Are you looking for a quality writing tutor in Ames? From making sure your child doesn’t fall behind to providing all the extra help and opportunities to get ahead that he or she needs, our tutors will make sure your son or daughter develops the writing skills essential for success.

We Focus on Each Student's Exact Needs

Whether it's help writing a compelling college application essay or mastering the basics of proper sentence structure, our writing tutors make sure your child makes great progress — and enjoys the experience!

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is struggling to keep up with writing tasks at his or her grade level, our Personalized Tutoring program will focus on the most important areas to boost scores and take the frustration out of writing assignments. You can expect the following from our program:

  • More confidence in writing ability: Being an engaging and proficient writer is all about understanding the writing process from composing to revising and editing.
  • Improved results in class: Our writing program is designed to focus on and encourage skills needed for college and career readiness standards.
  • Rates that fit your budget: Our hourly rates are competitive with other tutoring companies and private tutors in the area.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is specifically designed for children who need extra support to reach their writing potential and boost their homework and test scores. Here's what you can expect:

  • Proactive tutoring to build skills, conquer homework tasks and achieve more in class.
  • Tailored tutoring sessions, from test prep to skill practice, depending on your child's unique needs.
  • Expert tutors who know how to get concepts to stick using the latest, most effective teaching techniques.
  • Competitively priced monthly packages to help keep the best writing tutoring within your budget.

Advanced Writing and Test Prep (K-12)

Strong writing skills are a requirement for any student on the academic fast track. This program is designed specifically to teach your child the required skills — such as research-based writing skills — to excel in advanced courses and write strong college admissions essays. Here’s how our program can help:

  • Boosted confidence to approach and overcome virtually any type of writing-based challenge.
  • Techniques in research and composition to help your child ace every upcoming assignment.
  • College essay support to ensure a compelling, persuasive application.
  • Skill reinforcement through practice and a variety of research-based writing activities.
  • Competitive hourly rates for affordability.

Save More by Starting Today

There's still plenty of time to prepare for success in the new school year. By scheduling an Academic Checkup at your local Sylvan, we can take evaluate your child's academic skills in comparison with nationwide norms — and use our findings to identify which areas need to be improved. Success starts now: get started for only $95*!