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. Our program focuses on problem solving, critical thinking and life management skills that kids in grades 4-12 can use to organize their schoolwork and manage their busy schedules more effectively. You'll see confidence levels soar as your child picks up life-long tools that he or she can put to good use in the classroom and beyond! We're ready to equip your child for success: simply contact your local Sylvan in California to get started or to find out more.

Laying the Groundwork for Future Success

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.

Skills for Greater Success in School, from Grade 4 to High School Graduation and Beyond

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. At Sylvan, we see the bigger picture, which is why we’re dedicated to instilling life-long knowledge that can help your son or daughter thrive personally and academically, both inside and outside the classroom. We’re ready to build your child’s skillset so he or she can take on any challenge with confidence.

Your Son or Daughter Will Learn:

  • How to better manage time and workloads.
  • Strategies to set achievable short-term and long-term goals.
  • Techniques to plan and track projects.
  • Organizational methods for setting up an effective personal study area and tackling homework.
  • How to track grades and design an academic calendar.
  • Communications skills, including active listening.
  • How to apply to college and prepare for job interviews, including resume and cover letter writing tips.