Progressing through school means bigger workloads and tougher assignments, but there is a way to help your child take on these challenges and fulfill his or her potential. Sylvan's study skills program in Colwood is designed to help students improve their time management, learn how to prepare for exams and start working towards a strong university application. It's a great way to gain the skills needed to balance even the longest "to do" list. Our study skills program focuses on more than academic best practices — it also builds positive organizational habits that last a lifetime. That's how we make sure children and teens in Colwood and beyond are well prepared to succeed.

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A Personalized Approach

School students have different needs when it comes to honing transferable "higher order" thinking skills. Developing strategies for more effective exam preparation, assignment planning and active listening in the classroom are all essential to long-term success. At Sylvan, we start by evaluating each student’s needs so we’re able to tailor our approach and fill each session with relevant ways to improve grades through better study habits.

We Can Help With All Kinds of Study Skills, Including:

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

An Immediate and Long-Lasting Difference

So what can you expect when you register your son or daughter for our study skills program in Colwood? Our tutoring experts will instill life-long study skills that will pay dividends far beyond school. That includes revealing methods to take the intimidation factor out of assignments, projects and tests. We also help students nurture positive habits, recognizing every skill mastered and every milestone reached.

Our study skills program has it all:

  • Guidance towards effective planning and time management strategies.
  • Tips for more efficient note-taking like using flash cards.
  • Reading comprehension techniques that will improve ability to understand and retain information.
  • Research best practices for finding quality online sources and sharing digital information as responsibly as possible.
  • Advice for improving written communication skills.
  • Test preparation and test day strategies cover different types of questions and help manage nerves.
  • Guidance through the university admissions process and tips for preparing for job interviews.
  • Handy scheduling options that will make it easier to fit in all your priorities.