Eastern Prep Program

Eastern Prep Program

This program is aimed at assisting students OAS-registered students with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (AD-HD) and other disabilities in transitioning and adjusting to the academic environment within a college setting. This program focuses on topics including time management, organization, and study skills. Students will meet weekly with OAS professional staff and Psychology student interns in individual sessions.

Eastern Prep also offers weekly group sessions, which act as an additional support system to students with disabilities.

Program Topics:

  • Adjusting to College
  • Time Management & Organization
  • Test Anxiety
  • Study Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Healthy Habits
  • Self-Advocacy

Student Statements about Eastern Prep:

“Ever since I started going to the Eastern Prep meetings, I have been much more organized, confident, and my grades have improved significantly.”

“I attend weekly meetings with an OAS staff member who is extremely helpful and works with me to manage my way though many of the daily tasks and challenges I face.”

“The stress management, test anxiety and healthy habits programs helped me adjust to the college environment.”

“I proactively took full advantage of the services available through the Office of AccessAbility and truly believe they were instrumental for making my freshman year so successful and helped me achieve my personal goal of getting Deans list first semester.”

“Whenever I struggle in a class, I ask the OAS strategies of how I can succeed in my classes. Whenever I need help with my social skills and academics, I always turn to the OAS.”

To join the Eastern Prep Program, please contact the OAS at AccessAbility@easternct.edu.