Do you need an effective writing tutor in Grand Rapids? Look no further than the experts at your local Sylvan — whether your child is falling behind in writing abilities, needs extra practice or wants to gain the advanced writing skills to get ahead of the curve.

Tutoring That Targets Your Child's Needs

From basic sentence structure to advanced college application techniques, we help each student make real progress — and have tons of fun along the way!

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is struggling to meet expectations when it comes to writing level, our Personalized Tutoring program in writing can help get skills up to grade level so your son or daughter can complete writing assignments and homework with less frustration. Here’s some of what our program can provide:

  • Improved writing ability in class and beyond: Your child will become a more engaging, confident writer by learning the basics of composing, revising and editing essays.
  • Success in the classroom: Our writing program is designed to prepare your child for college and career requirements by focusing on skills that he or she will need to achieve goals.
  • Budget-friendly rates: Our hourly rates are comparable to other local tutoring companies and private tutors.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is ideal for students who want extra practice to improve their writing skills for homework and tests. This is what Academic Coaching provides:

  • Proactive tutoring support to build important writing skills and lay the groundwork for in-class success.
  • Tailored sessions that focus on your child's specific needs, from test prep to skill practice and homework help.
  • Expert tutors who deploy the latest and most effective teaching methods.
  • Affordable monthly packages at very competitive rates.

Advanced Writing and Test Prep (K-12)

Writing skills are incredibly important for each and every student on the academic fast track. This program focuses on research-based writing skills needed for assignments and tests with heavy writing components — as well as college admissions essays. Here's what sets our program apart:

  • Boosted confidence to approach and overcome virtually any type of writing-based challenge.
  • Techniques in research and composition to help your child ace every upcoming assignment.
  • College essay support to ensure a compelling, persuasive application.
  • Skill reinforcement through practice and a variety of research-based writing activities.
  • Competitive hourly rates for affordability.

Start Today and Save More

There's still plenty of time to prepare for success in the new school year. With a detailed Academic Checkup, we can assess your child's academic skills in relation to national norms — and use the results to pinpoint specific skills and knowledge that need extra attention. Success starts now: get started for only $95*!