Searching for an effective writing tutor in Walnut Creek? From making sure your child doesn’t fall behind to providing all the extra help and opportunities to get ahead that he or she needs, our tutors will make sure your son or daughter develops the writing skills essential for success.

Tutoring That Targets Your Child's Needs

Sylvan has a range of programs designed to support your son or daughter in developing essential writing skills. Whether it's the fundamentals of sentence structure or the finer points of college application essays, we know how to ensure steady and significant progress in writing — and how to make the whole thing fun, too!

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If grade-level writing tasks are proving to be too challenging for your child, our Personalized Tutoring will focus on the most important skills in order to raise scores — and confidence — when it comes to writing assignments and homework. Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • More proficient writing skills: Our goal is to make sure your child learns the mechanics of the writing process from composition to revisions. These are skills that will make your child a better student overall.
  • Bigger, better results in the classroom: We designed our writing program to match up with college and career readiness standards so skills learned are useful for present and future success.
  • Rates you can afford: Our competitive hourly rates align with other tutoring companies and private tutors in the area.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

If your child could do with some extra practice to improve his or her writing skills, this program could be the perfect fit. Here's what you can expect:

  • Proactive tutoring support to build important writing skills and lay the groundwork for in-class success.
  • Tailored sessions that focus on your child's specific needs, from test prep to skills practice and homework help.
  • Hands-on activities that not only reinforce learning but also encourage true skill mastery.
  • Expert tutors who deploy the latest and most effective teaching methods (taking the onus off you!)
  • Affordable monthly packages at very competitive rates.

Advanced Writing and Test Prep (K-12)

Writing skills are essential for the student that is on the academic fast track. This program is a great way to make sure your son or daughter continues to excel in advanced courses and conquer writing-based assignments including writing a successful college admissions essay. Here's what young learners can expect with our program:

  • Added confidence for taking on new challenges with writing requirements.
  • Advanced research skills and composition techniques essential for success.
  • Expert guidance for crafting a compelling college admissions essay that stands out.
  • Build on developing skills with hands-on practice.
  • Competitive hourly rates.

Get started today for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment helps determine your child’s learning requirements so that our expert tutors can focus on strengthening those specific areas for greater success. Get in touch with us today and we can go over your needs and discuss how we can help.