ALC Services

/ALC Services

This page contains a specialized collection of services to help students succeed.

  • The Self-Portrait™ Power Traits Assessment
    For students 3rd grade to adult. The key to every child’s learning success, the Self-Portrait™ power traits assessment is for individuals, homeschools, classroooms, and parenting. Scoring is automatic and you get immediate, printable results and correlated recommendations, plus downloadable guides.Brought to you by Learning Success Institute.
  • The Self-Portrait™ Power Traits Assessment Ask My Coach - by Student Futures
    Ask My Coach is a great place to start if you're on a limited budget, or would like to get a taste of what Academic Life Coaching is all about. I'm your coach, Melanie Black, and I'm looking forward to helping out with Ask My Coach - by Student Futures.This service starts with your Self Portrait Power Traits Assessment. I will review the results and provide two personalized letters – one to the student and one to the advocate (parent, mentor, educator, etc) with guidance and recommendations.

    Step One

    Answer a few questions you receive in your email and Take The Self-Portrait™ Power Traits Assessment from Learning Success Institute.

    Step Two

    Within moments, you will get printable results and correlated recommendations, plus downloadable guides.Your results will be reviewed by Academic Life Coach, Melanie Black, who will provide personalized recommendations in the form of two letters sent by email (one to the advocate and one to the student).Think of Melanie as your Student Success Concierge!

    Step Three

    Review your personalized letters (one to the advocate and one to the student) and embark on your journey to academic success! 

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.

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