We arm students with the tools and strategies they need to be successful, independent learners and self-advocates.
The transition from middle to high school can be challenging. High school academics are more rigorous, putting additional strain on students.
Our Nailing Ninth course will prepare your student for a successful move to high school.
>> The Course Includes . . .
Intensive two-day weekend workshop plus lunch
Mid-semester check-in workshop
BONUS: Post-workshop parent seminar
BONUS: Final-exam prep session
That’s a total of 12 hours of instruction and coaching!
Is Your Student Ready for High School? Are You?
Nailing Ninth provides the tools and techniques students and parents need to handle the challenges of high school.
>>Students Learn To . . .
Take notes effectively.
Shoulder the heavier course load.
Plan complex projects.
Tailor their study approaches to fit their learning style.
Prepare for finals.
Communicate effectively & advocate for themselves.
Parents learn to what to do and, more importantly, what not to do. Learn to trust your student to handle his or her schoolwork independently.
>> All Students Receive Expert Instruction
Instructors for this course are SOS senior coaches with extensive experience working with teenagers.
SOS coaches are empathetic and skilled with teaching students of all abilities. Our coaches in-depth experience allows them to leverage students’ strengths to shore up their weaknesses.
Whether your student has a learning disability or is an Advanced Placement student tackling more complex assignments, they will receive the individualized attention they need.
>> Nailing Ninth Will Prepare Your Student For Success
✔1 to 6 Students Per Instructor
✔Maximum Personal Attention
✔Eleven and a Half Hours over Four Days
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING…
“Nailing Ninth made all the difference for my son’s move to high school. The transition was much more relaxed than he expected. I’ve felt confident allowing him to manage his schoolwork as a result and he’s done great!” (Julie, parent)
“[Our daughter] worked very hard and has learned a lot about how she learns and how she needs to study in order for her test scores to more accurately reflect what she knows. Thank you and SOS for your part in the heavy lifting that helped to bring us here.” (Amy Shutkin)