“You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him to find it within himself.” -Galileo

Invest in Yourself Circles

The world is changing fast; are you?! What are you doing to improve your learning and success skills? Are you doing enough?

As a student, how are you responding to challenges? By pretending there's not a problem? By focusing on improving the wrong things?

Relax -- nobody is born all knowing. What makes learning fun is the process of discovery as you continually expand your knowledge and build your skills. You have the capacity to learn and be successful; all you need is someone to understand you and your situation to help you figure out what you can do to learn better and be successful.

How I Can Help You

Have you noticed that most people who have achieved great success gave credit to their personal coach? Just imagine what you could accomplish with your own personal success coach!

I believe in the success potential of all students and support their success in school and beyond. I have helped students achieve student success through Student Success Workshop (SSW), Concise Learning book, and 1-on-1 coaching sessions. I can help you develop a personal success plan to reach your full potential.

Sure, I know my stuff, but there are a lot of other coaches who know their stuff too. What makes me different is that I commit to knowing your stuff first -- your situation, your context, and your unique challenges -- and then help you personally discover what you need to succeed.

If you’re a high school senior or college freshman, click here for more information on the First-Year Experience and 1-on-1 courses with me. Click here for course fees. Click here to register for courses.

If you need help with specific issues, I’d be happy to discuss your situation at no charge. That way, I can get a better understanding of what you need and determine whether or not my services are right for you. If we’re a good fit, my fee is $99/hour.

It’s About You, Not Me

My coaching session with you is all about you, not about me. What I bring to each coaching session is confidence that you’re entrusting your time and effort to someone who tries to understand you and can help you. To me, you are not just another “session,” but rather a “unique individual” with unique intellectual and emotional needs.

My Coaching Philosophy

My coaching philosophy goes hand-in-hand with our mission and beliefs. It is based on my teaching experience, coaching experience, and research in the field of teaching and learning.


My coaching philosophy:

Your success is my success.

My Role as a Coach Circles

In simplest terms, my role is to help you grow and develop. I help you get from where you are to where you want to be.

In my role as a coach, I take on the following roles (based on Drahosz & Rhodes):

There are 4 stages to our coaching conversation (based on Zenger & Stinnett):

The structure outlined above serves as a guide to our coaching relationship, not a cage. It will give us a clear framework to start on, versus a completely unstructured approach, but will vary from student to student because no two students are exactly the same.

Student’s Role as a Coachee

As a coachee, you are also responsible for creating a successful coaching relationship. It is about collaboration and learning from each other.

The person being coached has several key roles (based on Drahosz & Rhodes), including:

For coaching to work, you must do your part. The more effort you put into the coaching relationship, the greater the benefits. On the other hand, if you lack passion for learning and growing, or put very little effort into the coaching process, you will benefit much less.

Coaching Testimonials

“Professor Krasnic’s coaching session made a huge difference in my freshman year. Because of him, I excelled and got the full college experience.” – Deborah H.

“Outstanding take-home value. I couldn’t believe how much I got out of just one day with prof. Krasnic.” – Susan M.

“Professor Krasnic is very knowledgeable, respectful, and inspiring. I highly recommend him.” – Tom B.

“The best advice I ever got. Unlike other teachers, Prof. Krasnic really cares about his students.” – Cory A.

“I learned about many skills that helped me improve myself immediately.” – Daniel T.

“Professor Krasnic makes learning fun and engaging. Now I actually like learning.” – Matthew H.

“Visual mapping really makes learning fun. Everybody should be doing it.” – Zoe L.

“Professor Krasnic helped me discover myself and my amazing abilities.” – Sarah C.

“Professor Krasnic gives personal meaning to school and education.” – Anna C.

“Professor Krasnic pushed me to challenge myself. Now I’m more satisfied with school and myself.” – Gabriel P.

“The coaching session with Professor Krasnic was a life changer for me. I’m no longer stressed out and I’m getting excellent grades.” – Amy D.

Contact me today to learn more about how I can help you get from where you are to where you want to be.