Performance in the classroom is not solely dependent on academic aptitude and effort. Challenges relating to concentration, motivation, organization, emotion management and other executive function skills can hinder even the most intellectually gifted students. At Prepped and Polished, we help local students overcome these obstacles with personalized guidance from an executive functioning coach in Newton.  Sessions are held in a one-on-one format to ensures your child receives the direct attention they need to thrive. We instill proven techniques that enable your child to excel in school as well as career and social settings.

Our reputation as the go-to company for an executive functioning coach in Newton and nearby towns is built, in part, on positive feedback from the students we work with and their families. Nicole G. shares her son’s experience in a 5-star Google review, “Our son, who can be quite shy, engaged easily with Jackie and developed a great working relationship with her. Jackie understood our son’s strengths and weaknesses and tailored every session and homework assignment to them. She also helped our son to develop greater confidence with the test taking process, and we were able to see the progress in that area each week. Additionally, she was able to support our son in managing his stress while going through the challenging process of applying to private high schools. We highly recommend Prepped and Polished!”

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On Yelp, Judi C. describes how our process helped her daughter reach her potential, “When our 6th grade daughter was struggling with executive function and organizational skills, I turned to Alexis and Prepped & Polished for help. Alexis and I engaged in a lengthy, detailed discussion of my daughter’s strengths and challenges, and he reviewed data I provided with extreme care and understanding of our family’s goal. […] Fast forward to the present: our daughter is a sophomore in high school who manages her homework with complete independence; no intervention from us. She is an honor roll student and has found a passion in mathematics and science.”

Every student we work with is unique. Each aspect of our service is tailored to meet your child’s specific needs. We start by selecting an executive functioning coach in Newton who is most compatible with your child’s learning style and personality. From there, we create and implement a personalized program that supplements your child’s school curriculum, fosters confidence, sharpens existing strengths and provides viable strategies to address areas that can be improved upon. As new assignments, tests and other challenges present themselves, we can adjust our efforts accordingly.

Even students and families who recognize the importance of improving executive functioning skills often fail to get the help they need due to issues surrounding scheduling, transportation and other logistical hurdles. We offer a variety of flexible attendance options to address this reality. You can have your child meet with their executive functioning coach in Newton at our local office as well as our Sudbury or Wellesley locations. Our professionals will also travel to homes in or near Newton. You can even have your child attend their coaching sessions remotely using face-to-face video conferencing and screen sharing software. These options can be interchanged as you see fit.

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Testimonials

“Thank you very much for the service you provide! It really is greatly appreciated. Our daughter returned from her… session feeling more confident and in control… Every part of this experience has been handled professionally and, in my mind, appropriately! I would not hesitate to use Prepped and Polished again.”
Lorraine H. (Wayland, MA)
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