Are you in need of a writing tutor in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region? If you think your child is struggling to keep from falling behind with writing assignments, would benefit from added practice to stay on track or is eager to start working towards his or her goals and get ahead of the game, our tutors are available to help.

Learning Personalized for Your Family

Sylvan provides a number of programs designed to encourage the development of strong writing skills, so your child can get kind of support he or she needs to advance. From lessons on the fundamentals of sentence structure to support writing college application essays, our writing tutors will make sure your child has all the necessary tools to succeed — and has fun in the process!

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is having a hard time keeping up with writing expectations, our Personalized Tutoring program in writing could assist with improving skills so your son or daughter is better able to complete writing assignments without frustration. With Personalized Tutoring, you can expect: With Personalized Tutoring, you can expect:

  • More proficient, engaging writing skills. Master the writing process — from composition to revision and editing — to build a solid foundation. With these skills, your child will become a better writer and better student overall.
  • Results in the classroom. Our writing program was developed to contribute to college and career readiness so the attention is on practical skills.
  • Affordable rates. Our hourly rates are comparable to other local tutors, so making sure your family has the best writing help always fits your budget.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is the perfect fit if your child requires extra practice to sharpen skills for homework and tests with a writing component. You can expect the following from Academic Coaching:

  • Proactive tutoring support that builds skills needed to keep up in class and complete homework.
  • Learning sessions personalized to your child’s needs, from skill practice to homework help and tips for studying for tests.
  • Interactive activities that emphasize hands-on learning.
  • Expert tutors who use modern teaching methods to make sure difficult concepts make sense (so you don’t have to be the expert!).
  • Budget-friendly rates with monthly packages that keep things simple.

Advanced Writing and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

Strong writing skills are important for the students on the fast track academically. This program is designed to help your child with everything from acing advanced courses and building research-based writing skills to writing a college admissions essay that will stand out. With this program, you can look forward to the following:

  • More confidence for conquering challenging writing-based assignments.
  • The composition techniques and research skills your child needs to do well in advanced courses.
  • Expert guidance for how to write a successful college admissions essay.
  • Sharpen developing skills with hands-on practice researching and writing.
  • Hourly rates that are affordable.

Get Started Now and Save!

Get started today for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is a terrific way to pinpoint your child's strengths and pinpoint any skill sets that could use extra attention. Give us a call or fill out or form to get in touch so we can discuss your requirements and how we can help.