It isn’t always simple to stay on top of academic responsibilities like homework and essays while juggling extracurricular activities, college preparation and a social life at the same time. Help ensure your teen or pre-teen is prepared to handle his or her increasingly hectic schedule with Sylvan’s study skills program in the Columbia and Jefferson City region. 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. After all, students with effective study skills are equipped to succeed not only in school and college but throughout the rest of their lives. Contact us today to discover how our knowledgeable tutors in the Columbia and Jefferson City region can help your child realize his or goals and take on increasing workloads with confidence.

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Our Unique Approach

While you might be used to assisting your son or daughter with a math puzzle or an art project, teaching him or her valuable study skills and strategies may be new to you. Using a number of different study strategies and techniques, our tutoring specialists in the Columbia and Jefferson City region concentrate on important skills that can be applied in the classroom and beyond: time management, organization, strategic planning, academic planning and more.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Here's What You Can Expect

Passing a test or exam is one thing, but there’s more to success in school than grades alone. This is why our study skills tutors in the Columbia and Jefferson City region take the bigger picture into account. We have carefully developed our program around preparing your son or daughter for the increasing workloads and growing expectations ahead. This means teaching invaluable goal-setting strategies and study techniques that can be applied over and over again.

Our study skills program features such strategies and tactics as:

  • Time management for tackling workloads in an efficient manner.
  • Academic and strategic planning for setting short-term and long-term projects and goals.
  • Organizational habits for setting up a personal study area, organizing schoolwork, setting personal expectations and using an academic planner.
  • Expectation management for pinpointing teacher expectations and priorities.
  • How to use active listening.
  • Preparation for college, including navigating admissions and essay requirements.
  • Writing an impactful resume and cover letter, and interviewing for a job.