Author Archives: The Success Doctor

About The Success Doctor

it's all about relationships.

The Maximum Education “infocast”

At mAke the grAde I have a  mission to help as many students reach their academic and personal goals as possible. So, when I was approached by a national radio syndicate (they have 128 land based stations plus hundreds more … Continue reading

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Maximum Education – The update, the radio interview and the video course

In August 2015 I published Maximum Education – The Ultimate Guide to Optimal Academics.  Somewhat to my surprise, the book became a #1 best seller on Amazon in the Education category and continues to sell every day.  Thank you! This … Continue reading

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Summer Education

Summer… a break from school and its structure.  Time to relax and recharge. Summer is also a time to bolster your academics and avoid the ‘summer brain drain’. mAke the grAde offers these summer programs: SAT / ACT prep  There … Continue reading

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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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