Help ensure your son or daughter is prepared for the growing workloads of school and the upcoming challenges of college with Sylvan’s study skills program in Iowa. Our program, which is specifically designed for students in grades 4-12, teaches valuable problem solving, critical thinking and life management skills that help kids more effectively manage their time and organize their schoolwork. As your child learns tools and techniques that can be used in and beyond school, you'll see his or her confidence grow! So don't delay: contact your local Sylvan in Iowa now to make sure your child is equipped for success.

Laying the Groundwork for Future Success

Between homework, advanced classes, extracurricular activities and part-time jobs (not to mention socializing!), most modern students have a lot on their plate. And once college applications start, it can be even more difficult to stay on top of things. That's why our study skills program is tailored to have a lasting positive effect, helping students gain important strategies to plan, manage and prioritize their schedules and workloads more effectively than ever before.

Achieve More from Grade 4 to High School Graduation and Beyond

Greater achievements need a solid foundation. So our study skills program in Iowa is all about the kind of transferable skills and strategies that can be applied immediately in the classroom — as well as in college and professional settings later on. At Sylvan, we're always mindful of the bigger picture, so we're dedicated to teaching lifelong knowledge that helps to ensure your son or daughter's lasting personal and academic success. Find out how we can strengthen your child’s skillset so he or she can handle any challenge.

Here's What Your Teen Will Learn:

  • Scheduling and workload management techniques.
  • Strategies for achieving goals in both the short term and long term.
  • Tips for project planning and tracking.
  • Organizational methods for completing homework assignments and establishing an efficient personal study area.
  • Performance management skills, such as using an academic calendar and tracking grades.
  • Tactics for better communication, including active listening.
  • How to ace the all-important college admission essay.
  • Job interview preparation, including how to write an effective resume and cover letter.