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. With our study skills program in Hagerstown, you can help your child get ahead of the game when it comes to time management, exam preparation and even college applications. It's a great way to gain the skills needed to balance even the longest "to do" list. In fact, our study skills program doesn't only focus on academic techniques: it builds great all-round organizational habits that last a lifetime. That's how our study skills experts are helping Hagerstown students get on the path to success in the classroom and beyond.

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A Tailored, Personal Approach

No two students are exactly the same when it comes to learning those all important “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 take each student’s unique learning style into consideration to make sure our sessions are relevant as well as personalized, zeroing in on the most beneficial ways to study, leading to better grades and more confidence.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Tutors That Make a Difference

So what happens once your son or daughter is registered for our study skills program in Hagerstown? Our tutoring experts will focus on teaching useful, life-long study skills that can be applied towards greater achievements in class and beyond. That includes tips for managing exam preparation and project planning more effectively. We also focus on fostering a positive attitude towards education by making sure to acknowledge every student’s accomplishments on a regular basis.

Our study skills program includes:

  • Active reading and listening strategies, as well as presentation techniques.
  • Test preparation and test day strategies to manage anxiety and take on various types of questions.
  • Time management tips and practical organizational habits.
  • Note-taking techniques such as flash cards.
  • Writing and research tips, including how to assess the suitability of sources and create a bibliography.
  • How to use and share digital information responsibly.
  • How to navigate the college admissions process.