As your child progresses through school, the workloads get bigger and the assignments get tougher — but there is a way to take on these challenges with confidence and ease. Thanks to Sylvan’s study skills programs in San Jose, your child will develop better time management and exam preparation skills while also getting ready for future college applications. It's a great way to learn how to take on even the longest "to do" list. Our study skills program not only helps improve academic performance — it also builds valuable organizational skills that extend into the real world. After all, success at school demands strong organizational habits as well as effective academic skills.

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A Tailored Approach with a Personal Touch

Every student learns those all important “higher order” thinking skills differently. In fact, a combination of techniques are needed to ensure the best possible academic performance, including advanced research skills, assignment planning and the ability to use active listening in class. That's why we personalize our sessions to make sure each student has the support and guidance to study more effectively, boost grades and gain more confidence.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

We're Here to Make a Difference

After you've signed your son or daughter up for our study skills program in San Jose, what can you expect next? Our tutoring experts will instill life-long study skills that will pay dividends far beyond school. That includes sharing study tips that will make assignments, projects and tests much more manageable. We also acknowledge each and every milestone students reach, which helps to ensure they continue using their new-found habits, skills and attitudes.

What does our study skills program cover?

  • How to set short-term and long-term goals strategically, and effectively manage time and workloads.
  • How to organize schoolwork and create an effective personal study area.
  • How to set personal and teacher expectations, and use an academic planner.
  • How to navigate college admissions requirements, including the admission essay.
  • How to write a resume and cover letter, and prepare for a job interview.