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. With Sylvan’s study skills programs in Scarborough, your child will spend time learning effective time management and exam prep strategies that will put them on the right track towards successful university applications. It’s the ideal way to foster positive habits for managing even the most extensive “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. That's how we help Scarborough pre-teens and teens prepare to succeed in the classroom and beyond.

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A Tailored Approach with a Personal Touch

No two adolescents have identical learning styles — and that includes how they develop those essential “higher order” thinking skills. We provide tips for smarter assignment planning and exam preparation as well as effective research strategies and advice on how to improve in-class learning with 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.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Getting into the Right Habits

So what happens once your son or daughter is registered for our study skills program in Scarborough? Our tutoring experts will teach practical skills for studying and organizing that can be used in and beyond the classroom. That includes handy tips that make all kinds of exams, assignments and tests much more manageable. We also focus on fostering a positive attitude towards education by making sure to acknowledge every student’s accomplishments on a regular basis.

Take a closer look at our study skills program:

  • 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.