Balancing homework, essays and projects with after school activities and part-time jobs — not to mention social events — can be quite the challenge. However, with Sylvan’s study skills program in the Baton Rouge region, you can provide the guidance and preparation your teen or pre-teen needs to successfully prepare for this exciting yet turbulent time in his or her life. Aimed at students in grades 4-12, our study skills program revolves around “higher order” thinking skills and strategies including academic planning, organization, active listening and resume preparation. After all, students with effective study skills are equipped to succeed not only in school and college but throughout the rest of their lives. Contact us today to discover how our knowledgeable tutors in the Baton Rouge region can help your child realize his or goals and take on increasing workloads with confidence.

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Our Comprehensive Approach

While you may have experience helping your child with a spelling question or math problem, teaching him or her effective study skills and strategies is not always as straightforward. Using a combination of study strategies, tactics and tips, our tutoring experts in the Baton Rouge region pay special attention to concrete skills that can be used in the classroom and beyond: how to organize schoolwork, efficiently manage time, set short-term and long-term goals, and more.

The Right Preparation for the Best Results

Getting a good grade on a project or exam is one thing, but there’s much more to success than numbers alone. This is why our study skills tutors in the Baton Rouge region take a look at the larger picture. We've designed our program to ensure your son or daughter is fully prepared for the growing workloads and expectations ahead. This means teaching invaluable goal-setting strategies and study techniques that can be applied over and over again.

Through our study skills program, your child will learn effective strategies including:

  • Time management competencies for efficiently managing schedules and coursework.
  • Strategic and academic planning in order to set and accomplish short-term and long-term projects and goals.
  • Organizational abilities for streamlining schoolwork, arranging a personal study area, setting personal expectations and using an academic planner.
  • Learning how to identify teacher expectations and use active listening.
  • Getting to grips with college admissions requirements, including the college admission essay.
  • Job interview tips and how to write a great resume and cover letter.