Parent Workshop: Getting Your Freshman, Sophomore Kids Ready for School & College

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The Darien Depot Youth Center is hosting a workshop for parents of students in Grades 9 and 10 with advice on getting them ready for school and college admissions.

The free seminar, presented by Successful Study Skills 4 Students and Collegewise, starts at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2 at the Depot, 25 Heights Road.

— This is an announcement from the Darien Depot Youth Center, Successful Study Skills 4 Students and Collegewise.

Parents will learn the answers to these and other questions:

  • What should students do now, in and out of school, to help them be more successful when they eventually apply to college
  • Understand the timeline for college testing and applications
  • What 3 essential study habits should your student learn now to be successful in school and in college

While there is no charge for the program, registration is requested.


For more information, please call: 203-307-5455, or email

About Successful Study Skills 4 Students

S4’s mission is to unlock the power of learning to improve, enhance, and support middle and high school students’ academic careers. We help build habits for a foundation for learning and academic success.

This is accomplished by teaching evidence-based, and easy-to implement study skills, including time-management, executive functioning and organizational strategies.

Almost 4,500 students, in over 70+ schools and community venues in Fairfield and Westchester Counties, have participated in an S4 Study Skills workshop, or have been privately tutored by a passionate and experienced S4 teacher.

About Collegewise

Collegewise, the nation’s largest college counseling company with over 20 offices around the USA, is out to change the way that families approach the college admissions process. We think this should be an exciting time for students and parents, not a stressful, anxiety-ridden rite of passage.

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