It isn’t always simple to stay on top of academic responsibilities like homework and essays while juggling extracurricular activities, college preparation and a social life at the same time. However, Sylvan’s study skills program in the Rockford region can help ensure your teen is well-equipped for this thrilling yet turbulent period in his or her life. We have carefully designed our study skills program for students in grades 4-12, concentrating on “higher order” thinking skills including academic planning, strategic planning and expectation management Equipping your child with these skills can help make a big impact not only in school and college, but also in future careers. Discover for yourself the many ways in which our knowledgeable tutors in the Rockford region can help set your child on the path to success.

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A Practical Approach for Tangible Results

You might be accustomed to assisting your child with a math question or an art project, but equipping him or her with effective study skills and strategies can be a challenge. Using an encompassing array of study strategies and techniques, our talented tutors in the Rockford region zero in on practical skills that can be put to use immediately in school and beyond: time management and organization, academic and strategic planning, and more.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Here's What You Can Expect

Succeeding academically doesn’t just mean getting a passing grade on a test or an exam. That's why our study skills experts in the Rockford region keep the big picture in mind. We've designed our program to ensure your son or daughter is fully prepared for the growing workloads and expectations ahead. This includes diving into proven goal-setting strategies and study techniques that can be applied in a variety of situations.

Our study skills program features such strategies and tactics as:

  • 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.