It's not always easy to juggle school-related responsibilities like homework, college prep, advanced classes and extracurricular activities — not to mention socializing! However, with Sylvan’s study skills program in the Minneapolis region, you can provide the guidance and preparation your teen or pre-teen needs to successfully prepare for this exciting yet turbulent time in his or her life. Specially developed for students in grades 4-12, our study skills program focuses on equipping students with important critical thinking skills and valuable time management, organization and strategic planning abilities. Equipping your child with these skills can help make a big impact not only in school and college, but also in future careers. Get in touch with us today to learn more about how our tutoring experts in the Minneapolis region can help your child fulfill goals and tackle any workload.

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A Comprehensive Education

While you may help your child figure out a math problem or proofread an English essay from time to time, teaching him or her successful study habits and strategies is not always so simple. Our tutors in the Minneapolis region use a wide range of study tactics, tips and techniques to teach practical skills that can be used both inside and outside the classroom: time management, organization, academic planning and more.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Building Skills, Boosting Confidence

Succeeding academically doesn’t just mean getting a passing grade on a test or an exam. That’s why our study skills tutors in the Minneapolis region focus on the larger picture. We've designed our program to ensure your son or daughter is fully prepared for the growing workloads and expectations ahead. This includes diving into proven goal-setting strategies and study techniques that can be applied in a variety of situations.

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

  • Efficient and effective time and workload management.
  • Strategic and academic planning for successfully setting and achieving short-term and long-term goals and projects.
  • Organizational abilities for organizing schoolwork, setting up a personal study area, setting personal expectations and making the most of an academic planner.
  • How to identify teacher expectations and priorities.
  • How to use active listening.
  • Understanding college admissions requirements and how to tackle the college admission essay.
  • Job interview preparation, including writing an effective resume and cover letter.