Assistant Director of the Baldwin Center, Academic Coaching

Tina worked with us in Fall 2019 meeting individually with students and managing the Baldwin Mentor Program. As of April 1, 2020 Tina will be working as an Assistant Director of the BCLT focused on academic coaching. As an academic coach, Tina will consult individually with students to strategize plans and schedules, develop techniques for acquiring new knowledge and skills, and manage their workload while maintaining health and well-being. Example topics where Tina can support students include:

  • Time management and planning
  • Managing research and large projects
  • Efficient reading and learning from text
  • Studying and mastering large amounts of information
  • Motivation, goal-setting, and overcoming procrastination
  • Managing ADHD
  • Test anxiety and exam preparation

For the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester Tina will offer virtual office hours on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm and Tuesday and Friday between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm. If you can not find an available time, please contact Tina directly. (cchong2@bowdoin.edu) Make an appointment here!

Tina received her PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Bielefeld in Germany, where she is from.  Her scholarship focuses on the connection between personal goal achievement, goal conflicts, procrastination and well-being. She has created and led interventions to promote students’ success and life balance. Prior to working at Bowdoin, Tina was a talent development specialist and corporate trainer. In these roles she offered workshops on topics such as team building, change management and goal achievement. 

Before joining the BCLT as an assistant director, Tina had several interim positions at Bowdoin since 2017, including the Center for Student Fellowships and Research, and the McKeen Center.

 

Tina Chong