Stan’s How to Study Class™

Stan’s How to Study Class™ provides students of broad academic backgrounds with the skills, strategies, and actions to be successful in school, and ultimately to achieve the positive academic results that both students and parents want. Whether you’re in middle school, high school, or college, Stan’s How to Study Class™ will help you succeed.

Who participates in the how to study class?

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    Middle School Students – improve your academic performance in middle school and likewise get a head start on fine-tuning the study skills you’ll need to be successful in high school.

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    High School Students – grades and the rigor of your high school classes are fundamental to the college admissions process. Having strong study skills serves as the foundation for earning good grades in school, regardless of the subject you are studying.

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    College Students – college classes are demanding, even for the student who excelled in high school. Strong study skills are essential to your ability to do well in college and ultimately to graduate.

Benefits of this class?

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    Improved grades in school (which, by the way, increases your chances for scholarships, admission to academic programs, and job opportunities)

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    Less stress, particularly with regard to completing school assignments

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    Greater confidence on the part of the student in terms of his or her ability to do well in school

What is included?

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    Goal Setting

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    Organization Skills

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    Time Management

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    Note-Taking

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    Communicating with Teachers

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    Preparing for Quizzes, Tests, and Papers

THREE CASE STUDIES

Case study#1

Situation
Richard is a “B+” student. Yet his parents and teachers know he can easily be an “A-“ or “A” student. What can Richard do?

Thoughts
Stan’s How to Study Class™ can provide Richard with strategies to improve his study habits, which stands to positively impact his results on school assignments and ultimately improve Richard’s grade point average (GPA). Stan’s How to Study Class™ will not only help Richard perform well in high school, but also the class will give Richard a competitive advantage by preparing him to meet the increased demands and rigor of college.

Case study#2

Situation
Tyler is in middle school and is just learning how to study. Her parents recognize the importance of good study skills in order for Tyler to be successful in both middle school and high school. Tyler’s parents want her to go to college. Her parents are willing to invest in Tyler’s development at an early age because they know it will pay off in the future.

Thoughts
Tyler’s mom and dad are spot on. Tyler’s parents know that 50 to 60 percent of a student’s success in school results from strong study skills, not raw intelligence.

Case study#3

Situation
Michael has been struggling in college. This situation is frustrating for Michael and Michael’s family. Even Michael’s professors know he is a highly capable student. Michael needs study skills and strategies to help him be successful in school.

Thoughts
The solution for Michael is Stan’s How to Study Class™.

Yes. You bet we do. Here are just a few:

“I’m in 9th grade, currently attending Alpharetta High School. This class has helped me immensely already; it has improved my time management skills, study skills, and more! I am very happy that I took this class, it (what I learned in this class) will stay with me, and help me for years to come.”

Will, 9th Grade Student, Alpharetta, Georgia

“Fantastic class”

Matthew, 11th Grade Student, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

“Stan’s How to Study Class was very useful and informative! It offers students a system of strategies that can positively impact their success by the use of practical tips involving goal setting, organization, time management and much more. We look forward to fully implementing the study plan for our students to promote better study habits and a more disciplined approach to academic achievement.”

Shawnell Bradshaw, Assistant Principal- Whitt Elementary, Wylie, Texas

“This course was wonderful, as it highlights many techniques I enforce at home with my children. I believe it is important for parents to model exemplary behavior for our children as they develop academically. Offering opportunities for engagement with our children and academic professionals is simply icing on the cake. My daughter benefitted from this course through listening, asking pertinent questions, and observing her peers simultaneously.

I HIGHLY recommend this course for children, teens and adults who want to gain an edge on becoming more academically efficient.”

Rev. Regina Franklin-Basye, Mdiv., MS, FT, Dallas, Texas

“How to Study (class) was very useful and hopefully hearing it from a new authority/voice will be extremely useful.”

Jynette Neal, Parent, Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School, Dallas, Texas

“My 11 year old daughter was engaged all four hours. Fantastic and useful information.”

Monica Brooks, The Hockaday School, Dallas, Texas

“Incredible tools/resources/insights to help our children study better and be prepared to excel in the classroom. I can assure you, it will be time/money very well spent.”

