If you’re in charge of a school, company, or community organization, why not go down in history as the leader who helped change students’ lives by introducing the group to study skills? Whether you’re curious about the transformative power of study skills or just enjoy fun and inspiring presentations, you’ll be glad you did. Click here to request a study skills presentation for your group!

2018-19 Speaking Events & Book Signings

Aug. 13+15, 2018 - Hill Center, Washington DC

College Study Skills Boot Camp

August 13+15, 2018, 5-8pm at Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

Your college experience is only as good as your preparation. Be the student who has it all figured out! Arrive on campus knowing that you’re ready to succeed at the highest level and get your money’s worth from your college investment.

College Study Skills Boot Camp teaches you the crucial college study skills you need to get high grades fast so that you can have a great social life, make good money, and live your dreams when you graduate. Two 3-hour sessions, covering: Time Management, Notetaking, Reading, Tests, and Papers.

*This boot camp is being offered for the first time in Capitol Hill in partnership with the Hill Center.

Click here for boot camp flyer!

$397.

Sept. 23, 2018 - Hope Chinese School, Tysons VA (Private)

This is a private event for members of Hope Chinese School Tysons Corner.

Sept. 24, 2018 - MCPS Parent Academy, Silver Spring MD

Study Skills for Children with ADHD: How to Help Your Students Learn Efficiently

Monday, September 24, 2018, 7-8:30pm at the MCPS Parent Academy (Silver Spring International Middle School)

If your student would like more time to sleep, hang out with friends, play videogames, read for fun, practice something, or chill, they’re good candidates for improved study skills and time management. If you would like your student to feel more confident, procrastinate less, work more efficiently, or enjoy working hard to learn things, you’ll love learning how to help them learn more efficiently. Come for the candor, stay for the strategies, and leave with a personalized plan to help your student learn how to learn. Bring your toughest questions!

Free.

Oct. 6, 2018 - Hope Chinese School, Potomac MD (Private)

This is a private event for members of Hope Chinese School Potomac.

Oct. 16, 2018 - Georgetown Business Networking Group, Washington DC

Enjoy a 10-minute keynote presentation on the power of study skills and time management while connecting with Washington DC-area small-business owners and professionals.

$20. Includes buffet breakfast at Le Pain Quotidien, 1934 M Street NW, Washington DC.

Oct. 26, 2018 - Georgetown Psychology, Washington DC (Private)

This is a private event for Georgetown Psychology staff.

Oct. 28, 2018 - Hill Center, Washington DC

Better Grades in Less Time®

Sunday, October 28, 2018, 3-4pm at Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

In this small-group introduction to time management and study skills, middle school and high school students and parents will learn the same skills that the most successful students at the best colleges use. Students will learn fun strategies to improve their time management, reading, notetaking, tests, and essays. Participants will leave with three simple tools to improve their organization and study skills, and a pencil that will remind them to strive for better grades in less time. Class size limited to 10!

$15. Click here for tickets!

Jan. 27, 2019 - Hill Center, Washington DC

Better Grades in Less Time®

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 3-4pm at Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

In this small-group introduction to time management and study skills, middle school and high school students and parents will learn the same skills that the most successful students at the best colleges use. Students will learn fun strategies to improve their time management, reading, notetaking, tests, and essays. Participants will leave with three simple tools to improve their organization and study skills, and a pencil that will remind them to strive for better grades in less time. Class size limited to 10!

$15. Click here for tickets!

Jan. 27, 2018 - Black Parents of Arlington, Arlington VA (Private)

This is a private event for members of Hope Chinese School Tysons Corner.

Feb. 26, 2019 - Georgetown Business Networking Group, Washington DC

Enjoy a 10-minute keynote presentation on the power of study skills and time management while connecting with Washington DC-area businesspeople.

$25, including breakfast at Le Pain Quotidien, 1934 M Street NW, Washington DC.

Feb. 27, 2019 - The Nora School, Silver Spring MD

Study Skills for Teens: How to Help Your Students Learn Efficiently

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 7-9pm at The Nora School Parent Education Series.

