With increasing school workloads and college challenges on the horizon, now is the time to help your son or daughter prepare with Sylvan’s study skills program in Illinois. Through our study skills program, kids and teens in grades 4-12 will learn important problem solving, critical thinking and life management skills that will help them organize and manage packed schedules and increasing schoolwork more effectively. As your child learns tools and techniques that can be used in and beyond school, you'll see his or her confidence grow! We're ready to equip your child for success: simply contact your local Sylvan in Illinois to get started or to find out more.

Prepare for a Bright Future Ahead

Whether it's extracurricular classes, homework assignments, a part-time job or the demands of a full social life, there’s no doubting that students often have a lot on their plate. And when college applications eventually come about, it can be an even greater challenge to stay on top of everything. That's where our tutoring experts step in, offering a study skills program that focuses on effective planning, managing and prioritizing skills — helping students take on any project and achieve the right results.

Skills for Greater Success in School, from Grade 4 to High School Graduation and Beyond

Success starts with a solid foundation. That’s why we've tailored our study skills program in Illinois to equip teens with skills and strategies that are not only applicable at school right away, but can also be used at college and, eventually, in a career setting. Sylvan always has the bigger picture in mind, so we instill life-long knowledge your son or daughter can use to thrive personally and academically. We’re ready to build your child’s skillset so he or she can take on any challenge with confidence.

Your Child Will Learn:

  • Effective time management techniques.
  • Goal-setting strategies.
  • How to plan and track projects.
  • Organizational tips for creating an efficient personal study area and completing homework.
  • How to use an academic calendar and track grades.
  • Active listening and communication skills.
  • How to approach the college admissions process, including the college admission essay.
  • Job interview preparation tips and tricks, such as resume writing and cover letter writing.