Coffee Break: Laguna Beach PTA Parent Education Series

October 2012: Cynthia Muchnick

“A Parents Guide to Study Skills and School Success: How to Support Your Child and Help them Navigate School”

Talk will cover: 
The unwritten “rules” of high school and, How Parents can:

  • Help your child cultivate positive teacher relationships
  • Support and Facilitate Good Study Skills
  • Plan college prep in high school (thinking ahead!)
  • Help your teen cultivate good time management
  • Identify  Student “jobs” vs. Parent “jobs”

An accomplished educator, author and educational consultant, Cindy Muchnik has conducted numerous workshops locally and across the country on steps to high school success, study skills, and college essay writing.  More than 40,000 copies of her newest book, “The Everything Guide to Study Skills,” have been sold.
As a successful educational consultant, Cindy has had a profound impact on high school students who she has assisted with all aspects of the college application process.  Her clients have been admitted to prestigious schools, including Stanford, Harvard, Princeton, Brown, Yale, MIT, Duke, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern, Vassar, all UC schools, Johns Hopkins, Dartmouth, The Claremont Colleges, Cornell, Tufts, Georgetown, University of Texas, University of Michigan, Columbia, NYU, and USC among others.

She worked as an Assistant Director of Admission for both the Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago. She has read and evaluated more than 3,000 applications for college admission to competitive colleges.

Cindy, a Stanford University graduate, and her husband live in Newport Beach with their daughter and three sons.

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