If your student would like more time to sleep, hang out with friends, play videogames, read for fun, practice something, or chill, they’re good candidates for improved study skills and time management. If you would like your student to feel more confident, procrastinate less, work more efficiently, or enjoy working hard to learn things, you’ll love learning how to help them learn more efficiently. Come for the candor, stay for the strategies, and leave with a personalized plan to help your student learn how to learn. Bring your toughest questions!

Free. RSVP to The Nora School is strongly recommended.

Mar. 26, 2019 - Latino Student Fund Listo Program, Washington DC (Private)

This is a private event for students in the Latino Student Fund Listo program at Coolidge High School.

Mar. 26, 2019 - Rockville HS PTSA, Rockville MD

Study Skills for Teens: How to Help Your Students Learn Efficiently

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 7-9pm at Rockville High School Cafeteria.

If your student would like more time to sleep, hang out with friends, play videogames, read for fun, practice something, or chill, they’re good candidates for improved study skills and time management. If you would like your student to feel more confident, procrastinate less, work more efficiently, or enjoy working hard to learn things, you’ll love learning how to help them learn more efficiently. Come for the candor, stay for the strategies, and leave with a personalized plan to help your student learn how to learn. Bring your toughest questions!

Free.

Mar. 28, 2019 - ADHD Resource Group, Fairfax VA

How to Help Your Clients Get the Best of the College Experience

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 10-11:15am at the Mason Enterprise Center.

Meet the author and get practical solutions and explicit study skills for college-bound students with ADHD or executive function challenges.

Free.

Apr. 7, 2019 - Ready...Aim...Teach, Silver Spring MD (Private)

This is a private talk and book signing for the Ready…Aim…Teach professional development course “Delving into Differentiation: How to Optimize Learning for All”.

Apr. 9, 2019 - Falls Church Public Schools, Falls Church VA

Study Skills for Teens: How to Help Your Students Learn Efficiently

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:30-8pm at George Mason High School Library.

If your student would like more time to sleep, hang out with friends, play videogames, read for fun, practice something, or chill, they’re good candidates for improved study skills and time management. If you would like your student to feel more confident, procrastinate less, work more efficiently, or enjoy working hard to learn things, you’ll love learning how to help them learn more efficiently. Come for the candor, stay for the strategies, and leave with a personalized plan to help your student learn how to learn. Bring your toughest questions!

Free.

Apr. 21, 2019 - Hill Center, Washington DC

Better Grades in Less Time®

Sunday, April 21, 2019, 3-4pm at Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

In this small-group introduction to time management and study skills, middle school and high school students and parents will learn the same skills that the most successful students at the best colleges use. Students will learn fun strategies to improve their time management, reading, notetaking, tests, and essays. Participants will leave with three simple tools to improve their organization and study skills, and a pencil that will remind them to strive for better grades in less time. Class size limited to 10!

$15. Click here for tickets!

Apr. 28, 2019 - Kensington Day of the Book Festival, MD

Details TBA.

May 2-4, 2019 - PCACAC Conference, College Park MD (Private)

Book Signing

Thursday, May 2: 2-4:15pm

Friday, May 3: 7:30am-5:30pm

Saturday, May 4: 7:30am-12pm

May 3, 2019 - PCACAC Conference, College Park MD (Private)

Beyond High School: How Self-Study Strengthens College Applications

Whether your client is a middle-schooler with no homework, a high-schooler specializing in something their school doesn’t offer, or a college student preparing for the real world, self-studying will help them achieve their greatest goals. Learn the keys to successful self-study and get resources your students can use to teach themselves AP curricula, programming, or anything. Help your clients develop the study skills they need to make the most of their college investment!

Presented by Paul Rivas and Nancy Levonian.

10:30-11:45am

May 5, 2019 - Literary Hill BookFest, Washington DC

Eastern Market Main Hall, 11am-3pm.

Free.