Everyone on campus works hard to ease students’ transition to college life. Mary Roberts works with college professionals to help students prepare for a SUCCESSFUL college experience. Mary Roberts’ College Launch presentations – perfect for orientation and welcome week – help students make the transition from home to residence hall and get off to a great start.


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Starting with the student’s home bedroom, Mary Roberts guides parents and college bound students by taking them through a three step program which prepares students for college living. Mary empowers students by providing a platform for success. By creating their successful environment, students will be ready to take on the challenges of campus life. They will be healthier, happier and more productive.

Students of Successful Spaces report that they:

  • Overcome challenges, adapt to change and find new directions
  • Focus better on schoolwork and succeed academically
  • Relax more easily and sleep more soundly
  • Have more energy and feel optimistic
  • Make friends and feel supported
  • Speak up and are respected
  • Love being in their rooms

Successful Spaces Presentations are appropriate for:

  • Student and/or parent orientation
  • Welcome week programs
  • Student activities and lecture series
  • Student conferences
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Greek life presentations
  • Residential life events
  • Leadership programs
  • RA and staff development

Mary Roberts’ program will provide your students with proven, cutting edge, unique benefits so they can benefit the most from their college experience and live their ideal life. To nurture, inspire, and increase your student population’s chance for success, or to discuss speaking engagements, workshops, or consultations, contact contact Mary now.!

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Praise for Mary Roberts’ Successful Spaces Program

Mary’s energy while presenting to the students and then to the faculty and staff on three different occasions was remarkable. She made time to consult with students on a one-to-one basis well into the evening. Mary’s style is fun, interactive, and informative, and I continue to hear feedback from people who improved their homes on campus and off, using the materials from her presentation. - Daniel Van Vechten, Assistant Dean of Residential Life, Wells College, Aurora, NY

Mary’s Successful Student Environments presentation was so popular with our residents; I invited her back three more times during my tenure as Coordinator of Student Activities at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. - Will Cribby, Associate Dean of Students, Mount Ida College, Newton, MA

Map IT and Make It Happen was a wonderful addition to our annual Winter Workshop. Mary offered our Resident Advisor staff the opportunity to look at their personal living space and better understand how placement and arrangement could affect their mood, well-being and future. Mary’s presentation was informative and fun…a great break from the traditional training. - Lindsay Isham, Residence Life Coordinator, Mass College of Liberal Arts, Mt. Adams, MA

I finally have a starting point and a concept I will use to set up my college space. Mary’s information has changed the way I plan to organize my room, especially the arrangement of posters and colors. - University of Vermont freshman, Burlington, VT

Mary gave me an easy-to-use process to set up my place my way for greater balance, relaxation, time management, and a new life style. - Hobart College freshman, Glen Falls, NY

I now have a way to add comfort to my room and a plan to organize myself, my belongings and the work I have to do. - University of New Hampshire freshman, Durham, NY