Are you looking for a writing tutor in the Portland 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.

Customizable Learning for Your Family

Sylvan offers a range of programs devoted to helping your child develop strong writing skills, so your son or daughter has access to support that will make a difference. 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 meet writing level expectations, our Personalized Tutoring program could be a great option to help him or her improve skills and start acing writing assignments free of frustration. With our Personalized Tutoring program, you can look forward to: Here’s what Personalized Tutoring can provide:

  • Become a more confident, proficient writer. By learning the basics of composing, editing and revising, your child will understand how to be a more engaging writer. 
  • Measureable results in the classroom. Our writing program is focused on establishing college and career readiness, so practical skills are emphasized. 
  • Rates that fit your budget. Our affordable hourly rates are comparable to other tutoring companies, so your family can get the best writing help at a reasonable price.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

For the child that needs a little more practice to get writing skills up to speed to start acing assignments and tests, this program is a great fit. You can expect the following from Academic Coaching:

  • Proactive tutoring to develop skills to keep up in class. 
  • Hands-on activities that lay the groundwork for essential skills.
  • Targeted tutoring sessions that focus on your child’s specific needs including skill practice, homework help and test prep.
  • Experienced tutors who utilize the latest teaching methods for getting concepts to stick (so you don’t have to worry about being an expert!)
  • Affordable rates thanks to our monthly packages that keep it simple.

Advanced Writing and Test Prep (Grades K-12)

Strong writing skills are important for the students on the fast track academically. This program is meant to help your child excel in advanced courses, build research-focused writing skills and write college admissions essays that really get noticed. With this program, you can look forward to the following:

  • More confidence to tackle writing-based challenges in the future.
  • The composition techniques and research skills that will help your child ace advanced courses.
  • Expert guidance for how to craft an engaging college essay that stands out.
  • Build on developing skills with extra practice in research-based writing.
  • Competitive hourly rates.

Ready to Get Started?

Get started today for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is the perfect way to pinpoint and target your child's needs, including strengths and skill gaps. Give us a call or fill out or form to get in touch so we can discuss your requirements and how we can help.