Make sure your son or daughter is ready for growing school workloads and the future challenges of college with Sylvan’s study skills program in Illinois. Through our program, kids in grades 4-12 can develop practical life management, critical thinking and problem solving skills, enabling them to manage their schoolwork and schedules more effectively. You'll see confidence levels soar as your child picks up life-long tools that he or she can put to good use in the classroom and beyond! Help your child get equipped for success: get in touch with your local Sylvan in Illinois today to get started.

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A Smart Approach to a Brighter Future

There’s no doubt that many students have a lot of responsibilities to juggle, whether it's a homework assignment, advanced classes, a part-time job or simply maintaining a healthy social life. Add the extra challenge of college applications and it's even trickier to stay on top of everything. That's why our study skills program focuses on strategies for planning, managing and prioritizing workloads and schedules, empowering students to take on any project — and organize their time — much more effectively.

The Tools to Succeed from Grade 4 to High School Graduation and Beyond

Strong foundations are vital for long-term success. That’s why our study skills program in Illinois is designed to equip teens with vital skills and strategies that they can not only put to use right away in any grade, but that they can also carry with them into college and even into future careers. At Sylvan, we're always mindful of the bigger picture, so we're dedicated to teaching lifelong knowledge that helps to ensure your son or daughter's lasting personal and academic success. Together we can build your child’s skillset (and confidence!) so he or she can take on any challenge.

Your Teen Will Learn:

  • How to manage time and workloads more effectively.
  • Proven strategies for short-term and long-term target setting.
  • Techniques for planning and managing large projects.
  • Organizational methods for efficient homework routines and how to set up a personal study area.
  • Performance management and planning skills, from tracking grades to using an academic calendar.
  • How to communicate more effectively, including tactics like active listening.
  • How to put together a winning college application.
  • Job interview preparation tactics, including expert tips for writing a compelling cover letter.