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“I’m Not Stupid… So, What Is My Problem?!” College Student Shares How He Turned Struggles into Straight A’s with Study Skills

April 5, 2019

Previously, I wrote about my 20 year-old cousin, Kevin. He moved in with us from North Carolina to do an internship with SOAR®. (See the story here.) I made a prediction that within one year, Kevin would be earning straight-As in school. Turns out, I was wrong. It only took three months! Today, Kevin shares…

6th-Grade Boy Describes the Impact of Study Skills

January 7, 2014

Happy post-holiday season! Or, for those of us in the midwest and northeast, it’s the holiday season that won’t end! Schools have been called off in our town, just north of Detroit, for six consecutive days due to weather. But, I want to share something that stretches a-l-l-l-l-l-l the way back to the eve of…

45 Minutes of Study Skills Transforms This College Student’s Life!

May 21, 2013

Can you completely transform your abilities as a student in only 45 minutes? Keep reading to learn about one college student’s experience. Last week, our new intern, Jessie, shared vivid details about the struggles she faced transitioning into college. (See part 1 here.) Jessie graduated high school with a 3.7 GPA, but college was a…

High School Honors Students Falter in College

May 14, 2013

The following story is real. It may alarm you. It’s about one high school HONOR student who got to college… and floundered! The truth is, she’s not alone. 2/3rds of high school honors students have the same problem.* I am thrilled to introduce our summer intern, Jessie. Jessie just completed her sophomore year of college.…

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