If you can think of anything you’d rather do than homework, you’ll love learning how to earn better grades in less time. By using the same study skills that the best students at the best colleges use, you’ll have time to make the most of your high school or college experience. We tailor our study skills courses and academic coaching to your specific situation. Click here to schedule your free consultation!

INDIVIDUAL STUDY SKILLS COURSES

Middle School

Sustainable academic success and motivation for middle school students so they can learn more, earn better grades in less time, and go do cool stuff. Six hours total in 6 sessions in the student’s home, covering: Academic Personality Assessment, Time Management, Reading, Notetaking, Tests, and Papers.

$1350, in person or online.

High School

Sustainable academic success and motivation for high school students so they can learn more, earn better grades in less time, and go do cool stuff. Six hours total in 6 sessions in the student’s home, covering: Academic Personality Assessment, Time Management, Reading, Notetaking, Tests, and Papers.

$1350, in person or online.

College

Sustainable academic success and motivation for college students so they can learn more, earn better grades in less time, and go do cool stuff. Six hours total in 6 sessions in the student’s home, covering: Academic Personality Assessment, Time Management, Reading, Notetaking, Tests, and Papers.

$1350, in person or online.

INDIVIDUAL ACADEMIC COACHING

All Ages

Expert help with all aspects of academic success for students who benefit from increased accountability and organization, students who want to be pushed to achieve their goals, and students who are facing huge challenges or in crisis. Regular 30-min or 1-hr sessions, in the student’s home.

$225/hour, in person or online.

GROUP STUDY SKILLS & ACADEMIC COACHING

9th & 10th Grade

2018-19 Tysons Corner ACES (Academic Coaching for Empowered Students)

Better grades in less time is the key to thriving in high school!

In eight monthly 2-hour Sunday afternoon sessions, students learn cutting-edge study skills, benefit from peer and adult mentorship, and pursue their greatest goals.

*Now in its third year in Northern Virginia (previously offered in partnership with Dr. Nancy Levonian), this group is popular with students from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology.

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$795.


2018-19 Capitol Hill ACES (Academic Coaching for Empowered Students)

Better grades in less time is the key to thriving in high school!

In eight monthly 2-hour Sunday afternoon sessions, students learn cutting-edge study skills, benefit from peer and adult mentorship, and pursue their greatest goals.

*Now in its second year in Capitol Hill (in partnership with the Hill Center), this course is popular with neighborhood kids but welcomes all motivated students.

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$695.

11th Grade

2018-19 Capitol Hill ACES (Academic Coaching for Empowered Students)

Junior year is your last chance to become a great college applicant!

In eight monthly 2-hour Sunday afternoon sessions, students plan for making the most of their college experience, benefit from peer and adult mentorship, and pursue their greatest goals.

*In its first year in Capitol Hill (in partnership with the Hill Center), this course is popular with last year’s 10th grade cohort but welcomes all students who have SMITH RIVAS study skills.

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$695.

STUDY SKILLS BOOT CAMPS

High School

August 2018 High School Study Skills Boot Camp – Washington DC

Boot camp flyer coming soon!

College

August 2018 College Study Skills Boot Camp – DC & Tysons Corner, VA

Boot camp flyer coming soon!