Episode Summary

Dr. Jessica Garret-Mills is an academic coach for middle/high school/college/graduates and junior faculty. Using insights from the most up-to-date scholarship and over 12 years of coaching expertise, she can help you get On Track. She writes: Together we’ll identify your goals & create a plan, and then I’ll help you stick with it by meeting your goals daily, weekly, monthly and in the long term.

Dr. Garret-Mills earned a Ph.D. in Educational and Psychology and is an internationally published researcher on the topic of academic motivation. Through her work she explores what motivates people to succeed in academic tasks and what social supports encourage success.

A long-time Columbus resident, she has pride in serving her community. 

In this episode, Dr. Bennett and Dr. Garret-Mills discuss academic motivation at every stage of learning, emotional control, how to best help your struggling learner (or yourself), and embracing the struggle.