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Preparing for Academic Success

Learning Resources Required For This Course Are Available For Purchase From Our Online Bookstore.

You have been a student for many years now, but has anybody ever taught you how YOU learn? Come and discover how your own brain learns, and then apply it to all of your classes so that you can be academically successful. Get the grades that you want as you identify your own learning style and intelligences, master how to take great notes that your brain will love, and discover how to read textbooks in a way that your brain will understand and remember. Not only that, but you will also learn how to study and take tests, how to write without writer's block, how to memorize a lot of information easily, where you should study to help your brain learn, and so much more! This is the class for you if you want to make your high school and college years academically successful ones. On top of all of that, we will have a special focus on how to be a successful online learner. If you are new to NSA, or even if you have been here a while, this is the class for you. You will look back on this class in future years and say, "I'm so glad that I took Preparing for Academic Success," because you will be prepared to be a successful learner in high school, college and beyond.

Special Notes

This course can be taken to satisfy the graduation requirement for College and Life Preparation.

From the Teacher

Wouldn’t it be cool if there was a class that taught you how to do your homework faster, how to study and ace those tests, and how to actually make school fun? Don’t you wish there was a class that would teach you how to learn rather than what to learn? Lucky for you, there is!! It is only at NorthStar Academy, and it is called Preparing for Academic Success. Come and join in the cool discoveries of learning how your brain works. Make your school day fun, and apply what you learn here to all of your classes. Graduates from NSA rave about how this class made high school and college easier for them as they applied these learning techniques and skills. If you’re new at NSA, this course is a must for you as it will help you learn skills to be a successful online learner, and if you’re an NSA veteran, you’ll love having an experienced NSA teacher guide you through these discoveries. She even wrote the book! This is one class you won’t want to miss. It will be your favorite class, and one that you will apply for years to come!