Christopher Plumlee, President, Elevate Strategy Group, Murphy, Texas

“This class was a wonderful value for students and parents alike. I believed we walked away with personalized tools for success!”

Danielle Wesley, Chapter Representative of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Murphy Texas

“It was really helpful, and I will put these tips into my life.”

Zoe, Student, Greenhill School, Addison, Texas

“We really enjoyed the class and found it fun and helpful.”

Leigh Horan, Attorney and Parent of a middle school class participant, Dallas, Texas

“I enjoyed it, learned a great deal and appreciate it.”

Jonathan McClellan, Educator, Jack and Jill of America member, and Parent of a Hockaday School middle school student, Dallas, Texas

“Very effective class that provides students with many of the skills needed to succeed in this hyper competitive environment our kids find themselves in these days.”

Mark Howard, Financial Services Executive and Parent of a Bishop Lynch High School student, Dallas, Texas

“This was an excellent course for me and my son. All of the topics were relevant and things he can begin to use today to improve his grades. I would recommend this course to others.”

Kimberly Hall, Parent of a High School Student, Allen Texas

“I enjoyed the fact that this was a very well organized presentation. The “steps” were basic and very applicable. In each “step” there were “how to” explanations to attain success. Repetition and consistency are also established, which are great habits”

Parent of a Lake Highlands High School student, Richardson, Texas

“There was sooo much helpful information for everyone to use. Thanks for having this class!!”

Treasure B., Student, The Episcopal School of Dallas

“Comprehensive and impactful tools to improve study habits and skills. Incredibly helpful “nuggets” that are easy to recall.”

Libby Wright, Parent and Chief Operating Officer, Women’s Foodservice Forum

Stan’s How to Study Class™ Online

Upcoming Class: January 4, 2021

Audience: Audience: 6th-12th Grades, College Students

Modality: Online

Overview:

Join Stan's How to Study Class Online, a convenient and interactive online live webinar class.

Students are equipped with easily implementable how to study skills, strategies, and actions that aim to have an immediate impact on the student’s performance in school.

How is the class structured?

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    One-hour per day for four days (A total of 4 contact hours, plus homework assignments)

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    The student can access the live webinar class via computer, iPad, Iphone, or Android phone from any location where there is an internet connection

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    The class meets on specified dates and times

    $149

Stan’s How to Study Class™ In-Person

Upcoming Class: TBA (Postponed due to Covid-19)

Audience: 6th-12th Grades

Modality: In-Person. Available for private custom-designed programs

Overview:

Students are equipped with easily implementable study skills, strategies, and actions that aim to have an immediate impact on the student's academic performance.

How is the class structured?

  • The class is open to the public. Private group classes for middle school students, high school students, and college students are also available. Complete the client input form to schedule a private class at your school or community organization

  • Parents and guardians of enrolled students are invited to sit in on the class at no charge. We want parents and guardians to be able to reinforce the material at home

    $249

Stan’s How to Study Class™ After School Program

Upcoming Class: TBA (Postponed due to Covid-19)

Audience: 6th-12th Grades

Modality: In-Person

Overview:

We work with middle school and high school administrators to provide an in-person after school class designed to help students succeed in school. Students are equipped with easily implementable study skills, strategies, and actions that aim to have an immediate impact on the student's academic performance.

How is the class structured?

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    The one-day class is conveniently located at the host school and typically is scheduled from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. We provide snacks for the students

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    Parents and guardians of enrolled students are invited to sit in on the class at no charge. We want parents and guardians to be able to reinforce the material at home.

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    School Representatives please complete our contact us form to let us know when and where you would like to host Stan’s How to Study Class™ After School Program.

Stan’s How to Study Class™ Video Series

Upcoming Class: Available Now

Audience: 6th-12th Grades, College Students

Modality: Online

Overview:

Enjoy Stan’s How to Study Class™ in the comfort of your home. The video is accessible 24-hours per day, 7 days per week.

The video series covers the foundational components of Stan’s How to Study System™, including goal setting, organization skills, communication skills, time management, success behaviors, test preparation, and strategies for writing papers.

Running Time: 10 Episodes, 2hrs. and 7 minutes.