseling and academic advising to fulfill the role of a success coach. The resources are drawn from interviews with professionals in the field; articles and websites; scenarios and stories of students struggling with hardships and their success after defeating those hardships; and the field of critical and creative thinking.


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