Searching for an effective writing tutor in Portland? If your child is falling behind, would benefit from a little extra help or is looking for opportunities to get ahead in class, our skilled tutors can provide the tools he or she needs to succeed.

We Focus on Each Student's Exact Needs

From basic sentence structure to advanced college application techniques, we help each student make real progress — and have tons of fun along the way!

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

If grade-level writing tasks are proving to be too challenging for your child, our Personalized Tutoring will focus on the most important skills in order to raise scores — and confidence — when it comes to writing assignments and homework. Here’s some of what our program can provide:

  • Proficient, engaging writing skills. We make sure each student gets to grips with the mechanics of writing and the entire process of composing, revising and editing written material.
  • Better results in the classroom. Our writing program aligns to college and career readiness standards, making sure we cover skills that are needed for future success.
  • Affordable rates: Our hourly rates are competitive compared to other tutoring companies and private tutors.

Academic Coaching (K-8)

This program is for students who need extra practice to improve their writing and tackle homework and tests with greater confidence. With Academic Coaching, we can provide:

  • Proactive tutoring for building foundational skills that will help your child complete homework and keep up on class.
  • Targeted learning sessions tailored to your child's strengths and skills gaps including test prep and homework help.
  • Experienced tutors who know the latest teaching strategies for getting concepts to stick.
  • Affordable monthly packages that make budgeting simple.

Advanced Writing and Test Prep (K-12)

If your child is on the academic fast track, strong writing skills will serve him or her well. This program will help your child develop research-based writing skills, equipping him or her to conquer assignments with heavy writing loads and prepare to write compelling college admissions essays. Here’s how our program can help:

  • Added confidence for taking on new challenges with writing requirements.
  • Advanced research skills and composition techniques essential for success.
  • Expert guidance for crafting a compelling college admissions essay that stands out.
  • Build on developing skills with hands-on practice.
  • Competitive hourly rates.

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Get started today for only $95 for a limited time. The Sylvan Insight™ Assessment is designed to highlight your child’s personal strengths and needs, allowing our expert tutors to pinpoint the exact areas to focus on for success. Get in touch with us today and we can discuss your needs and how we can help.