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I’m Katy Oliveira, and I believe you have what it takes to create an amazing life even during college.

I’ve seen so many bright and capable students just get by during college because they feel overwhelmed, unmotivated, and underprepared.

So I started a podcast that goes beyond study hacks and shortcuts. Each week I share expert advice, strategy, and insights to help you choose a major that actually matches you, improve academic performance, boost productivity, create wellness, and maximize all the amazing opportunities available during the college experience.

You don’t have to wait until you graduate from college for your “real” life to begin. I’m here to help you use college to actually live your best life right now. I believe deeply that intentional action and support can transform your college experience from blah to meaningful no matter who you are and where you come from.

Professional Bio:

Katy Oliveira is the founder of Collegehood, LLC, a college success coaching practice, and the host of the Collegehood Advice podcast, where she shares expert advice, strategies, and insights to help students live their best life even during college.

For nearly 15 years, she has supported students during their college experience as a professional academic advisor, college success coach, university administrator, and instructor. She currently teaches American History and American Social Dilemmas in Austin, Texas.


Our Team


Paul Lambert

Co-Producer, Collegehood Advice Podcast

Paul has been a classroom teacher and basketball coach for nearly two decades. He has extensive experience working with a wide range of students from all backgrounds in both public and private middle and high schools. His passion is to empower young people to believe in themselves, become holistic humans, and make the world a better place. 

His depth of knowledge and insight into student development as well as his meticulous attention to detail bring the Collegehood Podcast to life. When he's not teaching or editing the podcast he is working to preserve the environment, watching Astros baseball, and spending time with his family.

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