As your child gets older, school workloads will grow and assignment difficulty will increase — but it’s possible for your child to confidently take on new challenges. With Sylvan’s study skills programs in Southbury, your child will spend time learning effective time management and exam prep strategies that will put them on the right track towards successful college applications. It's a great way to make sure that growing "to do" list doesn't have any negative effects. After all, we emphasize practical organizational skills as part of our study skills program in addition to proven academic techniques. After all, success at school demands strong organizational habits as well as effective academic skills.

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Relevant and Personalized

School students have different needs when it comes to honing transferable "higher order" thinking skills. In fact, anything from exam preparation, assignment planning to active listening skills could be needed to maximize all-round academic performance. That's why we take each student's unique needs into consideration, tailoring our sessions to focus on proven ways to study more effectively and boost grades.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

An Immediate and Long-Lasting Difference

Wondering what you can look forward to once you've registered your child for our study skills program in Southbury? You'll learn that our tutors are skilled at teaching effective habits that your child will be able to rely on in the classroom and beyond. That includes sharing techniques that are proven to make exams, projects, assignments and other schoolwork more manageable. We also recognize every milestone reached, encouraging students to continue fostering their new habits, skills and attitudes.

Our study skills program offers:

  • 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.