Part 2: SOAR Study Skills

  • Teaches students specific study skills and organizational techniques which they can apply to a variety of courses.
  • Utilizes SOAR Study Skills: A simple and efficient system for earning better grades in less time workbook and curriculum
  • ​SOAR stands for: Set goals, Organize, Ask questions and Record your progress. 
  • Topics included in workbook: time and task-management; goal-setting; paper organization; homework and project planning; reading skills; organizing at home and school; note-taking strategies; test-taking strategies; communication skills; and writing strategies.
  • Additional materials fee of $30 for workbook and materials.

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Our Brain Transformation! series helps students reprogram their thinking and study patterns for success!

Part 1: Developing the Motivation and Mindset for Academic Success

  • Teaches students how the brain works, so they can learn to use it more effectively.
  • Helps students understand why the wrong mindset leads to academic frustration and the right mindset actually empowers them to be a successful student.
  • Introduces students to the fundamentals of effective learning strategies and study skills. 
  • Utilizes the researched-based Brainology curriculum and online program on the MindsetWorks website.
  • Additional materials fee of $30, includes student license to website and materials. 



  • Although middle school math through early high school mathematics is our primary tutoring specialty, assistance can be provided for improving study skills and learning test-taking strategies.
  • The Brain Transformation! Series is designed to provide 7th-10th grade students with a solid foundation of motivational support and study skills tools for experiencing success in their academic classes
  • Part 1 and Part 2 are available in a variety of options during the summer tutoring session in a variety of options. (See the Summer Program page for details.)