As your child continues to progress through each grade, workloads and assignments will become tougher to manage — but there are strategies for conquering new challenges with ease. Thanks to Sylvan’s study skills programs in O'Fallon, your child will develop better time management and exam preparation skills while also getting ready for future college applications. It's a great way to make sure that growing "to do" list doesn't have any negative effects. After all, we emphasize practical organizational skills as part of our study skills program in addition to proven academic techniques. That's how we help O'Fallon pre-teens and teens prepare to succeed in the classroom and beyond.

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A Personalized Approach

Different students have different needs when it comes to mastering those critically important "higher order" thinking skills. In fact, anything from exam preparation, assignment planning to active listening skills could be needed to maximize all-round academic performance. At Sylvan, we assess each student's needs to ensure our sessions are not only relevant but personalized, focusing on the most effective ways to study better, boost grades and gain confidence.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Our Tutors Can Help Make a Difference

So what happens once your son or daughter is registered for our study skills program in O'Fallon? Our tutors will be there to encourage positive study and concentration skills that will last a lifetime. That includes study tips that reveal how to make assignments and exams less intimidating and more manageable. We also help students nurture positive habits, recognizing every skill mastered and every milestone reached.

Take a closer look at our study skills program:

  • Guidance towards effective planning and time management strategies.
  • Tips for more efficient note-taking like using flash cards.
  • Reading comprehension techniques that will improve ability to understand and retain information.
  • Research best practices for finding quality online sources and sharing digital information as responsibly as possible.
  • Advice for improving written communication skills.
  • Test preparation and test day strategies cover different types of questions and help manage nerves.
  • Guidance through the college admissions process and tips for preparing for job interviews.
  • Handy scheduling options that will make it easier to fit in all your priorities.