Juggling academic responsibilities like schoolwork, essays, college prep and after school activities — not to mention a social life — can certainly be challenging! That’s where Sylvan’s study skills program in the Honolulu region can make a huge difference: we can help your pre-teen or teen effectively prepare for this exciting yet demanding phase in his or her life. Tailored to students in grades 4-12, our study skills program aims to equip your child with important "higher order" thinking skills and strategies like academic planning, time management and resume preparation. After all, equipping your child with effective study skills can translate into greater success in the classroom, in college and in future careers. Contact us today to discover how our knowledgeable tutors in the Honolulu region can help your child realize his or goals and take on increasing workloads with confidence.

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Our Proven Approach

While you may help your child figure out a math problem or proofread an English essay from time to time, teaching him or her successful study habits and strategies is not always so simple. Our tutors in the Honolulu region use a wide range of study tactics, tips and techniques to teach practical skills that can be used both inside and outside the classroom: time management, organization, academic planning and more.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

The Right Preparation for the Best Results

There’s much more to achieving academic success than receiving a good grade on an assignment or an exam. That’s why our study skills experts in the Honolulu region ensure the bigger picture is accounted for. Our program aims to ensure your child is ready for the increasing workloads and expectations to come in college. This involves teaching effective study strategies and goal-setting techniques that can be put to work time and again.

Through our study skills program, your child will learn effective strategies including:

  • Time management competencies for efficiently managing schedules and coursework.
  • Strategic and academic planning in order to set and accomplish short-term and long-term projects and goals.
  • Organizational abilities for streamlining schoolwork, arranging a personal study area, setting personal expectations and using an academic planner.
  • Learning how to identify teacher expectations and use active listening.
  • Getting to grips with college admissions requirements, including the college admission essay.
  • Job interview tips and how to write a great resume and cover letter.