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. Register your child for Sylvan's study skills program in Thornhill and we'll help him or her manage time better, prepare for exams effectively and even start laying the groundwork for a great university application. It's a great way to find out how to get the better of any "to do" list. In fact, our study skills program doesn't only focus on academic techniques: it builds great all-round organizational habits that last a lifetime. Our instructors know exactly how to set students in Thornhill up for future success.

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A Personalized Approach

Every student learns those all important “higher order” thinking skills differently. 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 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 Can Help With All Kinds of Study Skills, Including:

  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Outlining

See the Difference We Can Make

So what happens next once you've registered your son or daughter for our study skills program in Thornhill? 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 tips for making completing assignments and studying for tests that much easier. We also acknowledge each and every milestone students reach, which helps to ensure they continue using their new-found habits, skills and attitudes.

Our study skills program at a glance:

  • 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.