Help ensure your child is prepared to handle the mounting demands of school — and the upcoming challenges of university — with Sylvan’s study skills program. Developed specifically for students in grades 4-12, our study skills program will help your child acquire the problem solving and critical thinking abilities he or she needs to take on heavy workloads and accomplish goals. From learning how to better organize schoolwork and set personal expectations to mastering the art of time management, your child will acquire life-long skills to flourish in school, including secondary school, university and beyond. Make sure your child is ready to face any challenge head on: get in touch with your nearest Sylvan today.

New Skills. Greater Success!

From homework and essays to after-school jobs, sports and social lives, pre-teens and teenagers have plenty on their plates — and with university on the horizon, this list isn’t getting any smaller. This is where our study skills program comes into play: by developing important strategic planning, problem solving and life management competencies, your son or daughter will be well prepared to take on his or her workloads confidently and effectively.

Get the Right Skills for the Right Results

The friendly tutors at Sylvan are committed to helping your pre-teen or teen student succeed. That’s why our study skills program considers the bigger picture, equipping students with critical skills that they can take with them to university and their first full-time job. In addition to making sure your child is prepared for the mounting workloads and expectations ahead, we also foster and encourage positive attitudes and behaviors, keeping your teen’s confidence levels up every step of the way. Your son or daughter is growing up fast: make sure he or she is ready with study skills from Sylvan.

Your child will develop vital skills including:

  • Academic planning: Learn how to effectively plan and track long-term projects.
  • Strategic planning: Acquire strategies for setting and carrying out short-term and long-term goals.
  • Time management: Become more efficient at managing time and workloads.
  • Expectation management: Hone skills in active listening and understand how to identify teacher expectations and priorities.
  • Organization: Learn how to effectively organize homework and get tips for setting up an orderly study area.
  • Planning and performance management: Find out how to track grades, set personal expectations and use an academic planner more effectively.
  • Higher education preparation: Get a handle on university admissions requirements, including the admission essay.
  • Job interview preparation: Get strategies for writing an effective cover letter and resume, and learn job interview techniques.