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CASE STUDY #12: University Level Big Plan

CASE STUDY #12: University Level Big Plan Jackie had been a student at mAke the grAde throughout high school, so she was familiar with many of the study techniques, which we had learned over time.  However, she didn’t use all … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY #11: High School Big Plan

CASE STUDY #11: High School Big Plan Charlie was a high school junior in the middle of a very, very busy stretch in his academic life during the spring of his junior year. On top of this, he was planning … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY #10: Middle School Big Plan

CASE STUDY #10:  Middle School Big Plan Sarah was an eighth grade student when we began working together.   She had inconsistent grades, and she complained that she was overwhelmed by her schedule and her workload.  Part of this issue … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY #9: University-Level Note-Taking

CASE STUDY #9: University-Level Note-Taking Melanie was a university student taking business classes.  She found that many of her classes were a combination of lecture information, classroom examples and what the instructor would put on the board, and practice problems … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY #8: High School Note-Taking

CASE STUDY #8: High School Note-Taking I worked with a student named Tony who had an interesting combination of classes. He was taking two AP classes and one honors class, along with an art class and a media class. The … Continue reading

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CASE STUDY #7: Middle School Note-Taking

CASE STUDY #7: Middle School Note-Taking When I first began working with Jennifer, a seventh grader, she was overwhelmed by the sheer load of information in all of her classes. The teachers in some classes gave a high volume of … Continue reading

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How to find the perfect tutor – What is a typical tutoring lesson like?

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