Help your son or daughter tackle the demands of school — and prepare for the challenges of college — with Sylvan’s study skills program. Specially designed for students in grades 4-12, our study skills program will equip your son or daughter with the critical thinking skills and study strategies he or she needs to manage increasing workloads and achieve goals. From learning how to better organize schoolwork and set personal expectations to mastering the art of time management, your child will acquire life-long skills to flourish in school, including secondary school, college and beyond. Help ensure your son or daughter is ready for the challenges ahead: contact your local Sylvan to get started.
New Skills. Greater Success!
From advanced classes and homework to part-time jobs, extracurricular activities and social lives, pre-teens and teenagers have a lot to juggle — and with college around the corner, the list isn’t getting any shorter. That’s where our study skills program can make a big difference: by learning vital problem solving, strategic planning and life management skills, your child will be well-equipped to handle his or her workloads more effectively — and with greater confidence.
Get the Right Skills for the Right Results
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 child will develop vital skills 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.