Study Skills

I offer Individual and Small Group Tutoring Online

Research shows that students who receive tutoring earn higher grades and are more apt to excel in their studies.

Students thrive when supported in a one-on-one mentoring environment.

I facilitate groups of three –  five students each.

In the classic tutorial system, students do most of their learning in small sessions that include the instructor and just a few students.

The students are expected to work actively with the material as they engage critically with the instructor and one another.

Discussions and additional reading are tailored to students’ abilities and interests.

This style of learning might sound more challenging than sitting passively in a lecture hall, and it is. But research consistently shows that active learning leads to better learning.


Reading, writing, and critical thinking skills are essential tools not only for high school and college, but for a lifetime. These skills lay the foundations for a full and fulfilling academic, work, and home life.

Effective Study Skills

Location, location, location

Time Management






Getting Help

Group Study advantages-Learning Support Groups

Good Study Habits

Post-Secondary Reading Strategies

For High School, College, and Beyond

  • Study Habits for Success: How to Set Reading Goals
  • ACTIVE Reading
  • Journal Practice
  • Recognizing Figurative, Literal, Abstract, and Concrete Language
  • Vocabulary Building
  • Rhetorical Reading Strategies
  • Analysis and Critical Thinking
  • Annotating
  • Time-saving strategies-where to locate the most important information in texts; how to find specific data in lengthy  documents, etc.
  • How to approach what we don’t WANT to read but must
  • Reading approaches for different reading goals (school, work, enjoyment, escape, information, data)

Successful Writing Strategies

How to get started

Organizing for success

Steps to a strong thesis

Grammar Boot Camp

Outlines: your essay’s GPS

Writing awesome introductions

Giving credit where credit is due: Using quotations and in-text citations

Punctuation Carries Meaning: Commas and Semi-colons, and more

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