With Sylvan’s study skills program in New York, you can help your son or daughter prepare for increasing school workloads and the future challenges that come with college life. Through our program, kids in grades 4-12 develop useful life management, problem solving and critical thinking skills to help them better organize their busy schedules and stay on top of schoolwork assignments. You'll see a noticeable difference in your son or daughter's confidence as he or she gains tools and techniques that can be used in school and beyond! There’s no better time than now to equip your child for success: contact your local Sylvan in New York now to get started.

Prepare for a Bright Future Ahead

Between homework, advanced classes, extracurricular activities and part-time jobs (not to mention socializing!), most modern students have a lot on their plate. And once college applications start, it can be even more difficult to stay on top of things. That's why our study skills program is tailored to have a lasting positive effect, helping students gain important strategies to plan, manage and prioritize their schedules and workloads more effectively than ever before.

From Grade 4 to High School Graduation and Beyond

A solid foundation leads to success. So our study skills program in New York is all about the kind of transferable skills and strategies that can be applied immediately in the classroom — as well as in college and professional settings later on. Because we see the bigger picture, we’re always dedicated to instilling lifelong knowledge that can help your son or daughter thrive personally and academically. We’re ready to build your child’s skillset so he or she can take on any challenge with confidence.

Your Child in Grade 4-12 Will Learn:

  • How to manage time and workloads more efficiently.
  • Strategies for setting short-term and long-term goals.
  • Techniques for planning and tracking long term projects.
  • Organizational methods for setting up an effective personal study area and tackling homework.
  • Planning and performance management skills, including how to use an academic calendar, track grades and set personal expectations.
  • Tactics for expectation management, including developing skills in active listening and identifying teacher expectations.
  • How to navigate college admissions requirements, including the all-important college admission essay.
  • Job interview preparation tips and tricks, including learning how to write an impactful resume and cover letter, and how to ace a job interview.