Attempting to juggle everything from school projects and essays to extracurricular sports and activities — not to mention maintaining a social life — is not an easy task. But with Sylvan's study skills program in the Chicagoland, you can help your teen or pre teen prepare for an exciting yet challenging time in his or her life. Specially developed for students in grades 4-12, our study skills program focuses on equipping students with important critical thinking skills and valuable time management, organization and strategic planning abilities. After all, students with effective study skills are equipped to succeed not only in school and college but throughout the rest of their lives. Get in touch with us today to learn more about how our tutoring experts in the Chicagoland can help your child fulfill goals and tackle any workload.

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A Comprehensive Education

You might be used to helping your child with a math problem or English essay, but teaching effective study skills and habits is not so easy. Using a variety of study tips, tactics and strategies, our tutors in the Chicagoland focus on practical skills that can be used in school and beyond: how to be more organized, how to plan projects, how to achieve goals, and more.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Boosting Skills and Confidence

Succeeding academically doesn’t just mean getting a passing grade on a test or an exam. That’s why our study skills tutors in the Chicagoland focus on the larger picture. We have carefully developed our program around preparing your son or daughter for the increasing workloads and growing expectations ahead. 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:

  • Efficient and effective time and workload management.
  • Strategic and academic planning for successfully setting and achieving short-term and long-term goals and projects.
  • Organizational abilities for organizing schoolwork, setting up a personal study area, setting personal expectations and making the most of an academic planner.
  • How to identify teacher expectations and priorities.
  • How to use active listening.
  • Understanding college admissions requirements and how to tackle the college admission essay.
  • Job interview preparation, including writing an effective resume and cover letter.