Balancing homework, essays and projects with after school activities and part-time jobs — not to mention social events — can be quite the challenge. But with Sylvan's study skills program in the Baltimore region, you can help your teen or pre teen prepare for an exciting yet challenging time in his or her life. Tailored to students in grades 4-12, our study skills program aims to equip your child with important "higher order" thinking skills and strategies like academic planning, time management and resume preparation. These skills can help set your child up for success in school, in college and in future careers. Contact us today to discover how our knowledgeable tutors in the Baltimore region can help your child realize his or goals and take on increasing workloads with confidence.

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Our Proven Approach

You might be used to helping your child with a math problem or English essay, but teaching effective study skills and habits is not so easy. Using a variety of study tips, tactics and strategies, our tutors in the Baltimore region focus on practical skills that can be used in school and beyond: how to be more organized, how to plan projects, how to achieve goals, and more.

We Can Help With All Kinds of Study Skills, Including:

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Boosting Skills and Confidence

Getting a good grade on a project or exam is one thing, but there’s much more to success than numbers alone. That’s why our study skills tutors in the Baltimore region focus on 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 includes diving into proven goal-setting strategies and study techniques that can be applied in a variety of situations.

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

  • Time management for tackling workloads in an efficient manner.
  • Academic and strategic planning for setting short-term and long-term projects and goals.
  • Organizational habits for setting up a personal study area, organizing schoolwork, setting personal expectations and using an academic planner.
  • Expectation management for pinpointing teacher expectations and priorities.
  • How to use active listening.
  • Preparation for college, including navigating admissions and essay requirements.
  • Writing an impactful resume and cover letter, and interviewing for a job.