As your child continues to progress through each grade, workloads and assignments will become tougher to manage — but there are strategies for conquering new challenges with ease. Register your child for Sylvan's study skills program in Columbia and we'll help him or her manage time better, prepare for tests effectively and even start laying the groundwork for conquering future challenges ahead. It's a great way to gain the skills needed to balance even the longest "to do" list.

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Our Personal Learning Experience

School students have different needs when it comes to honing transferable "higher order" thinking skills. Anything from help with exam preparation, assignment planning and research techniques to developing advanced active listening skills for maximizing in-class learning could be required. At Sylvan, we start by evaluating each student’s needs so we’re able to tailor our approach and fill each session with relevant ways to improve grades through better study habits.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Tutors That Teach the Right Habits

Register your child in one of our study skills programs in Columbia and you can expect nothing but positive changes. Our experienced tutors will be there to help your child develop study skills that will last a lifetime. That includes revealing methods to take the intimidation factor out of assignments, projects and tests. We also help students foster their newly acquired habits and attitudes, recognizing each milestone reached and every skill mastered.

What your child will take away from our study skills program:

  • Strategic and academic planning: How to set goals and track projects in the short-term and long-term.
  • Time management: How to use your time more effectively and manage workloads.
  • Better organization: How to create a better personal study space and organize schoolwork.
  • Planning and performance management: How to make use of an academic planner and track grades.
  • Expectation management: How to identify teacher expectations, understand priorities and start using active listening techniques in class.
  • Higher education and career preparation: How to successfully navigate the college admissions process, write a compelling cover letter and prepare for a job interview.