With Sylvan’s study skills program in California, you can help your son or daughter prepare for increasing school workloads and the future challenges that come with college life. 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 learns tools and techniques that can be used in and beyond school, you'll see his or her confidence grow! So don't delay: contact your local Sylvan in California now to make sure your child is equipped for success.

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A Bright Future Starts With a Smart Approach

As homework, extracurricular activities and social engagements start to pile up, it's easy to see how busy it is to be a modern student. With college applications to consider as well, it can be a real challenge to stay on top of things. This is where our study skills program — and our tutoring experts — can have a positive effect, helping students take on any project more effectively with practical strategies for planning, managing and prioritizing their schedules and workloads.

Life-Long Skills to Succeed, Starting in Grade 4

Success starts with 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. Because we see the bigger picture, we’re always dedicated to instilling lifelong knowledge that can help your son or daughter thrive personally and academically. We’re ready to build your child’s skillset so he or she can take on any challenge with confidence.

Your Child in Grade 4-12 Will Learn:

  • How to manage time and workloads more efficiently.
  • Strategies for setting short-term and long-term goals.
  • Techniques for planning and tracking long term projects.
  • Organizational methods for setting up an effective personal study area and tackling homework.
  • Planning and performance management skills, including how to use an academic calendar, track grades and set personal expectations.
  • Tactics for expectation management, including developing skills in active listening and identifying teacher expectations.
  • How to navigate college admissions requirements, including the all-important college admission essay.
  • Job interview preparation tips and tricks, including learning how to write an impactful resume and cover letter, and how to ace a job interview.