Trying to balance everything from schoolwork, essays and projects to college prep, extracurricular events and social activities is no easy task! But with Sylvan's study skills program in the Detroit region, you can help your teen or pre teen prepare for an exciting yet challenging time in his or her life. We have carefully designed our study skills program for students in grades 4-12, concentrating on “higher order” thinking skills including academic planning, strategic planning and expectation management Discover for yourself the many ways in which our knowledgeable tutors in the Detroit region can help set your child on the path to success.

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A Comprehensive Education

While you may be familiar with helping your child with a spelling question or a science fair project, equipping him or her with effective study skills and techniques may not come as easy. Rest assured our skilled tutors in the Detroit region use a range of study strategies to equip your child with practical skills that can be applied in school, in college and beyond: organizational tactics, time management techniques, academic planning tips and more.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

The Right Preparation for the Best Results

Passing a test or exam is one thing, but there’s more to success in school than grades alone. That’s why our study skills experts in the Detroit region ensure the bigger picture is accounted for. We have carefully developed our program around preparing your son or daughter for the increasing workloads and growing expectations ahead. That means teaching both short-term and long-term goal-setting techniques as well as study strategies that can be relied on time and again.

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

  • Time management to efficiently manage time and workloads.
  • Strategic planning and academic planning to set both short-term and long-term goals and projects.
  • How to effectively organize schoolwork and a personal study area, set personal expectations and use an academic planner.
  • Identifying teacher expectations and priorities.
  • How to use active listening.
  • Navigating college admissions requirements, including the college admission essay.
  • How to interview for a job and write an effective resume and cover letter.