Are you on the lookout for a writing tutor in Manhattan, Kansas? Good idea. We understand how writing assignments can quickly become a battle of wills between parents and kids, whether your child is starting to master complete sentences or working on a big thesis paper. Take yourself out of the hot seat and find out how a Sylvan writing tutor can help. We know just what it takes to build great solid writing skills; we also know a thing or two about building lasting confidence in students — confidence that extends far beyond classroom walls. Let Sylvan bring out the best in your child: call today to get started!

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Help Ensure Your Child’s Success

It's fair to say that writing is one of the most important skills throughout your child's education ― and in most modern careers as well. Yet, studies show that most kids are not proficient writers1, and writing is the only subject area in which the majority of teachers rank their students as “fair” or “poor.”2 There's where our Manhattan writing tutors can help: they know how to boost writing abilities and give your child a head start for the future!

We Can Help in All Areas of Writing, Including:

  • Spelling 
  • Punctuation 
  • Grammar 
  • Composition 
  • Thesis Statements 
  • College Application Essays

Discover the Difference Tutoring Can Make

Depending on your child’s needs, our writing tutors may work with your child on sentence structure, developing a thesis, analyzing long passages for the main ideas or preparing for different types of composition and essay assignments. As part of the process, they'll use the latest teaching tools and techniques in order to keep students fully engaged, as well as on-the-spot feedback and a great rewards system to ensure motivation. We also accommodate national college and career readiness standards, so you can have every confidence that Sylvan has your child's best interests in mind.

Our Tutoring Program At-A-Glance:

  • Our innovative assessment process is the first step. It allows us to identify your child's particular needs and strengths. 
  • We then use the results of this assessment to map out the path to success with a personalized learning plan. 
  • At this point, our amazing writing tutors have everything they need to engage your child and start strengthening his or her writing abilities. 
  • We evaluate results on a regular basis to make sure steady progress is being made.

Start Now and Save

There's no better time than now to get ready for 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. The time is now: get started for just $95*!