Are you a mature, distance or workplace learner trying to get through your university study or professional qualification WITHOUT losing your sanity?
I'll teach you how to study effectively so you can achieve the grades you need for the career and future you want.
I used my study strategies to secure a First Class Business degree while working full-time. Now I want to share them with you to help you achieve the grades your hard work deserves.
Over the past four years I've taught thousands of students the skills and strategies they need to become a happier, more confident and more successful student.
I'm a graduate ambassador for The Open University and have worked on numerous national promotional campaigns to encourage more students to return to study.
I believe that any student, even those with negative school experiences, can achieve academic success with perseverance, smart study strategies and the right support.
Explore my services below to see how I can help you kick butt and achieve the university grades you've always wanted.
Nail Your Note Taking
What if you could master note taking and set yourself up for higher essay and exam grades forever...in just a few hours?
Enrol in my recorded virtual workshop and you'll learn the simple, step-by-step note taking strategies you need to save time, understand and remember more of your material, achieve higher grades, and have an easier studying life.
By the end of the workshop, you'll:
- Improve your understanding of your material
- Remember and recall concepts way more easily
- Boost your academic writing skills
- Find it easier to write powerful essays with well-formed arguments
- Find exam revision 10X easier and score more marks
- Save time each week and when you're planning your essays and preparing for your exams
- Have an easier, happier studying life - now who wouldn't want that?!
Essays With Ease
What if you could master essay writing and set yourself up for higher essay grades and easier essays forever...in just one day?
Enrol in my recorded virtual workshop and you'll learn the simple, step-by-step strategies you need to write a greatt essay, boost your confidence, save time AND achieve higher grades.
By the end of the workshop, you'll:
- Have a step-by-step, repeatable process you can follow to write all your future essays much more easily
- Actually understand what a good essay looks like and what your tutor needs to see to award you high marks
- Have a toolkit of strategies to structure your writing, build strong arguments, engage in critical thinking, evidence your ideas, write concisely and polish your work
- Finally feel confident about essay writing. You'll know how to push through challenges and you'll feel proud and positive when you hit that submit button because you'll KNOW you've written a good answer
- Drastically reduce your essay writing stress...and you may actually *shock horror* enjoy the process!
- Write essays in less time and with less procrastination so you have more time for the things you want to do #helloNetflix
- Achieve higher grades so you can graduate with the degree classification you need to progress.
Best Study Apps and Tools Guide
Steal the best studying apps and tools I used throughout my degree so you can become a happier, more productive and more successful student.
The Epic Essays Toolkit
Seriously speed up your essay writing and achieve higher marks forever with this 16-page guide of essay writing cheatsheets and mini-guides.
Inside you'll find guides for and lists of: linking words and signposts; vocabulary swaps; hedging language phrases; academic writing tips; sentence structure tips; concise writing swaps; punctuation rules; words/grammar distinctions; search/research tips and tricks; and reflective writing strategies and sentence starters.
Use this guide and you'll: improve the flow of your writing; write concisely; and use words and phrases that elevate your writing and make it sound more professional.
The Successful Student Series – comprising 3 workshops
How would you feel if you could spend less time studying but achieve higher grades?
What if you could master your motivation, productivity and organisation and change your studying life forever...in just a few days?
Enrol in this series of 3 actionable, virtual, RECORDED workshops and you'll learn how to achieve more in less time, make your studies more enjoyable and achieve higher grades.
THE FIRED UP STUDENT: A 2-hour workshop with actionable exercises, worksheets and step-by-step strategies you can use in your very next study session to feel more motivated, achieve more in less time AND help you achieve higher grades.
THE STRUCTURED STUDENT: A 2-hour workshop with actionable exercises, worksheets and step-by-step strategies to help you take charge of your time, tasks and materials so you can get organised, feel in control of your time and fit studying around your busy life.
THE EFFICIENT STUDENT: A 2-hour workshop with actionable exercises, worksheets and step-by-step strategies to skyrocket your productivity and focus so you can complete your studying faster, have more 'me time' each week AND achieve higher grades.
During the trainings, I’ll teach you the simple, step-by-step strategies you need to boost your motivation, conquer procrastination and improve your organisation and productivity.
There will be exercises for you to complete during and after the workshop so you can get results immediately in your very next study session.
You’ll have lifetime access to the replay and all resources so you can refresh your skills throughout all your future studying.
Exam Revision Formula
You’ve put the effort into your university studying all year so you want to end on a high.
You know how important revision is to great exam grades. Which is EXACTLY why you know your revision process could do with some work.
Exam revision is hard. But it's about to get a whole lot simpler.
Follow my simple, step-by-step system to remove overwhelm, gain confidence in your abilities and develop your own toolkit of tried-and-tested revision techniques.
You’ll get lifetime access to my entire programme of powerful video lessons, cheatsheets, templates and printables.
I'll help you:
- Create a clear and achievable revision plan and schedule
- Work out the best revision strategies to use for your specific exam
- Hack your memory so you can retain what you learn and recall it in your exams
- Develop a strong mindset so you can walk into your exams with confidence
- Create a toolkit of strategies to help you earn the most marks in your exams.
Get the Grades Bootcamp
Do you wish you could achieve higher university grades?
Do you wish you could achieve better results in less time and with a lot less stress?
Get The Grades Bootcamp is a weekend, virtual, group intensive where I teach you the study techniques you need to achieve higher university grades.
You'll walk away with new habits and routines, a bucket load of confidence and a toolkit of study strategies you can use in all future studying to secure the grades you've always wanted.
You'll learn smart strategies and develop productive habits and routines in:
- goal setting
- note taking
- essay writing
- exam preparation.
I hold the Bootcamp a few times a year and the next round will be September/October
If you dream of higher grades but have no idea how to achieve them, enrol now.
The Kickbutt Students Club
Has the coronavirus taken the wind out of your studying sails?
For a lot of you, your study situation has changed dramatically:
- distance learning for the first time
- studying alongside working from home
- studying in a busy house
- studying alongside caring for or homeschooling your children
- studying with the uncertainty of postponed exams.
Oh, and trying to study while there’s a worldwide pandemic! COVID-19 is a new situation that none of us have ever been in before. It’s testing our mindset, motivation, resilience...and our study skills.
In the Kickbutt Students Club, you’ll be supported through this challenge. You’ll get access to expert guidance, support and encouragement, virtual study sessions and a community of awesome, likeminded students.
Not sure what service you need?
Email me firstname.lastname@example.org or book a free discovery call with me so we can find the best solution for you.