As your child gets older, school workloads will grow and assignment difficulty will increase — but it’s possible for your child to confidently take on new challenges. Sylvan’s study skills programs in Homewood make teaching solid time management and exam prep methods a top priority so your child is better prepared for upcoming college applications. It's a great way to stay on top of even the most demanding "to do" lists. After all, we emphasize practical organizational skills as part of our study skills program in addition to proven academic techniques. Our instructors know exactly how to set students in Homewood up for future success.

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A Tailored Approach with a Personal Touch

No two students are exactly the same when it comes to learning those all important “higher order” thinking skills. Anything from help with exam preparation, assignment planning and research techniques to developing advanced active listening skills for maximizing in-class learning could be required. At Sylvan, we’ll spend time understanding each student’s personal needs and learning style in order to make sure they get the most out of every session, building confidence and better study skills along the way.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

We're Here to Make a Difference

Register your child in one of our study skills programs in Homewood and you can expect nothing but positive changes. Our tutoring experts will impart study skills that are not only applicable in school but can also be used throughout life. They will also provide useful tips for improving test preparation as well as assignment and project planning. We also help students foster their newly acquired habits and attitudes, recognizing each milestone reached and every skill mastered.

What does our study skills program cover?

  • Strategic and academic planning: How to set goals and track projects in the short-term and long-term.
  • Time management: How to use your time more effectively and manage workloads.
  • Better organization: How to create a better personal study space and organize schoolwork.
  • Planning and performance management: How to make use of an academic planner and track grades.
  • Expectation management: How to identify teacher expectations, understand priorities and start using active listening techniques in class.
  • Higher education and career preparation: How to successfully navigate the college admissions process, write a compelling cover letter and prepare for a job interview.