Sylvan’s study skills program in Illinois can help ensure your son or daughter is fully prepared for increasing school workloads and the forthcoming challenges of college. 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. You'll see a noticeable difference in your son or daughter's confidence as he or she gains tools and techniques that can be used in school and beyond! It's time to equip your child for success: get started today by contacting your local Sylvan in Illinois.

A Smart Approach to a Brighter Future

As homework, extracurricular activities and social engagements start to pile up, it's easy to see how busy it is to be a modern student. With college applications to consider as well, it can be a real challenge to stay on top of things. This is where our study skills program — and our tutoring experts — can have a positive effect, helping students take on any project more effectively with practical strategies for planning, managing and prioritizing their schedules and workloads.

Life-Long Skills to Succeed, Starting in Grade 4

A solid foundation leads to success. So our study skills program in Illinois is all about the kind of transferable skills and strategies that can be applied immediately in the classroom — as well as in college and professional settings later on. At Sylvan, we see the bigger picture, which is why we’re dedicated to instilling life-long knowledge that can help your son or daughter thrive personally and academically, both inside and outside the classroom. Together we can build your child’s skillset (and confidence!) so he or she can take on any challenge.

Here's What 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.