The Depot Teen Center S4 Study SkillsThe Darien Depot is Pleased to Host Two Free Parent Seminars:

7 Skills All Students Need For Success In School

In a one-hour highly dynamic, action-specific, and interactive seminar, learn what skills your student needs to be a successful student , and concrete ideas that can be implemented right away for better results and grades.

There is no charge for the program, but registration is requested.

When: Thursday, October 24 , at 7:00 pm

Darien Depot
25 Heights Road
Darien, CT 06820

There is no cost to attend this workshop, but registration is requested.

What You Will Learn:

  • What are the 7 skills all students need to be successful in school
  • How should they prepare for tests
  • How can your student eliminate distractions when they study
  • How can your student avoid feeling overwhelmed
  • Should your student study for a subject all in one shot, or over time
  • What can you do as a parent support your student

I found this seminar on study skills extremely helpful, and learned several new techniques I can use at home with both my 7th and 10th graders.
—Vickie B., Darien, CT

Key study principles that will be discussed include:

  • Goal setting
  • Time management
  • Organization
  • Focus
  • Note Taking
  • Active Reading
  • Active Listening
  • Question Generation
  • Using Graphic Organizers
  • Summarization
  • Overcoming Procrastination
  • Test Preparation Strategies
  • Stress Management

Essential Steps To Get Your Rising 9th & 10th Grade Student School and College-Admissions Ready

Open To All Area Parents

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In this seminar, parents will learn how to to make sure their rising freshman or sophomore student is ready for school and the college-admissions process.

There is no charge for the program, but registration is requested. Bring a friend!

When: Thursday, February 27, at 7:00 pm

Parents will learn the answer to these and other questions:

  • What should students do now, in and out of school, to help them be more successful when they eventually apply to college
  • Understand the timeline for college testing and applications
  • What classes they should take
  • What 3 essential study habits should your student learn now to be successful in school and in college

Parents will leave with a road-map of how to support their student:

  • Prepare the groundwork and a plan of action for the college admissions process
  • Achieve independence and balance in high school
  • Reduce stress and anxiety

Darien Depot
25 Heights Road
Darien, CT 06820

Register Now and Bring a Friend

Want to offer these workshops in your school or organization? Email us to find out how.

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If you think your student would benefit from 1:1 tutoring in study skills, time management, executive functioning, test prep writing, math, Spanish, and more, call us. We can privately tutor your student in your home, on a day and time convenient to you, including weekends. Contact us: 203-307-5455, email.