Juggling academic responsibilities like schoolwork, essays, college prep and after school activities — not to mention a social life — can certainly be challenging! However, with Sylvan’s study skills program in the Waco, Temple and Bryan region, you can provide the guidance and preparation your teen or pre-teen needs to successfully prepare for this exciting yet turbulent time in his or her life. Tailored to students in grades 4-12, our study skills program aims to equip your child with important "higher order" thinking skills and strategies like academic planning, time management and resume preparation. After all, students with effective study skills are equipped to succeed not only in school and college but throughout the rest of their lives. Get to know how our expert tutors in the Waco, Temple and Bryan region can help your son or daughter accomplish goals and take on any workload confidently.

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A Comprehensive Education

While you may have experience helping your child with a spelling question or math problem, teaching him or her effective study skills and strategies is not always as straightforward. Using a combination of study strategies, tactics and tips, our tutoring experts in the Waco, Temple and Bryan region pay special attention to concrete skills that can be used in the classroom and beyond: how to organize schoolwork, efficiently manage time, set short-term and long-term goals, and more.

Here's What You Can Expect

Succeeding academically doesn’t just mean getting a passing grade on a test or an exam. This is why our study skills tutors in the Waco, Temple and Bryan region take the bigger picture into account. We have specially designed our program to make certain your son or daughter is well prepared for the mounting course loads and expectations to come. This includes diving into proven goal-setting strategies and study techniques that can be applied in a variety of situations.

Our study skills program will teach your child effective studying strategies including:

  • Time management to efficiently manage time and workloads.
  • Strategic planning and academic planning to set both short-term and long-term goals and projects.
  • How to effectively organize schoolwork and a personal study area, set personal expectations and use an academic planner.
  • Identifying teacher expectations and priorities.
  • How to use active listening.
  • Navigating college admissions requirements, including the college admission essay.
  • How to interview for a job and write an effective resume and cover letter.