Progressing through school means bigger workloads and tougher assignments, but there is a way to help your child take on these challenges and fulfill his or her potential. Sylvan’s study skills programs in Salinas make teaching solid time management and test prep methods a top priority so your child is better prepared for the challenges that lie ahead. It’s an excellent way to encourage the best habits for staying on top of even the longest “to do” list.

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A Tailored Approach with a Personal Touch

There is no "one-size-fits-all" way to develop important "higher order" thinking skills. We offer everything from assistance with exam preparation and assignment planning to research strategies and techniques for developing better active listening skills. At Sylvan, adapting to each student’s unique needs is a priority so we’re able to provide relevant and personalized sessions that focus on practical study tips for boosting grades and building confidence.

We Can Help With All Kinds of Study Skills, Including:

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

See the Difference We Can Make

So what is in store when you register your son or daughter for our study skills program in Salinas? You'll see that our tutors are experts at instilling study habits that will serve your child well in the classroom and beyond. That includes tips for managing exam preparation and project planning more effectively. Our number one focus is nurturing a positive attitude and sustainable habits, making sure to take the time to recognize every student’s progress.

What your child will take away from our study skills program:

  • Tips for developing better time management and planning habits.
  • Test day strategies for managing stress and improving results.
  • Efficient note-taking techniques that will make studying and preparing for tests easier.
  • Active reading and listening strategies that will increase comprehension and improve presentation skills.
  • Learn research best practices, how to choose the right sources and how to write an accurate bibliography.
  • Practice and improve written communication skills.
  • Help navigating the ins and out of the college admissions process and getting ready for job interviews.
  • Beneficial scheduling options that will help you manage your family’s time effectively.