Are you searching for a writing tutor in Portland, Oregon? Here at Sylvan, we recognize that writing assignments can sometimes be real head scratchers for many students, whether that involves forming complete sentences, developing a college application essay or anything in between. Take yourself out of the equation and let Sylvan’s writing tutors help. We can equip your child with a solid foundation in writing, all the while building his or her confidence and skill set. Take a simple step towards your child's future success: fill out our form or call now!

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Help Unlock Your Child’s Potential

Writing is critical at every stage of education ― and in modern career paths, too. That's why it's worth noting that the majority of kids are not proficient at writing1, and that most teachers consider their students to be either “fair” or “poor”2 writers. Hiring a Sylvan writing tutor in Portland can boost your child’s skills and give him or her a real advantage for the future!

We Can Help in All Areas of Writing, Including:

  • Spelling 
  • Punctuation 
  • Grammar 
  • Composition 
  • Thesis Statements 
  • College Application Essays

Our Approach to Tutoring

Based on your son or daughter’s specific needs, our writing tutors can help your child with fluency, phonics, vocabulary or comprehension — or all of the above. Along the way, they’ll use a variety of techniques, including a rewards system, to make tutoring exciting and engaging. You can feel good knowing our programs align with college and career readiness standards, so the skills your child develops at Sylvan can be successfully applied in the classroom and beyond.

How Does Our Personalized Tutoring Work?

  • Our innovative assessment process is the first step. It allows us to identify your child's particular needs and strengths. 
  • We then use the results of this assessment to map out the path to success with a personalized learning plan. 
  • At this point, our amazing writing tutors have everything they need to engage your child and start strengthening his or her writing abilities. 
  • We evaluate results on a regular basis to make sure steady progress is being made.

Start Now and Enjoy Our Limited-Time Offer

There's still plenty of time to prepare for success in the new school year. With a detailed Academic Checkup, we can understand how your child is doing in relation to national norms — and use our findings to identify specific skills for improvement. The time is now: get started for just $95*!