As school workloads grow and the challenges of college get closer, you can help ensure your son or daughter is prepared with Sylvan’s study skills program in California. Our program, which is specifically designed for students in grades 4-12, teaches valuable problem solving, critical thinking and life management skills that help kids more effectively manage their time and organize their schoolwork. You'll see a noticeable difference in your son or daughter's confidence as he or she gains tools and techniques that can be used in school and beyond! It's time to equip your child for success: get started today by contacting your local Sylvan in California.

Laying the Groundwork for Future Success

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.

Achieve More from Grade 4 to High School Graduation and Beyond

Greater achievements need a solid foundation. That’s why we've tailored our study skills program in California to equip teens with skills and strategies that are not only applicable at school right away, but can also be used at college and, eventually, in a career setting. At Sylvan, we're always mindful of the bigger picture, so we're dedicated to teaching lifelong knowledge that helps to ensure your son or daughter's lasting personal and academic success. Learn how we can help your child push his or her skillset (and confidence!) to the next level.

Your Child 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.