Academic Coaching


Academic Coaching

An academic coach can help you manage your time, study smarter, plan for exams, minimize test anxiety, identify the ways you learn best, and get connected to other resources on campus.

Even if you aren’t struggling, academic coaching is one of the best ways to personalize your education and stay on track from start to finish. Just like athletes need coaches to reach the next level, students become smarter, stronger, and more successful with coaching. Schedule an appointment today!


Professional Academic Coaches

Ryan McLaughlin, M.S.
  • Time management
  • Study schedules
  • Academic strategies
  • Academic motivation
  • Test preparation
  • Schedule an Appointment

    Sarah Shaner, M.A.
  • Time management
  • Study schedules
  • Academic strategies
  • Academic motivation
  • Test preparation
  • Schedule an Appointment

    Randi Bibins-Clark, LCSW
  • Test anxiety
  • Focus and concentration
  • ADHD
  • School/life balance
  • Law School Coaching
  • Schedule an Appointment

    Joe Ecklund, Ph.D.
  • Time management
  • Study schedules
  • Academic strategies
  • Academic motivation
  • Test preparation
  • Schedule an Appointment


    Academic Success Peer Mentors

    ASPMs provide guidance and encouragement from a student’s perspective. They can help with issues like study and time management tips, navigating BlueLine/NEST, communicating with professors, using campus resources, and getting involved on campus.

    Schedule an appointment or stop by during office hours!

    Olivia Dishno

    Junior | CCAS
    EXS & Dance

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    Abraham Joseph

    Senior | HCOB
    FinTech & BIA

    Schedule an Appointment

    Molly Kalb

    Senior | CCAS
    Biology

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    Shaianne Sunagawa

    Senior | HCOB
    BIA & Marketing

    Schedule an Appointment


    How to Schedule an appointment via Creighton Connect

    1. Click a link above to view the coach’s profile page.
    2. Click Schedule to view availability.
    3. When you find a time that works, click the green + sign, enter the requested info, and click Submit.
    4. Look for a confirmation email with all the appointment details including the link to meet online via Zoom in your Creighton email.
    5. To reschedule or cancel your appointment, log back in to CreightonConnect and find the appointment on your home page. In the upper right corner of the appointment box, click the pencil to to cancel the existing appointment and reschedule if necessary.