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Purpose and passion

Find your purpose & passion with life, academic and career coaches who care.

We are certified Coaches who specialize in working with high school and college students, recent grads, and young professionals. Our programs are a unique blend of life coaching, executive skills coaching, and education and career consulting you won't find anywhere else.

Get unstuck today.

our programs.

Life / Academic / Career Coaching

Work in private 1-hour sessions with a certified coach on any area(s) of your life that needs attention. Are you at a crossroads? Do you need to make a change? Your coach will teach you new skills & techniques while helping you stay accountable!

  • Goal-setting

  • Habits & systems

  • Stress & procrastination management

  • Motivation

  • Relationships

  • More: study skills, resume writing, interview prep, and so much more!

Great for: high / college students who feel stuck or anxious, recent grads who need direction

Higher Ed Admissions Consulting

No need to navigate the college or graduate admissions process alone. Work in 1-hour private sessions with your coach from start to finish to highlight your best personal qualities, achievements and experiences. Stand out from the crowd of applicants!

  • College or graduate school search

  • CV and LinkedIn makeover

  • Letters of recommendation

  • Personal statement coaching

  • Interview prep

  • More!

Great for: students applying to college or grad school who wish to be more competitive candidates

Every program comes with unlimited email and texting support = HUGE helping of accountability!

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Eda S. Chen

Certified Life Coach,

Strong Interest Inventory Assessment Practitioner

Eda is the Owner of Elan Advising has over 10 years of experience working with youth and young professionals. She specializes in helping students get "unstuck" and find joy in their academic and professional lives.

Learn more about Eda.

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Emily Hodson

Certified Life Coach

Emphasis: Wellness & Accountability

Emily is a certified Wellness Coach, finishing her education with Coach Training Edu in 2019. She specializes in helping clients with their wellness goals and accountability, with an interest in mental health, chronic conditions, and/or addictions.

Learn more about Emily.


Take that first step; we'll show you how.

Heart & Hands

A coach who cares

Work 1-on-1 with a coach who listens and asks the right questions. In person or virtually.

Support & accountability

SOS! Receive unlimited texting and email support between sessions.

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Executive skills

Create achievable goals, build better habits, and manage stress and procrastination, and more.

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Academic & career development

Planning skills, study skills, resume writing, cover letter writing, interview prep, more.


Let us know how we can help!

We are able to serve clients all over the country via digital communication. Schedule a free consultation today!

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