As your child advances through each grade, the difficulty and frequency of assignments is going to increase — but learning how to conquer new challenges with ease is possible. With our study skills program in Nanaimo, you can help your son or daughter develop better time management skills, learn more effective exam preparation methods and even lay the groundwork for a compelling university application. It's a great way to stay on top of even the most demanding "to do" lists. After all, our study skills program isn't only focused on academics: it emphasizes all-round organizational tools and techniques as well. That’s how our experts help prepare students in Nanaimo for success in the classroom and beyond.

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Relevant and Personalized

No two adolescents have identical learning styles — and that includes how they develop those essential “higher order” thinking skills. Whether they need assistance with exam prep, assignment planning, research methods or improving their active listening skills, we have it covered. At Sylvan, we assess each student's needs to ensure our sessions are not only relevant but personalized, focusing on the most effective ways to study better, boost grades and gain confidence.

We're Here to Make a Difference

So what is in store when you register your son or daughter for our study skills program in Nanaimo? Our tutoring experts will instill life-long study skills that will pay dividends far beyond school. That includes tips for managing exam preparation and project planning more effectively. Our number one focus is nurturing a positive attitude and sustainable habits, making sure to take the time to recognize every student’s progress.

Our program covers the following:

  • Time management tips, note-taking techniques and stronger organizational skills. 
  • Advanced comprehensive strategies, including active reading and active listening.
  • Test prep and test day strategies that cover every kind of exam question and reveal how to control anxiety levels.
  • How to evaluate sources, write a bibliography, and use digital resources responsibly.
  • How to put together a successful university application.
  • Resume and cover letter techniques, as well as job interview preparation tips.