Workloads grow and assignments get tougher as your child progresses through school, but there is a way to successfully take on these challenges. Register your child for Sylvan’s study skills programs in Burnaby, and he or she will learn better time management and exam prep strategies and start laying the groundwork for future university applications. It's a great way to find out how to get the better of any "to do" list. After all, our study skills program isn't only focused on academics: it emphasizes all-round organizational tools and techniques as well. Our instructors know exactly how to set students in Burnaby up for future success.

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Our Personal Learning Experience

There is no "one-size-fits-all" way to develop important "higher order" thinking skills. We offer everything from assistance with exam preparation and assignment planning to research strategies and techniques for developing better active listening skills. That's why we take each student's unique needs into consideration, tailoring our sessions to focus on proven ways to study more effectively and boost grades.

See the Difference We Can Make

So what is in store when you register your son or daughter for our study skills program in Burnaby? Our tutoring experts will focus on teaching useful, life-long study skills that can be applied towards greater achievements in class and beyond. That includes sharing techniques that are proven to make exams, projects, assignments and other schoolwork more manageable. We also help students nurture positive habits, recognizing every skill mastered and every milestone reached.

What does our study skills program cover?

  • How to set short-term and long-term goals strategically, and effectively manage time and workloads.
  • How to organize schoolwork and create an effective personal study area.
  • How to set personal and teacher expectations, and use an academic planner.
  • How to navigate university admissions requirements, including the admission essay.
  • How to write a resume and cover letter, and prepare for a job interview.