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Ep. 26 - Let's Get Techy

Leverage free tech to get better results in school - Uncover the best tools & strategies for learning, studying, & optimizing your student's academic education using apps & software for computers, laptops, smartphones, & tablets. Receive…

Ep. 25 - Creative Learning Styles (Part 2)

Discover how to greatly enhance your student's recall ability easily, by presenting information in a new way. Receive free support from Dr. Steven Greene & parents just like you in the Make the Grade Facebook Community - Click Here Helpful…

Ep. 24 - Creative Learning Styles (Part 1)

Is your student a visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learner? Do they prefer bottom-up or top-down learning? Discover how to greatly enhance your student's recall ability easily, by presenting information in a new way. Plus, you'll enjoy a special…

Ep. 23 - How to Get Help with School (and What to Avoid)

Based on the most commonly asked questions in the Make the Grade Facebook Community & decades of tutoring experience, the Success Doctor breaks down: What your possibilities are for getting academic support How to know which option…

Ep. 22 - Paying for College feat. Alison Pettine, Wealth Advisor

Feeling overwhelmed about paying for your student's higher education? Not sure where to start? Discover practical solutions for financing college as Alison Pettine breaks down your options & clarifies exactly how you can cover your kid's…

Ep. 21 - Using Maslow's Hierarchy to Maximize Your Education

How do a student's physical needs, sense of safety, feeling of being loved & belonging, & self-esteem affect their ability to perform in school? How can you cultivate the optimal environment for learning? What factors are at play…

Ep. 20 - Bair Knuckle Strength CEO, John Bair

John Bair is the Chief BADASS of Bair Knuckle Strength Do you know how to give your kids what they need, in order to improve their grades? What is the key for them to make decisions and take action? Why is it important for YOU to know their…

Ep. 19 - The Study/Test Disconnect

Discover how to turn your time spent studying into higher test scores without feeling like you're wasting your time. Have you ever spent time studying for a test or exam, only to receive poor marks? You aren't alone. In this episode, Dr.…

Ep. 18 - Academic Administration & Leadership feat. Executive Director for Heart of George RESA, Steven Miletto

Where is the future of public education headed? Who is making the rules for my child's schooling? How are curriculums decided? Peer behind the scenes of academia as Steven Miletto unveils the perspectives behind educational administration…

Ep. 17 - Test Taking Strategies #3: SAT & ACT Math

Is your awesome student dropping the ball on standardized tests? This episode will help you bring those SAT & ACT scores up - Particularly in the ACT & SAT Math sections of the test. Uncover actionable strategies you can use during…

Ep. 16 - Test Taking Strategies #2: SAT Writing / Language & ACT English

Is your awesome student dropping the ball on standardized tests? This episode will help you bring those SAT & ACT scores up - Particularly in the ACT English and SAT Writing and Language sections of the tests. Uncover actionable strategies…

Ep. 15 - Test Taking Strategies #1: SAT & ACT Reading

Is your awesome student dropping the ball on standardized tests? This episode will help you bring those SAT & ACT scores up - Particularly in the reading sections of the tests. Will you use the 'traditional' system or the 'reverse' system? …

Ep. 14 - Why Do We Underachieve on Standardized Tests?

"Why is my awesome student a poor test taker?" Tutors get asked this question all the time. In this episode, the Success Doctor breaks down exactly why otherwise incredible students can be poor standardized test takers. Plus, you'll…

Ep. 13 feat. Lynn Merves, Hypnotherapist - Hypnotherapy for Maximum Education

How can principles of hypnotherapy relieve a student's stress & anxiety? What are some misconceptions about hypnosis? As always, the goal is to bring you actionable tactics that you can apply right away to maximize academic performance. Learn…

Ep. 12 - How a Tutor Prepares for a Student!

The ol' switcharoo! Instead of considering a student preparing for a tutoring session, Dr. Greene shows you a Tutor's perspective for preparing to work with a new student. “Maximum Education: The Ultimate Guide to Optimal Academics” on…

Ep. 11 - To Tutor Or Not To Tutor?

What are the major reasons parents & students hire tutors? What specific results should you expect from your tutor? Dr. Steven Greene brings you actionable, insightful value from decades of tutoring experience. Gain clarity around exactly…

Ep. 10 - How to Prepare for a Tutoring Session

Learn the 6 things you need to know before you hire a tutor. Get the most out of your tutoring service. Empower your student by knowing what to ask a prospective tutor. “Maximum Education: The Ultimate Guide to Optimal Academics” on Amazon For…

Ep. 09 - Back to School

As a parent of a student, back to school time can be seriously stressful. Get ahead of the academic game with Dr. Steven Greene's actionable insights, tactics, & strategies for smooth sailing. “Maximum Education: The Ultimate Guide…

Ep. 08 - SAT & ACT Preparation Timeline

Preparing for the SAT or ACT can be a smooth process if you establish goals & timelines at the beginning. Learn how to plan ahead, set goals, and create your winning strategy for standardized testing in high school. “Maximum Education:…

Ep. 07 - 9 Maximum Education Study Habits

Establish a baseline for academic success with these 9 effective tactics for managing your busy plate in middle school, high school, college, & beyond. "Maximum Education: The Ultimate Guide to Optimal Academics" on Amazon For more…

Ep. 06 - 8 Action Steps to Maximize Classroom Learning

The start of the school year is fast-approaching. Don't sweat the season- here are 8 things you can implement right now to help your student reach their goals. "Maximum Education: The Ultimate Guide to Optimal Academics" on Amazon For…

Ep. 05 - 9 Mistakes to Avoid with SAT & ACT Prep

Standardized testing can feel stressful & overwhelming. You & your student may feel pressured to achieve the highest scores possible. Here are 9 mistakes to avoid when working with an SAT/ACT Test Preparation service. "Maximum Education:…

Ep. 04 - 10 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Tutor

Have you considered hiring a tutor for your student? Before you do, take a minute to understand these 10 questions you should ask any tutoring service before hiring them. "Maximum Education: The Ultimate Guide to Optimal Academics" on Amazon For…

Ep. 3 - Maximum Education

What is Maximum Education? It's a system for optimizing academic success by organizing time, organizing information, & creating a daily action success plan. Learn how you can apply the principles of Maximum Education to start seeing results…

Ep. 2 - Test Prep 101

Does the PSAT matter? How can my student improve their test scores? What are the differences between the SAT & the ACT? These questions & more answered as The Success Doctor gives you actionable information for helping your student reach…

Ep. 1 - Tutoring 101

The Success Doctor demystifies tutoring, answering questions like: "What situations call for tutoring?" & "How does the tutoring process work?" Plus, you'll get actionable strategies for helping your student stay ahead of their academic…

Ep. 0 - How We Help Your Student to Reach Their Goals

Welcome to Make the Grade - Discover how we help your student reach their goals in this introductory episode. The Success Doctor, Steven Greene, helps your student regain control of their unique academic goals. You'll get systems for managing…