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Professional Life Coaching

Life transitions coaching is a collaborative, transformative, goal oriented, and satisfying process meant to move you from career confusion, conflict, confusion, procrastination, stress, struggling, … [Read More...]


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In all of my coaching services options, we will have transformative conversations that help you identify next steps, set goals, identify values, identify opportunities, share observations, identify … [Read More...]

About Me


Hi, my name is Kim Quintal.  Welcome to Opening Doors Coaching - you may reach me at 478.213.2322 or at kim.quintal@gmail.com. I have had a variety of career experiences as a journalist/writer, … [Read More...]

Recent Articles

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Summer Plans for Rising Seniors

Rising seniors—here’s some college planning advice for this summer! It may seem that this June and July are too early to start thinking about college applications, but the sooner you get started, the better and stronger your applications will be. Here’s what you can do now to ensure the best chance of getting into your […]

Professional Life Coaching

Ready to Make Some Changes?

Is it time for a change? How do you know when to make a move and how to do that? Here are some ideas to consider. 7 Signs You’re Ready for a Major Life Change Posted: 05/09/2015 12:01 pm EDT Updated: 05/09/2015 12:59 pm EDT photo credit: IMG_4146 via photopin (license) There are moments in […]

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When Co-Parenting Really Isn’t Feasible

In high-conflict divorces, how do we do what was impossible in the marriage, that is, work together for what’s best for the kids? Here’s a new approach to making it work for the kids after the papers are signed, or during the separation. 5 Reasons Why Parallel Parenting Is Better Than Co-Parenting Posted: 11/30/2015 5:08 […]

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Two Minutes! That’s how much time admissions committees spend on each decision, so make them count!

This is a quick and important read from NPR! College applicants need to brand themselves, and fast. How do you do that? What image can we create to make sure the admissions committee “sees” you and that you are a fit? What The People Who Read Your College Application Really Think Updated January 10, 20166:11 […]


College Visit Scorecard

Ok, I really LOVE this form! Click this link for a simple, clear way to keep up with the important details when you visit each school. Print one for each school you visit, even if you’ve been there before for a football game or to visit a friend, since it reminds about what matters when […]

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