It's not always easy to juggle school-related responsibilities like homework, college prep, advanced classes and extracurricular activities — not to mention socializing! But with Sylvan's study skills program in the Greenville, New Bern and Washington 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 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. Discover for yourself how our friendly tutors in the Greenville, New Bern and Washington region can help your child accomplish goals and realize his or her potential.

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A Comprehensive Education

While you might be used to assisting your son or daughter with a math puzzle or an art project, teaching him or her valuable study skills and strategies may be new to you. Using a number of different study strategies and techniques, our tutoring specialists in the Greenville, New Bern and Washington region concentrate on important skills that can be applied in the classroom and beyond: time management, organization, strategic planning, academic planning and more.

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

  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Outlining

What to Expect

Getting a good grade on a project or exam is one thing, but there’s much more to success than numbers alone. This is the reason our study skills tutors in the Greenville, New Bern and Washington region consider the bigger picture. Our program is devised to ensure your child is well prepared and properly equipped for the mounting workloads and expectations ahead. This involves teaching strategies for setting goals and equipping students with study tips that can be used over and over again.

Through our study skills program, your child will learn effective strategies including:

  • Time management to successfully manage schedules and schoolwork.
  • Academic and strategic planning to set concrete short-term and long-term projects and goals.
  • Organization to create an orderly study area and better tackle schoolwork.
  • Performance management to set personal expectations and use an academic planner.
  • Expectation management for successfully identifying teacher expectations and priorities.
  • How to use active listening.
  • Understanding and tackling college admissions requirements, including the college essay.
  • Job interview preparation techniques, including crafting and effective resume and cover letter, and practicing interview questions.