It's not always easy to juggle school-related responsibilities like homework, college prep, advanced classes and extracurricular activities — not to mention socializing! But with Sylvan's study skills program in the Abilene and Sweetwater region, you can help your teen or pre teen prepare for an exciting yet challenging time in his or her life. We have carefully designed our study skills program for students in grades 4-12, concentrating on “higher order” thinking skills including academic planning, strategic planning and expectation management These skills can make a lasting impact in the classroom, in college and in future careers. Find out how our tutoring experts in the Abilene and Sweetwater region can help your son or daughter achieve goals and conquer any workload.

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Practical Learning for Real Results

While you may help your child figure out a math problem or proofread an English essay from time to time, teaching him or her successful study habits and strategies is not always so simple. Our tutors in the Abilene and Sweetwater region use a wide range of study tactics, tips and techniques to teach practical skills that can be used both inside and outside the classroom: time management, organization, academic planning and more.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Boosting Skills and Confidence

Achieving academic success is one thing, but there's more to succeeding at school than exams and assignments alone. That’s why our study skills experts in the Abilene and Sweetwater region ensure the bigger picture is accounted for. We have carefully developed our program around preparing your son or daughter for the increasing workloads and growing expectations ahead. This means teaching invaluable goal-setting strategies and study techniques that can be applied over and over again.

Our study skills program focuses on techniques for smarter studying, including:

  • Efficient and effective time and workload management.
  • Strategic and academic planning for successfully setting and achieving short-term and long-term goals and projects.
  • Organizational abilities for organizing schoolwork, setting up a personal study area, setting personal expectations and making the most of an academic planner.
  • How to identify teacher expectations and priorities.
  • How to use active listening.
  • Understanding college admissions requirements and how to tackle the college admission essay.
  • Job interview preparation, including writing an effective resume and cover letter.