Attempting to juggle everything from school projects and essays to extracurricular sports and activities — not to mention maintaining a social life — is not an easy task. But with Sylvan's study skills program in the Youngstown region, you can help your teen or pre teen prepare for an exciting yet challenging time in his or her life. Aimed at students in grades 4-12, our study skills program revolves around “higher order” thinking skills and strategies including academic planning, organization, active listening and resume preparation. After all, students with effective study skills are equipped to succeed not only in school and college but throughout the rest of their lives. Contact us today to discover how our knowledgeable tutors in the Youngstown region can help your child realize his or goals and take on increasing workloads with confidence.

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Our Comprehensive Approach

While you may have experience helping your child with a spelling question or math problem, teaching him or her effective study skills and strategies is not always as straightforward. Using a combination of study strategies, tactics and tips, our tutoring experts in the Youngstown region pay special attention to concrete skills that can be used in the classroom and beyond: how to organize schoolwork, efficiently manage time, set short-term and long-term goals, and more.

The Right Preparation for the Best Results

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 Youngstown region keep the big picture in mind. We have specially designed our program to make certain your son or daughter is well prepared for the mounting course loads and expectations to come. That means teaching both short-term and long-term goal-setting techniques as well as study strategies that can be relied on time and again.

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

  • Time management competencies for efficiently managing schedules and coursework.
  • Strategic and academic planning in order to set and accomplish short-term and long-term projects and goals.
  • Organizational abilities for streamlining schoolwork, arranging a personal study area, setting personal expectations and using an academic planner.
  • Learning how to identify teacher expectations and use active listening.
  • Getting to grips with college admissions requirements, including the college admission essay.
  • Job interview tips and how to write a great resume and cover letter.