As your child makes his or her way through school, it's inevitable that the workloads will become more demanding and the assignments will get tougher — but there is a way to prepare for these growing challenges. With Sylvan’s study skills programs in Barrie, your child will spend time learning effective time management and test prep strategies and better prepare for the challenges that lie ahead. It's a great way to find out how to get the better of any "to do" list.

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Relevant and Personalized

Different students have different needs when it comes to mastering those critically 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 assess each student's needs to help ensure every session is both relevant and personalized, emphasizing the most effective ways to study, achieve better grades and gain confidence.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

An Immediate and Long-Lasting Difference

Wondering what you can look forward to once you've registered your child for our study skills program in Barrie? You'll see that our tutors are experts at instilling study habits that will serve your child well in the classroom and beyond. That includes sharing study tips that will make assignments, projects and tests much more manageable. We also reinforce positive habits and attitudes, recognizing students for every skill they learn and milestone they reach.

Our program at a glance:

  • Active reading and listening strategies, as well as presentation techniques.
  • Test preparation and test day strategies to manage anxiety and take on various types of questions.
  • Time management tips and practical organizational habits.
  • Note-taking techniques such as flash cards.
  • Writing and research tips, including how to assess the suitability of sources and create a bibliography.
  • How to use and share digital information responsibly.
  • How to navigate the university admissions process.