Help your son or daughter tackle the demands of school — and prepare for the challenges of college — with Sylvan’s study skills program. Developed specifically for students in grades 4-12, our study skills program will help your child acquire the problem solving and critical thinking abilities he or she needs to take on heavy workloads and accomplish goals. From getting to grips with organizing schoolwork and setting expectations to mastering time management, your child will develop lasting skills that can help him or her succeed both academically and personally. Make sure your child is ready to face any challenge head on: get in touch with your nearest Sylvan center today.
Valuable Skills. Better Success!
From homework and essays to after-school jobs, sports and social lives, pre-teens and teenagers have plenty on their plates — and with college on the horizon, this list isn’t getting any smaller. This is where our study skills program comes into play: by developing important strategic planning, problem solving and life management competencies, your son or daughter will be well prepared to take on his or her workloads confidently and effectively.▼
Success Starts With the Right Skill Set
The friendly tutors at Sylvan are committed to helping your pre-teen or teen student succeed. Our study skills program takes the bigger picture into account, setting students up with valuable skills that they can carry forward into college and future careers. Not only do we help make sure your son or daughter is ready for the heavy workloads and expectations ahead, but we also reinforce positive behaviors and attitudes, boosting your teen’s confidence along the way. Your child is growing up quickly: help ensure he or she is prepared with study skills from Sylvan.
Your son or daughter will learn important strategies including:
- Academic planning: Learn how to effectively plan and track long-term projects.
- Strategic planning: Acquire strategies for setting and carrying out short-term and long-term goals.
- Time management: Become more efficient at managing time and workloads.
- Expectation management: Hone skills in active listening and understand how to identify teacher expectations and priorities.
- Organization: Learn how to effectively organize homework and get tips for setting up an orderly study area.
- Planning and performance management: Find out how to track grades, set personal expectations and use an academic planner more effectively.
- Higher education preparation: Get a handle on college admissions requirements, including the admission essay.
- Job interview preparation: Get strategies for writing an effective cover letter and resume, and learn job interview techniques.