With increasing school workloads and college challenges on the horizon, now is the time to help your son or daughter prepare with Sylvan’s study skills program in Missouri. Our program, which is specifically designed for students in grades 4-12, teaches valuable problem solving, critical thinking and life management skills that help kids more effectively manage their time and organize their schoolwork. You'll see confidence levels soar as your child picks up life-long tools that he or she can put to good use in the classroom and beyond! It's time to equip your child for success: get started today by contacting your local Sylvan in Missouri.

Laying the Groundwork for Future Success

As homework, extracurricular activities and social engagements start to pile up, it's easy to see how busy it is to be a modern student. With college applications to consider as well, it can be a real challenge to stay on top of things. This is where our study skills program — and our tutoring experts — can have a positive effect, helping students take on any project more effectively with practical strategies for planning, managing and prioritizing their schedules and workloads.

The Skills to Achieve More in School and Beyond

Success starts with a solid foundation. That’s why we've tailored our study skills program in Missouri to equip teens with skills and strategies that are not only applicable at school right away, but can also be used at college and, eventually, in a career setting. At Sylvan, we see the bigger picture, which is why we’re dedicated to instilling life-long knowledge that can help your son or daughter thrive personally and academically, both inside and outside the classroom. We’re ready to build your child’s skillset so he or she can take on any challenge with confidence.

Here's What Your Teen Will Learn:

  • Effective time management techniques.
  • Goal-setting strategies.
  • How to plan and track projects.
  • Organizational tips for creating an efficient personal study area and completing homework.
  • How to use an academic calendar and track grades.
  • Active listening and communication skills.
  • How to approach the college admissions process, including the college admission essay.
  • Job interview preparation tips and tricks, such as resume writing and cover letter writing.