As your child progresses through school, the workloads get bigger and the assignments get tougher — but there is a way to take on these challenges with confidence and ease. With Sylvan’s study skills programs in Ottawa, your child will spend time learning effective time management and exam prep strategies that will put them on the right track towards successful college applications. It's a great way to find out how to get the better of any "to do" list. After all, success at school demands strong organizational habits as well as effective academic skills. That's how we help Ottawa pre-teens and teens prepare to succeed in the classroom and beyond.

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A Tailored, Personal Approach

When it comes to strengthening those all-important "higher order" thinking skills, different students have different needs. We provide tips for smarter assignment planning and exam preparation as well as effective research strategies and advice on how to improve in-class learning with better active listening skills. At Sylvan, we assess each student's needs to ensure our sessions are not only relevant but personalized, focusing on the most effective ways to study better, boost grades and gain confidence.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Our Tutors Make a Difference

Wondering what you can look forward to once you've registered your child for our study skills program in Ottawa? Our experienced tutors will be there to help your child develop study skills that will last a lifetime. That includes tips for making completing assignments and studying for tests that much easier. We also work on encouraging a positive attitude and acknowledging students for every goal and milestone reached.

Our study skills program includes:

  • How to set short-term and long-term goals strategically, and effectively manage time and workloads.
  • How to organize schoolwork and create an effective personal study area.
  • How to set personal and teacher expectations, and use an academic planner.
  • How to navigate college admissions requirements, including the admission essay.
  • How to write a resume and cover letter, and prepare for a job interview.