The older your child gets, the more difficult and demanding school assignments are going to become — but that just means he or she will have to develop the skills to conquer every new challenge that comes along. With our study skills program in Richland, you can help your son or daughter develop better time management skills, learn more effective exam preparation methods and even lay the groundwork for a compelling college application. It’s an excellent way to encourage the best habits for staying on top of even the longest “to do” list. After all, our study skills program isn't only focused on academics: it emphasizes all-round organizational tools and techniques as well. That’s how our experts prepare students in Richland for success an all facets of their lives.

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A Customized, Personal Approach

Not all adolescents have the same needs when it comes to developing those all-important "higher order" thinking skills. In fact, a combination of techniques are needed to ensure the best possible academic performance, including advanced research skills, assignment planning and the ability to use active listening in class. At Sylvan, we’ll spend time understanding each student’s personal needs and learning style in order to make sure they get the most out of every session, building confidence and better study skills along the way.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Tutors That Make a Difference

So what happens next once you've registered your son or daughter for our study skills program in Richland? Our tutoring experts will teach practical study and organizational skills that can be used in school and throughout life. That includes study tips that reveal how to make assignments and exams less intimidating and more manageable. We also focus on fostering a positive attitude towards education by making sure to acknowledge every student’s accomplishments on a regular basis.

Our program covers the following:

  • Time management tips, note-taking techniques and stronger organizational skills. 
  • Advanced comprehensive strategies, including active reading and active listening.
  • Test prep and test day strategies that cover every kind of exam question and reveal how to control anxiety levels.
  • How to evaluate sources, write a bibliography, and use digital resources responsibly.
  • How to put together a successful college application.
  • Resume and cover letter techniques, as well as job interview preparation tips.