Juggling academic responsibilities like schoolwork, essays, college prep and after school activities — not to mention a social life — can certainly be challenging! However, Sylvan’s study skills program in the Kansas City region can help ensure your teen is well-equipped for this thrilling yet turbulent period 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. These skills will not only help set your child on the path to success in high school and college, but they can also carry forward into his or her personal and professional life. Get to know how our expert tutors in the Kansas City region can help your son or daughter accomplish goals and take on any workload confidently.

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Practical Learning for Real Results

You might be accustomed to assisting your child with a math question or an art project, but equipping him or her with effective study skills and strategies can be a challenge. Using an encompassing array of study strategies and techniques, our talented tutors in the Kansas City region zero in on practical skills that can be put to use immediately in school and beyond: time management and organization, academic and strategic planning, and more.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

The Right Preparation for the Best Results

Getting a passing grade on a test or exam is one thing, but academic achievement is much more than numbers alone. This is why our study skills tutors in the Kansas City region take a look at 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 involves teaching effective study strategies and goal-setting techniques that can be put to work time and again.

Our study skills program teaches strategies for smart studying, 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.