Are you looking for a writing tutor in the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek region? If your child is starting to fall behind on writing-based assignments, needs some extra practice to continue to build on skills or wants to start building a foundation for success and get ahead in class, our expert tutors can help.

Customizable Learning for Your Family

Sylvan is committed to providing programs that aim to support your child towards build writing skills that will lead to success. Starting with the basics of sentence structure up to guidance writing college admissions essays, our writing tutors are here to equip your child with the skills for success — and ensure the process is fun, too!

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is having a hard time keeping up with writing expectations, our Personalized Tutoring program in writing could assist with improving skills so your son or daughter is better able to complete writing assignments without frustration. With Personalized Tutoring, you can expect: Our Personalized Tutoring program can offer:

  • Become a more confident, proficient writer. By learning the basics of composing, editing and revising, your child will understand how to be a more engaging writer. 
  • Measureable results in the classroom. Our writing program is focused on establishing college and career readiness, so practical skills are emphasized. 
  • Rates that fit your budget. Our affordable hourly rates are comparable to other tutoring companies, so your family can get the best writing help at a reasonable price.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is ideal if your child needs added practice to build on skills for writing-related homework assignments and tests. With Academic Coaching, you’ll get:

  • Proactive tutoring to develop skills to keep up in class. 
  • Hands-on activities that lay the groundwork for essential skills.
  • Targeted tutoring sessions that focus on your child’s specific needs including skill practice, homework help and test prep.
  • Experienced tutors who utilize the latest teaching methods for getting concepts to stick (so you don’t have to worry about being an expert!)
  • Affordable rates thanks to our monthly packages that keep it simple.

Advanced Writing and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

For students on the academic fast track, strong writing skills are essential. This program is designed to help your child excel in advanced courses and learn the research-based writing skills to complete homework and tests with writing components as well as write college admissions essays. With this program, you can expect the following:

  • More confidence to tackle writing-based challenges in the future.
  • The composition techniques and research skills that will help your child ace advanced courses.
  • Expert guidance for how to craft an engaging college essay that stands out.
  • Build on developing skills with extra practice in research-based writing.
  • Competitive hourly rates.

Ready for Results?

Get started today for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is the perfect way to pinpoint and target your child's needs, including strengths and skill gaps. Give us a call or fill out the form and we'll contact you as soon as possible to talk about your needs and how we can help.