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College Coaching

Navigating the college landscape for the first time can be challenging, and the Discovery Scholars Program is here to help. DSP students are assigned a college coach who is there to assist them during their time at UT Austin. Whether it be deciding on a major, discussing ways to improve study habits, or just a friendly check-in, a DSP coach is an invaluable resource for those times when a student needs to talk to someone for guidance in a safe and supportive setting.

Students can schedule an appointment with their coach through DSAT.

First year students will meet with their assigned college coach twice a semester. Topics of discussion include, but are not limited to:

  • The adjustment from high school to college
  • How a student is feeling about their classes and