Are you looking for a writing tutor in the Cedar Rapids, Waterloo and Dubuque region? Whether you’ve noticed your son or daughter is starting to fall behind on writing assignments, would benefit from extra practice to improve skills or is looking to get ahead to start building a foundation for future success, our skilled tutors are here to help.

Learning Customized for Your Family’s Needs

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 struggling to keep up with writing level requirements, our Personalized Tutoring program in writing could be just what he or she needs to build on skills, tackle writing assignments and avoid frustration. Here’s what Personalized Tutoring can provide: Our Personalized Tutoring program can offer:

  • Become a more engaging and confident writer. Beginning with the basics of writing like composing, revising and editing essays, we aim to give your child a strong foundation. These skills will empower your son or daughter to become a more proficient writer—and student. 
  • Bigger, better results in the classroom. Our writing program is set up to align with college and career standards so the emphasis is placed on developing skills that will be useful in the future.
  • Affordable prices. Our hourly rates are competitive with local tutoring companies and private tutors so getting quality writing help for your family is always within budget.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is ideal if your child needs added practice to build on skills for writing-related homework assignments and tests. Our Academic Coaching can provide:

  • Proactive tutoring to develop skills to keep up in class. 
  • Hands-on activities that lay the groundwork for essential skills.
  • Targeted tutoring sessions that focus on your child’s specific needs including skill practice, homework help and test prep.
  • Experienced tutors who utilize the latest teaching methods for getting concepts to stick (so you don’t have to worry about being an expert!)
  • Affordable rates thanks to our monthly packages that keep it simple.

Advanced Writing and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

For students on the academic fast track, strong writing skills are essential. 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. You can expect the following with this program:

  • 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.

Ready for Results?

Get started for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is a great way to pinpoint strengths and tailor lessons to target skill gaps. Fill out our form or give us a call and we'll contact you to discuss your needs and what we can do to help.