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. But with Sylvan's study skills program in the Omaha region, you can help your teen or pre teen prepare for an exciting yet challenging time in his or her life. Tailored to students in grades 4-12, our study skills program aims to equip your child with important "higher order" thinking skills and strategies like academic planning, time management and resume preparation. These skills can make a lasting impact in the classroom, in college and in future careers. Contact us today to discover how our knowledgeable tutors in the Omaha region can help your child realize his or goals and take on increasing workloads with confidence.

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Our Unique Approach

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 Omaha 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

Building Skills, Boosting Confidence

Getting a passing grade on a test or exam is one thing, but academic achievement is much more than numbers alone. That's why our study skills experts in the Omaha region keep the big picture in mind. Our program has been developed to focus on successfully preparing your son or daughter for the heavier workloads and expectations ahead. This means teaching invaluable goal-setting strategies and study techniques that can be applied over and over again.

With our study skills program, your child will learn strategies 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.