Approximately 25% of first-year full-time undergraduate college students who enroll for their freshman year don’t return to that same school for their sophomore year.  And less than 40% of first-year full-time undergraduate college students who start their 4-year degree finish it in four years.  What makes some students achieve in college while others struggle or leave?  Executive Function Coach Jackie Stachel says that students struggling with executive functioning skills such as time management and self-regulation may have a higher likelihood of struggling during college.

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