Do you know a student

  • who has anxiety about school?
  • who needs guidance in planning for the future?
  • needs help with time management and organization?
  • that is hard to talk to or connect with?
  • who’s lacking the life skills needed for a successful future?
Explore our Student Success Curriculum
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We help students excel in school and in life.

Schools and Groups

Through motivational presentations and workshops, we empower students to improve their social emotional learning (SEL) skills, and better prepare for challenges that come their way. Using CASEL’s core competencies, Youth Speaker and Author, Melanie Black, teaches students how to use the necessary skills, attitudes, and behaviors to deal with daily tasks and challenges effectively and ethically. 

Motivational Talks & Workshops


  • Be College Ready – 7 Week Coaching Course: There is more to being prepared for college than a high GPA and SAT scores! Work through this course and discover how to get ahead of the game and be college ready.
  • Student Success Curriculum: Using academic life coaching concepts and various study skills, experience empowering activities that will help you reach your goals with less stress and more success.
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My Passionate Pursuit

“I truly believe that the best thing we can do for students is empower them, fostering self efficacy and a love of learning that will bring them a lifetime of success.”

-Melanie Black


Intrapersonal Skills

  • Self-Awareness
  • Motivation
  • Self-Regulation
  • Health and Wellness

Cognitive Development

  • Learning to Learn: understanding own learning strengths and how to use them
  • Academic Preparedness – Construct knowledge
  • Skill Building: time management, organization, study, critical thinking, innovation, problem solving, making decisions

Interpersonal Skills

  • Sense of Belonging
  • Social Development
  • Communication
  • Empathy
  • Conflict Resolution
Learn Success Techniques, Hacks, and More

It's never too early to help a teen prepare for college!

Do you know a teen who could use your support? Do you wish you had access to the tools that can actually help you help them? Students are under a tremendous amount of pressure in this age of standardized testing. With the rising cost of higher education, they need all the help they can get in order to make every college semester count!

Arm yourself with tips, techniques, and strategies that you can use to give your favorite student the help they need.

As a subscriber, not only do you get regular newsletters with a wealth of information you can use to help your teen, but for a limited time, new subscribers get a free download link for my e-book

  • Improve test scores by managing stress
  • Get more learning out of less study time
  • Stay organized, be effective, get results
  • Be an empowered student!