Do you need a writing tutor in the Albany, Schenactedy and Troy region? From falling behind in writing assignments or needing a little extra practice to cement developing skills to getting ahead to start build a foundation for a successful future, we have skilled tutors who can help your child reach his or her goals.

Focused Learning to Meet Specific Needs

To make sure your child is receiving the support that will help him or her develop strong writing skills, Sylvan offers a number of programs. Lessons on sentence structure and grammar and tips for writing compelling college application essays are just a few things our writing tutors can do to help your child build the skills to succeed — and he or she will have fun along the way!

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If your child is struggling to keep up with writing level requirements, our Personalized Tutoring program in writing could be just what he or she needs to build on skills, tackle writing assignments and avoid frustration. With our Personalized Tutoring program, you can look forward to: With our Personalized Tutoring program, you can look forward to:

  • Become a more proficient, engaging and confident writer. Starting with the mechanics of writing including the process of composing, revising and editing essays, we make sure your child has a solid foundation. With these skills your son or daughter will become a better student as well as a better writer.
  • Big results in the classroom. Our writing program is designed to align with college and career readiness standards so the focus is on building skills that will be needed down the road.
  • Competitive rates. Our hourly rates are comparable to other tutoring companies and private tutors getting your family the best writing help is always affordable.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is a good fit if your child would benefit from extra practice to improve skills needed for writing-based assignment and tests. Here is what you can expect from Academic Coaching:

  • Proactive tutoring support that builds skills needed to keep up in class and complete homework.
  • Learning sessions personalized to your child’s needs, from skill practice to homework help and tips for studying for tests.
  • Interactive activities that emphasize hands-on learning.
  • Expert tutors who use modern teaching methods to make sure difficult concepts make sense (so you don’t have to be the expert!).
  • Budget-friendly rates with monthly packages that keep things simple.

Advanced Writing and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

For the student who is motivated to achieve ambitious academic goals, strong writing skills are key. This program is designed to help your child with everything from acing advanced courses and building research-based writing skills to writing a college admissions essay that will stand out. With this program, you can expect the following:

  • High confidence in tackling writing assignments and challenges.
  • The basics of composition and research skills that will serve your child well in advanced courses.
  • Expert support in writing a college admissions essay that gets noticed.
  • Strengthen developing skills with hands-on practice in research and writing.
  • Budget-friendly hourly rates.

Save with Our Limited-Time Special!

The Academic Checkup pinpoints your son or daughter’s exact personal strengths and needs, allowing our expert tutors to effectively focus on the right areas for success. For a limited time, you can get started for $95*! Contact us now to learn more!