Are you searching for a writing tutor in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region? Has assignment or test writing become a source of stress, whether it's basic spelling, sentence structure or developing a compelling 12th grade thesis? Here at Sylvan, you'll discover a team of dedicated instructors who are ready to challenge, motivate and support your child as he or she develops the tools essential for lasting success — including the abilities and learning outcomes for college and career readiness standards. Learn how we can inspire greater confidence and achievements in your child: speak to Sylvan about our writing program today.

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Success Begins with Writing Tutoring

It's easy to see why writing is such an essential skill for a successful education and a critical component of many modern career paths. As such, you may be surprised to learn that as many as four out of five students are less than proficient when it comes to writing1, and that the majority of school teachers would rank their students as being “poor” writers, or “fair” at best2. With the help of Sylvan's expert writing tutors, your son or daughter can look forward to strengthening his or her writing abilities through a personalized learning plan, a great rewards system and more.

We Can Help in All Areas of Writing, Including:

  • Spelling 
  • Punctuation 
  • Grammar 
  • Composition 
  • Thesis Statements 
  • College Application Essays

Making a Real Difference for Every Child

Sylvan's Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region writing tutors understand the importance of mastering the basics before moving on to tackle more advanced topics and concepts. For that reason, we provide each child with an individualized learning plan that accounts for his or her grade and skill level, makes use of the very latest educational tools, and incorporates a learning environment that's engaging, dynamic and more enjoyable! In other words, our writing program is a great way to help your child get on the path to academic success — leading to more smiles and high fives when it comes to schoolwork.

Our Writing Program Offers:

  • A learning plan tailored to your child's writing needs, with writing exercises that reflect your child's daily experiences. 
  • Ongoing measurement and parent conferences to make sure you're informed of your child's writing progress. 
  • Continuous collaboration with your child's classroom teacher. 
  • Engaging, interactive lessons. (No more repetitive drills!)

Take Advantage of Our Special Offer Now!

At Sylvan, we don't just boost grades and test scores — we help instill confidence. And there's no better time than now to benefit from our proven programs. It starts with a detailed Academic Checkup, which will highlight areas for improvement by measuring your child's academic skills in comparison to national norms — and is available for just $95*.