SHORT COURSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL & INCOMING COLLEGE STUDENTS

These short courses are designed to provide students with the necessary skills to be successful college students. They can be 1:1 or small group classes. As a former college lecturer, I have firsthand experience in how to prepare students for the rigors of high school and later college academic success. Please get in touch to find out how I can customize one of these courses for your learner.

"TRANSITIONING TO COLLEGE"

Transitioning from high school to college is a very exciting time in a young person's life. However, it can also be very overwhelming.  This short course provides new college students with the necessary academic & organizational skills to successfully meet the rigors of a university education.

"STRATEGIES & STUDY SKILLS"

This is an in-depth short course for high school students that provides effective academic strategies and study skills that will help them be academically successful in high school while at the same time prepare them for the transition to university level learning. Each student will be assessed before the course begins in order to create a customized plan for his or her specific needs.

"COLLEGE WRITING SKILLS"

Strong writing skills are imperative to both the college application process and success in college itself. This short course is designed to ensure that students enter college with the keen writing skills necessary for the required essay exams and term papers.  This course will cover several types of writing as well as grammar, syntax, argument, logic, paragraph construction, and research design.

"EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONAL TECHNIQUES"

This short course will teach students how to get organized for academic success.  Time management, prioritizing tasks, setting goals, creating and following a schedule, and effective resource utilization will be covered. This course is ideal for high school and college students alike.

"CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS FOR WRITING"

Superior critical thinking skills are imperative to improving SAT scores and for being academically successful high school and college students. This short course will show students how to frame an argument, marshal relevant evidence, and organize paragraphs more effectively. This course will also help prepare students for college level liberal arts courses that form part of the general education curriculum.