How to calm and encourage a stressed-out student
By Carol C. Wood, Founder & CEO
Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

Recently, a parent asked me what he could do to calm down his academically stressed-out daughter who cared almost too much about her school grades.  This is a seldom asked question since usually parents ask for help with students who don’t care enough about their academics.  Following is essentially the content of my response:

The special study requirements for mathematics
By Carol C. Wood
Owner & College Admissions Process Counselor
Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

Math is a subject that must be studied differently than other courses.  Two characteristics separate it from other subjects.  It is sequentially learned and it is a skill subject.  For a student to have success in math, he/she must understand these two differences and then be willing to change the approach to math study.  

How do you “see” yourself as a student?
By Carol C. Wood
Owner & Director Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

I read something recently which stated that the way each of us sees our life shapes our life.   And, how we define our life determines our destiny.  I believe this principle can be applied to students, as well.

How to help your children be academically successful
By Carol C. Wood 
Owner & College Admissions Process Counselor
Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

MAKE EDUCATION A PRIORITY IN YOUR HOME

It is important for a child’s success academically that his/her parents insist that academics come before any other extracurricular activities.  It is a student’s job to be in school.