With Sylvan’s study skills program in Iowa, you can help your son or daughter prepare for increasing school workloads and the future challenges that come with college life. Our program, which is tailored for kids and teens in grades 4-12, focuses on the kind of life management, critical thinking and problem solving skills needed to manage schoolwork and organize busy schedules more effectively. 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.

A Smart Approach to a Brighter Future

There’s no doubt that many students have a lot of responsibilities to juggle, whether it's a homework assignment, advanced classes, a part-time job or simply maintaining a healthy social life. Add the extra challenge of college applications and it's even trickier to stay on top of everything. That's why our study skills program focuses on strategies for planning, managing and prioritizing workloads and schedules, empowering students to take on any project — and organize their time — much more effectively.

The Tools to Succeed from Grade 4 to High School Graduation and Beyond

A solid foundation leads to success. That’s why our study skills program in Iowa is designed to equip teens with vital skills and strategies that they can not only put to use right away in any grade, but that they can also carry with them into college and even into future careers. 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. Learn how we can help your child push his or her skillset (and confidence!) to the next level.

Your Child Will Learn:

  • How to manage workloads and schedules better.
  • Strategies for short-term and long-term goal setting.
  • Techniques for project planning, tracking and management.
  • Organizational methods for effective personal study areas and efficient approaches to homework.
  • How to set personal expectations, track grades and make effective use of an academic calendar.
  • Active listening skills.
  • How to successfully apply for college and write a compelling admission essay.
  • Job interview preparation techniques, including how to create a resume that works.