Make sure your son or daughter is ready for growing school workloads and the future challenges of college with Sylvan’s study skills program in California. Through our program, kids in grades 4-12 develop useful life management, problem solving and critical thinking skills to help them better organize their busy schedules and stay on top of schoolwork assignments. As your child develops life-long skills that he or she can put to use in school and beyond, his or her confidence will soar! We're ready to equip your child for success: simply contact your local Sylvan in California to get started or to find out more.

A Successful Future Starts Now

Whether it's extracurricular classes, homework assignments, a part-time job or the demands of a full social life, there’s no doubting that students often have a lot on their plate. And when college applications eventually come about, it can be an even greater challenge to stay on top of everything. That's where our tutoring experts step in, offering a study skills program that focuses on effective planning, managing and prioritizing skills — helping students take on any project and achieve the right results.

Life-Long Skills to Succeed, Starting in Grade 4

Greater achievements need a solid foundation. That’s why our study skills program in California is designed to equip teens with vital skills and strategies that they can not only put to use right away in any grade, but that they can also carry with them into college and even into future careers. In other words, we always consider the bigger picture, and our goal is to impart lifelong knowledge that can go a long way to ensuring your son or daughter's personal and academic success. We’re here to enhance your child’s skillset so he or she can meet any challenge with confidence.

Your Child Will Learn:

  • How to manage time and workloads more effectively.
  • Proven strategies for short-term and long-term target setting.
  • Techniques for planning and managing large projects.
  • Organizational methods for efficient homework routines and how to set up a personal study area.
  • Performance management and planning skills, from tracking grades to using an academic calendar.
  • How to communicate more effectively, including tactics like active listening.
  • How to put together a winning college application.
  • Job interview preparation tactics, including expert tips for writing a compelling cover letter.